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  • Anderson Community Education offers dog training

    A basic course in dog obedience will be offered Tuesdays from April 5 to May 10 from 6 to 7 p.m., Anderson Community Education announced.
    Classes will be held at the Extension office, located in the county park.
    Cost is $69, and the trainer is Jean Gibowski.
    The class is limited to eight dogs.
    A class description is as follows:

  • Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society is scheduled to meet Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Public Library.
    The scheduled speaker is Ed Ruggles, who will present a program titled “My Years as a County Agent.”
    The program is free and open to the public.
     

  • Class of 1971 plans reunion

    The Anderson County High School class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, July 9, beginning at 4 p.m. at the home of Carolyn and Billy Hyatt, 1061 McCormick Lane.
    A potluck meal is planned, and those attending are asked to bring a side dish, beverage and chair.
    Cost is $10 per person (meat and utensils provided). Contact Carolyn Hyatt 839-3997 or Felita Giles 502-598-9138 if you have questions.

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    Garden club plans spring tour
    The Woodford County Woman’s Club will hold its second annual Spring Garden Tour on May 14, the club announced.
    The bulk of the proceeds from the event go toward the WCWC Coats and Shoes for Kids Program.
    This year’s tour will feature eight private gardens with a wide variety of styles, including country gardens, urban gardens, formal and casual, and the landscaped grounds of the administrative building of a world-renowned horse farm and a tour of one historic home.

  • Spreading the ‘love’
  • Legion hosts Oratorical Contest

    The American Legion in Lawrenceburg hosted the Area B High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest on Feb. 13.
    Three students from Lexington, Danville and Louisville competed, and John and Jennifer Mullins and Pam Rice served as escorts for the students. The three contest judges were Heather Hardin, Bobbie Cubert and Bobby Sparrow, and organizers thanked the volunteers who worked at the event.

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  • Sign-up through March 31 for Grassland Reserve Program

    Applications for the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Grassland Reserve Program will be accepted through March 31, the agency announced.
    The voluntary program gives landowners and operators the chance to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources, according to a news release.
    Eligible land for the program includes grasslands for which grazing or haying is the predominant use, or land that has been historically dominated by grassland, forbs or shrub land.