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Community News

  • Drive-thru flu shots at health department
  • Children’s clothing, equipment on sale Sept. 24 to benefit charities, Backpack Buddies

    Children’s clothing and baby equipment will be sold 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 during the eighth semi-annual Lil Prince & Princess Sale, organizers announced.
    Twenty-five percent of the proceeds will be donated to local and statewide charities, organizers said.
    Clothing ranging from newborn to size 14 will be available.
    Charities that have been supported in the past include The Children’s Crusade, Jarrett’s Joy Cart at UK Children’s Hospital, Gavin’s Goodies and Briar’s Brother’s Fund.

  • Firefighters honored on 9/11
  • Marlowe reunion held Oct. 9

    There will be a Marlowe Grade School reunion Oct. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at the American Legion building at the Anderson County Fairgrounds.
    Those attending are asked to bring their own drinks and appetizers or snacks to share.
    For more information call Bonnie Perry Hundley at 812-579-9005 or e-mail bfhundley@comcast.net.
     

  • Two businessmen named to Century Bank’s board

    Local businessmen David Bogie and Randy Chrisman were named to Century Bank’s Board of Directors, the bank announced in a news release.
    Bogie is a 40 year resident of Anderson County and is a Vietnam veteran.
    He worked in the industrial manufacturing industry and was employed for over 36 years at General Cable.
    Chrisman has lived and worked on his family farm in Anderson County since 1974.
    He retired after 20 years of service with the Lexington Fire Department and currently works with the Oral and Facial Surgery Group in Frankfort.

  • Health department offers free flu shots for students Oct. 17

    The Anderson County Health Department will offer a free flu vaccine and mist to Anderson County students, the agency announced.
    A limited number of doses have been provided by the Department for Public Health and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.
    Students may obtain the vaccine at their school with a signed consent form, or parents/guardians may accompany students to a free clinic Oct. 17 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Anderson County Health Department, 1180 Glensboro Road.

  • Anderson High School class ring finds its way home

    What was lost has now been found.
    Thanks to Phyllis Smith and her yearlong quest to solve a mystery of the missing class ring.
    While cleaning out an apartment she rents out, Smith and her daughter discovered forgotten boxes of clothes left on the downstairs landing. Smith told her daughter to donate the clothing to charity.
    As Smith’s daughter was folding the clothes, she found a high school ring, engraved with images of deer and fish, and the name William Barnett.

  • Girl Scouts host kick-off meeting

    From staff reports
    Want to be a Girl Scout?
    A kick-off meeting for the new Girl Scout year is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School, organizers said.
    “We encourage anyone who is interested in joining girl scouts, volunteering, or just has questions to attend, organizers said.

  • News briefs: 9-21-11

    Credit union collecting teddy bears
    Commonwealth Credit Union is collecting new to gently used teddy bears and stuffed animals for the Kosair “Bears On Patrol” program, according to a news release.
    The collection will continue through Sept. 30.
    Bears On Patrol is a cooperative effort between Kosair Charities and local law enforcement to provide teddy bears and other stuffed animals in police cars to comfort young children that may have been exposed to traumatic events, the news release states.

  • News launches burgoo cook-off

    Some use old granddad’s secret recipe. Others simply toss whatever edible items they have into the pot and let them stew.
    There’s no shortage of ways to make burgoo, but come Saturday, Oct. 1, one version will be proclaimed the best.
    The Anderson News, in cooperation with the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, city of Lawrenceburg and Anderson County Tourism Authority, will sponsor its inaugural Burgoo Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., tentatively on the Lawrenceburg Green.