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Community News

  • Cost share sign-ups begin for farmers

    Anderson County farmers can sign up beginning Feb. 1 for the state cost share program.
    Sign-ups will continue through Feb. 28 at Anderson County Conservation District, 145 W. Woodford St., Lawrenceburg.
    Hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For details, call 839-5567.

  • Lovers Leap medals in California competition

    Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery has received the official notification that three of its wines were awarded medals at the 2011 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, according to a news release.
    The winery’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon won a silver, along with bronze medals for 2008 Cynthiana and 2008 Riesling.
    This is the largest competition of American wines in the world, receiving over 5,000 entries.

  • Local clerk attends 2010 Circuit Court Clerks fall meeting

    Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk Jan Rogers participated in the 2010 Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks Fall Meeting late last year in Frankfort.
    The KACCC hosted the meeting and the Kentucky Association of Counties sponsored the event. The meeting included training for the clerks and offered 6.5 hours of continuing education credit. (Please see the list below for the name of your local circuit court clerk.)
    Meeting the Challenge was the theme of the event.

  • Perry joins team at Century Bank

    Century Bank has announced that Tim Perry has joined the bank as senior vice president and lending officer, effective Jan. 12. 

    “We are very pleased to announce that life long Anderson County resident and community banker Tim Perry has joined our team.” said Century Bank President Tony Busseni.

    “Tim has been assisting the people of our community with their lending, deposit and financial services needs for over 27 years and he brings a unique level of knowledge and banking experience to his new position.

  • Chili supper announced to benefit Fairgrounds Drive-In

    A chili supper is in the works for Saturday, Jan. 22 to benefit the Fairgrounds Drive-In.

    The supper will take place at the American Legion Clubhouse.

    “We are asking for the community’s support for Debbie and Walter Riley to reopen the Fairgrounds Drive-In,” organizers said in a news release.

    Individuals are asked to make monetary or food donations. Businesses and churches are also asked to help with the fundraiser, the news release said.

  • ‘Salon for Santa’ creates merry Christmas for local children

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Custom Cuts Hair Salon, New Creations Hair Design, local churches and many giving community members helped make this Christmas a special one for 87 children, according to a news release from the auxiliary.

  • Baker opens law office

    Laura Baker, daughter of Jean and Darrell Baker, recently moved back to Lawrenceburg to open the Baker Law Office, PLLC, she announced in a news release.

  • Health department names Durr employee of year

    Renee Durr, a nurse supervisor, was selected as the Anderson County Health Department’s employee of the year, the agency announced.
    “Renee is an outstanding nurse and a valuable asset to our agency and those we serve,” said Brandon Hurley, public health director.
    Several other employees celebrated several years of service with the health department and were also recognized, including Cindy Carlson, ARNP, for five years of service; Cheri Johnson, health nurse, for 10 years of service; and Bobbi Darnell, health nurse, for 20 years of service.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 15, 1960
    The newly formed choral group of Western High School, Eaglettes, were to present a program of Christmas music at the school under the direction of Don Hart. Members of the group were: Ruth Ann Hawkins, Shirley Wilson, Sue Wells, Janet Kirsch, Elizabeth Satterly, Jeanne Blakeman, Dixie Darnell, Sharon Turner, Nova Jean Brown, Brenda Rucker, Rita Gash, Carolyn Casey, Peggy Satterly, Dottie Carter, Marjorie Corley, Rita Campbell and Geraldine Drury.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    The National Wild Turkey Federation recently donated 40 frozen domestic turkeys to help families in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced in a news release.