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Community News

  • Community briefs: 12-4-13

    Diabetes program
    to meet Dec. 10
    The Anderson County Health Department will host its diabetes support program next Tuesday, Dec. 10, according to a news release.
    It will meet in the health department’s community room from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    The department kicked off the revitalization of its diabetes support group on Nov. 12.

  • Not only may you not get to keep your insurance plan under Obamacare, you might not be able to keep your doctor

    By Molly Burchett
    Kentucky Health News
    Part of the sales pitch for the federal health-care reform law was that people could keep their doctors, but many Americans and some Kentuckians won’t because insurers are excluding some hospitals and doctors from policies in an effort to make the new, standardized plans on the insurance exchanges more affordable.

  • Charity receives $500 ‘Going the Extra Mile’ award
  • Miss Rodeo USA visits Lawrenceburg
  • Auxiliary to host Lunch with Santa

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 is sponsoring Lunch with Santa at the American Legion clubhouse on Dec. 8 from 1-3 p.m.
    This event is free and includes sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks and a photo with Santa.

  • Satterly among new 62 new Kentucky State Troopers

    Lawrenceburg resident Joshua Satterly was among 62 new troopers presented with diplomas during a ceremony Tuesday in Frankfort, the Kentucky State Police announced.
    Satterly attended the Kentucky State Police Academy after serving with the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    He was assigned to the state police post in Ashland.

  • American Red Cross plans three blood drives

    The Franklin County chapter of the American Red Cross have announced three pre-Thanksgiving blood drives.
    A two-day drive is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church, located on Ninevah Road.
    Both drives will include free chili for those who sign up to donated.
    Another drive is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kroger store in Lawenceburg.
    Donors at both drives can also receive a free four-week trial subscription to The Anderson News.

  • Veterans service held at American Legion

    From staff reports
    The American Legion Auxiliary and Legion members conducted a veterans service Nov. 10 at the Legion fairgrounds, according to a press release.
    Unit 34 President Betty Butler welcomed everyone and Chaplain Dolores Mefford had an opening prayer. Post 34 Commander Bill Sloan led the Pledge of Allegiance. Junior member Anna Boyles sang the National Anthem and “amazed everyone with her beautiful voice,” according to event organizers.

  • ACE presents ‘Mary Todd Lincoln’ at library Friday

    Anderson Community Education will be hosting a night of ‘Kentucky storytelling” by Trish Clark, who will portray Mary Todd Lincoln, on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
    The Kentucky Chautauqua presentation “Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided” will be held at the Anderson Public Library and is sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club.

  • Community briefs: 11-13-13

    Early Kentucky Craftsman Fair
    to be held Nov. 15
    An “Early Kentucky Craftsman Fair,” hosted by Friends of Fort Harrod, will be held Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the James Harrod Convention Center, Fort Harrod State Park, 100 South College Street, Harrodsburg. “Craftsmen and women will be selling 18th century historical clothing, weaving, beadwork, leather goods, knives, black powder guns and accoutrements,” event organizers said. There will be a silent auction and drawing for door prizes.