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Community News

  • Is God watching over Beaver Lake residence?

    By Janie Bowen

    When Melinda Campbell came across a moth that had what looked like a cross with Jesus on it, she took a second look.

    She found the moth in her Beaver Lake home and tried to catch it but couldn’t but she did get a picture.

    When you look at it closely it does resemble the cross with Jesus.

    When she brought the photos into the office she wasn’t sure what kind of moth it was but she referred to it as the Jesus moth.

  • Anderson County Friends of the Library raises more than $550

    Friends of the Anderson Library raised $551.85 from their book sale June 28.

    The total included $488.35 raised from book sales, $35 from T-shirt sales, $18.50 from donations and $10 from memberships.

    This past book sale featured a generous donation from the family of the late Dr. Ira V. Birdwhistell, a religion professor at Georgetown College.

    The donation consisted of Birdwhistell’s entire religious studies book collection, more than 40 boxes of books.

  • Community Calendar: 07-09-14

    Claylick UMC hosts “God’s Game Plan” July 26-27
    Claylick United Methodist Church will host God’s Game Plan, a Vacation Bible School for children in grades pre-K and up, July 26-27.
    The two-day event uses sports themes to help share the message of Jesus and faith with children.
    “God’s Game Plan” starts Sat., July 26, with breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m.
    The day will conclude at 3:15 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

  • Rotary directors named

    The 2014-2015 directors of the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club pose for a group photo during a recent banquet. Pictured are, front row, from left, Jerry Shaw, president; David Brown, president elect for 2015-2016; Chris Thompson, secretary; Jason Hanks, treasurer; Kevin Bierly, sergeant-at-arms; Gabe Uebel, past president; Capp Turner, club service director and Brain Shulz, international service director.

  • Goodbye Rita

    The Anderson News bookkeeper Rita Adams turned in her pen and Rolodex last week to pursue new interests. The staff at the News gave her an etched vase commemorating her 20 years with the newspaper.

  • CASA for Kids Golf Scramble raised money for training volunteers

    More advocates are needed to be a voice

    of children in court

    By Chris Hamilton

    Publisher

    Sometimes good deeds take more than just a big heart. They need money.

    CASA of the Bluegrass generated some for its cause June 14 by way of the CASA for Kids Golf Scramble. With 23 golfers and nearly 50 sponsors, including the major sponsor Humana, Anderson County’s ad-hoc committee for fund-raising took in $5,500 to carry out its mission to provide a voice for abused, neglected or dependent children involved in family court.

  • Dylan Reaves graduates from Denison University

    Dylan Fowler Reaves was among 521 graduates awarded diplomas at Denison University’s 173rd commencement Sat., May 17.

    Reaves, a resident of Lawrenceburg, was awarded a degree from Denison by Pres. Adam Weinberg.

    Reaves graduated with a major in religion and minors in philosophy and in sociology/anthropology. He served as a senior fellow for the sociology/anthropology department.

    During the ceremonies, Joshua Goldman delivered the senior class address, “What are you doing after graduation?”

  • Reading Patriot

    Fellow Patriot Mikey, a fourth grader at Saffell Street Elementary School, is excited to share the historic adventures of Rush Revere & Liberty with his friends in Mrs. Hamel’s class as he receives a book donation from Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh. Mikey was entered into the contest to tell why your school is great. He and other entrants received a classroom set of “Rush Revere” and the “Brave Pilgrims” for entering.

  • Anderson Chamber needs volunteers at Kentucky State Fair

    It all began in 1827 when the county was founded and has evolved into the great community its residents know today.

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is taking this story on the road. The Chamber is headed to the Pride of the Counties at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 14-24.

    Sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau, the Pride of the Counties offers fairgoers the opportunity to visit booths from many Kentucky counties and learn about the wonderful things each has to offer.

  • County Clerks pay it forward