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Community News

  • Store holds grand opening
  • Gas station reopens near Parkway
  • Rotary offers scholarship

    The Lawrenceburg Rotary Club announced that Peace Fellow scholarship applications are now being accepted.
    Fellows can earn a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.
    The Peace Fellows are leaders in promoting national and international cooperation, peace and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers and through service activities.

  • Grant helps GED grads move toward college

    A state grant will assist GED graduates transition into college, the Anderson County Adult Education Center announced.
    Over the next 12 months, students who earn GED diplomas can apply for financial aid through FAFSA, complete college applications and research their college and career preferences on-line at the center, utilizing a special software program.
    The program is designed to help graduates transition from the center to postsecondary programs in the state.

  • Adult Learning Center offers class

    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is offering a “Excel and Beyond and PowerPoint” course starting Nov. 8.
    The class, held Nov.8-17, will be taught by instructor Beth Feddersen and will be from 6-8 p.m. The fee is $59 for 8 hours of instruction and a certificate of completion.
    The Anderson Adult Learning Center is located at 219 East Woodford Street in Lawrenceburg.
    For more information or to register, contact Jacque Zeller at 839-3754.

     

  • Century Bank promotes breast cancer awareness

    October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Century Bank supported the cause to help promote cancer awareness, according to a news release.
    Bank employees sold awareness items and hosted a variety of fund raising events such as “Stomp Out Cancer” and “Pay to Wear Pink” Days.
    Century Bank also donated $5 for each new, personal checking account opened during the month to cancer research and offered those customers free, pink Breast Cancer Checks, according to the release.

  • ‘Brothers’ doing good deeds
  • ‘New York says Thank You’ foundation visits high school
  • Christian Academy to host Veterans Day service

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students and staff invites the community to join in its Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary of Anderson Christian Church, the school announced.
    The school encourages all veterans to attend so that it may recognize and appreciate them, the school said in a news release.
    Students will provide entertainment and there will be an inspirational speaker.

  • Presentation features last Shaker

    On Nov. 10 the Anderson County Humanities Council will provide an opportunity to hear the story of Mary Settles, the last Shaker at Pleasant Hill.
    Janet Scott, who portrays Mary, will tell Mary’s story from 7-8 p.m. at the Emma B. Ward Elementary School library.
    Mary Settles was born Oct. 31, 1835, in Louisville. Her mother, Mary Ann, died during childbirth, leaving Mary to be raised by her father, Daniel.