Community News

  • ‘Rebel in the White House’ comes to Lawrenceburg

    On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Anderson County Humanities Council will provide residents with an opportunity to hear the story of Emilie Todd Helm, portrayed by Betsy Smith, at the “Rebel in the White House 1836-1930” program at 7 p.m. at the Saffell Street Elementary library.
    According to a press release from the Humanities Council, “As the sister of Mary Todd Lincoln and the wife of Confederate Gen. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Emilie Todd Helm had a front row view of history during and after the Civil War.

  • Library offers computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer free computer classes to the computer in October. Class space is limited to five students each and students will use the library’s laptop computers. All classes are subject to cancellation. For more information, contact Athena Gentry at 839-6420.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Oct. 9 or Oct. 23
    Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

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  • Community briefs: 9-26-12

    VFW, Auxiliary  to sponsor youth
    scholarship competitions
    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4075 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two contests for youth in the community.
    The “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition” is open to students in grades 9-12. It is a three to five minute audio-essay on the subject “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant.”
    First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250, respectively, and be eligible for district, state and national scholarships.

  • Chili cook off to be held at Frankfort Regional Medical Center

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center is hosting a community chili cook-off Saturday, Oct. 6 at the hospital as a fundraiser for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
    Proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Pink Connection, an organization that provides support for breast cancer patients by reducing and eliminating barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment.
    Tickets will be sold for $1 each to sample individual chili, or $5 for six tickets.

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  • Waddy family displaced by fire

    Landmark news service
    A Waddy family has been left homeless after a blaze last Thursday night destroyed their modular home in Harrisonville near the Anderson County line.
    Waddy Fire Chief Greg Darst said the no one was at home at the residence of Mike and Pam Delk when the blaze broke out at around 7 p.m.
    He said the cause of the blaze has not been determined, but the fire is not considered suspicious in nature.
    The home was fully engulfed, requiring the services of three fire
    departments, Waddy, East 60 and Anderson County.

  • Cash Express shows thanks on 9/11