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Community News

  • News briefs: 3-28-12

    Ruritans plan fish fry
    The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host its annual fish fry April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m., the club announced.
    The meal will include fish, coleslaw, baked beans, potato wedges, drink and dessert.
    For more information, call 502-376-4291.

    Horseman receives
    Impact Award
    Barbara Horseman of Lawrenceburg was honored March 20 by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women for her efforts to improve the economic status of women and girls in Anderson County, according to a news release.

  • Sending packages to troops
  • Pierian Woman’s Club gears up for Hats Off! luncheon and style show

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will host its annual luncheon and style show, Hats Off! on April 21 at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville will again present the style show, with club members and friends modeling.
    The luncheon menu includes Chicken Salad with Pecans and Grapes, Strawberry Pretzel Molded Salad and Orange Pound Cake.
    The event will also feature a display of high school art competition entries, with voting for a “Peoples’ Choice” award.

  • Conservation District hosts awards

    The Anderson County Conservation District hosted a dinner and awards program on March 13 for students and their families participating in the 2012 art and writing contest.

    2012 Art and Writing Contest Winners
    Art Contest
    District winners
    First place: Savannah Thompson, Saffell Street
    Second place: Sidney Hall, Robert B. Turner
    Third place: Brody Wells, Saffell Street

    School winners
    Christian Academy: Melody Dezarn
    Saffell Street: Brody Wells and Savannah Thompson
    Turner: Sidney Hall

  • Auditions set for community theater

    Anderson County Community Theater announces auditions for its upcoming summer production “The 1940s Radio Hour.”
    Auditions will be held March 22-23 at the Anderson County High School  in the chorus room from 6:30-7:30 p.m. both nights.
    For more information, contact Kenneth Drake at 502-517-2467 or via e-mail at  kennethleedrake@yahoo.com.
     

  • Library to host job fair

    The Anderson Public Library will host a job fair on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Companies attending include ABM Industries, Path Forward of Kentucky, Kentucky State University, Advantage Sales and Marketing, and more.
    Those attending are asked to bring a current resume and references.
    For more information, contact the library, located at 114 North Main St., at 839-6420.

  • Bingo to support Wounded Warriors

    Want a chance to win some money and help soldiers injured while fighting for America?
    Bingo players can do both Saturday, March 17 at the American Legion Clubhouse in Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.
    The Legion’s Auxiliary will donate proceeds of Bingo played that day to the Wounded Warriors project, designed to assist soldiers wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
    Doors will open at noon, and Bingo will begin at 2 p.m.

  • Turner, community businesses donate to tornado victims


    YKK, along with Robert B. Turner Elementary and General Cable, collected and delivered a truckload of donations on March 9 to Lexington for the tornado victims.
    Greg Pass, YKK Snap Fasteners America’s (YSU), director of human resources and safety, stated that the founder of YKK, Tadao Yoshida’s philosophy of “No one prospers unless he renders benefit to others,” known as the “Cycle of Goodness,” was the inspiration for assisting the tornado victims in Kentucky.

  • Women’s Club hosts musical group

    BCB & Company will present a musical program on the Hits of Motown for the Lawrenceburg Pierian Women’s Club on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson County Library Pierian Room.
    Under the direction of Jana Terrell and Deb Arnold, the group includes teenagers from Anderson and Franklin counties.

  • Expecting a child? Enroll in HANDS

    Expecting parents and new parents can get a helping hand through the Anderson County Health Department’s HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services) program, according to a news release.
    The program is free for those who qualify, which can be determined through a screening process at the health department.
    Amanda Blair, a registered nurse who coordinates the program, describes it as follows: