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Community News

  • City donates fire truck to BCTC
  • More criticism leveled against new parks and rec director

    A pair of softball enthusiasts kicked a little more dirt on new parks and recreation director Nick Satterly during last Tuesday night’s fiscal court meeting, alleging he altered a tournament bracket and is difficult to get along with.
    Softball league volunteer James Koontz started by taking to task an assertion made earlier this month by Magistrate Kenny Barnett that up to 200 local girls were playing softball outside of Anderson County.

  • USDA grant applications to help rural cooperatives due July 22

    USDA seeks applications for grants to help rural cooperatives and businesses create jobs

  • Party on the Green
  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 attends convention, receives awards

    The Department of Kentucky held its annual convention for the American Legion and Auxiliary on June 2-4 in Louisville.
    Those attending from Lawrenceburg were Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry, Unit 34 President Pam Rice, Betty Butler, Chrisie Halvorson, Nettie Halvorson, Shirley Thornberry and Junior members Anna Boyles, Hannah Drury and Janna Halvorson.
    Unit 34 received many trophies and certificates at the convention. Shirley Thornberry was named Department of Kentucky Member of the Year as well as Community Service Volunteer of the Year.

  • Fireworks, parade highlight July 4

    Celebrate Independence Day in Lawrenceburg with the parade, festivities on the Lawrenceburg Green and the annual firework show in the county park on July 4.

    Lawrenceburg’s Fourth of July festivities begin with the parade lineup at 5 p.m., starting at the American Legion and ending on Woodford Street at the Lawrenceburg Green.

    In the event of rain, the firework display will be rescheduled for July 8, with a second rain date of July 9.

  • Fair, Horse Show continues through Saturday

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show continues to showcase beauty pageant winners, circus performers, trucks and tractors, and of course, horses during the final days of the 2011 Fair and Horse Show at the city park and fairgrounds.
    Tonight’s activities include the 2-year-old baby show starting at 5:30 p.m., as well as the 3-year-old Wee Miss and Mister and 4-year-old Tiny Miss and Mister pageants. June 30 ends the week of pageants with the Lawrenceburg Little Miss and Mister contest at 6 p.m.

  • Alton Youth give back
  • Library announces annual summer reading program

    This year’s theme for the summer reading program at the Anderson Public Library is “One World, Many Stories!”
    The summer reading programs for the toddlers will be June 27 from 10-10:30 a.m., July 11 and July 18. All toddlers programs will be held at Anderson Public Library.
    The summer reading programs for the preschool will begin June 27 with special guest “Doctor Phineas A. Bucket.”

  • Childcare organization receives ‘star’ rating

    Abundant Life Christian Learning Treehouse is participating in the Stars for Kids Now Program, the organization announced.
    The organization has been awarded a three star rating, indicating that the program is seeking quality standards beyond the requirements for facility licensure.
    Star ratings are based on factors associated with good outcomes for young children such as staff to child ratios, program curriculum and staff education and training.