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  • Lawrenceburg-based Glo-Marr celebrates 50th anniversary

    Lawrenceburg-based Glo-Marr is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the company announced.

    The company started as an idea in the kitchen of Fred Nicolosi’s Italian mother in 1965.

    Fred Nicolosi, his father Joe and brother-in-law Gene, manufactured the very first batches of Pink Pup Pet Shampoo. Now, 50 years later Glo-Marr Pet Products is still in the business of keeping pets clean.

  • Auditions to begin for Dracula

    The Anderson County Community Theatre has announced it will hold auditions for its fall performance of “Dracula” on Aug. 10-11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson County High School.

    Those wishing to audition must be at least 16 or older.

    The community theatre is looking for talented actors and actresses to fill the seven male and six female roles.

  • ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Col. Sanders’ pay visit to Anderson Senior Center

    Anderson County’s more “seasoned adults” were treated to a special presentation Friday, July 23 as the Anderson County Senior Citizen Center welcomed two hometown heroes for a “fireside chat, according to information provided by Steve Carmichael, the center’s home care coordinator for seniors.

    The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln portrayed by Jim Sayre, and the ambassador for the world’s most famous chicken, Colonel Harlan Sanders, portrayed by Bob Thompson, shared stories about their lives as impersonators.

  • YKK donates to Johnson County
  • Family Fun Fest is Thursday

    As the first day of school draws near, organizers of the 15th Annual Family Fun Fest say the event will help families supplement their school supply shopping.

    The event will be held Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School.

    Along with basic school supplies like pencils, eraser and crayons, organizers plan to distribute 800 backpacks this year.

    Businesses that wish to donate to the Family Fun Fest are asked to contact to Beckey Johnson at beckey.johsnon@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • AT&T adds wireless capacity for Lawrenceburg, Salvisa

    AT&T announced last week that it has added more wireless capacity to its 4G LTE network for Lawrenceburg and Salvisa, according to a news release.

    The improvements add more capacity to the latest generation of wireless technology, according to the release.

    Residents and business customers should notice improvements in speed and reliability when using their mobile devices.

    The changes are in response to customer demand and are part of the company’s ongoing investment in high-speed Internet in the area, the release says.

  • POW honored
  • BCB & Company performs at Legends game
  • Community Briefs July 22, 2015

    Alzheimer program at senior center

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m. The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • ‘Jailbirds’ help raise thousands of dollars for CASA

    The Anderson County CASA ad-hoc committee reports that $3,500 was raised during its fourth annual jail event in June.

    The event was held at the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show where various volunteers were “jailed” and had to raise funds for release.

    CASA of the Bluegrass consists of four counties Anderson, Boyle, Franklin and Mercer. Anderson County has more children in the CASA program than any of the other three counties.

    CASA, stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.