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  • Auxiliary plans Sept. 3 poker run

    The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 will host its fourth annual 100-mile poker run Sept. 3 for the Kentucky Healing Field.
    The Auxiliary will have 250 T-shirts with purchased advertising on the backs and sleeves. Ad prices are $50 for business card sizes, $100 for ad a bit larger than business card sizes, $300 for ad with logo and $500 for sleeve ads.
    The Legion Auxiliary must receive information for T-shirt ads by Aug. 23.

  • Patrick to pitch unified government plan Tuesday night

    The Lawrenceburg City Council and Anderson County Fiscal Court will meet Tuesday, Aug. 16 to hear a presentation on unified government.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Anthony Stratton Building, located in the county park.
    Attorney Walter Patrick, who has spearheaded the effort, will make the presentation on what is required to unify government, including the creation of a commission to study the issue.

  • A flower’s dilemma
  • Welcome to civilian life
  • Community briefs: 8-3-11

    ACHS freshman orientation begins Aug. 11
    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. TIPS registration will begin promptly at 6 p.m.    

  • Homemakers award ribbons during Home, Craft and Garden Fair

    The following people won ribbons and/or premiums at the Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft, and Garden Fair held July 19 and 20 at the Anderson County Extension Office:

    Clothing Department
    Lady’s dress-up dress – Nancy Baker, blue
    Sportswear – Tiffany Lyens, blue
    Girl’s dress-up dress or outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Boy’s dress-up outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Child’s play clothes outfit – Nancy Baker, blue
    Vest – Nancy Baker, blue

  • 127 yard sale starts Thursday

    The annual 127 Yard Sale, which stretches 675 miles from Hudson, Mich., to Gadsen, Ala., will draw thousands of visitors to Anderson County starting Aug. 4-7.
    Described in a news release as the world’s longest yard sale, the 127 corridor yard sale began as a means of getting drivers off the interstate and on the roadways of rural and America. The event, celebrating its 24th anniversary this year, is always held the first Thursday in August through the first Sunday, Aug. 4-7.

  • Student’s green thumb yields 10-pound cabbage
  • Pierian Woman’s Club presents student scholarships

    In June the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club presented scholarships to four Anderson High School graduates.
    Angel Hudson and Micah Searcy will be attending Eastern Kentucky University. Angel will major in criminal justice and minor in psychology. She will be working with a Federal Work Study Program at EKU, according to a news release.
    Micah Searcy, who plays the trumpet, guitar and piano, is majoring in music industry.
    Brittany Couch will attend Morehead State University. She has been accepted for a leadership program beginning in the fall.

  • Cooling off at the Park