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Community News

  • Wild Turkey expansion under way
  • Calm after the storm
  • Hospital to host ‘Kids Safety Day’

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center will host a “Kid’s Safety Day” on Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the back parking lot of the hospital.
    The event is free to the public, and all children in attendance will receive a free bike safety helmet.
    Other events include:
    Bike raffle
    Charlie’s Challenge bike safety course
    Child ID Kits
    Child safety seat checks
    Pool safety
    Information on poison control
    Information on heat and sun exposure
    Information on bites and stings

  • Family Fun Fest set for Thursday

    The Anderson County school district will host its 11th Family Fun Fest on July 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson County Middle school.
    According to a press release from the school, the district plans to donate 800 backpacks again this year, filled with school supplies.
    If interested in donating school supplies, reserving a space for a business or making monetary donations toward Family Fun Fest, contact Beckey Johnson at beckey.johnson@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • Historical society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on July 26 in the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s speaker is Thomas B. Ripy and he will discuss the life and times of John Marshall Harlan, Kentuckian and U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
    The meeting is free and open to the public.
     

  • Homemakers sponsor fair at Extension

    Anderson County Extension Homemakers sponsor the Home, Craft and Garden Fair on July 23 and 24.  Any Kentucky resident can enter items in the fair.
    Enter items on Monday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Exhibits will be open for viewing from 3–6 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday.
    There will be prize money for blue ribbons and best of show. There is no charge to enter or view exhibits.
    Enter art, antiques, crafts, flowers, preserved food, foods, produce, needlework, photography, quilts and sewing.  

  • Weird tomato
  • Snow cone on a hot day
  • A plaque for service
  • Legion and Auxiliary honor veterans on the Fourth

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 celebrated the Fourth of July by inviting veterans and other parade participants to the Legion clubhouse for hot dogs, chips, cookies and soft drinks prior to the start of the parade.
    Unit members decorated two 16-foot trailers with patriotic decorations for veterans and American Legion family members to ride on in the parade.
    Trailers were provided by David Montgomery with Ted Montgomery as the driver and All Through the House with Jacob Hibbs as the driver.