Van Buren Village in Anderson County focus of WEKU story

Legendary news anchor, Sam Dick, talks with Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Director, Robbie Morgan, about the unique marvel that is Dr. Jerry Phelps passion project, Van Buren Village.  Off the Beaten Path story about Anderson County’s Van Buren Village.

Tourism Hires New Director

Taken from the Anderson News Lawrenceburg native Robbie Morgan has been hired as the new director of the Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Commission, the agency announced. She replaces Kendall Clinton, who resigned earlier this year. Morgan said she’s excited to join the agency and help bring visitors to Anderson County.“I look forward to working with the…

Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Joint Tourism Commission Part-time Executive Director position

Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Joint Tourism Commission seeks applicants for the part-time position of Director.  The Director reports to and executes the tourism strategic plan and must possess the appropriate knowledge, skills, and attributes to manage an office and budget; liaison with multiple citizens and community leaders; carry out sponsored events and exhibitions; conduct advanced social media…

Downtown Halloween/fall window paintings now on display

For the second year in a row, young artists converged on downtown Lawrenceburg and transformed almost 30 windows into festive fall and Halloween scenes that add to the autumn atmosphere. More than 50 middle and high school students, working in group sizes ranging from one through four, participated in the window painting project, which was…

Downtown Lawrenceburg hosting 2021 Adult Trick or Treat

Lawrenceburg’s annual Adult Trick or Treat on Friday, Oct. 29, will be the fifth year for creatively costumed adults, dancing witches, craft beer, wine slushies and more. The event centers around downtown’s restaurants and merchants and has evolved into a bit more than that, with the addition of a dog costume contest, choreographed performances of…

Boots and Bourbon back in Lawrenceburg for third year

Tickets are on sale now for Lawrenceburg’s third Boots and Bourbon, A Nashville Songwriters Event: “Thanks for the Music.” For 2021, the featured songwriters who’ll take part include Lee Thomas Miller, J.T. Harding and Wynn Varble. Miller has written seven number one hits, received three Grammy nominations and written songs performed by Tim McGraw, Brad…

Hammond Creek Dog Park ups Lawrenceburg’s pet friendly status

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky has added a great new facility that adds to its dog-friendly atmosphere for travelers. As of 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, the 5-acre Hammond Creek Dog Park – located a couple of blocks from downtown – will officially be open 7 days a week, from dawn until dusk. The dog park is located…

Enjoy an autumn experience at Buckmeadow Farm Fest

There’s just something special in the fall when you have the chance to pick your own pumpkin, navigate a corn maze, pet some farm animals and get to experience a little bit of life on a farm. In Lawrenceburg, Buckmeadow Farm Fest offers all of that and more, with attractions that include: a 5-acre corn…

Artisan vendors taking over Main Street during Stave Fest

What would a festival be without talented artisan craftspeople? Along with the great food and music, this year’s Stave Fest will also have a number of vendor booths set up offering handcrafted items, ranging from bourbon barrel-themed furniture to leatherwork to custom t-shirts and much more. The list of vendors scheduled to be set up…

More than 20 food, beverage vendors coming to The Stave Fest

One of the best parts of any festival is the food. Come to The Stave Fest in Lawrenceburg Sept. 10-11 and you’ll find a great selection of vendors offering everything from seafood and barbecue to Cajun cuisine and some crazy baked potatoes.Grab lunch and/or dinner from these vendors, then stake out a spot on the…