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  • Community Calendar 06.18.14

    Fair pageants start Saturday

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show Pageants start Sat., June 21 at 7 p.m. with the Miss Teen, Miss Pre-Teen and Princess pageants.

    •The Miss Lawrenceburg pageant will be held Mon., June 23 at 7 p.m.

    •The under 2-year-old baby show will be held Tues., June 24 at 6 p.m.

    •The 2-year-old baby girl and baby boy, 3-year-old Wee Miss and 3-year-old Wee Mister and 4-year-old Tiny Miss and Tiny Mister will be held Wed., June 25 from 6p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Wolcott will serve on 53rd Judicial Nomination Commission

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently chose Theresa C. Wolcott of Lawrenceburg to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 53rd Judicial Circuit and District.

    Wolcott is a program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and will serve on the Commission for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.

    In addition, Beshear named the following to the Commission:

    •Linda L. Griffith, of Shelbyville, is retired and shall serve until Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Natural Balance offers weight loss workshop

    Natural Balance, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg, is hosting a Weight Loss Workshop on Sunday, June 22, 1 -3pm.

    The wellness center now offers a healthy weight loss program to help people lose weight at a more rapid pace than traditional methods. The program is all natural, vegan, and gluten free.

    Samples of the protein shakes will be served at the Workshop.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.

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  • Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications for Kentucky Crafted

    Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from craft and visual artists interested in participating in Kentucky Crafted, the state-supported marketing program for professional artists.

    Kentucky Crafted provides assistance to Kentucky artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training.

    “The Kentucky Crafted Program has been an outlet for many of the state’s artists to enter the wholesale business world and expand their entrepreneurial skills,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.

  • Annual DARE Fishing Derby is Saturday

    The 10th annual Dare Fishing Derby, hosted by the Anderson County Dare Inc., Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, will be hosted at Hope Community Church Lake at 8 a.m.-11a.m.

    Registration is free for kids age 15 and under. There will be lunch from 11 a.m. to noon.

    There will be prizes for the biggest fish for age groups 10 and under and 10-15. There will also be door prizes and giveaways. Bring your own fishing pole, tackle and bait.

  • American Legion Auxiliary recaps All Veterans Reunion

    The All Veterans Reunion in Kentucky was held at American Legion Post 34 May 16-17.

    Unit 34 members who participated were Unit 34 Pres. Betty Butler, First Vice Pres. Pam Brough, Mayor Edwinna Baker, Nettie Halvorson, Lowanda McDonald, Betty Kyle and Shirley Thornberry.

    Friday, the welcome booth and vendors set up. A mural was set up with information on each war, including how many served, how many were wounded and the number that made the ultimate sacrifice.

    Pictures were on the mural of many soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Hedges is KSP ‘Trooper of the Year’

    Trooper Jack Hedges, grandson of Jack and Evelyn Hedges of Lawrenceburg and son of Patricia Diane Hedges, was honored May 14 as the 2013 Trooper of the Year from Kentucky State Police Post 12 in Frankfort.

    He received the award from Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer.

    Hedges is married to Julie Hedges and has three children - Makenzie, Natalie and Chloe Hedges.