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Community News

  • Puppeteers hold July 11 show

    Squallis Puppeteers will present a live stage show “Rage-O-Saurus Rex” on July 11 at 9:30 a.m. at Frankfort's Grand Theatre, located at 308 St. Clair Street, as part of the children’s summer matinee series.  
    Admission is $4 and children must be accompanied by an adult.
    Tickets will be sold at the door and in advance from the Grand ticket office, located at 312 W. Main St., Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Anderson grads Yeaste, Sprague report to Air Force Academy

    Matthew Sprague, a son of Jeff and Linda Sprague, and Tori Yeaste, a daughter of Ed and Ginger Yeaste — both recent graduates of Anderson County High School in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky — entered the United States Air Force to begin Basic Cadet Training, the Air Force announced last week.
    Sprague and Yeaste were appointed along with 1,033 applicants from across the United States to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Anderson grads Yeaste, Sprague report to Air Force Academy

    Matthew Sprague, a son of Jeff and Linda Sprague, and Tori Yeaste, a daughter of Ed and Ginger Yeaste — both recent graduates of Anderson County High School in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky — entered the United States Air Force to begin Basic Cadet Training, the Air Force announced last week.
    Sprague and Yeaste were appointed along with 1,033 applicants from across the United States to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Anderson County residents raise money to help find cure for diabetes

    Members of Anderson County’s Diabetes Step Out Team traveled on June 2 to Lexington to participate in the annual Step Out event sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
    According to a press release, the team walked one and two miles to raise money and awareness for the need of a cure for diabetes.
    The team, called “Sweet Treats - Sugar Free” of Anderson County raised $791, according to a news release.
    The team was sponsored by Luci Lou’s Frozen Yogurt of Lawrenceburg.

  • Central Kentucky residents called to participate in study

    Residents throughout Central Kentucky have an opportunity to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), being conducted Aug. 7-11.
    Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate CPS-3 will enroll a diverse population of up to half a million people across the United States and Puerto Rico.

  • Lightning strikes same spot twice
  • Carlton visits family history in DC
  • Stolen car triggers Crime Stoppers reward offer from police

    The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers are seeking tips assisting in the identification and location of anyone involved with a case of a car stolen from Shawn’s Exhaust and Auto Service, the sheriff’s office announced.
    A cash reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest based on a caller’s tip.
    Callers are requested to call Crime Stoppers at 502-839-6969.
    Any and all tips are anonymous.

  • Board of Education receives grant
  • Anderson County Community Medical Clinic receives $500 grant

    The Anderson County Community Medical Clinic a charitable health organization, was awarded a $500 community grant by the Walmart Foundation, according to the clinic’s press release.
    The grant was made possible by the company’s Local Community Contribution/Hunger Outreach Grant Program through the Lawrenceburg Walmart.
    The clinic initiative is part of the Anderson County Community of Promise, and the work of its health and nutrition committee.
    The clinic will soon begin operation at 1111 Industry Road in Lawrenceburg.