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Community News

  • 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.

  • Featured Pet

    Humane Society Featured Pet

    Heidi, a female stray found on Dogwood, is among the pets available for adoption through the Anderson Humane Society. For more information, contact the Anderson County Humane Society at 502-839-8339 or adopt@andersonhumane.org.

  • 09-10 Community Calendar

    ACHS College Career Tailgate

    Anderson County High School will host a College Career Tailgate 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 in the front of the old schoolhouse. The goal is provide an opportunity for high school students and parents to communicate with local businesses and organizations to discuss career opportunities in Anderson County and high school/college preparations necessary for employment.

  • Community Calendar, Sept. 2, 2014

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in September:

    Computer Classes

    Digital Pictures I

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 9

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Digital Pictures II

    When: Thursday, Sept.11

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    eReaders & Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Herb Garden

    When: Tuesdays

  • Willard anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Willard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 5.

    Mr. Willard and the former Eudenia Casey were married Sept. 5, 1964 at the Pleasant Hill Christian Church. Bro. M. J. Hampton performed the ceremony.

    Mrs. Willard is a daughter of Jewell and Louise Casey. She is retired from the Soil Conservation Service. Mr. Willard is a son of Haskell and Nina Mae Willard. He is retired from Square D and is owner-operator of Alton Tool and Die.

  • Seeking donations for family affected by house fire

    Donations are requested for the Deerwester family who lost everything they owned in a house fire. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Any furniture donated can be picked up. Clothing donations can be picked up or taken to Mrs. Deerwester’s sister’s home at 1586 Clifton Road. She can be reached at 320-1255.

    The mother wears a size 16W pants and 1X shirts. She needs blouses and dress clothing for her job, but anything would be appreciated.

    The 19-year-old daughter wears a 5-6 size woman’s sized pants and a small to medium sized shirts.