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Community News

  • United Way honors Century Bank

    The United Way of the Bluegrass honored several community organizations and leaders for their hard work at their annual Live United Awards, the agency announced.
    The awards acknowledge and thank businesses and members of the central Kentucky community that have strived to make an impact in the areas of education, income and health.
    Century Bank was one of several organizations recognized throughout the evening from across United Way’s nine central Kentucky counties.

  • National Legion Commander visits Lawrenceburg Healing Field

    The American Legion National Commander Fang Wong and his aide Doug Malin came to Lawrenceburg to visit the Kentucky Auxiliary Healing Field.
    Accompanying him were Department of Kentucky Commander Doug Farley Sr., Senior Vice Commander Joe Flynn, Service Officer and Alternate National Executive Committee Member Randy Fisher, Public Relations Steve Stewart, Historian John Mullins and Finance Officer Silas Noel.
    They were escorted from Elizabethtown by Post 113 motorcyclists.

  • Health officials want smoke-free Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms for who they are and all of the wonderful things they do, Anderson County Health Department officials said in a news release.
    It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use.

  • Meet Anderson County’s newest nurses
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  • Dancers selected to attend convention in New York

    The Kelley Puckett Dance Academy Dance Team was recently selected to attend the 2012 All Star Dancers National Dance Convention in New York City, according to a news release.
    The team was chosen from hundreds of groups to attend when they performed a group jazz routine at the Applause Talent Dance Competition in Louisville.
    The five-day convention will include a dance workshop and mock audition taught by the world famous Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.

  • Hospital announces humanitarian award winners

    Frank Manns, Jaime Montalvo, MD, and Priscilla Gershman were recently awarded Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s 2011 Frist Humanitarian Award as employee, physician, and volunteer of the year, respectively.
    The honor places Manns, Montalvo and Gershman in nomination for the nationwide Frist Humanitarian Award, the highest honor an employee or volunteer can receive within Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the parent company of Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

  • Woodford Woman’s Club plans annual garden tour

    The Woodford County Woman’s Club Garden Department will host its third annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The tour will showcase eight private gardens that incorporate formal and casual styles, expansive and compact gardens, and both town and country settings. Included on the tour is a mix of professionally and owner designed gardens, organizers said.
    A portion of the proceeds will support the Coats and Shoes for Kids Project for Woodford County Children.  

  • National Guard hosts fun day for military children