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Community News

  • National Guard donates food to Open Hands Food Pantry
  • Lay wins coloring contest
  • American Legion hosts lunch with Santa

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 is sponsoring lunch with Santa at the American Legion Clubhouse on Dec. 4 from 1-3 p.m.
    This event is free, including a meal of sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks and a photo with Santa.
    For more information, call 502-600-1480 or 502-680-1268.

     

  • Robinson completes basic training

    James Dylan Robinson, son of Jeff and Kim Robinson of Lawrenceburg, graduated from basic training and AIT or advanced individual training, on Oct. 14 in Ft. Benning, Ga.
    Robinson is a 2011 Anderson County graduate, and is currently stationed in Texas.
     

  • Friends of the Library host Fall Book Sale and events

    Anderson Friends of the Library are having a fall book sale Nov. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Glensboro School on the Anderson County High campus at the corner of Broadway and US 62.
    A nice assortment of new books have donated, organizers said, who encouraged visitors to stock up on winter reading material and Christmas gifts at this sale.
    Friends have donated two laptops to the library for the new Introduction to Computer Basics I class. The class starts Nov. 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the library.

  • Foster families needed for dogs

    Construction of new kennels at the county’s animal shelter has members of the Anderson Humane Society scrambling to find temporary homes for dogs.
    During construction, which was funded by a $55,000 grant from the state’s Department of Agriculture, only 10 dogs can be housed at the animal shelter. As of Monday afternoon, those spaces were taken.
    “If anyone out there could foster a dog for a couple of weeks, it would ease overcrowding and the resulting euthanasia due to lack of space,” Humane Society volunteer Sandy Warner said in an e-mail.

  • State Rep. King discusses agriculture
  • Open Hands food pantry to offer free Thanksgiving meal

    The Open Hands Food Pantry will offer a Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the food is gone, according to a news release.
    Anyone who doesn’t have a place to go for Thanksgiving is invited.
    For more information, contact David Montgomery at 839-0094.
    Open Hands Food Pantry is located at 1111 Industry Road in Lawrenceburg.

     

  • Extension hosts holiday festival

    Adults are not the only ones who can get a head start on their Christmas shopping.
    The Anderson County Extension Homemakers will host a Holiday Festival, formerly known as Santa’s Workshop, this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. so that children can shop for their parents, siblings, friends and even pets. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
    There will also be an area for adults to shop for the exclusively homemade gift items.

  • Annual House of Trees fundraiser kicks off Friday

    Each year Anderson County Relay for Life proudly sponsors what has become a central Kentucky tradition known as the “House of Trees.”
    Held the week before Thanksgiving each year, the event marks the start of the holidays and celebrates community.
    This year’s House of Trees will take place Friday, Nov. 18; Saturday, Nov. 19; and Sunday, Nov. 20 in the West Park Shopping Center located at 755 South Broadway in Lawrenceburg.