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Community News

  • Parkway becomes icy mess
  • Extension offers free programs

    Anderson County Extension will offer the following free classes in February. To register, call 839-7271.

    Marriage Survival
    When: Fridays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8
    Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Do you have a good marriage that could be better with more fun and cooperative decision making. Are you stuck in the same rut, doing what you’ve always done?

  • Medical clinic awarded CVS community grant

    A local charitable group received a donation recently from CVS Caremark Charitable Trust of Rhode Island, the group announced.
    CVS donated $2,500 to the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic after Helping Hands — Heart of Community applied for the grant last summer.
    “The source of the grant is a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation, the largest provider of prescriptions in the nation,” according to a press release.

  • Woodford Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Odd Couple’

    The Woodford Theatre will be holding auditions for its upcoming production of “The Odd Couple” on Feb. 2 from 1-4 p.m. and Feb. 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Falling Springs Recreational Center.
    The theater is looking for actors to fill the roles of Oscar Madison, slovenly, easygoing, 35-50; Felix Ungar, the neat, uptight, 35-50; Card playing buddies: Speed, Murray, Roy, Vinnie, 35-50; and the Pigeon Sisters: Gwendolyn, Cecily, 25-35.
    The show is scheduled to run April 5-21.

  • Youth development program ‘Venture’ to host open house

    Venture Crew 120 will be hosting a free membership open house Jan. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church for Venturing BSA, a youth development program with the Boy Scouts of America.
    According to a press release from the organization, Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 13 years old and have completed the eighth grade, or ages 14-20.

  • Anderson Library offers February computer classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free computer classes in February.
    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: Feb. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.; Feb. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: Feb. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Introduction to e-mail

  • Free health seminar to be held Jan. 17

    A free video health seminar titled “God’s Way to Ultimate Health” will be held Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church.
    “In this dynamic seminar, the Rev. George Malkmus tells how he overcame colon cancer and other diseases more than 30 years ago by simple diet changes founded on principles found in the Bible,” according to a news release.
    Ninevah Christian Church is located at 1195 Ninevah Road in Lawrenceburg.
    For more information, contact Shawn Tucker at 502-839-3978.
     

  • Class of 1953 makes plans for high school reunion

    Event organizers of the 60th reunion for the Anderson County High School Class of 1953 are seeking information about former classmates as they plan for the reunion to be held June 14-15, 2013.
     “In an effort to make sure we include everyone, please let us hear from you,” reunion organizers said in a news release. “If you started with us as a freshman, and for any reason didn’t finish (school) with us, you are invited.”
    Widowers and widows of classmates are also invited. All events for the reunion will take place in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson Humane Society to hold spaghetti dinner fundraiser Jan.21

    The Anderson Humane Society will raise funds for its low-cost spay and neuter clinic with a spaghetti dinner Jan. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edwardo’s Pizza, located on Glensboro Road.
    The society’s board of directors and other volunteers will serve the spaghetti, and all tips and a percentage of the proceeds from the meals will be donated to the clinic for the spay-neuter program.

  • Wheels of Time donates to community organizations