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  • Dylan Reaves graduates from Denison University

    Dylan Fowler Reaves was among 521 graduates awarded diplomas at Denison University’s 173rd commencement Sat., May 17.

    Reaves, a resident of Lawrenceburg, was awarded a degree from Denison by Pres. Adam Weinberg.

    Reaves graduated with a major in religion and minors in philosophy and in sociology/anthropology. He served as a senior fellow for the sociology/anthropology department.

    During the ceremonies, Joshua Goldman delivered the senior class address, “What are you doing after graduation?”

  • Reading Patriot

    Fellow Patriot Mikey, a fourth grader at Saffell Street Elementary School, is excited to share the historic adventures of Rush Revere & Liberty with his friends in Mrs. Hamel’s class as he receives a book donation from Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh. Mikey was entered into the contest to tell why your school is great. He and other entrants received a classroom set of “Rush Revere” and the “Brave Pilgrims” for entering.

  • Anderson Chamber needs volunteers at Kentucky State Fair

    It all began in 1827 when the county was founded and has evolved into the great community its residents know today.

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is taking this story on the road. The Chamber is headed to the Pride of the Counties at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 14-24.

    Sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau, the Pride of the Counties offers fairgoers the opportunity to visit booths from many Kentucky counties and learn about the wonderful things each has to offer.

  • County Clerks pay it forward
  • Birdwhistell, Springate accept governor’s board appointments

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.

    Beshear reappointed Edwin Glenn Birdwhistell to the State Board of Auctioneers to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2017, effective July 1.

    Birdwhistell, of Lawrenceburg, is an auctioneer at Birdwhistell & Perry Realty & Auction.

    53rd Judicial District

    Beshear appointed Betty A. Springate to the office of district judge for the 53rd Judicial District to serve subject to the provisions of Section 152 of the Constitution of Kentucky.

  • Reunion brought the Brown family together

    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown their annual reunion June 21 at Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

    Those attending were:

    •Marie Brown Hyatt

    •Steve Hyatt

    • Steve, Anne, Ethan, Ella and Ruby Cummins

    •Carie and Sophie Mancuso.

    •Audry and Ava Carpenter.

    •Maggie Brown Wells.

    •Ray and Sharan Stapp.

    •Beverly Benedict.

    •Terri and Bradley Collins.

    •Allen and Ruth Wells.

  • 142nd Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show Schedule

    Today, June 25

    •5:30 p.m. - 2=Year-Old Baby Show.

    •3-Year-Old Wee Miss & Mister.

    •4-Year-Old Tiny Miss & Mister.

    Call Carolyn Cole at 502.680.1438 for information.

    •6 p.m. - Laser Tag (free with paid admission).

    •7:30 p.m. - Championship Horse Show.

    Thurs., June 26

    •6 p.m. - Little Miss & Mister Pageant.

    Lase Tag (free with paid admission).

    •6:30 p.m. - Kentucky State Fair Bears.

  • KSP warns public about leaving children in hot cars

    The Kentucky State Police remind parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car as temperatures in the Bluegrass are on the rise.

    It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles. The National Safety Council reports that nine children have already died in 2014 from being left in hot cars across the U.S.

    An ongoing study by San Francisco State University estimates that since 1998, there have been 615 heatstroke deaths of children left in vehicles, an average of 38 deaths per year.

  • City’s fireworks are July 4

    The upcoming Lawrenceburg Fourth of July festivities will be held Fri., July 4.

    The event lineup is:

    •Veterans Parade Line up at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds located at 725 W Broadway St, Lawrenceburg KY 40342.

    There will be hot dogs, chips and other refreshments provided for all participants during line-up. The Anderson County American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 sponsors this event.

    •Veteran’s parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from American Legion park to Lawrenceburg Green.

  • District horse show champ!