Community News

  • Sixth grader qualifies for rodeo finals
  • Baccalaureate celebration
  • Extension calendar

    Local Foods for Kentucky

    Six free classes are scheduled, featuring Kentucky foods, on May 27, June 24, July 22, 29 and Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Recipes from Living Well; Plate It Up Kentucky and the 2015 Food and Nutrition Calendar will be offered.  Sample new foods and learn more about healthy meals.


    Taking Control of Your Diabetes

    Classes are scheduled for Fridays, April 29, June 5, 19, 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson Senior Center in Lawrenceburg.


  • Birth: Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton

    Pete and Tonia Chilton announce the birth of a daughter at the Women’s Hospital St. Joseph East on March 8, 2015.

    Gracie Ann Ajean Chilton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger Hall of Lawrenceburg and the late Daisy Hall.

    Paternal grandparents are the late Leon Chilton and Connie Chilton.

  • Learn about Honor Flight at Senior Center

    From staff reports

    There will be an information session about an Honor Flight for Veterans on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the Anderson Senior Center.

    George Campbell will be the speaker at the meeting and provide details about the Honor Flight program.

    The session is open to the public, but World War II veterans, Korean War veterans and Vietnam veterans are invited.

    An Honor Flight is planned for Sept. 26. The group will fly out or bus that morning and return that evening. All expenses are paid for the veteran.



    Ralph and Peggy Ortt of Versailles announce the engagement of their daughter, Annette Ortt of Paris to Paul Cody Burke of Georgetown.

    A wedding is planned for 1 p.m. (CST) July 11 at Charity Baptist Church in Eddyville.

    The bride is a preschool teacher at Woodland Early Learning Center and earned bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in elementary education and Spanish.

    Her grandparents are Ishmel and Verna Ortt and the late James Noel and Joan Noel.

  • Twain portrayal coming to Senior Center

    From staff reports

    Actor Robert Brock will portray Mark Twain during a performance Feb. 19 at the Anderson Senior Center, according to a news release.

    The performance is free and scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

    Brock will tell stories of the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, whom as history would come to know him as Mark Twain, author of many novels including two classics of American literature.

  • Community News Briefs

    Auxiliary sponsoring essay contest

    The American Legion Auxiliary is seeking entrants for its annual Americanism Essay Contest, according to a news release.

    Titled “What Does Freedom Mean to My Family,” the contest is divided into five classes, with winners receiving $50, along with a $50 honorarium in the student’s name that will be made to the Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship Fund.

    Entries are due by April 1.

  • Sure-fire ways to help control pet’s bad breath

    By Jane Sinnett

    Guest Columnist

    Bad breath isn’t something any of us like to talk about, but it’s a harsh reality in animals.

    It’s no fun getting a big, slobbery wet kiss from a pet that has halitosis. That’s the fancy word for bad breath. Fancy words aside, it’s still a problem that is caused by excessive build-up of odor-producing bacteria inside your pet’s mouth, lungs or even gut.

  • library calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in February, according to a news release.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon to 1 p.m.


    Computer Club

    When: Thursday, Feb. 12

    Time: 10 to 11 a.m.


    Closed for President’s Day

    When: Monday, Feb. 16


    Mystery & Thriller Book Club

    When: Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Time:  10 to 11 a.m.