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  • 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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  • Red Cross blood donors now eligible to enter in giveaways May 23-31

    To support summer holiday donations, all Red Cross blood donors who come to donate blood at a Red Cross blood drive between May 23 and May 31 will be entered into prize giveaways with a chance to win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards, according to a press release from the Red Cross.
    Donate blood at the Red Cross Chapter House at 318 Washington St. on May 24 or May 31; Dept. of Environmental Protection at 200 Fair Oaks Ln. on May 30 or May 31; Capital Complex East at 1024 Capital Center Dr. on May 31.  

  • Poker run to benefit veteran causes

    A poker run to benefit veteran causes is scheduled for June 8 at S&B Cycles, 865 North Main St., Lawrenceburg.
    The Second Brigade M/C fourth annual Memorial Run in memory of Scott Harper, organizers said, and will leave from S&B Cycles at noon.
    Registration begins at 10 a.m.
    Proceeds will be used to “adopt” veterans at the Thompson-Hood Veterans Hospital in Wilmore, organizers said.
    There will be raffles, door prizes and the first 50 people to sign in will get a free T-shirt.

  • Learn how to brew beer, grow garden through library’s June classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in June.
    All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops.
     Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: June 4
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Intro to the Internet
    When: June 6
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Introduction to e-mail
    When: June 11