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Community News

  • 127 yard sale starts Thursday

    The annual 127 Yard Sale, which stretches 675 miles from Hudson, Mich., to Gadsen, Ala., will draw thousands of visitors to Anderson County starting Aug. 4-7.
    Described in a news release as the world’s longest yard sale, the 127 corridor yard sale began as a means of getting drivers off the interstate and on the roadways of rural and America. The event, celebrating its 24th anniversary this year, is always held the first Thursday in August through the first Sunday, Aug. 4-7.

  • Student’s green thumb yields 10-pound cabbage
  • Pierian Woman’s Club presents student scholarships

    In June the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club presented scholarships to four Anderson High School graduates.
    Angel Hudson and Micah Searcy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University. Angel will major in criminal justice and minor in psychology. She will be working with a Federal Work Study Program at EKU, according to a news release.
    Micah Searcy, who plays the trumpet, guitar and piano, is majoring in music industry.
    Brittany Couch will attend Morehead State University. She has been accepted for a leadership program beginning in the fall.

  • Cooling off at the Park
  • Sparrow completes Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

    Agriculture and our rural communities face tremendous challenges in today’s political, social and economic environment. Thus, it is critical that this industry develop leaders to address these challenges and create opportunities for future generations.

  • Locks of Love donation
  • Spencer County Fair begins Friday

    The Spencer County Fair will be held July 15 starting at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Taylorsville.
    Admission is $10, with children six and under free.
    A horse pull and cornhole will be held July 15, with horse pull, antique tractor pull and more held July 16. No rides will be offered that weekend.

  • Hanks family reunion held in county park July 4

    Descendants of D. F. and Nannie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at Anderson County park.
    Their children were Nevins, Valeria, Robert, Virginia, Clyde, Franklin, Magdelene and Norris.

  • ACHS class of 2001 hosts reunion in Lexington

    Anderson County High School Class of 2001 will host its 10th reunion July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington.
    Cost to attend is $30 per person. Dinner is included in the cost and a cash bar will be available. RSVP to Jennifer Hilterbran Jackson, 1209 Nevins Station Road, Lawrenceburg.
    Out of town guests may contact the Ramada Inn at 2143 North Broadway in Lexington for accommodations.
    Casual dress is encouraged.
    The Thoroughbred Center is located at 3380 Paris Pike in Lexington.
     

  • American Legion honors veterans during Fourth of July parade

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 celebrated the Fourth of July by inviting veterans and other parade participants to the Legion clubhouse for hot dogs, chips, cookies and soft drinks prior to the start of the parade.
    Unit members decorated three 16-foot trailers with patriotic decorations for veterans and American Legion family members to ride on in the parade.
    Shirley Thornberry “Department of Kentucky Auxiliary Woman of the Year” rode atop a convertible driven by Larry Kyle.