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Community News

  • Anderson County Friends of the Library raises more than $550

    Friends of the Anderson Library raised $551.85 from their book sale June 28.

    The total included $488.35 raised from book sales, $35 from T-shirt sales, $18.50 from donations and $10 from memberships.

    This past book sale featured a generous donation from the family of the late Dr. Ira V. Birdwhistell, a religion professor at Georgetown College.

    The donation consisted of Birdwhistell’s entire religious studies book collection, more than 40 boxes of books.

  • Goodbye Rita

    The Anderson News bookkeeper Rita Adams turned in her pen and Rolodex last week to pursue new interests. The staff at the News gave her an etched vase commemorating her 20 years with the newspaper.

  • CASA for Kids Golf Scramble raised money for training volunteers

    More advocates are needed to be a voice

    of children in court

    By Chris Hamilton

    Publisher

    Sometimes good deeds take more than just a big heart. They need money.

    CASA of the Bluegrass generated some for its cause June 14 by way of the CASA for Kids Golf Scramble. With 23 golfers and nearly 50 sponsors, including the major sponsor Humana, Anderson County’s ad-hoc committee for fund-raising took in $5,500 to carry out its mission to provide a voice for abused, neglected or dependent children involved in family court.

  • Rotary directors named

    The 2014-2015 directors of the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club pose for a group photo during a recent banquet. Pictured are, front row, from left, Jerry Shaw, president; David Brown, president elect for 2015-2016; Chris Thompson, secretary; Jason Hanks, treasurer; Kevin Bierly, sergeant-at-arms; Gabe Uebel, past president; Capp Turner, club service director and Brain Shulz, international service director.

  • Dylan Reaves graduates from Denison University

    Dylan Fowler Reaves was among 521 graduates awarded diplomas at Denison University’s 173rd commencement Sat., May 17.

    Reaves, a resident of Lawrenceburg, was awarded a degree from Denison by Pres. Adam Weinberg.

    Reaves graduated with a major in religion and minors in philosophy and in sociology/anthropology. He served as a senior fellow for the sociology/anthropology department.

    During the ceremonies, Joshua Goldman delivered the senior class address, “What are you doing after graduation?”

  • Reading Patriot

    Fellow Patriot Mikey, a fourth grader at Saffell Street Elementary School, is excited to share the historic adventures of Rush Revere & Liberty with his friends in Mrs. Hamel’s class as he receives a book donation from Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh. Mikey was entered into the contest to tell why your school is great. He and other entrants received a classroom set of “Rush Revere” and the “Brave Pilgrims” for entering.

  • Welcome Hunter’s Grill
  • Welcome Anderson Apothecary
  • Chamber News & Notes

    New members:

    •Gene Linzy Photography.

    •Two Brothers Bar & Grill.

    Membership renewals:

    •Century 21 Commonwealth - Jackie Nickel.

    •Farm Credit MidAmerica.

    •T.B. Ripey Home, LLC.

    •Kentucky Distillers Association.

    •Lawrenceburg Family Dentistry.

    •E.H. Jones Jr Lawrenceburg LLC.

    •Lover’s Leap Vineyards & Winery.

    •Andy Barr / Congressman.

  • Distinguished Young Women program is Aug. 9

    Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky is an official state preliminary of Distinguished Young Women, a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

    In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the Distinguished Young Women program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success.