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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

  • Annual ceremony honors fallen Lawrenceburg troopers

    Kentucky State Troopers, particularly those who die in the line of duty, are never forgotten.
    Two Lawrenceburg troopers were honored last Wednesday in an annual ceremony that included several of their family members, along with representatives from the state police, sheriff’s office and city police.
    Troopers Harold J. Toll and Bobby McCoun were honored in separate ceremonies that included prayers, scripture and song in two local cemeteries.

  • Veterans gather for All Veterans Reunion
  • Auxiliary donates to lacrosse teams

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 recently donated $500 to the Anderson County Lacrosse Association.
    The check was presented at the playing field to lacrosse high school coach Jeff Koonce, senior Hunter Phillips, coach Chris Harrod, middle School coach Mike Fink, seventh grader Liam Dulaney, coach Paula Pulliam and coach Don Casciola. Auxiliary members presenting the check were Betty Butler, Nettie Halvorson and Shirley Thornberry.

  • Volunteers needed for SHIP program

    Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’s SHIP Program, a non-profit organization, has been giving a helping hand to Medicare beneficiaries for many years.
    “The focus of the SHIP Program is to educate and assist Medicare beneficiaries and the elderly in making informed decisions regarding benefits based on their circumstances and needs,” according to a news release.

  • Friends of the Library to host spring moving sale Saturday

    Friends of the Library will host its spring book sale Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Glensboro School, located at the corner of US l27 and US 62.
 

    The sale will include large selections of fiction, biographies, war, history, Kentucky authors, children’s, gardening, cookbooks, travel, westerns, science fiction, how-to, spiritual and religious books. The sale will also have books on tape and CDs, music CDs, DVD and VHS movies. There will be many bargain bundles, box lots and blue light specials since we will be moving to an undetermined location.

  • Anderson County Historical Society to meet May 23

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s presenters, Ann Gibbs and Kenneth Moffett, will discuss the life of the late Dr. Salathiel Gibbs, a long-time physician in the Glensboro area of Anderson County.
    The meeting is free.

  • Box seats available for Fair and Horse Show

    Box seats for the 141st annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available.
    The fair is scheduled for June 22-29 at the American Legion fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include four passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights, which will be held Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28.
    “This is an attractive offer and permits you to bring family members or neighbors to the horse show at no further cost to you or your guests,” fair organizers said in a press release.