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  • 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.

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  • 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.
     

  • Pierian Woman’s Club gears up for Hats Off! style show

    At the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club’s regular meeting Feb. 21, plans were underway for the annual luncheon and style show, Hats Off!, to be held Saturday, April 27 at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, according to a press release.
    Proceeds from the luncheon are used by the club for various scholarships and art awards for local high school students.
    Beginning at 11:30 a.m., a silent auction will benefit the Backpack Buddies project. Several local businesses, as well as club members, are being asked to donate auction items.

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  • News briefs: Mount Eden Ruritans to host fish fry

    The annual Mount Eden Ruritan Club Fish Fry will be held Friday, March 29 at 5 p.m. at the Mount Eden Ruritan Grounds
    Tickets are $10 and the meal includes fish, slaw, baked beans, potato wedges, dessert and drink.

    Little Prince/Princess Sale set at Turner
    A semi-annual sale to raise funds for children’s charities is scheduled for March 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Turner Elementary School.

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