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    Community Service Day set
    Community Service Day is scheduled this year for April 15, according to a news release.
    Now in it third year, the day is designed to encourage residents to perform community service at a variety of locations across Anderson County.
    The day was designated here by Mayor Sandy Goodlett, and has been designated by mayors of other communities nationwide.

  • Felon offered probation after pleading to handgun charge

    A convicted felon who pleaded guilty to being in possession of a handgun is expected to be placed on probation when he is sentenced April 5 in Anderson Circuit Court.
    Jeffery Brewer, 50, who lived at 1300 Drydock Road at the time of his arrest, was indicted on a Class C felony for being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after he allegedly pointed a loaded .45 caliber handgun at his wife on Christmas Eve of 2014.

  • Bob Zany is coming to Lawrenceburg, ‘Bay-bee’

    dian Bob Zany is coming to Lawrenceburg, Bay-bee!
    Zany, a veteran of numerous appearances on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno and a frequent contributor on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom” radio show is scheduled to appear April 1 and 2 at Bourbon on Main in Lawrenceburg. Tickets are $15 and available at the restaurant, located on Main Street.

  • Kiwanis has first meeting

    The newly formed Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceburg met for the first time March 14.
    The meeting, in which about 15 people attended, took place at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.
    Officers were elected. Cheri Meadows will serve as president of the group. Jan Edwards Lee was named vice president. Tammy Gilkison will serve as secretary. Gail Jones will be treasurer.
    The club also decided to meet on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. A location for the meetings has yet to be decided.

  • ‘Family Feud’ episode featuring Young family to air again

    From staff reports
    Sheriff Troy Young and his family will appear in an encore presentation of  “Family Feud” on April 7, the popular TV game show announced in a news release.
    An episode featuring Young, his wife Benita and sons Martin, Myles and Marcus, first aired last October and had Lawrenceburg buzzing for days after seeing the sheriff and his family on national television.

  • Junior cotillion
  • Painting class offered

    Elements Clay Studio will host an adult canvas painting class at 6 p.m. April 14.
    “Salt Box Street” is a primitive-style painting that will be the first in a series of three. Painters can sign up for one or all three.
    No previous painting experience is necessary. Class fee is $25 per person and seating is limited.
    The registration link can be found at www.elementsclay.com The studio is located at 1210 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg.

  • Thousands expected at Saturday’s Business Expo

    The sixth annual Community and Business Expo is Saturday at Eagle Lake Center.
    Anderson County Chamber of Commerce President Pam Brough said between 2,000 and 3,000 people are expected to attend.
    “We want people to come out and talk to the businesses and non-profits,” she added. “It’s a good time to find out what advantages our non-profits are.”
    Brough said 64 of the 65 booth spots have been rented. To rent the space, call the Chamber office at 839-5564.
    The event is free and live entertainment will be provided.

  • EDA plans May business summit

    The Lawrenceburg-Anderson County Economic Development Authority has planned one-day business summit designed to expand entrepreneurship in Anderson County, the agency’s director, George Leamon, confirmed during a meeting last week.
    No specific date has been set, but Leamon said it will likely be held in May.
    The summit will feature experts with the Small Business Development Council, a federal program that operates out of the University of Kentucky.

  • Egg hunt is Sunday at Legion

    The annual community Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for March 20 at the American Legion on Broadway, the organization announced.
    The hunt this year will feature more than 12,000 eggs that children can exchange for various prizes, along with money eggs.
    The hunt begins at 1 p.m., and is for children ages 1 through 12.
    The event includes free photos with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny and free refreshments.
    A rain date has been set for March 26.
    The event is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Anderson County and the City of Lawrenceburg.