Community News

  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center earns Top Hospital award

    From staff reports

    For the first time, The Leapfrog Group has named Frankfort Regional Medical Center to its annual list of Top Hospitals, according to a news release.

    This is an elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, according to a news release. The award is given to less than 7 percent of all eligible hospitals. The awards, which are given annually, were announced at Leapfrog’s annual meeting and Top Hospital Awards on Dec. 2, in Washington, D.C.

  • CASA ad -hoc committee says thanks for support, donations

    From staff reports

    Members of an ad-hoc committee for the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) said in a news release that they are thankful for several recent fundraisers to provide funds for the organization that helps advocate abused or neglected children in court.

    Recent events include the organization having a booth at the Burgoo Festival, a horse show sponsored by the Alton Saddle Club and a chili luncheon, according to a news release.

  • Tipton starting to learn ropes in Frankfort

    From staff reports

    Representative-elect James Allen Tipton, R-Taylorsville (53rd District) spent his first week in Frankfort as part of a three-day orientation for incoming legislators, according to a news release.

    The legislative training is in preparation for his first session in January, and work in future legislative and interim sessions.

  • A visit with Santa
  • Pet of the week
  • Pierian Club to meet Thursday

    From staff reports

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is scheduled to meet Thursday, Nov. 20.

    At 6:30 p.m. there will be a book discussion of “To the Nines.”

    At 7:30 p.m. there will be a guest speaker, Gail Covington of 9th Life Cat Pack Inc., followed by a business meeting.

    Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Maxye Henry at 839-1232.

  • Trooper Carter promoted
  • 11-12 Library News

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November. The Anderson Public Library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Workshops and Clubs


    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.


    Writers’ Group

    When: Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Time: 6-8 p.m.


    Breakfast Book Club

  • Apply now for Shop With a Cop assistance

    Families of children in need are encouraged to apply for Christmas assistance through Sheriff Troy Young’s Shop With a Cop program, the sheriff announced.

    Applications are available at the sheriff’s office on Main Street along with the sheriff’s website at www.andersoncountysheriff.com. Applications can also be found at any of the county’s schools.

    The deadline to have applications turned it is Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Two Lawrenceburg troopers receive promotions

    Kentucky State Troopers Douglas L. Carter and Franklin K. Flowers were among 37 troopers recognized Monday during a ceremony held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

    Flowers was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, Post 6, Dry Ridge.

    He is a 12-year veteran of the agency.

    Carter was promoted from senior trooper to sergeant, aircraft branch.

    He is a seven year veteran of the agency.