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Community News

  • Community briefs: 12-25-13

    Extension office offers
    variety of classes
    The Anderson Extension office, located in the county park, will offer the following classes over the next several weeks. Some class sizes are limited. For more information, call 839-7271.

    Nurturing Parenting Skills
    Parents who are involved in dependency cases only, must have referral from caseworker. Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.  Cost is $15 for entire 16-week course.
     
    Learn to Cook

  • Red Cross offers CPR, first aid and babysitting classes

    The American Red Cross will offer babysitter’s training plus pediatric first aid/CPR certification on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Red Cross building, located at 318 Washington St. in Frankfort.
    The class is for 11- to 15-year-olds.
    The cost is $140 per person, and students must be pre-registered and prepaid to attend.
    Students must bring a sack lunch each day.
    Register online at https://classes.redcross.org at least five days before the class.

  • Main Source donates to Shop With a Cop
  • ‘Freedom’ car visits Lawrenceburg

    Edmonton resident Lynda Farley, owner of the ‘Liberty’ and ‘Freedom’ vans, made a stop at the Lawrenceburg Walmart parking lot on her way back from Frankfort Monday morning.
    Farley, who bought this 2010 KIA Sedona about three years ago, said she started placing bumper sticker messages including pro-smoking, political and religious statements all over the van the moment she bought the van from the dealer.

  • FDIC restrictions lifted on Town & Country Bank

    Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. announced last week that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (KDFI) have terminated the bank’s consent order, according to a news release from the bank.
    A consent order is a formal agreement between banks and regulators designed to help address improving certain areas of a bank such as credit quality, capital, earnings and liquidity.
    Town & Country has two branches in Lawrenceburg.

  • Making spirits bright
  • American Legion Auxiliary to award student essay contest prizes

    The American Legion Auxiliary will be awarding winning writers with $50 prizes through its Americanism essay contest.
    Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter in the “Americanism” essay contest and will answer the prompt: “How can I show my pride in being an American?”

  • Junior Cotillion members participate in holiday events

    Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members recently participated in community holiday events during the month of December, according to a news release.
    Students enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant and shopped for two Lawrenceburg teenagers to provide them with a happier holiday, according to the release.
    Some members also offered their services at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Gala, which was held at Eagle Lake Convention Center on Dec. 7.

  • Junior Cotillion members participate in holiday events

    Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members recently participated in community holiday events during the month of December, according to a news release.
    Students enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant and shopped for two Lawrenceburg teenagers to provide them with a happier holiday, according to the release.
    Some members also offered their services at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Gala, which was held at Eagle Lake Convention Center on Dec. 7.

  • HANDS program receives donation