Community News

  • Lions Club donates bedding to local seniors

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Lions Club members helped some senior friends sleep a little better recently when members donated blankets, pillows and pillow cases to senior citizens recommended by Debbie Lottes at the Anderson Senior Center, according to a news release.

    “We may take for granted that everyone has these simple bedding items. However, what’s actually in the home might be something that has been used beyond its years,” organizers said.

    Lottes, Director of the Anderson County Senior Center, said,


    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Going into this year’s Distinguished Young Women competition, Lawrenceburg’s McKenna Lewis said she wanted to win the local competition for her late grandfather and continue her family’s strong tradition in the event.

    Mission accomplished.

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  • Frankfort Regional Hospital names wound care center after surgeon

    From staff reports

    The Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine at Frankfort Regional Medical Center recently recognized Dr. Willis P. McKee Jr., retired general surgeon, for his dedication and commitment to the hospital, community and Wound Care Center by renaming it to the “Dr. Willis P. McKee, Jr. Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine.”

    “We are proud to honor Dr. McKee by renaming the Wound Care Center after him,” said Chip Peal, chief executive officer, in a news release.

  • County clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Clerk’s Office will close at noon on Christmas Eve, according to a news release.

    The office will also be closed on Christmas Day and Friday, Dec. 26. All state computers will be down.

    The office will also be closed 1 p.m. New Years Eve, New Year’s Day and Friday, Jan. 2. All state computers will be down at that time as well.

  • Circuit clerk’s office announces holiday hours

    From staff reports

    The Anderson Circuit Clerk and drivers licensing offices has announced its holiday hours, according to a news release.

    The offices will close at noon Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25 and 26. Only the written portion of the drivers license test will be given Dec. 24. No road tests will be given that day.

    The offices will be open during normal hours Dec. 31, but closed Jan. 1 and 2, 2015. Road and written driver tests will be given Dec. 31.

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    Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will have its weekly meeting noon Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Anderson Public Library.

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club will not meet this month.

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will not meet this month


    The Anderson County Tourism Commission will hold its monthly meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office.

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    Dec.8- Dec. 12

  • Lewis performs during annual meeting

    From staff reports

    Anderson County’s McKenna Lewis performed before a live audience during the Dec. 5 general session of Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 95th annual meeting in Louisville.

    Winner of both the Anderson County and District 5 preliminary contests, Lewis was one of 11 acts invited to perform at the state level Variety Showcase. The competition is sponsored annually by KFB to support youth achievement in entertainment.

  • Farm Bureau receives award