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Community News

  • 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:

  • Historical Society to meet March 22

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s speaker, Victor Brown, will present a program titled “Berea College and Segregation in Kentucky.”
    Admission is free.

  • Library board meets Tuesday

    The Anderson Public Library’s board of trustees will meet March 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the library for its monthly meeting.
    The board of trustees includes Amy Kennedy, Bryan Proctor, Jane Scott Bentley, Martha McNaghten and Katie Hutton.

  • Business Expo will help park

    Sports and business have plenty in common at the professional level.
    They’ll now have something in common at the local youth level, too, thanks to a decision last week by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce to donate some of the proceeds it receives from its upcoming Business Expo to purchase athletic equipment for the county park.
    The chamber will donate the funds it receives for each booth over 110 that register for the event, according to event chairman John Rennels.