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Honor Flight set for WWII veteran

By Veno Chanda

On Aug. 27, 94-year-old Earnest “Pete” Cox will do something he’s never done before — fly in an airplane.


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Driver safety urged around school buses

By Veno Chanda

“Distracted driving is our number one problem,” Jeff Young, director of transportation for Anderson County Schools, said.

He said a lot of drivers don’t stop for school buses. “It’s been a problem for years, but it seems like it’s getting worse,” he added.

Young said most of these incidents occur on the main thoroughfares. “On the smaller roads it’s not a problem because the bus takes up enough of the road that motorists must pay attention,” Young explained.


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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ playing Friday on Green

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The latest Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens” will play at dark at Lawrenceburg Green on Friday.

“I think there is a good deal of excitement about it,” city attorney Robert Miles said. “It will have a more of an event feel.”

Movie-goers are urged to dress in Star Wars costumes to be eligible for a special giveaways. Among the prizes being awarded are a tablet, a flat-screen television, and a Keurig coffeemaker, according to Miles.


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Cucumbers from above


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Candidates file for city council, school board

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Each member of the Lawrenceburg City Council had filed for re-election this fall as of early Tuesday afternoon.

The deadline to file was 4 p.m.

The only other person to file for a spot on the council was Joe Marshall, who ran previously but was not elected.

Also as of midday Tuesday, two incumbents had filed for school board seats, along with one newcomer.


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Winners named in annual Home, Craft Garden Fair

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Following are the result of the 2016 Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Tuesday and sponsored by the Anderson County Extension office.

Best of show

Sewing (Children Clothing)- Linda Marean

Quilting (Wall Hanging)- Linda Marean

Needlework- Jean Ann Riley

Antique (Cloth Collection) - Betty Parrott

Baking (Vegetable Bread)- Evelyn Smith

Horticulture (Banana Peppers): Darlene Terrell

Art (Acrylic)- Joan Beard


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Calendar of events

July 27

Noon — Card Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

1 p.m. — Chair yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center

July 28

8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

9 a.m. — Exercise room open, pool table open, games, Wii, errands and shopping at the Anderson County Senior Center

Noon — Rotary Club meets at the Anderson Public Library

5:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceburg meets at Heavens to Betsy


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Woman, five kids homeless after fire on Sea Ridge Road

By BEN CARLSON

A woman and five children were left homeless when a fire destroyed their home early Monday morning at 1169 Sea Ridge Road.


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Pokemon Go craze a big hit in Anderson County, too

By Veno Chanda

A Pokemon is nearby.


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Hollander installed as district governor

Lion Guy Hollander, right, of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club is shown after he was recently installed to the office of district governor for Lions District 43T. ‘It is an honor to be elevated to this position and I hope the next year will be a success both in service and in membership growth,’ he said in a news release. District 43T raised more than $150,000 in community service funds and performed 6,000 hours of community service, according to the news release. Shown with Hollander are, from left, Lions Carol Hollander, Diane Corlew and Bob Corlew.


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