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  • News briefs: 4-17-13

    High school FFA to host plant sale Saturday
    The Anderson County High School FFA will be holding its annual spring greenhouse fundraiser starting Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    All proceeds of the sale will go to FFA students and the agriculture program, according to event organizers.
    Plants to be sold include a wide variety of flowers, flower baskets, ferns, mixed planters, tomatoes, peppers, basil and more.

  • Rite-Aid announces upcoming fundraiser events for Children’s Miracle Network

    The Lawrenceburg Rite-Aid will be hosting the following events to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, according to a news release.
    Rite-Aid will be hosting a bake sale on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and a yard sale and cook out on April 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Raffle tickets for UK mementos and Mother’s Day baskets will also be available, the news release states.
    All money raised will benefit the UK Children’s Hospital, according to the Rite-Aid news release.

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  • Four Roses’ new limited edition features 13-year-old barrel strength bourbon

    This spring, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2013 Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon, which will be bottled at barrel strength and feature spicy characteristics of cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar, according to a press release.
    Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge personally selected a 13-year-old bourbon that uses Four Roses’ recipe coded OBSK, one of 10 uniquely handcrafted bourbon recipes produced by the Lawrenceburg-based distillery.

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet April 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • Mount Eden Saddle Club to host horse show

    The Mount Eden Saddle Club will be hosting a horse show April 13 at 6 p.m.
    The show will include youth, adult western, gaited pleasure and contest classes.
    The Mount Eden Ruritan grounds are located on Mt Eden Road/Highway 53.
    For more information contact Leslie Smitha at 502-321-8166, Sharon Gilbert at 502-738-9741, Chasidy Hawkins at 502-680-0497 or Brooke Gilbert 502-902-1754.
    Visit www.mtedensaddleclub.weebly.com or check out the Mt. Eden Saddle Club on its Facebook page.
    2013 show schedule:
    April 13, 6 p.m.
    May 11, 6 p.m.

  • Legion sponsors high school oratorical contest

    The American Legion Area B High School Oratorical Scholarship contest was held in Lawrenceburg on Feb. 10.
    There were two students, one from Northern Kentucky and one from Frankfort, competing. John Mullins served as an escort for the students. Betty Butler and Bobby Thornberry served as time keepers. There were three judges, those from Lawrenceburg were Bobbi Cubert, Bridget Wells and one from out of town.

  • Extension offers free ‘body wise’ course

    The Anderson County Extension Office is offering a short course on “ Becoming Body Wise” starting April 16 as part of the Weight – The Reality Series. The 1 1/2 hour class includes a walk in the park after each meeting. Some of the topics are “How Do You See Your Body? Shed 5 Pounds with Wardrobe Basics,” “Face Shape and Hair Care,” and “Building a Wardrobe and Color for You.” This free three-session class begins Tuesday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m.
    Call the Anderson County Extension Office to register at 502-839-7271.

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  • Legion and city egg hunt draws hundreds to park

    The Easter egg hunt sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the Legion and the city of Lawrenceburg was held March 30.
    This egg hunt was thought to be the largest attendance ever, according to an Auxiliary press release.
    The 8,000 eggs were filled with candy by seven AYCC members and 60 Beta Club members as well as Auxiliary ladies and other volunteers. There was $120 in 5- and 1-dollar bills placed in many of the eggs. There were four age groups and a special needs group with three prize baskets for each group. Several Auxiliary members made the prize baskets.