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  • 9/11 remembered

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  • 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.

  • Auxiliary members attend national convention

    From staff reports

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion held their national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on Aug. 21-28. Those attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit 34, First Vice President and Department Second Vice President Betty Butler, along with Shirley and Bobby Thornberry. This was the 96th national convention for the legion, 94th for the auxiliary and 43rd for the Sons of the Legion.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club resumes schedule

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club returns to its regular monthly meeting schedule Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m., rather than 7 p.m., at the Anderson Public Library.

    The earlier time will allow members to sign up for committees for the coming months’ projects.

    Beginning Oct. 16, book discussions will start at 6:30 p.m. and programs will start at 7 p.m., followed by business meetings.

    The first book to be read this fall is “Lost Light,” a Harry Bosch mystery by Michael Connelly.

  • Honoring local first responders
  • Curtsinger- Brown reunion set for Sept. 20

    The Curtsinger and Brown families will have a reunion 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Anderson County Community Park Extension Building.

    Descendents of Blanche Gilbert, J.R., Lucy Belle, Eugene and Betty are also invited. All family and friends are invited.

    For more information, contact Angela Ervin Fields at 680-0538.