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Community News

  • Auxiliary helps buy uniforms
  • Motorcycle Club donates funds to veterans facility

    Members and friends of the Second Brigade Motorcycle Club (SBMC) met at the Lawrenceburg Walmart parking lot to head out on their “mission” Sept. 29, according to a news release.
    The club raised over $1,400 on one of its poker runs to help veterans, and this year the SBMC chose the Thomson-Hood Veterans facility in Wilmore.
    “The club’s main focus and mission statement is to help, support, encourage and love all veterans and especially the Vietnam veterans,” event organizers said in the release.

  • ‘Touch a truck’ promotes literacy
  • Lion’s Club to host magic show

    Dinky Gowen, Master of Illusion, will perform Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson County Middle School, the Lawrenceburg Lion’s Club announced.
    Gowen will replace Roger Despard’s Grand Illusion Magic Show, which has highlighted the event for the past 15 years but who has since retired.
    The show, featured each summer at the Beech Bend Amusement Park in Bowling Green, will include escapes, illusions, fire eating and comedy.

  • Gas card winner!
  • News briefs: 10-9-13

    VFW and Auxiliary offer prize money in student essay contest
    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4075 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two contests for youth in the community, according to a press release.
    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades 9-12. It is a three- to five-minute audio-essay on the subject “Why I’m Optimistic about our Nation’s Future.”

  • Congrats, Rhonda, for winning a $50 gas card!
  • Health dept. offers free, drive-thru flu shot clinic

    The Anderson County health department will be offering a free, drive-thru flu shot clinic Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at the health department, located at 1180 Glensboro Road in Lawrenceburg.
    Health department staff will have 300 free flu shots available, first come first served, for uninsured adults who reside in Anderson County.
    If families wish to have their children vaccinated, they will need to bring children into the clinic during the department’s regular business hours, Health Department Director Tim Wright said.

  • Farm Bureau hosts annual youth, variety contests

    Anderson County Farm Bureau recently held its outstanding Farm Bureau youth and variety contests on Sept. 24 at the Anderson County High School auditorium, according to a news release.
    The contests were organized by the Women’s Chair of Farm Bureau, Sue Litkenhus, assisted by Emily Drury and high school agriculture teachers, Drew Robinson and Randy Adams, event organizers said.

  • Woman's club meetings resume

    After a summer hiatus that included attending “You’re Only Young Twice” at the Derby Dinner Theatre in June with members of Beta Sigma Phi, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club met Sept. 19.
    Following refreshments, members received copies of “The Sunday Philosophy Club,” by Alexander McCall Smith, which will be discussed at next month’s meeting Oct. 17.