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Community News

  • Job fair set at library

    Kentucky Teleworks will be at the Anderson County Public Library, 114 North Main St. on June 4 to screen applicants for work-at-home or telework jobs and to hold forums on work-at-home jobs, according to a press release from the Anderson Public Library.
    Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. Forums will start at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    Screenings will be for customer service, IT support and sales jobs that start at $9 an hour, and include health benefits for full-time employees, event organizers said.

  • 5K run, walk for Relay is Saturday

    The Anderson County Relay for Life and Team H.O.P.E. are running to make a difference for cancer research at the Relay for Life 5K run and walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 2.
    Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 9. Registration costs $25 and includes a shirt. Interested individuals can register online at www.active.com or on the morning of the race.
    All proceeds will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life.

  • Boy Scout Troop to retire flags June 14

    A flag retirement ceremony conducted by Lawrenceburg Boy Scout Troop 37 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, the Troop announced.
    The ceremony will be conducted in front of the Veterans Wall of Honor, located in front of the Healing Field at the American Legion Park on Broadway, according to a news release
    The ceremony is open to the public, and those who wish to retire flags that are worn, torn or no longer serviceable are asked to arrive by 6:30 p.m.
    Flags can also be dropped off at Ace Hardware through June 13.

  • Police launch ‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement campaign

    The Lawrenceburg police department and the Anderson County sheriff’s office are joining with other state and local law enforcement in the 2012 national “Click It or Ticket” campaign through June 3, according to a press release from the city police department.

  • Nowlin speaks to Rotary Club

    Keith Nowlin was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg.
    Nolan discussed of the need for support of the Gari Stewart Nowlin Foundation Inc., which raises and distributes funds to children who want to play baseball but do not have the necessary funds.
    The foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible, organizers said.
    Donations can be made online at www.garistewartnowlinfoundation.org.

  • All Veterans Reunion set for May 18-19 at American Legion Fairgrounds

    The sixth annual All Veterans Reunion In Kentucky will be held May 18-19 at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg.
    A new feature of this year’s reunion will be the Scott Harper Memorial Motorcycle Run and Show.

  • Art in the Park set in Versailles

    The fourth annual Art in the Park event will be May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the grounds of the Woodford Inn and Addie’s restaurant, 140 Park St. in Versailles.
    According to event organizers, “A wide variety of arts and crafts will be exhibited and available for purchase ... Addie’s restaurant will be on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
    For more information about the event, contact Donna Callaway at 859-983-9213 or e-mail her at dhc40383@gmail.com.
     

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  • 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.