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Community News

  • Historical society to meet June 28

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. June 28 in the old section of Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
    The program will be about the lives and contributions of some former Anderson countians. Event organizers ask that those attending park at the cemetery and are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes. This meeting is free and open to the public.
     

  • Girl Scout Troop 1060 tours newspaper
  • Scouts give Old Glory proper sendoff
  • 2012 Fair and Horse Show features new pageant

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show, in addition to a variety of horse shows, also offers another kind of competition — pageants.
    For the 140th Fair and Horse Show, one new pageant is being added to the schedule of events — the Mrs. Lawrenceburg pageant.
    “We’ve had interest over the last couple of years, hopefully, within the next couple of years, we’ll able to send our winner to the Mrs. State competition,” said pageant organizer Carolyn Cole.

  • Radio hams converge here this weekend for national event

    Anderson County’s “hams” will join thousands of amateur radio operators by showing off their emergency operations June 23-24 in the county park, according to a news release.
    This annual field day event is the climax of the week-long amateur radio week sponsored by ARRL, the national association for amateur radio.
    Using only emergency power supplies, ham operators will contact emergency stations in parks, shopping malls, schools and backyards across the country.

  • Auxiliary presents donation to Crusade for Children
  • Fumes mistaken for gas leak in state office

    Employees at the Cabinet for Families and Children, located at 117 1/2 Hilltop Drive, were evacuated from their office on Thursday morning to investigate a potential gas leak.
    Major Sue Johnson with Anderson County Emergency Management said employees had recently been complaining of scratchy throats and headaches.
    “According to the firefighters, it smelled like electrical wires burning,” Johnson said.  

  • Clark becomes member of Financial Services Institute

    Local financial advisor Ken Clark, of K E Clark & Associates Financial Services, recently announced he has become a member of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) in Washington, D.C., according to a news release.
    FSI advocates for Main Street Americans’ access to unbiased, affordable financial advice, delivered by a growing network of over 35,000 independent financial advisor members.

  • Two graduate from Marine Corps training

    Pvt. First Class Zachary M. Edwards and Pvt. Austin L. Hart, both graduates of Anderson County High School, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Recruiting Training on May 4 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C.
    Edwards is a son of Tony and Sharon Edwards. He was meritoriously promoted to rank of Private First Class ahead of his peers for performance in recruit training, according to a submitted press release.
    Hart is a son of Chris and Rachel Ford and Lee and Jessica Hart.

  • Anderson students honored during 2012 Youth Salute

    Anderson County students were recently honored and awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships at the 2012 Youth Salute held May 6 at Georgetown College, according to a news release.
    The following students awarded scholarships and other awards were:
    Ashley Couch of Anderson County High School, awarded $4,000 provided by Asbury University and Anna-Marie Hyatt of Anderson County High School was named Top High School Leader.