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Community News

  • Grill Off raises funds for clinic
  • Project Restoration holds prayer walk
  • Job fair scheduled Oct. 17 for veterans

    Job seekers who are transitioning personnel, veterans, members of the National Guard, reservists and their dependents will have an opportunity to meet nearly 30 employers at an Oct. 17 job fair, according to a news release.
    The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Northeast Christian Church, 990 Star Shoot Parkway, Lexington. The free event is sponsored by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training (OET).

  • Senior Center to host fish fry

    The Anderson County Senior Center will host a fish fry, sponsored by the Alton Ruritan Club, on Oct. 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    The dinner costs $8 each and includes a meal of fried fish, French fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, dessert, drink and entertainment. The dinner is $4 for children under the age of 6.
    Music by David Perkins and Rick Hanks will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Proceeds to benefit the seniors of Anderson County.
     

  • ‘Rebel in the White House’ comes to Lawrenceburg

    On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Anderson County Humanities Council will provide residents with an opportunity to hear the story of Emilie Todd Helm, portrayed by Betsy Smith, at the “Rebel in the White House 1836-1930” program at 7 p.m. at the Saffell Street Elementary library.
    According to a press release from the Humanities Council, “As the sister of Mary Todd Lincoln and the wife of Confederate Gen. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Emilie Todd Helm had a front row view of history during and after the Civil War.

  • Library offers computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer free computer classes to the computer in October. Class space is limited to five students each and students will use the library’s laptop computers. All classes are subject to cancellation. For more information, contact Athena Gentry at 839-6420.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Oct. 9 or Oct. 23
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Happy retirement
  • Coroner awards prizes
  • Pedal tractor winners
  • Community briefs: 9-26-12

    VFW, Auxiliary  to sponsor youth
    scholarship competitions
    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4075 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two contests for youth in the community.
    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades 9-12. It is a three to five minute audio-essay on the subject “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant.”
    First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250, respectively, and be eligible for district, state and national scholarships.