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Community News

  • DMV office to close Aug. 14

    The local Department of Motor Vehicles office will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 14 for the installation of new equipment, Circuit Court Clerk Jan Rogers announced.
    No licenses, permits or state identification cards will be issued that day.
    The equipment is part of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s effort to introduce tamper-resistant licenses, that will include a digital watermark, bank note-level fine line printing, dual-side lamination and a hologram “ghost” image, according to a news release from the state’s transportation cabinet.

  • Shooting hoops
  • Band of Brothers spruces up Cole playground

    More than 50 people assisted the Band of Brothers, a community service organization affiliated with the Anderson County High School football team, in renovating the Cole playground in the community park on July 28-29.
    The Band of Brothers assisted resident Carolyn Cole, who has spent the last 14 years building the playground in honor and memory of her sons David and Christopher Cole.

  • Robot wars at Extension office
  • Ribbon winners named during homemakers fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Monday and Tuesday:

    Art department
    Preschool and Kindergarten:
    Other medium: Maya Murphy
    Grades 1-4:
    Other medium: Rachel Ellis
    Grades 5-8:
    Watercolor: Emma Boebinger
    Pastels: Emma Boebinger
    Pencil: Kaylee Snow
    Acrylic: Krista Spaulding
    Other medium: Emma Boebinger
    Grades 9-12:
    Watercolor: Alaina Goodlett
    Pastels: Alaina Goodlett

  • Farm Bureau opens in new location
  • Friends of the Library host book sale

    The Friends of the Library book sale and 127 Yard sale will be held Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
    It will be held at the Old Glensboro school corner of the US 127 Bypass and Highway 62, the group announced in a news release.
    Friends members will receive a 10 percent discount, according to the group’s news release.

  • Fundraiser set for medical clinic

    The Anderson Community of Promise Program and Health and Nutrition committee will host a “Wishes for Wellness Garden Party and Shower” to benefit the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic on Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church, located at 565 Carlton Drive.  
    The community is invited to the event.
    For more information, contact 502-859-8080.
     

  • Anderson County receives $125,000 recycling grant
  • Anderson County natives graduate from Kentucky State Police Academy

    Anderson County native Matt Rogers and Gabe Welch recently graduated the Kentucky State Police training academy on July 6.
    Rogers was formerly employed as a deputy with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Welch was employed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife as a conservation officer. They are both assigned to Shelby and Spencer counties.
    Pictured, from left, are Sgt. Todd Evans, Trooper Matt Rogers, Trooper Gabe Welch and Trooper Scott Doyle. Sgt. Evans and Trooper Doyle are also from Anderson County and are assigned as academy instructors.