Community News

  • Drive-thru open at clerk’s office

    After nearly a year in its new location at the corner of Main Street and Glensboro Road, the Anderson County Clerk’s Office last week opened its drive-thru window.

    The office, which was formerly a bank building, came equipped with the necessary equipment to operate a drive-thru, and Clerk Jason Denny said it took some time to get everything up and running to use it.

    “It makes us only the second clerk’s office in Kentucky with drive-thru service,” Denny said.

  • Courts, DMV to close for renovations

    Renovations to the Anderson County Courthouse will force the closure of the Circuit and District courts, along with the driver’s license office later this month, according to a news release from Circuit Court Clerk Pam Robinson’s office.

    The offices will be closed Thursday, Aug. 27 to complete the installation of new infrastructure, the news release said.

    The offices will resume normal business hours the following day, according to a news release.

  • Free eats for a year
  • Retiring director ‘will be missed’

    When Debbie Lottes began her career assisting senior citizens 25 years ago, all she wanted to do what help them solve their problems.

    First, she had to learn how.

    “When I started I was gung-ho to make their lives better,” Lottes following a retirement party in her honor last week at the Anderson Senior Center.

    “But I had to learn that it couldn’t be my version of better, it had to be their version of better, and that’s hard to do.

  • Flute gathering celebrates diversity, heritage

    Amid smoke and fire and the rhythmic beat of a drum the Azteca dancers performed the “Singing of the Flower” or “One Flower” dance of the ancient Mexica people from Mexico City on the Lawrenceburg Green last Saturday.

    The dancers, dressed in elaborate regalia and headdresses made of long pheasant feathers that swirl with each calculated twist of the dancer’s neck, move in unison to the percussive beat of the drum as they form a circle.

  • Winners named in 2015 Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    Following are those who placed in the recent Anderson County Home, Craft and Garden Fair, held at the Anderson Extension office.

    Names are listed in order of finish.

    Antiques Department – Best of Show – Bobby Gritton

    Metal/Tin - Collection - Jane Taylor, Dixie Willing, Marvin Smith

    Paper – Collection – Jane Taylor

    Jewelry – Collection – Nancy Baker, Jane Taylor

    Wood – Individual Item – Bobby Terrell, Brenda Gritton, Jane Taylor

  • His 1969 Mustang is not for sale

    The year was 1970 and Lawrenceburg’s Harold Johnson was driving a convertible 1962 Ford Galaxy that simply had to go.

    “My wife didn’t like it. With the top down, it got her hair messed up,” said Johnson, who ironically was waiting patiently outside of a local beauty parlor last Friday morning as his wife was getting her hair done.

    So Johnson did what any good husband would do: he traded in the Galaxy for a very sharp 1969 Ford Mustang that he still has today.

  • Century Bank – Friends. Neighbors. Banking Professionals.

    During the 15 years Century Bank has been in business, it has become known for many things.

    It is the only locally owned and operated bank in Anderson County.

    It provides a full suite of deposit, loan and online services.

    It provides friendly, knowledgeable customer service.

    But above all else, Century Bank is known for being a place where customers are comfortable knowing they are dealing with people they know and trust.

  • 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.