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Community News

  • City Council Notebook

    Splash park to become

    reality this summer

    The city will receive long-promised federal grant funds sometime this summer to build the splash park if approved two years ago.

    The city is currently in the bidding process for the splash park, which is expected to feature a variety of water items in the city’s park, located near American Legion Post 34 on Broadway.

    City officials said they hope to get the park up and running later this summer.

    By George, he’s back

  • City council gets another earful about fireworks

    Summer’s approach means many things in Lawrenceburg, including a barrage of fireworks in the months before and after the Fourth of July.

    During Monday’s city council meeting, resident Carol Witthaus asked the council at least limit the time fireworks can be discharged in the city.

    “I moved here from Indianapolis and love Lawrenceburg, with one exception,” she said. “Fireworks on the Fourth of July.”

  • Morgan hired as new sales rep

    Laura Morgan began work Monday as an advertising sales representative at The Anderson News.

    She joins the newspaper after working at Four Roses for the past year and a half, and brings 10 years of experience from working in similar fields.

    “I’m very excited to be working with the community,” she said. “I’m excited to help businesses and business owners grow.”

    Morgan’s primary job is to work with local businesses to develop sales campaigns that will help attract new customers and increase their revenues.

  • Volunteers to be celebrated April 11

    Anderson Community Education will thank its volunteers during an appreciation luncheon scheduled for April 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    The luncheon will be at the Anderson Senior Center, 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg and include a free meal and memento of thanks, organizers announced.

    Kellar Casciola and the praise team from Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg will provide entertainment. The lunch will be donated by Walmart, the Adult Learning Center and Anderson Senior Center.

  • Bojangles’ to open next month

    The new Bojangles’ restaurant under construction next to Walmart is scheduled to open in May, the restaurant’s owners announced.

    Located at 1028 U.S. 127 North, the restaurant known for its chicken and biscuits will be 3,800 square feet and seat 70 guests, according to a news release.

    Its design will feature a “Biscuit Theater,” allowing customers to view biscuits being made from scratch every 20 minutes, according to a news release.

  • Oops
  • Community Easter egg hunt is April 9

    The annual community Easter egg hunt is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9 at the American Legion, 725 W. Broadway.

    The hunt is open for children ages 1 through 12 and includes more than 12,000 eggs, organizers said, including prize and money eggs.

    The event includes free photos with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny or Chocolate Bunny, along with free drinks, organizers said.

    A rain date has been scheduled for April 15.

    The event is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the city of Lawrenceburg and the Anderson County Fiscal Court.

  • Wells named director of oncology

    Lawrenceburg resident Deanna Wells has been named director of oncology services for Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester.

    She received her Associates in Applied Science of Nursing in 2009, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Kentucky State University and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Western Governors University in 2016.

    Wells is certified in chemotherapy/biotherapy and is Vascular Access Board Certified.

    She has been working with specialty infusions and advanced vascular access for CRMC since 2013.

  • New ideas for Easter egg hunts

    Do your kids enjoy a traditional Easter egg hunt? Why not do something a little different this year, with a twist. Put glow-in-the-dark bra­celets and small chocolates in some plastic eggs. Hide the eggs. Swi­tch off all the lights or opt for partial darkness if you ha­ve young children. Now, get ready for the excitement of Easter egg hunting in the dark.

  • Home damaged? Dynamic Restoration can help

    The last thing homeowners want to do when they’ve experienced a fire or other damage is get buried under a mountain of insurance forms and try to figure out how to get their homes properly and professionally repaired.

    That’s where Dynamic Restoration LLC — a fully licensed and insured restoration company located at 206 East Court St., Lawrenceburg — comes in.