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Community News

  • Four Roses to release limited edition single barrel bourbon

    This spring, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2012 Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon, which will be bottled at barrel strength and encompass a spicy, full-bodied recipe, the distillery announced.

  • Art emporium offers spring fling open house

    The Lawrenceburg Art Emporium, located at Highway 513 West and 1136 Bond Mills Road, will host a spring fling open house on March 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The open house will feature art demonstrations, food and other activities.
    There will be chair massages available for donations to Anderson Humane Society.
    Bring your camera for a nature walk photography session guided by an award-winning photographer.
    For more information, 502-680-1801.

  • Central Baptist Church hosts shoe drive

    Central Baptist Church is participating in its fifth year of the Soles4Souls shoe collection.
    Last year nearly 3,000 pairs of shoes were collected and processed by the church.
    A drop box is available at the church 24 hours a day, or donors may call for free pick-up of shoes.
    Shoes will be accepted through April 30.
    Shoes for all ages and all types are accepted, new and used.
    Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that donates millions of pairs of shoes, new and used, annually to people with needs all over the world.

  • Frances Gay celebrates 102nd birthday
  • McKinney family offers thanks
  • Friends of Library to meet

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome. The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.
     

  • News briefs: 3-28-12

    Ruritans plan fish fry
    The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host its annual fish fry April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m., the club announced.
    The meal will include fish, coleslaw, baked beans, potato wedges, drink and dessert.
    For more information, call 502-376-4291.

    Horseman receives
    Impact Award
    Barbara Horseman of Lawrenceburg was honored March 20 by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women for her efforts to improve the economic status of women and girls in Anderson County, according to a news release.

  • Sending packages to troops
  • Pierian Woman’s Club gears up for Hats Off! luncheon and style show

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will host its annual luncheon and style show, Hats Off! on April 21 at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville will again present the style show, with club members and friends modeling.
    The luncheon menu includes Chicken Salad with Pecans and Grapes, Strawberry Pretzel Molded Salad and Orange Pound Cake.
    The event will also feature a display of high school art competition entries, with voting for a “Peoples’ Choice” award.

  • Conservation District hosts awards

    The Anderson County Conservation District hosted a dinner and awards program on March 13 for students and their families participating in the 2012 art and writing contest.

    2012 Art and Writing Contest Winners
    Art Contest
    District winners
    First place: Savannah Thompson, Saffell Street
    Second place: Sidney Hall, Robert B. Turner
    Third place: Brody Wells, Saffell Street

    School winners
    Christian Academy: Melody Dezarn
    Saffell Street: Brody Wells and Savannah Thompson
    Turner: Sidney Hall