Community News

  • Bank announces plans to celebrate anniversary

    Century Bank will host a cookout for the community on Friday, July 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of its main office on Glensboro Road.
    The cookout is one of several events planned to celebrate the bank’s 15th anniversary, according to a news release.
    Century Bank opened its doors in July 2000.
    Also planned is a Kid’s Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 8, featuring inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, giveaways and free snow cones.
    On July 9, the bank will give away two shopping sprees from 2 to 6 p.m. at its branch in Kroger.

  • Conservation District honors Scott
  • Mozart of Mowing

    Most kids his age choose to retreat indoors on their tablets and phones, rather than face scorching temperatures and sweat-soaked T-shirts.

    Brayden Ashby, 9, is not like most kids.

    Where his peers bemoan the dirt, sweat and hard work of mowing grass, Ashby sees a chance to practice his craft, one he has been cultivating since before he could walk.

    “I’ve almost mowed every yard on this street,” Ashby says proudly while he sips a Big Red on his grandparent’s couch. “It’s just something I’ve always done.”

  • Students give summer food program an A-plus

    means no school, no early mornings and no homework. But for others it may also mean no meals.
    According to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, one in five children struggle with hunger in Kentucky. The School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs usually help to alleviate the problem of food availability to children who do not have access to adequate nutrition, but during summer months a child’s access to healthy meals drops dramatically.

  • Gast completes dental school


  • Sixth grader qualifies for rodeo finals
  • Extension calendar

    Local Foods for Kentucky

    Six free classes are scheduled, featuring Kentucky foods, on May 27, June 24, July 22, 29 and Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Recipes from Living Well; Plate It Up Kentucky and the 2015 Food and Nutrition Calendar will be offered.  Sample new foods and learn more about healthy meals.


    Taking Control of Your Diabetes

    Classes are scheduled for Fridays, April 29, June 5, 19, 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson Senior Center in Lawrenceburg.


  • Birth: Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton

    Pete and Tonia Chilton announce the birth of a daughter at the Women’s Hospital St. Joseph East on March 8, 2015.

    Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger Hall of Lawrenceburg and the late Daisy Hall.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Leon Chilton and Connie Chilton.

  • Learn about Honor Flight at Senior Center

    From staff reports

    There will be an information session about an Honor Flight for Veterans on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson Senior Center.

    George Campbell will be the speaker at the meeting and provide details about the Honor Flight program.

    The session is open to the public, but World War II veterans, Korean War veterans and Vietnam veterans are invited.

    An Honor Flight is planned for Sept. 26. The group will fly out or bus that morning and return that evening. All expenses are paid for the veteran.



    Ralph and Peggy Ortt of Versailles announce the engagement of their daughter, Annette Ortt of Paris to Paul Cody Burke of Georgetown.

    A wedding is planned for 1 p.m. (CST) July 11 at Charity Baptist Church in Eddyville.

    The bride is a preschool teacher at Woodland Early Learning Center and earned bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in elementary education and Spanish.

    Her grandparents are Ishmel and Verna Ortt and the late James Noel and Joan Noel.