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Community News

  • Rotary Club announces scholarship winners

    Two Anderson County students have been selected to receive scholarships provided by the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club, the club announced.
    Mackenzie Morris received a scholarship to attend Mid-American College in Jeffersonville, Ind., and Katherine T. Waford, who just recently completed her freshman year at Eastern Kentucky University with a 4.0 grade point average, will continue her studies there, the club announced.
    The scholarships were funded through the club’s annual pancake breakfast.
     

  • Project Linus opens local chapter, provides blankets for kids

    Project Linus, a volunteer organization that provides comfort and security to seriously ill and traumatized children through homemade blankets, has created a new chapter in Shelby, Henry, Oldham, Anderson and Spencer counties.

  • Job fair set at library

    Kentucky Teleworks will be at the Anderson County Public Library, 114 North Main St. on June 4 to screen applicants for work-at-home or telework jobs and to hold forums on work-at-home jobs, according to a press release from the Anderson Public Library.
    Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. Forums will start at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    Screenings will be for customer service, IT support and sales jobs that start at $9 an hour, and include health benefits for full-time employees, event organizers said.

  • 5K run, walk for Relay is Saturday

    The Anderson County Relay for Life and Team H.O.P.E. are running to make a difference for cancer research at the Relay for Life 5K run and walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 2.
    Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 9. Registration costs $25 and includes a shirt. Interested individuals can register online at www.active.com or on the morning of the race.
    All proceeds will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life.

  • Boy Scout Troop to retire flags June 14

    A flag retirement ceremony conducted by Lawrenceburg Boy Scout Troop 37 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, the Troop announced.
    The ceremony will be conducted in front of the Veterans Wall of Honor, located in front of the Healing Field at the American Legion Park on Broadway, according to a news release
    The ceremony is open to the public, and those who wish to retire flags that are worn, torn or no longer serviceable are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m.
    Flags can also be dropped off at Ace Hardware through June 13.

  • Police launch ‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement campaign

    The Lawrenceburg police department and the Anderson County sheriff’s office are joining with other state and local law enforcement in the 2012 national “Click It or Ticket” campaign through June 3, according to a press release from the city police department.

  • Nowlin speaks to Rotary Club

    Keith Nowlin was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg.
    Nolan discussed of the need for support of the Gari Stewart Nowlin Foundation Inc., which raises and distributes funds to children who want to play baseball but do not have the necessary funds.
    The foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible, organizers said.
    Donations can be made online at www.garistewartnowlinfoundation.org.

  • All Veterans Reunion set for May 18-19 at American Legion Fairgrounds

    The sixth annual All Veterans Reunion In Kentucky will be held May 18-19 at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg.
    A new feature of this year’s reunion will be the Scott Harper Memorial Motorcycle Run and Show.

  • Art in the Park set in Versailles

    The fourth annual Art in the Park event will be May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the grounds of the Woodford Inn and Addie’s restaurant, 140 Park St. in Versailles.
    According to event organizers, “A wide variety of arts and crafts will be exhibited and available for purchase ... Addie’s restaurant will be on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
    For more information about the event, contact Donna Callaway at 859-983-9213 or e-mail her at dhc40383@gmail.com.
     

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