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Community News

  • HANCOCK WINS SCHOLARSHIP
  • Anderson Public Library events

    Here’s what’s happening in April at the Anderson County Public Libary.

  • Stratton family welcomes son

    Jedidiah and Aaren Stratton of Kennedale, Texas, announce the birth of a son, Brantley Easton Stratton, born Feb. 4, 2014, in Mansfield Texas. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Andrew and Laura Gigrel and Donna and John Nowlin, all of San Antonio, Texas.

    Paternal grandparents are Millie and Troy Clark Stratton of Bullard, Texas.

    He is the great-grandson of Faye Stratton of Harrodsburg and the late Sam Stratton Jr., and the great-great-grandson of the late Rosie and Sam Stratton Sr., formerly of Ballard.

  • Movers and Shakers

    Catlett is Impact Award winner

    Deborah Catlett has been selected as the Impact Award winner for Anderson County by The Bluegrass Alliance for Women.

    Judges review nominations for the annual award that recognizes women who are helping women and girls improve their lives in areas of economic sufficiency, education, equity, health and well-being, and leadership.

  • Community Calendar
    • The Lawrenceburg Dairy Queen is teaming up with the Anderson County Relay for Life by donating 10 percent of all sales on Monday, April 7, to the organization. Show your support.
  • 'Dancing Around the World' theme of Final Cotillion

    Members of the 2014 Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion recently held their Final Cotillion and Parent Event in the ballroom of the Eagle Lake Convention Center. The theme was “Dancing Around the World,”under the instruction of the Lexington Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Studio.

    Members demonstrated dance techniques with various origins such as a Latin aalsa, Venetian waltz and a country-western two-step. The local Junior Cotillion is a program offered to boys and girls in sixth through eighth grade, focusing on life skills through social experiences.

  • Community Calendar, March 26, 2014

    Community
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereaved parents who have lost children of any age. Meetings are 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday and the third Monday of each month at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort. For more information, call Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

  • Beasley Family welcomes daughter

    Kora Addison Beasley was born at 10:51 a.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center to Adam and Lauren Beasley of Lawrenceburg.

    Kora weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth.

    She joins her brother, Noah, age 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Joey and Erin Milburn of Harrodsburg; paternal grandparents are Junior and Donna Beasley of Laurenceburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Roxie Milburn.

  • Relay gets Expo booth award

    The Relay for Life booth won "Best Decorated Booth for a Nonprofit Organization” at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Saturday, March 22. Pictured from left is Kim Jennings of Commonwealth Credit Union, 2014 Relay chairman for Anderson County, and Meredith Moody, staff partner with the American Cancer Society.

  • Auxiliary holds leadership course for junior, senior members

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Leadership chairman Pam Rice Brough held a leadership course at Patriot Hall for junior and senior members on March 8, according to a news release.
    Brough is a past department president, and she gave each of the junior members one of her past president’s writing pens and a pin. Brough gave each person pages of written material that told the history of the Auxiliary, and she stated the mission and purpose of the American Legion Auxiliary is to serve veterans, their families and their community.