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Community News

  • Satterly among new 62 new Kentucky State Troopers

    Lawrenceburg resident Joshua Satterly was among 62 new troopers presented with diplomas during a ceremony Tuesday in Frankfort, the Kentucky State Police announced.
    Satterly attended the Kentucky State Police Academy after serving with the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    He was assigned to the state police post in Ashland.

  • American Red Cross plans three blood drives

    The Franklin County chapter of the American Red Cross have announced three pre-Thanksgiving blood drives.
    A two-day drive is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church, located on Ninevah Road.
    Both drives will include free chili for those who sign up to donated.
    Another drive is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kroger store in Lawenceburg.
    Donors at both drives can also receive a free four-week trial subscription to The Anderson News.

  • Veterans service held at American Legion

    From staff reports
    The American Legion Auxiliary and Legion members conducted a veterans service Nov. 10 at the Legion fairgrounds, according to a press release.
    Unit 34 President Betty Butler welcomed everyone and Chaplain Dolores Mefford had an opening prayer. Post 34 Commander Bill Sloan led the Pledge of Allegiance. Junior member Anna Boyles sang the National Anthem and “amazed everyone with her beautiful voice,” according to event organizers.

  • ACE presents ‘Mary Todd Lincoln’ at library Friday

    Anderson Community Education will be hosting a night of ‘Kentucky storytelling” by Trish Clark, who will portray Mary Todd Lincoln, on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
    The Kentucky Chautauqua presentation “Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided” will be held at the Anderson Public Library and is sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club.

  • Community briefs: 11-13-13

    Early Kentucky Craftsman Fair
    to be held Nov. 15
    An “Early Kentucky Craftsman Fair,” hosted by Friends of Fort Harrod, will be held Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the James Harrod Convention Center, Fort Harrod State Park, 100 South College Street, Harrodsburg. “Craftsmen and women will be selling 18th century historical clothing, weaving, beadwork, leather goods, knives, black powder guns and accoutrements,” event organizers said. There will be a silent auction and drawing for door prizes.

  • Legion, Auxiliary hold October fall conference

    The American Legion Auxiliary and Legion fall conference was held in Louisville on Oct. 18-19, according to a news release.

  • Recognizing our armed forces
  • Junior Cotillion hosts dinner, masquerade ball

    More than 50 members of the Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion and their guests recently attended a dinner event focused on basic table manners and masquerade ball, according to a news release.
    The dinner was followed by a masquerade ball where party goers were encouraged to wear a fun, creative masquerade mask that matched their individual personality and style, event organizers said in the release. The event was hosted by the cotillion organization and held at Anderson County Middle School.

  • Health department kicks off new diabetes program

    The Anderson County Health Department will be kicking off its revitalization of its diabetes support group with Anderson County Diabetes Health starting Nov. 12.
    The health department’s new program will replace the diabetes support group that previously met every month for education about diabetes prevention and treatment, along with sharing of diabetic recipes, and listening to information from guest speakers.
    The new program, Anderson County Diabetes Health, will meet in the health department’s community room at 6:30 p.m.

  • Class of 1950 high school reunion