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Community News

  • Anderson Retired Teachers to meet Monday

    The Anderson County Retired Teachers will meet Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at First Christian Church.
    The group asks members to bring a non-perishable item for Open Hands food pantry, and a hors d’ oeuvre to share.
     

  • Pearl Harbor veterans invited to luncheon

    A buffet luncheon will be held for Pearl Harbor survivors, veterans and public Dec. 7 at noon at the Oleika Shrine Temple, located at 326 Southland Drive in Lexington.
    The lunch is $10 per person.
    The speaker will be Thomas R. Emerson, historian and retired Kentucky assistant attorney general.
    For reservations, call Don Dixon at 859-277-5008 or Doyle Rambo at 859-536-6925.
     

  • Annual Christmas home tour set for Sunday

    The Lawrenceburg Gamma Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma will host its 16th Christmas Home Tour on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
    The homes on this year’s tour are Bill and Barbara Bryant, 527 South Main St.; Rod and Beth Swartz, 419 South Main St.; the T.B. Ripy home, 320 South Main St.; and Ron and Marlene Yung, 643 North Main St., all in Lawrenceburg.
    The local chapter held its first home tour in 1995.

  • Time running out for Santa letters

    If you think you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your holiday letters to The Anderson News.
    For the 35th consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children. Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.
    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the e-mail letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.

  • Farmers Bank gets in the Halloween spirit
  • Pierian Club taking orders for bourbon balls, buckeye candies

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club’s primary fundraising endeavor is in full swing. Hundreds of tins of bourbon balls ($12 per dozen) and buckeyes (peanut-butter balls, $7 per dozen) are being created for holiday gifting. To order, call Sue Litkenhus at 502-839-6659.

  • Band of Brothers helps with Healing Field clean up
  • Relay for Life to host House of Trees fundraiser

    Anderson County Relay for Life will host its annual House of Trees fundraiser Nov. 24-25 at the Eagle Lake Convention and Expo Center in Lawrenceburg.
    The event will take place starting Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-4 p.m.
    Local organizations, churches and businesses decorate and donate themed Christmas trees, wreaths and centerpieces to be sold in a silent auction with all proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society.

  • Friends of the Library plan book sale

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will have a Thanksgiving book sale Saturday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner of US 62 and US 127 Bypass in the historic Glensboro school building.
    The group has received a large donation of children’s books and has rearranged most sections to make browsing and shopping easier, according to a news release.

  • Annual Lawrenceburg Toy Run to be held Nov. 18

    The 13th annual Lawrenceburg Toy Run will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 from 12-2 p.m. to benefit Lawrenceburg’s underprivileged children.
    Motorcyclists will meet at the Lawrenceburg Walmart at noon and leave at 2 p.m. for a brief motorcycle ride ending at Wash’s Cycle, located at 1534 Alton Road in Lawrenceburg.
    Toy donations should be new, unwrapped toys and all toys will be donated to the city fire department to be distributed to children at Christmas, event organizers said.