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Community News

  • Cucumbers from above
  • Candidates file for city council, school board

    From staff reports

    Each member of the Lawrenceburg City Council had filed for re-election this fall as of early Tuesday afternoon.

    The deadline to file was 4 p.m.

    The only other person to file for a spot on the council was Joe Marshall, who ran previously but was not elected.

    Also as of midday Tuesday, two incumbents had filed for school board seats, along with one newcomer.

  • Winners named in annual Home, Craft Garden Fair

    From staff reports

    Following are the result of the 2016 Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Tuesday and sponsored by the Anderson County Extension office.

    Best of show

    Sewing (Children Clothing)- Linda Marean

    Quilting (Wall Hanging)- Linda Marean

    Needlework- Jean Ann Riley

    Antique (Cloth Collection) - Betty Parrott

    Baking (Vegetable Bread)- Evelyn Smith

    Horticulture (Banana Peppers): Darlene Terrell

    Art (Acrylic)- Joan Beard

  • Calendar of events

    July 27

    Noon — Card Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Chair yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center

    July 28

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    9 a.m. — Exercise room open, pool table open, games, Wii, errands and shopping at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Rotary Club meets at the Anderson Public Library

    5:30 p.m. — Kiwanis Club of Lawrenceburg meets at Heavens to Betsy

  • Pokemon Go craze a big hit in Anderson County, too

    A Pokemon is nearby.

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the latest fad — Pokemon Go.

    The game, which is a free download for phones or mobile devices, has players young and old, meandering all over town in search of virtual creatures to capture.

    “The main goal is to find as many different types of Pokemon as you can. In order to find Pokemon and hatch Pokeman eggs, the player has to walk around, often exploring the areas around them,” Jordan Arnold, 19, explained.

  • Hollander installed as district governor

    Lion Guy Hollander, right, of the Lawrenceburg Lions Club is shown after he was recently installed to the office of district governor for Lions District 43T. ‘It is an honor to be elevated to this position and I hope the next year will be a success both in service and in membership growth,’ he said in a news release. District 43T raised more than $150,000 in community service funds and performed 6,000 hours of community service, according to the news release. Shown with Hollander are, from left, Lions Carol Hollander, Diane Corlew and Bob Corlew.

  • Woman, five kids homeless after fire on Sea Ridge Road

    A woman and five children were left homeless when a fire destroyed their home early Monday morning at 1169 Sea Ridge Road.

    Anderson County Fire Chief said a call came in just after midnight, but by the time firefighters arrived the doublewide home was fully involved.

    “Nobody was home when we got there, thank God,” Krogman said. “There were no injuries, including fire-fighters.”

    Krogman said it remained unclear Monday afternoon what sparked the blaze.

  • Anderson Humane Society pets of the week
  • Donation for Senior Center
  • He found the Hound

    Bobby Wilder shows off his coffee cup and Dairy Queen gift card after his name was drawn in our Find the News Hound contest. He is a first-time winner and was uncertain what he would buy with his gift card. To play, find the Hound (he hangs out in an advertisement) each week, and fill out the entry form located in each edition of The Anderson News. Those who find the Hound are entered in a weekly drawing to win a special ‘I found the News Hound’ coffee mug and $5 gift certificate to Dairy Queen.