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Community News

  • 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.

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  • 12-10 community calendar

    Clubs

    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Anderson Public Library.

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month

    Meetings

    The Anderson County Tourism Commission will hold its monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office.

    Community events

    Dec.8- Dec. 12

  • 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.

  • Farm Bureau receives award
  • 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.

  • Chiropractor’s office delivers food to Open Hands

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    There will be fewer people going hungry in the weeks to come thanks to a food drive conducted at Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic.

    Chiropractor Brian Schulz offered a discount rate for patients who showed up with 10 food items, and the response, he said, was tremendous.

    “It was way more than I thought we were going to get,” said Schulz. “I was hoping for half of what we got. We filled the entire back of a van, plus my trunk and back seat.”

  • Support pours in for Shop With a Cop
  • 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.

  • CASA ad -hoc committee says thanks for support, donations

    From staff reports

    Members of an ad-hoc committee for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) said in a news release that they are thankful for several recent fundraisers to provide funds for the organization that helps advocate abused or neglected children in court.

    Recent events include the organization having a booth at the Burgoo Festival, a horse show sponsored by the Alton Saddle Club and a chili luncheon, according to a news release.