Community News

  • Juniors vie for Distinguished Young Women title on Saturday

    The 31st annual 2013 Distinguished Young Women program, formerly known as Junior Miss, will be held April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson High School Auditorium.
    Admission will be $10 per person. Nine high school juniors will compete for $4,450 in scholarship awards, provided by Anderson County individuals and businesses participants for the 2013 Distinguished Young Women program.

  • News briefs: 4-18-12

    Fish fry, auction planned
    A fish fry and auction is scheduled for April 28 at Emulation Masonic Lodge 688 starting at 5:30 p.m.
    The lodge is located in Sharpsville, a community in Washington County on Highway 53 about three miles south of the Bluegrass Parkway.

    Women’s Club Presents Hats Off!
    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) will host Hats Off!, its annual luncheon and style show, at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on April 21.

  • Tractor pull in Mackville

    Mackville Community Development and the Mackville Lions Club will host a tractor pull at the Mackville Community Center on April 21, starting at 5 p.m.
    Weigh-in begins at 4 p.m., with the pull starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, with children 10 and under free. There will be three classes per tractor and $15 per hook up. Concessions will be available.
    For more information, call Eddie Noel at 859-481-3420.

  • Volunteers help with city, Legion Easter egg hunt
  • Garden ministry providing crops for those in need

    The Roots Garden Ministry, based out of Anderson Christian Church, wants to provide for those in need from the roots on up.
    About a month ago, a ministry group from the church decided to clear a space for a garden on church property in order to provide fresh produce for local pantry Open Hands.
    “Hunger is a problem in Anderson County,” ministry team leader JR Holt said during the Roots’ ground breaking and dedication service on April 14.
    Becky Sparrow, a volunteer from Open Hands that attended Saturday’s service, agreed.

  • Military Child Appreciation Day to be held April 28 in Lawrenceburg

    The Kentucky National Guard will sponsor a Military Child Appreciation Day for all dependents from all branches of the military on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 24 on 725 West Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    According to event organizers, the event will include art and crafts activities, puppet shows, corn hole, archery, face painting and more. Food and drinks will be provided.
    Call to pre-register.
    For more information, contact Cindy Culver at 502-607-1751 or Linda Jones at 502-607-1593.

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  • Hospice of the Bluegrass honors volunteers

    National Volunteer Week is April 15-21 and Hospice of the Bluegrass is honoring its hospice care volunteers who provide support, companionship and hope to those facing a life-limiting illness, the agency announced in a news release.
    “Hospice volunteers play an indispensable role in enabling Hospice of the Bluegrass to offer the best care possible for patients living with life-limiting illness, their families and caregivers.

  • D.A.R.E. sponsors April 13 magic show at Turner Elementary

    The Anderson County DARE program will sponsor the “Spectacular Magic Show” at the Turner Elementary School gym on April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Pee Wee Reese to be portrayed at Emma B. Ward on April 12

    Baseball legend Pee Wee Reese will be portrayed April 12 at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    The free event will begin at 7 p.m. in the school’s library and is provided by the Anderson County Humanities Council.
    Portraying Reese will be Dick Usher.