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Community News

  • 09-24 Chamber Page

    New members

    Kim’s Shear Talent

    1020 Eagle Lake Drive

    Walk In Welcome

    Renewals

    Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Economic Development Authority

    Tonya’s Hometown Buffet

    Commonwealth Credit Union

    Birdwhistell Realty & Auction Co.

    MainSource Bank

     

    Upcoming events

    Ribbon Cutting

    Natural Balance Massage & Spa Therapies, 575 S. Main St., Friday, Oct. 3 at noon

     

  • 09-17 Community calendar

    Alton Saddle Club Charity Horse Show

    The Alton Saddle Club will host a charity horse show to benefit CASA of the Bluegrass 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds.

    The entry fee is $5 per class except lead line. There are 16 different classes with six ribbons in each class. There will also be a silent auction and raffle.

    For more information contact Kristi Lane-Drury at 859-265-0267, Leanne Jackson at 502-598-9513 or Billy Jackson at 502-229-5639.

     

  • Poker Run raises needed funds for Healing Field

    From staff reports

    The American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 held the seventh annual Poker Run on Aug. 40 to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Healing Field.

  • Class of 1959 holds reunion
  • 9/11 remembered

    Photo furnished

  • 09-24 The Way We Were: FAMILY WORSHIP BIBLE QUIZ TEAM 4TH IN NATION

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    email old photos or other information

    to jbowen@theandersonnews.co

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 10, 1964

    Enrolls at U.K.

    Sammy W. Peach, son of Mrs. Ruby A. Peach and the late William S. Peach of Glensboro, and Carroll Bruce Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Brown, enrolled at the University of Kentucky.

    Real estate sale

  • Sanderson, Lewis win youth contest

    From staff reports

    Anderson County Farm Bureau held its Outstanding Youth and Variety Contest on Sept. 9 at Anderson County High School Auditorium.  There were eight contestants in the OFBY Contest, two males and six females.  The Outstanding Youth Contest is judged on a five-minute person interview and a two-minute speech on agriculture or Farm Bureau. Winners were awarded $100 and runner-ups $75.  Each participant or act won $25.

  • 09-24 Community Calendar

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet 7 p.m., Thursday Sept. 2 at the historical museum, There will be a tour of the museum and a discussion of educational uses of the museum.

    Anderson County Burgoo Festival

    The Anderson County Burgo Festival Friday, Sept. 26-28 in downtown Lawrenceburg.

    The cookoff, this year featuring eight teams, is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the stage at the Lawrenceburg Green.

  • First one down, a championship to go

    The Anderson County Marching Bearcats won their first competition Saturday, taking the Class 4A championship of the Eastern Eagle Marching Band Classic in Louisville. Anderson won its division by five points.

    The Marching Bearcats placed fourth overall, trailing Grand Champion Barren County by 1.3 points and finishing 0.25 behind Tates Creek and Dixie Heights.

    “That is about as close as it gets,” Anderson band director Patrick Brady said.

    The three bands that finished ahead of the Marching Bearcats were all Class 5A bands.

  • Cost Share applications due Sept. 30

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Conservation District is still accepting applications for the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program, according to a news release.

    Roy Toney, district chairman, reminds those who are interested in applying that the cutoff date for this year’s ranking is Sept. 30. Although applications are accepted any time of the year, those received after the deadline will not be funded until next year.