February 5, 2013
He has seen Franklin County standout Ryan Timmons play both football and basketball, and one thing continually stood out about him to John Herndon, the sports editor of The Anderson News in Lawrenceburg. “The thing that impressed me most was his unbelievable will to win in either sport,” Herndon said. “The perfect example was in last year's Anderson (County)-Franklin game. Anderson had played an incredible game that night. If I remember correctly, Anderson had held Timmons to single-digit yards in the first half and played a ball-control offense designed to keep the ball out of his hands. “Yet he finished with 58 yards on just four carries and caught three passes for 80 yards.
June 13, 2012
Mary Marie Floyd, 72, of Eubank, passed away Tuesday, June 5, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Born June 12, 1939, in Somerset, Mary was a daughter of the late Sam and Edith Cope. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Bill Floyd, whom she married in 1984; one son, Terry Floyd of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Judy McGaughey and Betty Brown, both of Lawrenceburg; three grandchildren, April, Cindy and Megan; and two great-grandchildren, Tristan and Maranda.
January 25, 2012
HARRODSBURG - A traffic stop in Lawrenceburg led to the discovery Tuesday of an active methamphetamine lab in Harrodsburg. Harvey Hines of 229 Boone St. was charged with manufacturing meth after officers found a 16-ounce soft drink bottle containing meth ingredients in the freezer in his residence, Mercer County Deputy Sheriff Scott Elder said. Mercer deputies, along with Harrodsburg officers, got permission from Hines to search the apartment after receiving information from Lawrenceburg that meth was being cooked there, Elder said.
January 12, 2009
LAWRENCEBURG - A Harrodsburg woman was struck by a vehicle while walking Saturday night on a busy stretch of U.S. 127. Anderson County Sheriff Troy Young said Jennifer Eberwein, 32, of Harrodsburg was walking in the southbound passing lane near Eagle Lake Convention Center, just south of U.S. 151, when she was hit about 11:05 p.m. Young said a vehicle swerved to avoid Eberwein, who was reportedly walking along the yellow line. However, the car following behind it, a 2003 Nissan Altima driven by Kara Johnson, also of Harrodsburg, could not avoid hitting Eberwein.
October 8, 2008
Michael Lee Davis, 54, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Nicholasville, died Oct. 1, 2008. He was the son of Jean Steelmon Davis of Lexington and the late Charles Eldridge "Dick" Davis. He was the owner of Future Insulation Systems Inc. in Lexington for 22 years. He is also survived by his wife of 34 years, Vicky J. Davis, two sons, Joshua Wininster and wife Jane Elizabeth Davis of Louisville, and Caleb Jackson Davis of Cincinnati, a granddaughter, Beatrice Evelyn Davis of Louisville.
July 26, 2008
Caycee Shimfessel, the 9-year-old daughter of Scott and Cynthia Shimfessel, won in the 11-and-under division of the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse State Championship in Youth Country Trail Pleasure on July 18 in Lawrenceburg. She rode Hawk's Raving Beauty, owned by Ben Young of Winchester.
February 20, 2008
Jason and Karen Tate of Nicholasville announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Lee Tate born at 6:41 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches. The maternal grandparents are Paul and Denese Southgate of Frankfort, and Leroy Tate Jr. of Wilmore and Virginia Hilterbran of Lawrenceburg.
September 12, 2007
Marian L. Curtis Pike, 87, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Belvidere, Ill., and had lived in Louisville, Lexington and Nicholasville, died Sat., Sept. 8, 2007 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Ralph Dexter Curtis and Mabel Halverson Curtis. She was born July 8, 1920 in Washburn County, Wis. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Spooner High School in Spooner, Wis., former co-owner of Apple Lane Farm where she bred Standardbred horses, and a member of the United States Trotting Association.
November 13, 2006
Lawrenceburg National Bank is celebrating the grand opening of its new building located at 1035 Ben Ali Drive in Danville. The building opened Oct. 23, but the bank will celebrate with several activities on Friday. The bank also is donating 1 percent of all total deposits made Monday through Friday at the Danville branch to the Danville Schools Foundation. The foundation raises money to go toward scholarships for post secondary education, to support student participation in school activities, and for specific projects such as the purchase of technology equipment for schools.
October 22, 2006
Votaw-Jackson Brooke Renee Votaw and Jason Edward Jackson were married Sept. 9 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Lexington by the Rev. Mike Redeker. Bretta M. Toll of Lawrenceburg served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kathy Yates and Kelly Miller, both of Lebanon, and Heather Sims of Carlisle. Madison Wilson of Danville was flowergirl. Bobby Toll of Lawrenceburg was best man. Groomsmen were Brian Ohring of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Derek Wilson of Danville. Taylor Toll of Lawrenceburg was ringbearer.