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  • Band places fourth at Ballard

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School Marching Bearcats placed fourth overall in the Ballard Invitational Band Contest, held Saturday in Louisville.

    Eighteen bands from Kentucky and Indiana performed at the meet. The Marching Bearcats finished second in Class AAAA, finishing 0.7 point behind Dixie Heights, which was third overall.

    Barren County and Louisville Eastern, the top two finishers, competed in a class above Anderson County.

    Anderson’s next contest is scheduled for Oct. 11 at Louisville Male High School.

  • Freshmen spend morning giving back to Lawrenceburg

    From staff reports

    Around 350 Anderson County High School freshmen were seen around town performing community service last Thursday.

    Small groups were found lending helping hands at the county park, the American Legion Park, the Anderson Humane Society, Friends of the Anderson Public Library building, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office’s upcoming haunted house and the Anderson County Senior Citizens’ building, to name a few.

  • Sister act

    Furnished by

    the Kentucky National Guard

    FRANKFORT — When the Kentucky National Guard describes itself as a family organization, it has the proof to back it up. Chief Warrant Officer Jennifer Maggard’s story is a prime example.

    September 12 will remain a special date for the family as Lawrenceburg resident Maggard was promoted to chief warrant officer three in front of friends and family, just before she swore her younger sister Logan Green into the Kentucky Guard.

  • Too many cats, not enough space

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Cat cages at the Anderson Humane Society are filled with two and sometimes as many as four cats. Currently, there are 33 cats housed at the humane society, about 40 cats in foster homes and 28 at animal control. The agency was overrun with cats two weeks ago when 30 cats were brought in one day. Being a small facility, the humane society can’t take on the influx of cats alone.

  • 09-24 Chamber Page featured business: Proudly serving Lawrenceburg since 1885

    The Anderson County branches of Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Co. have a history going back to 1885 when Lawrenceburg National Bank opened for business.

    A hundred years later, the bank was purchased by Frankfort’s Farmers Bank. LNB, as it would later be called, continued to operate independently until 2010 when it and Farmers merged. Though this consolidation meant a name change, the bank’s employees remain committed to community involvement and attention to customer needs.

  • 09-24 Chamber Page

    New members

    Kim’s Shear Talent

    1020 Eagle Lake Drive

    Walk In Welcome

    Renewals

    Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Economic Development Authority

    Tonya’s Hometown Buffet

    Commonwealth Credit Union

    Birdwhistell Realty & Auction Co.

    MainSource Bank

     

    Upcoming events

    Ribbon Cutting

    Natural Balance Massage & Spa Therapies, 575 S. Main St., Friday, Oct. 3 at noon

     

  • 09-17 Community calendar

    Alton Saddle Club Charity Horse Show

    The Alton Saddle Club will host a charity horse show to benefit CASA of the Bluegrass 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds.

    The entry fee is $5 per class except lead line. There are 16 different classes with six ribbons in each class. There will also be a silent auction and raffle.

    For more information contact Kristi Lane-Drury at 859-265-0267, Leanne Jackson at 502-598-9513 or Billy Jackson at 502-229-5639.

     

  • Poker Run raises needed funds for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 held the seventh annual Poker Run on Aug. 40 to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

  • 9/11 remembered

    Photo furnished

  • 09-24 The Way We Were: FAMILY WORSHIP BIBLE QUIZ TEAM 4TH IN NATION

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.co

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 10, 1964

    Enrolls at U.K.

    Sammy W. Peach, son of Mrs. Ruby A. Peach and the late William S. Peach of Glensboro, and Carroll Bruce Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Brown, enrolled at the University of Kentucky.

    Real estate sale