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Community News

  • Lawrenceburg veteran has Memorial Day to remember

    Anderson County native Tom Ritchey served in the U. S. Army from 1957 to 1959, and recently was able to get back in touch with a fellow soldier he served with at the Pentagon.

    Ritchey served with Allan O’Brien as part of the Pentagon’s motor pool, and had not seen nor heard from him since they finished their time together in 1959.

  • It’s official: Anderson County is Work Ready

    A Work Ready Community sign unveiling took place last Wednesday at the Anderson County Board of Education.

    Earlier this year, Anderson County was named one of only a few Kentucky Work Ready Communities, when it became one of only 34 other counties throughout the state to hold this certificate. Superintendent Sheila Mitchell said that the Work Ready plan will prepare students better than before as Anderson County provides opportunities for additional soft-skill course work and certificates.

  • News Briefs

    Linzey completes

    basic training

    Marine Corp Pvt. Austin Linzey recently finished a 13-week basic training program at Parris Island in South Carolina.

    While there he was trained in first-aid, water survival skills, marksmanship tactics and other related topics. His training also included custom traditions and history of the armed forces. Upon completion of his training he received an award for expert in marksmanship.

    Seeberger honored

    for high ACT score

  • Auxiliary seeks help gathering coupons for troops

    The American Legion Auxiliary Post 34 in Lawrenceburg has been clipping and collecting coupons for our military overseas for eight to 10 years, and needs the help of volunteers to increase the amount of coupons it’s able to send. Currently the American Legion is shipping its coupons to an Air Force Base in Ramstein, Germany.

  • Proposed health budget cuts spending 24 percent

    No increase in property taxes, the lowest spending level in five years and ongoing gains in surplus revenue are highlights of the proposed budget the Anderson County Board of Health was expected to consider Tuesday night, according to information released Monday afternoon by Public Health Director Tim Wright.

    Spending in the proposed budget would decrease a whopping 24 percent from the previous year’s budget, coming in at just over $1 million, a $320,000 decrease from the previous year.

  • Graham participates in Campbellsville’s Kids Colleges

    Food. Science. Archery. Art. Computers.

    Students in grades third through eighth, including Evan Graham of Lawrenceburg, were offered opportunities to broaden the scope of their interests and interact with other young people at Campbellsville University in the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center from June 5-8.

    Students were able to choose two sessions from the following: Cool Scientist, Amazing Art, Sharp Shooting Archery, Cooking Up A Storm and Microsoft Office Fun with Computer Programming for Kids for July only.

  • Report: State’s general fund receipts increase 4.8 percent

    The state’s budget director reported last Friday that May’s general fund receipts rose 4.8 percent compared to May of last year, an increase of $33.8 million.

    Total revenues for the month were $739.6 million, compared to $705.8 million during May 2016. Receipts have now grown 1.5 percent for the first 11 months of fiscal year 2017.

  • Five times the joy for local grandmother

    By now, most of Kentucky has heard of the Driskall quintuplets that were born in the beginning of May at University of Kentucky. What some might not know is that one of those quintuplets grandmothers lives right here in Anderson County.

    Ann Beasley grew up in Anderson County and graduated from Anderson County High School. She is now the grandmother to five thriving grandchildren, and can’t wait for the day she can hold each one of the five babies.

  • Sweet recognition for Main Street shop owners

    Local downtown retail shop, Sweet Mash, has been invited to be apart of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair’s Higher Proof Expo this Saturday, June 10, in Louisville.

    The expo has been called a “bourbon fantasy camp,” where people from all over the nation will come to get a taste of the bourbon industry in Kentucky.

  • Wild Turkey, Four Roses to host inaugural Hometown Social

    Four Roses has teamed up with Wild Turkey to host a first time event called Hometown Social. The event will take place in downtown Lawrenceburg on Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., and is open to ticket holders. Tickets can be purchased for $150 to $200 a person, and will be sold until the event sales out. Even without a ticket, locals will still be able to experience some aspects of the event. Shops on Main Street will be open, and some parts of the event will be able to be enjoyed by those strolling through the downtown area.