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Community News

  • Annual DARE Fishing Derby is Saturday

    The 10th annual Dare Fishing Derby, hosted by the Anderson County Dare Inc., Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife, will be hosted at Hope Community Church Lake at 8 a.m.-11a.m.

    Registration is free for kids age 15 and under. There will be lunch from 11 a.m. to noon.

    There will be prizes for the biggest fish for age groups 10 and under and 10-15. There will also be door prizes and giveaways. Bring your own fishing pole, tackle and bait.

  • American Legion Auxiliary recaps All Veterans Reunion

    The All Veterans Reunion in Kentucky was held at American Legion Post 34 May 16-17.

    Unit 34 members who participated were Unit 34 Pres. Betty Butler, First Vice Pres. Pam Brough, Mayor Edwinna Baker, Nettie Halvorson, Lowanda McDonald, Betty Kyle and Shirley Thornberry.

    Friday, the welcome booth and vendors set up. A mural was set up with information on each war, including how many served, how many were wounded and the number that made the ultimate sacrifice.

    Pictures were on the mural of many soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Hedges is KSP ‘Trooper of the Year’

    Trooper Jack Hedges, grandson of Jack and Evelyn Hedges of Lawrenceburg and son of Patricia Diane Hedges, was honored May 14 as the 2013 Trooper of the Year from Kentucky State Police Post 12 in Frankfort.

    He received the award from Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer.

    Hedges is married to Julie Hedges and has three children - Makenzie, Natalie and Chloe Hedges.

  • POWR weight loss program comes to KORT

    Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It increases the risk for type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and osteoarthritis of the weight-bearing joints.

    Millions resolve to lose extra pounds by starting a diet. The Boston Medical Center found that nearly 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion on weight-loss products in pursuit of a better body.

    While a fitter figure is desired for optimal health, how one goes about it is just as important.

  • Lawrenceburg Police will take part in ‘Click It or Ticket’

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department is joining the 2014 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization May 19 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.

    “As motorists take to the roads to celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend, we want to ensure that everyone arrives at their destination safe and sound,” Sgt. Chris Beach said. “We’ll be out in force – day and night – prepared to ticket anyone not wearing a seat belt.”

  • KSP Honors Lawrenceburg Resident
  • Billing Services and Consultants Inc. recognizes National EMS Week

    EMS Week is a celebration that honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS practitioners serving communities across the nation.

    As a partner to the Anderson County Ambulance Service, 911 Billing Services and Consultants Inc. invites Anderson County residents to join them in extending a heartfelt thank you to the people who make the service in the community the success it is today.

  • Welcome Anderson Bistro!
  • Governor tabs Brough for Technical College Board of Directors

    Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Pres. Pam Rice Brough has been chosen by Gov. Steve Beshear to serve on the Bluegrass Community and Technical College Board of Directors.

    Brough replaces Jonah Mitchell, whose term has expired.

    Beshear reappointed the following members to the board.

    ·Florence S. Huffman, of Lexington, is an attorney. Huffman shall serve for a term expiring Oct. 15, 2014.

    ·Robert P. McNulty, of Lexington, is a letter carrier at for the United States Postal Service.

  • We are the champions