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Community News

  • School resource officer wins service award

    Officer Joe Saunier, school resource officer at the Anderson County Middle School, recently received an exemplary service in school safety award during the annual Safe Schools Advocacy Council Conference in Las Vegas, N.V.
    Saunier, who was not in attendance at the conference held the week of July 22, was nominated for the award by the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers.

  • Cake decorators to attend international event

    Carolyn Cole and Debbie Woodruff of Lawrenceburg, both hobby cake decorators and members of the non-profit International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES), will attend the 38th ICES convention and sugar art show Aug. 8-11, according to a news release.
    Cole, who will work security during the event, said event organizers expect about 1,800 people to attend, including international competitors.
    She and Woodruff have been members of ICES for about 15 years, Cole said.

  • Winners take home blue ribbons at Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair:

    ART DEPARTMENT
    Preschool and Kindergarten
    Pencil: Bradyn Terrell  
    Other Medium: Bradyn Terrell
    Grades 1-4
    Pencil: Mackenzie Morrison
    Other Medium: Rachel Ellis
    Grades 5–8
    Watercolor: Teghan Hurd
    Acrylic: Krista Spaulding
    Adult
    Oil Painting: Virginia Hyatt
    Pencil: Marcia Roth
    Adult, Ink: Raverne McLellan

  • Cops & Rodders raises cash for pair of good causes

    The threat of rain Saturday might have kept some away from the second annual Cops & Rodders event in Lawrenceburg, but the event still raised thousands for a two good causes.
    “Despite the bad weather all around us, we still raised $3,000,” said Sheriff Troy Young.
    Rain was in the forecast but didn’t fall in Lawrenceburg. Surrounding counties, though, received plenty, likely keeping some competitors and spectators away.

  • South Anderson water tower comes tumbling down
  • That’s a whole lot of sauerkraut
  • Extras in ‘Hope Bridge’
  • Unit 34 members attend 2013 department convention

    The American Legion and Auxiliary Convention was held June 27-29 in Louisville. This was the 95th Department of Kentucky convention for the Legion and the 92nd for the Auxiliary.
    Unit 34 of Lawrenceburg received certificates of appreciation and participation. The certificates are for Unit 34’s legislative program, national security, past president’s parley program, Give 10 to Education, Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, cavalcade of memories, Americanism, community service, chaplain, membership, Americanism and history.

  • Class of 1993 celebrates 20-year reunion
  • Poker run to benefit Healing Field

    The American Legion Auxiliary will host its annual poker run Sept. 14 for the Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Healing Field.
    The healing field honors all Kentucky soldiers who have given their life in the war on terrorism, event organizers said in a news release.
    The poker run will be an 80- to 100-mile ride starting at the American Legion Post at 725 West Broadway in Lawrenceburg. Poker hands are $10, extra cards are $5, with a limit of two extra cards. Registration will be held 10-11:30 a.m. on the day of the ride and kick stands go up at noon.