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Community News

  • Chili supper announced to benefit Fairgrounds Drive-In

    A chili supper is in the works for Saturday, Jan. 22 to benefit the Fairgrounds Drive-In.

    The supper will take place at the American Legion Clubhouse.

    “We are asking for the community’s support for Debbie and Walter Riley to reopen the Fairgrounds Drive-In,” organizers said in a news release.

    Individuals are asked to make monetary or food donations. Businesses and churches are also asked to help with the fundraiser, the news release said.

  • ‘Salon for Santa’ creates merry Christmas for local children

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Custom Cuts Hair Salon, New Creations Hair Design, local churches and many giving community members helped make this Christmas a special one for 87 children, according to a news release from the auxiliary.

  • Baker opens law office

    Laura Baker, daughter of Jean and Darrell Baker, recently moved back to Lawrenceburg to open the Baker Law Office, PLLC, she announced in a news release.

  • Health department names Durr employee of year

    Renee Durr, a nurse supervisor, was selected as the Anderson County Health Department’s employee of the year, the agency announced.
    “Renee is an outstanding nurse and a valuable asset to our agency and those we serve,” said Brandon Hurley, public health director.
    Several other employees celebrated several years of service with the health department and were also recognized, including Cindy Carlson, ARNP, for five years of service; Cheri Johnson, health nurse, for 10 years of service; and Bobbi Darnell, health nurse, for 20 years of service.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 15, 1960
    The newly formed choral group of Western High School, Eaglettes, were to present a program of Christmas music at the school under the direction of Don Hart. Members of the group were: Ruth Ann Hawkins, Shirley Wilson, Sue Wells, Janet Kirsch, Elizabeth Satterly, Jeanne Blakeman, Dixie Darnell, Sharon Turner, Nova Jean Brown, Brenda Rucker, Rita Gash, Carolyn Casey, Peggy Satterly, Dottie Carter, Marjorie Corley, Rita Campbell and Geraldine Drury.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    The National Wild Turkey Federation recently donated 40 frozen domestic turkeys to help families in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced in a news release.

  • Toy drive continues at Custom Cuts

    Just like the hair the salon’s stylists cut on a daily basis, the effort to collect toys continues to grow at Custom Cuts.
    Now in its third year, Custom Cut’s “Salon for Santa Toy Drive” will continue through Dec. 22 in an effort to provide gifts for children who might not otherwise receive them.
    “With the thoughtful help from our community, families with children put Christmas presents under their trees,” the salon announced in a news release.

  • Local banks participating in food drive

    Mayor Edwinna Baker has challenged Lawrenceburg banks to collect food for Open Hands Food Pantry this year, according to a news release.
    The bank that collects the most food will win the “Challenge Cup,” according to a news release.
    Donations will be accepted through Dec. 20 at local financial institutions. All non-perishable food items will be donated directly to Open Hands.

  • Woman’s Club discusses SHIP, plans activities

    The Nov. 18 meeting of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club was highlighted by a presentation by Maggie Friel representing SHIP, the Bluegrass State Health Insurance Assistance Program.
    The club’s current fundraising project is making bourbon balls and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls) for holiday gift giving.Orders are being taken until Dec. 4 for pick up or delivery Dec. 11. Packed in festive tins, bourbon balls are $12 per dozen and buckeyes are $6 per dozen.
    To order, call Sue Litkenhus at 839-6659.

  • Dance planned at Alton Ruritan Club

    Black Diamond Jamboree is scheduled for Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Alton Ruritan Club, located at 1324 Alton Station Road.
    Admission is $5 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
    For more information, call 502-845-5065 or 502-321-4697 or e-mail lrh4560@att.net.