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Community News

  • 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.  

  • Woman’s club plans luncheon and style show

    At its March meeting, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s club hosted members of the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International women’s social, cultural and service organization for a salad and dessert supper at the First Christian Family Life Center.
    The evening’s program included a talk by local author K. Melissa Burton, who described her historical children’s books and her latest title, “With Purpose and Promise.”

  • Legion Post hosts 8th District meeting

    American Legion Post 34 and Auxiliary hosted the 8th District meeting March 20, the post announced in a news release.
    The 8th District is one of 11 in Kentucky and includes Perryville, Danville, Stanford, Nicholasville, Harrodsburg, Richmond, Berea, Shelbyville, Lancaster, Liberty and Lawrenceburg.

  • Taylor inducted into Alabama school hall of fame

    A former resident of Lawrenceburg has been inducted posthumously into the Pleasant Valley Hall of Fame in Jacksonville, Ala.
    Ruth Boggs Taylor, a teacher at Pleasant Valley High School, died in the fall of 2009.
    She was inducted into the hall of fame because she was an exceptional teacher, said her sister, Margie B. Stratton. Her students excelled each year.
    A graduate of Anderson High School, she worked awhile at Universal Fasteners. She then married Ralph Taylor and they moved to his home state of Alabama, where they both attended Union College.

  • Toll joins Anderson Realty

    Dee Toll has joined the staff of Anderson Realty, the real estate agency announced.
    “We’re very pleased to have Dee Toll join our team,” said company owner Connie Blackwell. “Her experience in the loan process and assisting buyers in the pre-approval process complements our existing capabilities. We expect to increase the amount of business we do in that area.”
    Toll has been a real estate agent since 2004.
     

  • Legion sponsors health fair, benefits assistance

    American Legion Post 34 will sponsor a health fair on Thursday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the post.
    The Veterans Administration Hospital from Lexington will enroll new patients and perform blood pressure checks.
    Also, the state officer will be available to file claims for compensation and pensions for veterans and wives of deceased veterans.
    “Please stop by and check out your benefits,” organizers said in a news release.
    Also at the fair will be the department’s commander and membership chairman for the state.