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Community News

  • District horse show champ!
  • City’s fireworks are July 4

    The upcoming Lawrenceburg Fourth of July festivities will be held Fri., July 4.

    The event lineup is:

    •Veterans Parade Line up at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds located at 725 W Broadway St, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

    There will be hot dogs, chips and other refreshments provided for all participants during line-up. The Anderson County American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 sponsors this event.

    •Veteran’s parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from American Legion park to Lawrenceburg Green.

  • Chamber scramble raised $5,000 for operational costs

    Scott Brothers Construction was champ and Lawrenceburg Supply finished runner-up but everybody who participated in the recent Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was a winner.

    The annual event, held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course, raised $5,000 for operational expenses.

    It is one of three major events the Chamber holds - Business Expo, Golf Scramble and Annual Gala - to raise money for operating the Chamber, according to Chamber Pres. Pam Brough.

  • CASA seeks volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of the Bluegrass is seeking dedicated volunteers to begin training in July.

    CASA is a national organization, which provides trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused, neglected, or dependent children involved in family court.

    These volunteers provide factual, unbiased reports to the court while working toward a plan that ensures that the children are in safe and permanent homes as quickly as possible.

  • Totally Local returns July 16!

    •Totally Local features profiles of individuals and businesses that make things happen in our area.

    •The Anderson News is spreading the word and highlighting this community through Totally Local, uniting people, places and events that our readers will find unique. Watch for our next quarterly page in July to be “in the know” about the latest happenings and local merchants that provide reliable products and services to boost our hometown economy!

  • Summer reading program headlines host of public library happenings

    The Anderson Public Library Summer reading program is going on now.

    This year’s theme is “Spark a reaction, read!”

    For more information, contact Sherry Noon at 502.839.6420.

    Here are upcoming events:

    •Summer Reading Monday: now through July 14 from 10-10:30 a.m. for toddles up to 2 years old at the Story time Class in the library.

    This is a fun way to start the Toddlers involvement in a Story time Class.

    Preschool class Monday 11 a.m.- noon events:

  • KSP warns public about leaving children in hot cars

    The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise.

    It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.

    An ongoing study by San Francisco State University estimates that since 1998, there have been 615 heatstroke deaths of children left in vehicles, an average of 38 deaths per year.

  • Wolcott will serve on 53rd Judicial Nomination Commission

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently chose Theresa C. Wolcott of Lawrenceburg to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 53rd Judicial Circuit and District.

    Wolcott is a program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and will serve on the Commission for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.

    In addition, Beshear named the following to the Commission:

    •Linda L. Griffith, of Shelbyville, is retired and shall serve until Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Natural Balance offers weight loss workshop

    Natural Balance, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg, is hosting a Weight Loss Workshop on Sunday, June 22, 1 -3pm.

    The wellness center now offers a healthy weight loss program to help people lose weight at a more rapid pace than traditional methods. The program is all natural, vegan, and gluten free.

    Samples of the protein shakes will be served at the Workshop.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.