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Community News

  • High school volunteers brighten community clinic
  • Maynard Studios celebrates grand opening
  • Library offers One Book One Bluegrass events

    The Anderson Public Library, in participation with the central Kentucky 2013 One Book One Bluegrass community program, will be offering the following programs in April.
    This year’s book is “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern. The month’s events at central Kentucky libraries will culminate in a final Night Circus Gala in Lexington on April 20.
    For more information about One Book One Bluegrass, contact Tami Elam at Anderson Public Library at 839-6420 or visit the reading program’s website at www.lexpublib.org/OneBook2013.

  • Library announces April classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in April.
    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: April 2, 10-11:30 a.m.
    Introduction to Internet
    When: April 2, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Introduction to email
    When: April 4, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Introduction to Word Part 1

  • Nominations open for 2014 Teacher of the Year awards

    Nominations are now open for the 2014 Kentucky Teacher Awards, according to a press release from the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Any full-time public school teacher with at least three years of experience is eligible, the release said.
    “Students, parents, teaching peers, principals, superintendents or anyone from the community who has an interest in honoring an outstanding educator may nominate a teacher for this award,” according to KDE.

  • Callahan completes Marine Corps training

    PFC Robert Shawn Callahan graduated from Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, SC., on Dec. 7, and Marine Combat Training at Camp Gieger, NC, on Feb. 12, his family announced.
    Callahan is now stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., for additional training for approximately six weeks, and will then be sent to a duty station, his parents said.
    His parents, Bobby and Donna Callahan, said they “want to express how proud they are for his decision to serve our country.”

  • First Baptist to host Relay dinner

    First Baptist Church will host a dinner March 27 from 5-6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in the Fireside Room.
    The dinner will cost $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under.
    All proceeds raised with go to Anderson County Relay for Life.
    The annual Relay for Life event will held this year June 21-22, 2013, at the American Legion city park from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  • New Eagle Scout
  • Community food drive to help seniors in need

    The Anderson County Senior Center, Open Hands Pantry and Comfort Keepers are joining forces for a two-week food drive at the end of March to provide food to 200 Anderson County senior citizens, according to a press release from Comfort Keepers.

  • Anderson County Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library.
    The speaker, Ms. Shirley Tierney, will discuss the history of the Freeman-Mann Furniture Store in Lawrenceburg. The meeting is free and open to the public.