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Community News

  • Veteran designation driver’s licenses available

    Kentucky veterans are able to obtain driver’s licenses imprinted with the newly authorized “veteran” designation, which became available Sept. 24, according to a news release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    Veterans must present a Department of Defense form 214 to verify service when they visit Circuit Court clerk’s office. There is also a $20 renewal fee.

  • County attorney earns Citizen Support Award

    She’s been recognized by her peers as one of the state’s top county attorneys, and now she’s been recognized as one of its top citizens.
    Anderson County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis was honored recently by the Kentucky Sheriff’s Association by receiving the statewide group’s annual Citizen Support Award.
    Lewis was nominated by Sheriff Troy Young, who offered a letter of recommendation on her behalf.
    In the letter, Young outlines Lewis’ contributions to Anderson County, calling her a “very unique county attorney.”

  • 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