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  • State grants to help clerk’s office archive images

    Anderson County Clerk Jason Denny received two grants totaling $23,177 from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records, according to a news release.
    KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Twenty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $345,756 from fiscal year 2013 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 27-year history, a total of more than $19 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.

  • Bluegrass Theatre Guild to hold auditions for show

    Auditions for the Bluegrass Theatre Guild’s production of “Christmas Belles” will be held Sept. 10 at First Baptist Church on St. Clair in Frankfort from 6-8 p.m.
    The cast will consist of seven females and four males.
    No advance preparation is required.
    Auditions will consist of cold readings from the play. Production dates for the play will be Dec. 6–9 at the Grand Theater.
    Anyone interested in auditioning may contact director Donnie Hagy at 502-352-7748 (home), 502-320-3732 (cell), or 502-564-7830 (work).
     

  • 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