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Community News

  • 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.

  • CASA grad sworn in
  • 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.

  • Anderson County Attorney’s office announces launch of new website

    Finding information and documents related to the Anderson County Attorney’s Office just got a bit easier.
    County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis launched her office’s new website March 27, offering a variety of information and documentation.
    Located at www.andersoncountyattorneyky.com, the site includes information on child support establishment and enforcement, cold check collection, delinquent tax collection and traffic deferral, as well as forms required for these services, according to a news release from Lewis.

  • 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.