Community News

  • Girl Scout Troop 72 learns about Mexico
  • Friends of Library host moving sale

    Friends of Anderson Public Library will host a book sale on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Glensboro School, located on the Anderson County High School campus at the corner of 127 Bypass and US 62.
    The organization is moving to a different location soon and wants to make the move lighter, according to the Friends of the Library press release.
    The sale will include a variety of fiction, classics, westerns, science-fiction, biographies, self-help and motivational, war and history, decorating and cookbooks.

  • Library offers July programs

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in July.
    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.

    Windows 8 Basics
    When: July 2
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: July 10
    Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: July 11
    Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

  • Western High School celebrates 50th reunion
  • Scouts give Old Glory proper sendoff
  • Community of Promise marks 10-year anniversary

    The Anderson County Community of Promise met June 4 at the Board of Education training room to celebrate its 10-year anniversary of participating in the Community of Promise Initiative under the America’s Promise for Youth Alliance, according to a press release.
    The program began in May 2003 and has continued to grow over the last 10 years, the press release said.

  • Double bloomer
  • Master gardeners get an education in grape growing at Rising Sons

    Last Tuesday a group of local gardeners took a trip to the Rising Sons Winery in Lawrenceburg where they were to learn about the maintaining of a vineyard and growing of grapes.
    “Their wine was really good and we wanted to learn more about it,” Paula Mullins, a member of the Master Gardner’s and coordinator of the event, said.
    “The last time I came I tried nine different wines and there was only one I didn’t like.”

  • Girls, 5, donates hair to Locks of Love

    Sarah Thompson, a 5-year-old daughter of Dana and Chris Thompson, let her hair grow for more than a year so she could donate it to Locks of Love, according to a press release.
    Sarah was inspired after seeing a photo of a young girl in The Anderson News who donated her hair, and decided to donate hers so it could be made into a wig for a children who had lost their hair due to medical treatments.
    When asked how she felt about donating her hair Sarah replied, “No more tangles!”

  • Annual rabies clinic is set for Saturday

    The Anderson County Health Department, Anderson Humane Society and local veterinarians will offer a rabies clinic for dogs and cats June 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Lions Club pavilion behind the baseball fields in the Anderson County community park.
    The rabies vaccination will be $5 per animal.
    All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier, and all pets must be at least 3 months old.
    Other vaccines may be available for an additional charge, according to a press release. Cash or check will be accepted.