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Community News

  • Trent to perform in state fair talent show semi-finals Saturday

    Kenzie Trent of Lawrenceburg has qualified to compete in the 2014 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals Competition at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Trent, a sophomore at Anderson County High School, will be competing with a guitar and singing solo at the 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 in the South Wing Conference Center.

  • Awarded Efforts
  • Hoedown Party
  • Community Calendar, Aug. 13, 2014

    Anderson County Extension Office Upcoming Events

    •Taking Control of Your Diabetes – a six session class that begins on Tuesday, Aug. 26.  This class is recommended for anyone with Type 2 Diabetes.  If you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with diabetes for a long time, this class will help you live healthier and manage diabetes for life.  Classes meet on Tuesdays – Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct. 14 and 21, Nov. 4 and 11. This class is a free event.

  • Westside Community Church holds VBS

    From staff reports

    Westside Community Church, located at 1311 Versailles Road, kicked off its annual vacation Bible school on July 18.  The kids said allegiance to the American flag, Christian flag and the Holy Bible.

    After two deacons of the church did a skit about Moses and the Ten Commandments, the kids went to their classrooms. They attended Bible study class, crafts class, class about respect and learned the “Ten Commandment Boogie” in music class.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 20, 2014

    Jobs Academy offers to

    prepare individuals for

    the local workforce

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center, in cooperation with  Anderson County Community Education, is launching the Anderson County Jobs  Academy.

    The Anderson County Jobs Academy is a one week course designed to  prepare local residents for entry into the local workforce. Participants will learn job skills such as interviewing techniques, preparing a resume, teamwork and team building, basic math.

  • Distinguished Young Women program set for Saturday

    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 program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success, official said.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 6, 2-14

    Anderson Public Library

    114 N. Main Street, Lawrenceburg

    502-839-6420

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in August.

    Computer Classes

    Basic Computers

    When: Tuesday, August 5

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Email

    When: Wednesday, August 6

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Internet

    When: Tuesday, August 12

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Word

    When: Wednesday, August 20

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

  • Anderson sheriff appointed to state Law Enforcement Council

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

    Beshear has appointed Scott L. Shinn to the Advisory Board for Veterans’ Affairs to serve for a term expiring Sept. 25, 2016.

    · Scott L. Shinn, of Lancaster, is president and CEO at Sustainment Solutions Inc. He represents citizens at large. The appointment replaces Donald H. Devine, whose term has expired.

  • Community Calendar, July 30, 2014

    Community calendar

    Red Cross is hosting the following events in August:
    Aug. 1 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street in Frankfort.
    Aug. 5 - Chapter Service Delivery Committee meeting
    Aug. 5 - Information booth at National Nite Out at Lakeview Park
    Aug. 8 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street, Frankfort.
    Aug. 11 - Chapter Board of Directors meeting
    Aug. 11 - Client Assistance System 2.0 training at the Chapter House