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Community News

  • D.A.R.E. sponsors April 13 magic show at Turner Elementary

    The Anderson County DARE program will sponsor the “Spectacular Magic Show” at the Turner Elementary School gym on April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Pee Wee Reese to be portrayed at Emma B. Ward on April 12

    Baseball legend Pee Wee Reese will be portrayed April 12 at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
    The free event will begin at 7 p.m. in the school’s library and is provided by the Anderson County Humanities Council.
    Portraying Reese will be Dick Usher.

  • Community briefs: 4-11-12

    Shelbyville Garden and Art Fair set for April 28
    Shelby County Master Gardener Association will host its 12th annual Shelbyville County Garden and Art Fair on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    The fair will be held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds pavilion, located on US 60 at the corner of Highway 53 North.
    According to event organizers, hundreds of perennial plants from members’ gardens will be available for sale.
    Garden exhibits, arts and craftsmen displays, as well as Kentucky horticultural organizations will be on site.

  • Partying with the ‘King’
  • Sheriff’s office says goodbye to one of its own
  • Anderson County senior citizens visit state capitol

    A group of concerned Anderson County senior citizens traveled to Frankfort to participate in a advocacy effort to let senators of the state know the importance of continued funding needs for area Meals On Wheels program.
    The Anderson County group left the local senior citizens office around 10:30 a.m. and arrived at the Kentucky State Annex Building for lunch. At noon the group, along with other Kentucky senior groups, traveled to the state capitol where a rally was held outside the Senate Chamber doors.

  • Library joins ‘One Book One Bluegrass’ program

    Anderson Public Library will host its first month-long community reading program with Kentucky’s “One Book One Bluegrass” starting in April.
    The book chosen for this year’s program is “A Walk in the Woods,” and all of the programs offered through “One Book One Bluegrass.” Programs offered include:

    April 7: Geodes, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

  • News briefs: 4-4-12

    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.

    Blood drive set for April 10
    The Kentucky Blood Center will host a blood drive Tuesday, April 10 from 12:30 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced.

  • Health department offers free radon test kits

    Testing a home for deadly radon is simple — and free.
    The Anderson County Health Department is offering free radon test kits, according to a news release.
    Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water from the natural decay of uranium, according to health department nurse April Thomas.
    While levels in outdoor air pose a relatively low threat to human health, radon can accumulate to dangerous levels inside buildings.

  • Four Roses to release limited edition single barrel bourbon

    This spring, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2012 Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon, which will be bottled at barrel strength and encompass a spicy, full-bodied recipe, the distillery announced.