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Community News

  • Winners named in annual Home, Craft Garden Fair

    From staff reports

    Following are the result of the 2016 Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Tuesday and sponsored by the Anderson County Extension office.

    Best of show

    Sewing (Children Clothing)- Linda Marean

    Quilting (Wall Hanging)- Linda Marean

    Needlework- Jean Ann Riley

    Antique (Cloth Collection) - Betty Parrott

    Baking (Vegetable Bread)- Evelyn Smith

    Horticulture (Banana Peppers): Darlene Terrell

    Art (Acrylic)- Joan Beard

  • Hollander installed as district governor

    Lion Guy Hollander, right, of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club is shown after he was recently installed to the office of district governor for Lions District 43T. ‘It is an honor to be elevated to this position and I hope the next year will be a success both in service and in membership growth,’ he said in a news release. District 43T raised more than $150,000 in community service funds and performed 6,000 hours of community service, according to the news release. Shown with Hollander are, from left, Lions Carol Hollander, Diane Corlew and Bob Corlew.

  • Pokemon Go craze a big hit in Anderson County, too

    A Pokemon is nearby.

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the latest fad — Pokemon Go.

    The game, which is a free download for phones or mobile devices, has players young and old, meandering all over town in search of virtual creatures to capture.

    “The main goal is to find as many different types of Pokemon as you can. In order to find Pokemon and hatch Pokeman eggs, the player has to walk around, often exploring the areas around them,” Jordan Arnold, 19, explained.

  • Anderson Humane Society pets of the week
  • Legion Auxiliary racks up awards during state convention

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 received numerous trophies at the American Legion Department of Kentucky Convention June 16-18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Among the awards they received were Best Public Relations, Best Children and Youth Program, National Security, Leadership, Community Service, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation.

    The group also received a plaque for Americanism.

    They received certificates for Education, Legislative, History, Girls State, and Caval-cade of Memories.

  • Donation for Senior Center
  • Heritage Hall in need of yard sale items

    Residents and staff at Signature HealthCare at Heritage Hall will host a yard sale July 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help fund two residents’ beach vacation.

    Donations may be dropped off at Heritage Hall Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or pickup can be arranged by calling 502-680-1344.

    When making donations, ask for Misty Montgomery, quality of life director.

    They are also accepting monetary donations in the form of cash or money order payable to Signature HealthCare.

  • Belting out a tune
  • He found the Hound

    Bobby Wilder shows off his coffee cup and Dairy Queen gift card after his name was drawn in our Find the News Hound contest. He is a first-time winner and was uncertain what he would buy with his gift card. To play, find the Hound (he hangs out in an advertisement) each week, and fill out the entry form located in each edition of The Anderson News. Those who find the Hound are entered in a weekly drawing to win a special ‘I found the News Hound’ coffee mug and $5 gift certificate to Dairy Queen.

  • Celebrating success on Main Street