Community News

  • Fireworks planned for July 4

    A fireworks display and other events are scheduled for Saturday, July 4.

    Sponsored by city and county government, the display will be shown at the county park at dusk.

    A rain date is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at the same time and location.

    At 5:30 p.m., the annual Veterans Parade sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary is scheduled to begin at Legion Park and end at the Lawrenceburg Green.

    Lineup for the parade is scheduled for 4:30 at the Legion.

  • Feeding Pharoah

    Frank Tinsley was feeding an eventual Triple Crown winner and didn’t even know it.

    He does now and is mighty proud of the fact that food created at Anderson County Farm Service fed the mighty American Pharoah for nearly a year.

    “Someone said we should hang a banner on the front of the building,” Tinsely said last week. “I’m definitely proud but don’t really like to toot my own horn.”

  • Readers share memories of Kenny

    Since his death early last Friday morning, tributes to officer Kenny Goodlett of the Lawrenceburg Police Department have been pouring into this newspaper’s Facebook page and other online platforms.

    Here are some of those tributes.

    I wish all the best of luck to officer Kenny Goodlett and his family. I am so sorry to hear the loss of a wonderful man and police officer. I’ve known him for years. He was a dedicated officer who served and protected Lawrenceburg.

    Nikka Clark

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  • Students give summer food program an A-plus

    means no school, no early mornings and no homework. But for others it may also mean no meals.
    According to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, one in five children struggle with hunger in Kentucky. The School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs usually help to alleviate the problem of food availability to children who do not have access to adequate nutrition, but during summer months a child’s access to healthy meals drops dramatically.

  • Bank announces plans to celebrate anniversary

    Century Bank will host a cookout for the community on Friday, July 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of its main office on Glensboro Road.
    The cookout is one of several events planned to celebrate the bank’s 15th anniversary, according to a news release.
    Century Bank opened its doors in July 2000.
    Also planned is a Kid’s Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 8, featuring inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, giveaways and free snow cones.
    On July 9, the bank will give away two shopping sprees from 2 to 6 p.m. at its branch in Kroger.

  • Theater group to present Snow White

    Tickets for next month’s presentation of Snow White go on sale June 22.
    The play will be an adaption by Lawrenceburg’s Catherine Partlow, according to a news release.
    Performances are scheduled for July 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., and July 12 and 19 at 2 p.m.
    Tickets are $10 per person or $7 for groups of eight or more. Children under 5 are admitted free.
    The play, presented by Anderson County Community Theatre, will be performed at the high school.
    For tickets and more information, call Partlow at 502-600-0614.

  • Play to feature Lawrenceburg residents

    A musical featuring a number of Anderson County residents is scheduled this at Franklin County High School.
    “Mary Poppins, The Musical” will be presented by the Bluegrass Theater Guild from June 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and June 28 at 2 p.m.
    General admission is $15; $12 for students and seniors.
    Call 502-223-2117 for more information.

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