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Community News

  • Community briefs: 8-22-12

    Mount Eden Ruritan Club holds benefit chicken dinner
    The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host a benefit chicken dinner for 6-year-old Blake Hundley on Aug. 26 at noon.
    The chicken dinner will be held at the Ruritan Club in Mount Eden, starting at noon after church.
    The event is $10 a plate. Proceeds of the dinner will go toward medical expenses for Blake Hundley, who is currently undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. Hundley is the great-grandson of Roy Jr. Temple, minister at Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club presents art awards

    The annual High School Student Art Competition was sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club and coordinated by Sabine Howard and Caecilia Lange. Students from Anderson County High School and Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg competed for $1,000 in prizes.
    Attendees at the club’s spring luncheon and fashion show voted for their favorites.
    Matt Hartley was presented the Best in Show and Second in Drawing awards by Sue Litkenhus. (pictured)

  • Big Asterisk Band performs at the Green
  • Woman’s Club awards scholarships
  • Century Bank celebrates back to school
  • 4-H robotics club hosts LEGO showcase at Extension office

    Students in the 4-H robotics club in Lawrenceburg will be building “machines of the future” in a LEGO Education Showcase on Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anderson County Extension office, it was announced.
    “The showcase event is a customizable building activity that sparks creativity in participants by allowing them to use their imaginations to create LEGO models around a theme. The theme for this event is machines of the future,” according to event organizers.

  • Tournament winners
  • Four Roses plans limited quantity Small Batch release for fall

    This fall, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2012 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, featuring four recipes including one aged 17 years, the distillery announced in a news release.
    Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge hand selected four recipes from the distillery’s 10 to make up the limited Small Batch offering.
    The 17-year-old bourbon comes from Four Roses’ OBSV recipe, which encompasses delicate fruit, spicy and creamy characterisics.

  • Gas leak stops traffic on Hammond Road

    A male driver ran his pick-up truck over a gas meter near 1088 Hammond Road on Friday afternoon, causing a brief gas leak in the area.
    County fire chief Mike Barnes said a driver ran over the meter of a low-pressure gas line, but that the leak was not significant and not a danger to residents on Hammond Road.
    “It’s more noisy than major loss of product,” Barnes said.
    The driver also destroyed a portion of a wooden fence separating two residential properties.

  • Burley in the barn