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Community News

  • Youth development program ‘Venture’ to host open house

    Venture Crew 120 will be hosting a free membership open house Jan. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church for Venturing BSA, a youth development program with the Boy Scouts of America.
    According to a press release from the organization, Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 13 years old and have completed the eighth grade, or ages 14-20.

  • Anderson Library offers February computer classes

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free computer classes in February.
    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: Feb. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.; Feb. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: Feb. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

    Introduction to e-mail

  • Free health seminar to be held Jan. 17

    A free video health seminar titled “God’s Way to Ultimate Health” will be held Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Ninevah Christian Church.
    “In this dynamic seminar, the Rev. George Malkmus tells how he overcame colon cancer and other diseases more than 30 years ago by simple diet changes founded on principles found in the Bible,” according to a news release.
    Ninevah Christian Church is located at 1195 Ninevah Road in Lawrenceburg.
    For more information, contact Shawn Tucker at 502-839-3978.
     

  • Class of 1953 makes plans for high school reunion

    Event organizers of the 60th reunion for the Anderson County High School Class of 1953 are seeking information about former classmates as they plan for the reunion to be held June 14-15, 2013.
     “In an effort to make sure we include everyone, please let us hear from you,” reunion organizers said in a news release. “If you started with us as a freshman, and for any reason didn’t finish (school) with us, you are invited.”
    Widowers and widows of classmates are also invited. All events for the reunion will take place in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson Humane Society to hold spaghetti dinner fundraiser Jan.21

    The Anderson Humane Society will raise funds for its low-cost spay and neuter clinic with a spaghetti dinner Jan. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edwardo’s Pizza, located on Glensboro Road.
    The society’s board of directors and other volunteers will serve the spaghetti, and all tips and a percentage of the proceeds from the meals will be donated to the clinic for the spay-neuter program.

  • Wheels of Time donates to community organizations
  • Cornish named city’s top DUI cop
  • Atkins sworn in as city police chief
  • Zumba dance fitness classes offered

    Anderson Community Education will offer a Zumba dance fitness class every Tuesday and Thursday beginning Jan. 15 in the Saffell Street Elementary cafeteria.
    Tonjua Casey is the certified instructor for the class.
    Session I will be held from 4:15-5 p.m. Session II will be held 5:15-6 p.m.
    The cost of the class is $5 per class or $45 for 10 classes.

  • American Legion Auxiliary pledges to donate to CASA

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 has pledged to donate $100 per month for a year to the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children or CASA. This money will be paid quarterly, according to a release from the Auxiliary.
    “We are challenging every organization, business, church and individual to make a commitment to save our children by donating much needed money or by volunteering,” the release states. “Each person can make a difference.