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Community News

  • Four-car pile-up on Main
  • News briefs

    Benefit will assist

    injured Marine

    Hill Of Beans BBQ will kick off Bike Night with a benefit for “A Soldier’s Journey Home” for Lance Corp. Cody Evans (United States Marine Corps, retired) April 30.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The first 15 registered will receive a free T-shirt and breakfast sandwich. The cost is $15 per rider, or $5 per passenger.

    The ride, which begins at noon, will be hosted by Defining Forces Veterans Club.

  • Library board gets glimpse of new building

    A railroad trestle entrance, a bell to ring when a child reads their first book, and a sign made by local artists are just a few of the ideas the Anderson Public Library Board tossed around at its monthly meeting last Tuesday.

    Monica Sumner, vice president at Brandstetter Carroll, Inc., the architect firm in charge of the expansion project, said, “Right now we are 90 percent complete, the last 10 percent is the most difficult.”

  • News names Hodge new sales rep

    From staff reports

    Kim Hodge has re-joined The Anderson News as an advertising representative.

    Hodge had previously worked in the newspaper’s front office before taking a customer service representative at Associations International.

    Hodge, who has lived in Salvisa since 1986, is the person to see for all advertising needs.

    “My goal is to have good relations with businesses and the people of this community, and help them with any of their advertisement needs,” she said.

  • Breeding, Harley to portray Carlisle brothers April 26

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will sponsor The Carlisle Brothers Country Music Duo, a Kentucky Humanities Council Chautauqua presentation, on Tuesday, April 26, at the Anderson County Senior Center, 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

    Lawrenceburg musicians Greg Breeding and Martin Harley will portray the Carlisle Brothers.

  • WWII veteran honored
  • News briefs

    Annual Community
    Service Day is Friday
    Community Service Day is scheduled this year for Friday, according to a news release.
    Now in it third year, the day is designed to encourage residents to perform community service at a variety of locations across Anderson County.
    The day was designated here by Mayor Sandy Goodlett, and has been designated by mayors of other communities nationwide.

  • Society briefs

    Spring Fling Art
    Show planned
    The Spring Fling Art Show is planned for Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Lawrenceburg.
    The art show benefits the Anderson County Art Council.
    An artist reception is scheduled for Friday, April 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Frame Clinic and Art Alley, 100 W. Court St.
    For more information call 502-353-4238.

    Clothing repair class offered
    A clothing repair class is being offered at the Anderson County Extension office at 3 p.m. April 27.

  • Popular band returns Sunday to Fox Creek Christian Church

    Zack Shelton says he loved his first appearance last year in Lawrenceburg and can’t wait for his next one April 17 at Fox Creek Christian Church.
    “We’ve very excited to be coming back,” said Shelton of his band, Zack Shelton & 64 to Grayson. “We had a great time there last year.”
    Shelton and his band have gained a national following and have played with such luminaries as Josh Turner, The Gaithers and even Charlie Daniels.

  • Playin' a little ditty