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Community News

  • Benefit scheduled to pay deceased men’s funeral expenses

    A benefit is scheduled for April 30 to help finish paying for the funeral expenses for Mike and Kenneth Lewis.
    It will be held at the American Legion, located on Versailles Road in Frankfort. The benefit will be from 5 p.m. to midnight with food, door prizes and live music by Saloonatics, a country-rock band. There will be a minimum charge of $5 to help with their funeral. Donations are appreciated.

  • Hundreds participate in Easter egg hunt

    Several hundred children participated in the annual Easter egg hunt April 17, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 and the City of Lawrenceburg. It was held at the American Legion Fairgrounds.
    The children were treated to free pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, and lemonade and Kool-Aid was provided.
    There were over 8,000 eggs filled with candy, 110 money eggs and 23 prize baskets. Five different ages groups participated — 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and one area for special needs children.

  • Baskets full of easter joy
  • Relay for Life calendar, April 13, 2011

    The following events are scheduled in support of Anderson County Relay for Life.
    Teams can have their events listed here by contacting Charlene Hanks at 839-7490, Susan Johnson at 839-9921, or Teresa McWilliams at 839-7730.

    Saturday, May 7
    Derby Day 5K – sponsored by Fitness Firm.
    All ages. Registration 8 a.m. with the 5K starting at 9 a.m.
    Cost $20 per person and $15 for each additional family member (must have proof of same address).

  • Derby Day 5K will benefit Relay for Life

    The inaugural Derby Day 5K Run/Walk to benefit Anderson County’s Relay for Life will be held Saturday, May 7.
    Registration begins at 8 a.m. that morning at Fitness Firm, which is sponsoring the event, with the race starting at 9 a.m.
    The run/walk is open to all ages.  
    Derek Ruble, chairman of Anderson County’s Relay for Life, stated he hoped this would become an annual Derby Day race and he looks forward to a large turnout.

  • Heritage Hall plans dog show

    Heritage Hall will celebrate National Nursing Home Week next month by hosting its inaugural dog show.
    The show is scheduled for May 10, and will include four categories: best tricks, cutest dressed, most fitting name and top dog-best in show.
    The deadline for registration is April 29. Participants can do so at Heritage Hall or by calling Sally Garcia at 839-7346.
    All dogs must be on leashes and have copies of updated shot records at the time of registration. All dogs must be very social and obedient.
    A limited amount of entries will be accepted.

  • Silent auction added to Pierian Woman’s event

    An added feature at the upcoming Pierian Woman’s Club Luncheon and Style Show will be a silent auction to benefit the Back Pack Buddies Program, established in Anderson County by Lawrenceburg First Christian Church.
    Some families rely on free or reduced-price lunches to feed their children during the week. On weekends, many parents struggle to put meals on their tables; other families may be negligent, according to a news release from the club.

  • Brave teen honored by fiscal court
  • Bluegrass group releases new CD

    Mercer County residents Ric Maxfield, Karen Maxfield and Adam Hopkins, and Anderson County resident Chuck Bowman of the Royal Blue Bluegrass Band has announced the release of their latest CD, a self-titled project named Royal Blue.
    The group began recording the CD last December, which was produced and directed by bluegrass music great Ron Stewart, according to a news release.
    It’s the group’s fourth CD and contains 11 familiar bluegrass songs and one original, “Lucto Breakdown,” featuring Bowman on banjo.

  • Rotary president-elect Burton receives training

    Adam Burton, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg, completed the three day Rotary multi-district training session March 20 in Nashville, Tenn., the club announced.
    The seminar was a multi-state training session of the six Rotary districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.