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  • Wells named director of oncology

    Lawrenceburg resident Deanna Wells has been named director of oncology services for Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester.

    She received her Associates in Applied Science of Nursing in 2009, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Kentucky State University and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Western Governors University in 2016.

    Wells is certified in chemotherapy/biotherapy and is Vascular Access Board Certified.

    She has been working with specialty infusions and advanced vascular access for CRMC since 2013.

  • Morgan hired as new sales rep

    Laura Morgan began work Monday as an advertising sales representative at The Anderson News.

    She joins the newspaper after working at Four Roses for the past year and a half, and brings 10 years of experience from working in similar fields.

    “I’m very excited to be working with the community,” she said. “I’m excited to help businesses and business owners grow.”

    Morgan’s primary job is to work with local businesses to develop sales campaigns that will help attract new customers and increase their revenues.

  • New ideas for Easter egg hunts

    Do your kids enjoy a traditional Easter egg hunt? Why not do something a little different this year, with a twist. Put glow-in-the-dark bra­celets and small chocolates in some plastic eggs. Hide the eggs. Swi­tch off all the lights or opt for partial darkness if you ha­ve young children. Now, get ready for the excitement of Easter egg hunting in the dark.

  • Home damaged? Dynamic Restoration can help

    The last thing homeowners want to do when they’ve experienced a fire or other damage is get buried under a mountain of insurance forms and try to figure out how to get their homes properly and professionally repaired.

    That’s where Dynamic Restoration LLC — a fully licensed and insured restoration company located at 206 East Court St., Lawrenceburg — comes in.

  • Auxiliary participates in Business, Community Expo

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 participated in the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Expo at the middle school on Saturday.

    Chamber President Pam Brough and Chamber office manager Gina Rue worked very hard preparing for and working the day of the event, Auxiliary officials said in a news release.

    Brough is Auxiliary Unit 34 president and Rue is an Auxiliary member as well.

    Unit 34 had a booth with Legion Family information and applications for Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, “SAL.”

  • Mayor proclaims ‘Equal Pay Day’ for women
  • Harrod, Kuchmy complete fire department cadet training

    They’re the first of what county fire officials hope will be many more.

    Caty Harrod and Nik Kuchmy, members of the inaugural cadet program with the Anderson County Fire Department, were promoted last week to the status of recruit.

    It’s a title neither is expected to hold for long.

    “We hope to have them be fully certified firefighters within the next two months,” said Major Chris Harrod, who helps oversee the program and is Caty’s father.

    “They won’t have recruit helmets for long.”

  • This week's news briefs

    Empty Bowls dinner is Dec. 8
    The school district’s annual Empty Bowls Dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in the cafeteria at Emma B. Ward Elemen-tary School.
    Students from Ward, Robert B. Turner and Saffell Street ele-mentary schools have created handmade bowls and will serve a meal of soup, break and drink for $10 ($3 in a disposable bowl), with all proceeds donated to hunger-fighting charities.

    Blood drive at First Baptist

  • Farm Bureau earns award

    Stewart Gritton, president of Anderson County Farm Bureau (center), accepts the award for outstanding membership and program achievement from John Sparrow, chief executive officer of KFB Insurance Companies (left), and David S. Beck, executive vice president of the KFB Federation (right), during a Dec. 2 recognition and awards program in Louisville. The award honors county Farm Bureau offices who meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.
     

  • Farm Bureau wins Gold Star Award

    Sue Litkenhus (right), of the Anderson County Farm Bu-reau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2016 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a Dec. 2 recognition pro-gram at the 97th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting. The award honors county women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agri-cultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.