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Community News

  • Lewis performs during annual meeting

    From staff reports

    Anderson County’s McKenna Lewis performed before a live audience during the Dec. 5 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting in Louisville.

    Winner of both the Anderson County and District 5 preliminary contests, Lewis was one of 11 acts invited to perform at the state level Variety Showcase. The competition is sponsored annually by KFB to support youth achievement in entertainment.

  • Anderson Farm Bureau receives Young Farmer Gold Star Award

    From staff reports

    Recognized for the achievements of its Young Farm Program this year, Anderson County Farm Bureau received the 2014 Gold Star Award of Excellence during Kentucky Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Louisville.

    The award honors a county’s Young Farmer Committee for its active participation in Farm Bureau leadership development programs, state competitions, and educational or promotional initiatives.

    Kentucky Farm Bureau, with more than 465,000 member families statewide, is the state’s largest general farm organization.

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  • Pierian Club to meet Thursday

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is scheduled to meet Thursday, Nov. 20.

    At 6:30 p.m. there will be a book discussion of “To the Nines.”

    At 7:30 p.m. there will be a guest speaker, Gail Covington of 9th Life Cat Pack Inc., followed by a business meeting.

    Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Maxye Henry at 839-1232.

  • Historical Society to present ‘Who Shot Gov. Goebel?’

    From staff reports

    On Thursday, Nov. 20 a program called “Caleb Powers: Who Shot Governor Goebel?” with Mr. Powers being portrayed by Duane Murner, will bring a mystery from the past to Anderson County, according a news release. The intriguing, historical event tells of a political murder that has never been solved to this day.

  • Apply now for Shop With a Cop assistance

    Families of children in need are encouraged to apply for Christmas assistance through Sheriff Troy Young’s Shop With a Cop program, the sheriff announced.

    Applications are available at the sheriff’s office on Main Street along with the sheriff’s website at www.andersoncountysheriff.com. Applications can also be found at any of the county’s schools.

    The deadline to have applications turned it is Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Two Lawrenceburg troopers receive promotions

    Kentucky State Troopers Douglas L. Carter and Franklin K. Flowers were among 37 troopers recognized Monday during a ceremony held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

    Flowers was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge.

    He is a 12-year veteran of the agency.

    Carter was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, aircraft branch.

    He is a seven year veteran of the agency.

  • Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members attend Fall Fling

    From staff reports

    Several Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members and their guests attended the program’s Fall Fling, held Nov. 2 at the American Legion Hall, according to a news release.

    More than 40 young men and women enjoyed a casual, autumn-themed party, complete with fall festival games, prizes, a meal and dancing, organizers said.

    Those attending were reminded of the importance of giving. Each was asked to bring canned or boxed food items that have since then been donated to the local food pantry.