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Community News

  • Distinguished Young Women program set for Saturday

    Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky is an official state preliminary of Distinguished Young Women, a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

    In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success, official said.

  • Community Calendar, Aug. 6, 2-14

    Anderson Public Library

    114 N. Main Street, Lawrenceburg

    502-839-6420

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in August.

    Computer Classes

    Basic Computers

    When: Tuesday, August 5

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Email

    When: Wednesday, August 6

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Internet

    When: Tuesday, August 12

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Basic Word

    When: Wednesday, August 20

    Time: 10-11 a.m.

  • Anderson sheriff appointed to state Law Enforcement Council

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

    Beshear has appointed Scott L. Shinn to the Advisory Board for Veterans’ Affairs to serve for a term expiring Sept. 25, 2016.

    · Scott L. Shinn, of Lancaster, is president and CEO at Sustainment Solutions Inc. He represents citizens at large. The appointment replaces Donald H. Devine, whose term has expired.

  • Community Calendar, July 30, 2014

    Community calendar

    Red Cross is hosting the following events in August:
    Aug. 1 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street in Frankfort.
    Aug. 5 - Chapter Service Delivery Committee meeting
    Aug. 5 - Information booth at National Nite Out at Lakeview Park
    Aug. 8 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street, Frankfort.
    Aug. 11 - Chapter Board of Directors meeting
    Aug. 11 - Client Assistance System 2.0 training at the Chapter House

  • Community Calendar, July 23, 2014

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet Thursday

    The Anderson County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Anderson Public Library. Over the yearsmany people have passed through and settled in Anderson County. Some objects have been left behind a sign o their presence. Speaker Bobby Cubert will present a program about the settlers in Anderson County entitled “Things that I have found on my farm.” This meeting is free and open to the public

  • Paden named in Harding University dean’s list

    From staff reports

    Lawrenceburg resident Erin Paden, a senior at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2014 semester.

    The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

  • BCTC open house Thursday

    Whether you are seeking dual credit during high school, just graduating and your family can’t afford to send you to a residential college, need to change careers or wanting to take a free college class because you are 65+ years old, Bluegrass Community and Technical College has scholarship opportunities and financial aid information to help prospective students pay for college. 

  • Natural Balance Massage and Spa Therapies Offers Wellness Workshop July 22

    Natural Balance Massage and Spa Therapies, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg is hosting a free “Spa and Facial” Event on Tuesday, July 22nd, at 6:00pm. 

  • 07.16.14 Community Calendar

    The Anderson Co. Senior Citizens calendar of events

    The center is located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg.

    Wednesday, July 17

    10:30 a.m. blood pressure check/nurses registry

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

    Noon potluck

    Senior survey-What new activities would you pick to try

    Thursday, July 17

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Seated yoga with Misty

    9 a.m.-3 p.m. shopping and errands

  • $10 GED testing available for a limited time in Kentucky

    From staff reports

    Kentucky Adult Education has announced that, beginning July 7, eligible adults may take each module of the GED test at the reduced rate of $10, as a result of $20 vouchers being provided to eligible individuals.

    With the use of these limited-time vouchers, the cost of a full GED test will be only $40.

    The regular cost of the full battery of GED testing modules is $120, so this represents an $80 savings to test takers.