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  • Girls, 5, donates hair to Locks of Love

    Sarah Thompson, a 5-year-old daughter of Dana and Chris Thompson, let her hair grow for more than a year so she could donate it to Locks of Love, according to a press release.
    Sarah was inspired after seeing a photo of a young girl in The Anderson News who donated her hair, and decided to donate hers so it could be made into a wig for a children who had lost their hair due to medical treatments.
    When asked how she felt about donating her hair Sarah replied, “No more tangles!”
     

  • Annual rabies clinic is set for Saturday

    The Anderson County Health Department, Anderson Humane Society and local veterinarians will offer a rabies clinic for dogs and cats June 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Lions Club pavilion behind the baseball fields in the Anderson County community park.
    The rabies vaccination will be $5 per animal.
    All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier, and all pets must be at least 3 months old.
    Other vaccines may be available for an additional charge, according to a press release. Cash or check will be accepted.

  • Auxiliary donates $500 to Crusade for Children
  • Family reunion to be held Saturday

    The Lester and Sarah Goodlett family reunion will be held Saturday, June 15 at Misty Valley Wedding Chapel in Shelbyville from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Bring your favorite dish and drink. “If you have old or new pictures please bring them to share,” a press release said.
    There is a creek for the children to enjoy but they must wear shoes, according to event organizers.
    For more information contact Sharon at 502-834-7448.
     

  • Family celebrates birthday by donating pet supplies
  • Frankfort Regional receives highest rating for patient safety

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center received an “A” rating for the second consecutive report on patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2013 report card - Hospital Safety Scores, according to a press release.  
    The score reflects Frankfort Regional’s overall performance in keeping patients safe from infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors. Frankfort Regional also received an “A” rating in the previous report in November 2012, according to the press release.

  • Donate blood for chance to win car, tickets

    Those 18 and older who register to donate blood with the Kentucky Blood Center will be entered to win a 2013 Toyota Prius, the agency announced.
    Those who register will also be entered to win two tickets to see Jimmy Buffett at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati on July 16, according to a news release.
    The agency will accept blood donations Tuesday, June 11 from 12:30 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg.
    Donors are entered to win the vehicle each time they donate blood through Sept. 13.

  • ‘Dig into Reading’ summer program begins at public library

    The Anderson Public Library will kick off its summer reading program ‘Dig into Reading’ June 24 through July 17.
    For more information on programs, contact Sherry Noon at the library at 502-839-6420 or visit the library’s website at andersonpubliclibrary.org.

    Toddlers programs
    When: June 24, July 1, July 8 and July 15
    Time: 10-10:30 a.m.

    Friday morning movies
    When: June 28-July 19
    Time: 10 a.m.

    Family night
    When: June 28, will feature Tom Seiling

  • Pierian Woman’s Club awards student art show prizes, scholarships

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club awarded cash prizes at its May 16 meeting to high school student winners in the art contest and exhibition held May 11 in the Anderson County High School auditorium lobby.
    First, second and third place prizes were awarded for painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and mixed media.
    Winners were Glenna Curry, Sydney Jessee, Elizabeth Jones, Christina Watson, Katie Davis, Mary Osborn, Sarah Cubert, Kelsey Mullins, Hallie Morgan, Megan Adkins and Forrest Coffey.

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