Community News

  • Learn how to raise children safely

    A program titled ACT Raising Safe Kids is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Anderson County Extension Office.
    Designed for parents and caregivers of children 8 and under, the program helps parents raise their children in an environment that is safe, stable, nurturing and full of love and respect, according to a news release.
    It also teaches positive ways and techniques for parents to understand and deal with their children’s difficult behaviors and how to discipline their children.

  • Rotary directors named
  • Thornberry will not seek re-election

    After serving for eight years as American Legion Post 34 commander, Bobby Thornberry made the decision not to seek re-election, but accepted first vice, according to a news release.
    Bill Sloan took over as the new Post 34 commander on July 1.

  • BCB & Company to perform in Nashville

    BCB & Company, a teen performing group representing Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, and Mercer counties, will present the sounds of Motown at “Celebrate Nashville” on Oct. 5 at the Parthenon, according to a news release.  

  • Pavers offered to help build Kentucky National Guard memorial

    The Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund is offering individuals and organizations from across Kentucky the opportunity to pave the way to a sacred space and become part of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial effort by purchasing a personalized engraved paver, according to a news release.
    The pavers will be placed at the entrance to the memorial when it is constructed and proceeds will go toward construction costs.

  • Raising funds for CASA
  • Hudnall wins TV at movie night
  • State police sponsor poker run

    A poker run to benefit Trooper Island is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10, Post 12 of the Kentucky State Police announced.
    Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Post 12, located at 1250 Louisville Road, Frankfort. The run begins at 10.
    Cost is $35 for a single rider, $45 for a double and includes a poker hand, T-shirt, meal and a chance to win a Camaro.
    For more information call trooper Mitch Harris at 502-227-2221.

  • School resource officer wins service award

    Officer Joe Saunier, school resource officer at the Anderson County Middle School, recently received an exemplary service in school safety award during the annual Safe Schools Advocacy Council Conference in Las Vegas, N.V.
    Saunier, who was not in attendance at the conference held the week of July 22, was nominated for the award by the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers.

  • Cake decorators to attend international event

    Carolyn Cole and Debbie Woodruff of Lawrenceburg, both hobby cake decorators and members of the non-profit International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES), will attend the 38th ICES convention and sugar art show Aug. 8-11, according to a news release.
    Cole, who will work security during the event, said event organizers expect about 1,800 people to attend, including international competitors.
    She and Woodruff have been members of ICES for about 15 years, Cole said.