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Society

  • Kentucky horses prized during Civil War era

    Kentucky author Maryjean Wall will present "Between North & South: Kentucky Horses and the Civil War" at the Anderson Public Library as a part of the Kentucky Humanities Program.

    Ms. Wall's story is about the love by people for Kentucky horses during the Civil War.

    Soldiers, guerillas, and outlaws prized Kentucky horse for their speed, endurance and agility in battle. They raided Bluegrass farms with impunity and on one occasion, rode off with arguably the best racehorse in America.

  • Community Easter egg hunt is Sunday at Fairgrounds

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 and the city of Lawrenceburg will host the Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 13 at the American Legion fairgrounds. The hunt starts at 1 p.m. sharp.

    Free pictures of children with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, prize baskets, money eggs and drinks will be available for each age group and over 8,000 eggs for age groups, 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and a group for special needs.

  • Saturday is Ladies' Day in Lawrenceburg

    Attention ladies, this Saturday is Ladies Day in Lawrenceburg. Get your friends together and put on your hats and boas, dress up , dress down .... but dress for fun!

    Ladies will be getting a passport and participating in all kinds of fun activities, shopping, book signings and a raffle, because there’s a lot to offer in Lawrenceburg.

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 has been active in 2014

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 participated in the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo at Eagle Lake on March 22. Auxiliary First Vice President and Chamber President Pam Rice Brough worked very hard to get ready for the Expo and the day.

  • Movers and Shakers

    Catlett is Impact Award winner

    Deborah Catlett has been selected as the Impact Award winner for Anderson County by The Bluegrass Alliance for Women.

    Judges review nominations for the annual award that recognizes women who are helping women and girls improve their lives in areas of economic sufficiency, education, equity, health and well-being, and leadership.

  • Birth: Robinson

    Danielle and Grant Robinson announce the birth of their daughter, Rylee Lynn Robinson, on Jan. 25, 2014.
    She was 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.
    Big sister Autumn Grace Yates welcomed Rylee home.
    Grandparents are Debbie and Jason Denny and Brenda and Ricky Robinson.
    Great-grandparents are June and Joe Denny.

  • Birth: Luttrell

    Charles and Emily Luttrell of Mackville announced the birth of their daughter, Charley Elise, born Jan. 31, 2014, at 8:10 a.m. at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington.  
    She weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.  
    Big sister Austyn welcomed Charley home.
    Maternal grandparents are Alan and Vickie Cooper of Mackville.  
    Paternal grandparents are Joe and Tammy Luttrell of Sharpsville, Ind.  
     

  • Birth: Cook

    Billy and Brandi Cook of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Kepryn Alan Cook, born Jan. 23, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    Kepryn weighed 7 pounds and one ounce and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Dude and Donna Caldwell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Wilma Flygstad and Aileen Caldwell, both of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Regina Cook of Frankfort and Billy Cook of Frankfort. Paternal great-grandparents are Nathan and Mary Lou Cantrell of Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Wedding: Hawkins-Kelley

    Kristie Lynn Hawkins of Lawrenceburg and William Reid Kelley of Lexington were married Feb. 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in Madeira Beach, Fla.
    Vicki Goonon officiated the ceremony.
    Parents of the bride are Gary and Kelly Hawkins of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the bride are Dennie and Bonnie Hawkins and Dorita Stinnett. Great grandmother of the bride is Rhetta Mountjoy.
    Parents of the groom are James and Cecilia Kelley of Ashland. Grandparent of the groom is Mary Kelley.

  • Anniversary: Hawkins

    Bonnie Jean (Norvell) Hawkins and Dennie Hawkins of Lawrenceburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1.
    Bonnie’s parents are the late Gilbert and Ada Norvell of Harrodsburg. Dennie’s parents are the late Logan and Ruby Hawkins of Lawrenceburg.
    Bonnie is retired from the revenue cabinet, and Dennie is retired from the Laborers International Union of North America.
    The couple has two sons, Gary (Kelly) Hawkins and Darrell (Pam) Hawkins, both of Lawrenceburg.