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Community News

  • Family Fun Fest is Thursday

    As the first day of school draws near, organizers of the 15th Annual Family Fun Fest say the event will help families supplement their school supply shopping.

    The event will be held Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School.

    Along with basic school supplies like pencils, eraser and crayons, organizers plan to distribute 800 backpacks this year.

    Businesses that wish to donate to the Family Fun Fest are asked to contact to Beckey Johnson at beckey.johsnon@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • AT&T adds wireless capacity for Lawrenceburg, Salvisa

    AT&T announced last week that it has added more wireless capacity to its 4G LTE network for Lawrenceburg and Salvisa, according to a news release.

    The improvements add more capacity to the latest generation of wireless technology, according to the release.

    Residents and business customers should notice improvements in speed and reliability when using their mobile devices.

    The changes are in response to customer demand and are part of the company’s ongoing investment in high-speed Internet in the area, the release says.

  • POW honored
  • BCB & Company performs at Legends game
  • Community Briefs July 22, 2015

    Alzheimer program at senior center

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m. The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • ‘Jailbirds’ help raise thousands of dollars for CASA

    The Anderson County CASA ad-hoc committee reports that $3,500 was raised during its fourth annual jail event in June.

    The event was held at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show where various volunteers were “jailed” and had to raise funds for release.

    CASA of the Bluegrass consists of four counties Anderson, Boyle, Franklin and Mercer. Anderson County has more children in the CASA program than any of the other three counties.

    CASA, stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.

  • Casey wins best actor award
  • Legion receives awards at convention

    American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion Department of Kentucky Convention was held June 18-20 at Crowne Plaza hotel in Louisville. This was the 97th Annual Convention for the American Legion, 94th for the Auxiliary and 43rd for the sons.

  • Extension office to host Alzheimer’s clinic

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m.

    The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • Isaacs to pack ’em in Friday at Sand Spring Baptist

    One of the biggest names in Nashville will be performing Friday night, July 10, at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    The Isaacs, a world-renowned acoustic group, will be the headliner as part of the Sand Spring Gospel Concert series. Also performing will be The Shireys, another family group that has become a local favorite at Sand Spring.

    The program begins at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge but a love offering will be taken.