Community News

  • State Rep. King discusses agriculture
  • Open Hands food pantry to offer free Thanksgiving meal

    The Open Hands Food Pantry will offer a Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the food is gone, according to a news release.
    Anyone who doesn’t have a place to go for Thanksgiving is invited.
    For more information, contact David Montgomery at 839-0094.
    Open Hands Food Pantry is located at 1111 Industry Road in Lawrenceburg.


  • Extension hosts holiday festival

    Adults are not the only ones who can get a head start on their Christmas shopping.
    The Anderson County Extension Homemakers will host a Holiday Festival, formerly known as Santa’s Workshop, this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. so that children can shop for their parents, siblings, friends and even pets. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    There will also be an area for adults to shop for the exclusively homemade gift items.

  • Annual House of Trees fundraiser kicks off Friday

    Each year Anderson County Relay for Life proudly sponsors what has become a central Kentucky tradition known as the “House of Trees.”
    Held the week before Thanksgiving each year, the event marks the start of the holidays and celebrates community.
    This year’s House of Trees will take place Friday, Nov. 18; Saturday, Nov. 19; and Sunday, Nov. 20 in the West Park Shopping Center located at 755 South Broadway in Lawrenceburg.

  • A salute to veterans at Senior Center
  • Toy and coat drive for Open Hands Pantry

    Cash Express has teamed up with The Open Hands Pantry this holiday season to collect new and used coats, toys and non-perishable canned foods for the Anderson County community.
    New and used coats to Allison’s Cleaners for them to be dry cleaned before delivery.
    Drop-offs can be made at these locations:
    Cash Express
    Hawks Auto
    Folige restaurant
    Main Source bank
    Bo’s Smoke Shop (Hilltop)
    Bo’s Smoke Shop (By Kroger)
    Auto Max
    Post Office
    Town and Country Bank

  • Store holds grand opening
  • Gas station reopens near Parkway
  • Rotary offers scholarship

    The Lawrenceburg Rotary Club announced that Peace Fellow scholarship applications are now being accepted.
    Fellows can earn a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.
    The Peace Fellows are leaders in promoting national and international cooperation, peace and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers and through service activities.

  • Grant helps GED grads move toward college

    A state grant will assist GED graduates transition into college, the Anderson County Adult Education Center announced.
    Over the next 12 months, students who earn GED diplomas can apply for financial aid through FAFSA, complete college applications and research their college and career preferences on-line at the center, utilizing a special software program.
    The program is designed to help graduates transition from the center to postsecondary programs in the state.