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  • MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Going into this year’s Distinguished Young Women competition, Lawrenceburg’s McKenna Lewis said she wanted to win the local competition for her late grandfather and continue her family’s strong tradition in the event.

    Mission accomplished.

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  • Frankfort Regional Hospital names wound care center after surgeon

    From staff reports

    The Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently recognized Dr. Willis P. McKee Jr., retired general surgeon, for his dedication and commitment to the hospital, community and Wound Care Center by renaming it to the “Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine.”

    “We are proud to honor Dr. McKee by renaming the Wound Care Center after him,” said Chip Peal, chief executive officer, in a news release.

  • County clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Clerk’s Office will close at noon on Christmas Eve, according to a news release.

    The office will also be closed on Christmas Day and Friday, Dec. 26. All state computers will be down.

    The office will also be closed 1 p.m. New Years Eve, New Year’s Day and Friday, Jan. 2. All state computers will be down at that time as well.

  • Circuit clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson Circuit Clerk and drivers licensing offices has announced its holiday hours, according to a news release.

    The offices will close at noon Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25 and 26. Only the written portion of the drivers license test will be given Dec. 24. No road tests will be given that day.

    The offices will be open during normal hours Dec. 31, but closed Jan. 1 and 2, 2015. Road and written driver tests will be given Dec. 31.

  • Tipton starting to learn ropes in Frankfort

    From staff reports

    Representative-elect James Allen Tipton, R-Taylorsville (53rd District) spent his first week in Frankfort as part of a three-day orientation for incoming legislators, according to a news release.

    The legislative training is in preparation for his first session in January, and work in future legislative and interim sessions.

  • A visit with Santa
  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center earns Top Hospital award

    From staff reports

    For the first time, The Leapfrog Group has named Frankfort Regional Medical Center to its annual list of Top Hospitals, according to a news release.

    This is an elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, according to a news release. The award is given to less than 7 percent of all eligible hospitals. The awards, which are given annually, were announced at Leapfrog’s annual meeting and Top Hospital Awards on Dec. 2, in Washington, D.C.

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