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  • Anderson Public Library offers November computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free computer classes in November. All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up.

    Introducation to the Internet
    When: Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to noon
    Let’s go surfing! This class will introduce you to the internet. Topics include: using the internet, website addresses, navigating a website, conducting a simple search, understanding email and social networking. Pre-registration is required.

  • Student competes in Miss Kentucky County Fair

    Mayson Leigh ‘Baylee’ McKenzie recently competed in the 2012 Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair Pageant on Oct. 20 at The Crown Plaza in Louisville.  
    McKenzie competed against 84 additional contestants from all of the state in an interview, semi-formal and formal event.

  • ‘Coach Rupp’ to come to Lawrenceburg

    The Anderson County Humanities Council will provide residents with an opportunity to spend some quality time with the legendary UK basketball coach, Adolph Rupp, in a free Chautauqua presentation held Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Emma B. Ward Elementary library.
    According to the humanities council’s press release, “During the 42 years he coached at the University of Kentucky, Adolph Rupp (1901-1977) raised basketball to near-religious status in the commonwealth.

  • Hundreds receive free flu shot during health department clinic
  • Odd park critter draws humorous, curious guesses from Facebook friends

    What the heck is that thing?
    That’s what we asked those who like us on Facebook after a police officer shared a surveillance camera photo of an animal passing through the county park.
    The response was significant, with 51 people posting guesses and others sharing the photo with their own Facebook friends.

  • Community briefs: 10-24-12

    Commons 4 Kids charity to hold fundraiser
    Commons 4 Kids, a Lawrenceburg non-profit organization that donates trading cards to charities, is collecting donations and sports memorabilia to be auctioned with all proceeds going to the Sunrise Children’s Home in Mt. Washington.
    The fundraiser will begin Oct. 19 and end Dec. 1. Donations may be made in cash to Commons 4 Kids founder Jerry Milburn at Jerry@commons4kids.org, through Paypal at Commons4Kids.com, or directly made at sunrise.org.  

  • Holiday seminar to be held Nov. 9

    The Fort Harrod Holiday Seminar will be held Nov. 9 at the Boyle County Extension Office. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch, door prizes, handouts, holiday presentations and a holiday fashion show.
    Holiday desserts, Wild Thyme Holiday Cooking, best cuts of beef from a whole rib eye, and a demonstration on how to use items from your yard to reduce decorating costs are on the program. “Displays of holiday wreaths and a demonstration on Geo-mesh will get you in the mood for decorating,” event organizers said.  

  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center teams up with Kosair Children’s Hospital

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently announced a partnership with Kosair Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville for specialty pediatric care.
    By partnering with one of the country’s top-ranked children’s hospitals, Frankfort Regional will receive additional support for pediatric care, according to a news release.
    Subspecialists from Kosair Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics have begun seeing patients in Frankfort on a rotating basis.

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