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  • Auxiliary Unit 34 attends spring conference

    From staff reports

    American Legion Auxiliary Anderson Unit 34 members attended spring conference April 14-15 in Florence. Department President Betty Butler opened the session by asking the sergeant- at-arms and the assistant sergeant-at-arms to post the Colors. The department chaplain gave opening prayer. Butler introduced past department presidents and one past national president. National Auxiliary President Mary Davis and the Southern Division National Vice President Beverly Mulkey were introduced and escorted to the head table.

  • Birdwhistell named senior pastor at Texas church

    Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas has named Lawrenceburg native Mary Alice Birdwhistell as its senior pastor, according to a news release.

    Birdwhistell, who has been associate pastor at the church since 2013, will begin her new role on July 10.

  • Hunting for Easter eggs

    American Legion Post 34 held its annual Easter egg hunt Sunday April 9 at 1 p.m. There were 12,000 eggs hidden, and a raffle for age specific prize baskets

  • City council gets another earful about fireworks

    Summer’s approach means many things in Lawrenceburg, including a barrage of fireworks in the months before and after the Fourth of July.

    During Monday’s city council meeting, resident Carol Witthaus asked the council at least limit the time fireworks can be discharged in the city.

    “I moved here from Indianapolis and love Lawrenceburg, with one exception,” she said. “Fireworks on the Fourth of July.”

  • City Council Notebook

    Splash park to become

    reality this summer

    The city will receive long-promised federal grant funds sometime this summer to build the splash park if approved two years ago.

    The city is currently in the bidding process for the splash park, which is expected to feature a variety of water items in the city’s park, located near American Legion Post 34 on Broadway.

    City officials said they hope to get the park up and running later this summer.

    By George, he’s back

  • Saturday show to benefit local art council

    A Saturday full of local art talent is on tap for this weekend, according to resident artist Brenda Gardner.

    On April 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m the Frame Clinic and Art Alley, located at 100 W. Court St., Lawrenceburg, will host its second annual spring fling event benefiting the Anderson County Art Council.

    There will be art demonstrations, painters, photographers, pottery, glass art, jewelry and more.

  • Bojangles’ to open next month

    The new Bojangles’ restaurant under construction next to Walmart is scheduled to open in May, the restaurant’s owners announced.

    Located at 1028 U.S. 127 North, the restaurant known for its chicken and biscuits will be 3,800 square feet and seat 70 guests, according to a news release.

    Its design will feature a “Biscuit Theater,” allowing customers to view biscuits being made from scratch every 20 minutes, according to a news release.

  • Community Easter egg hunt is April 9

    The annual community Easter egg hunt is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9 at the American Legion, 725 W. Broadway.

    The hunt is open for children ages 1 through 12 and includes more than 12,000 eggs, organizers said, including prize and money eggs.

    The event includes free photos with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny or Chocolate Bunny, along with free drinks, organizers said.

    A rain date has been scheduled for April 15.

    The event is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the city of Lawrenceburg and the Anderson County Fiscal Court.

  • Sportsman’s Club sponsors annual youth turkey hunt

    The Anderson County Sportsman’s Club held its annual Turkey Hunt Youth Program last weekend.

    The program is designed for the youth of the Anderson County area who do not have property to hunt on, do not have an experienced person to take them or have never hunted.

    Youth attend a hunter education class before the hunt and are trained to handle and use firearms safely. For more information regarding the Youth Hunt Program, contact Conservation Officer David Goodlett at 502-604-3731 or email at Kenneth.goodlett@ky.gov.

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