Community News

  • Sure-fire ways to help control pet’s bad breath

    By Jane Sinnett

    Guest Columnist

    Bad breath isn’t something any of us like to talk about, but it’s a harsh reality in animals.

    It’s no fun getting a big, slobbery wet kiss from a pet that has halitosis. That’s the fancy word for bad breath. Fancy words aside, it’s still a problem that is caused by excessive build-up of odor-producing bacteria inside your pet’s mouth, lungs or even gut.

  • library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in February, according to a news release.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.


    Computer Club

    When: Thursday, Feb. 12

    Time: 10 to 11 a.m.


    Closed for President’s Day

    When: Monday, Feb. 16


    Mystery & Thriller Book Club

    When: Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Time:  10 to 11 a.m.


  • Lions Club donates bedding to local seniors

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Lions Club members helped some senior friends sleep a little better recently when members donated blankets, pillows and pillow cases to senior citizens recommended by Debbie Lottes at the Anderson Senior Center, according to a news release.

    “We may take for granted that everyone has these simple bedding items. However, what’s actually in the home might be something that has been used beyond its years,” organizers said.

    Lottes, Director of the Anderson County Senior Center, said,


    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Going into this year’s Distinguished Young Women competition, Lawrenceburg’s McKenna Lewis said she wanted to win the local competition for her late grandfather and continue her family’s strong tradition in the event.

    Mission accomplished.

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  • Frankfort Regional Hospital names wound care center after surgeon

    From staff reports

    The Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently recognized Dr. Willis P. McKee Jr., retired general surgeon, for his dedication and commitment to the hospital, community and Wound Care Center by renaming it to the “Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine.”

    “We are proud to honor Dr. McKee by renaming the Wound Care Center after him,” said Chip Peal, chief executive officer, in a news release.

  • County clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Clerk’s Office will close at noon on Christmas Eve, according to a news release.

    The office will also be closed on Christmas Day and Friday, Dec. 26. All state computers will be down.

    The office will also be closed 1 p.m. New Years Eve, New Year’s Day and Friday, Jan. 2. All state computers will be down at that time as well.

  • Circuit clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson Circuit Clerk and drivers licensing offices has announced its holiday hours, according to a news release.

    The offices will close at noon Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25 and 26. Only the written portion of the drivers license test will be given Dec. 24. No road tests will be given that day.

    The offices will be open during normal hours Dec. 31, but closed Jan. 1 and 2, 2015. Road and written driver tests will be given Dec. 31.

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    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Anderson Public Library.

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month


    The Anderson County Tourism Commission will hold its monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office.

    Community events

    Dec.8- Dec. 12