Community News

  • Anderson County Community Medical Clinic receives $500 grant

    The Anderson County Community Medical Clinic a charitable health organization, was awarded a $500 community grant by the Walmart Foundation, according to the clinic’s press release.
    The grant was made possible by the company’s Local Community Contribution/Hunger Outreach Grant Program through the Lawrenceburg Walmart.
    The clinic initiative is part of the Anderson County Community of Promise, and the work of its health and nutrition committee.
    The clinic will soon begin operation at 1111 Industry Road in Lawrenceburg.

  • Library offers free computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free computer courses in July:

    Basic I: Introduction
    to Computers
    When: Tuesday, July 10
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m., 5:30-7 p.m.
    This class is for the beginner. The main goal is to ease anxieties about using the computer. Topics include parts of the computer and mouse/keyboard skills.
    No previous computer skills required. Please register in advance.

    Basic II: Introduction
    to the Internet
    When: Tuesday, July 17
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

  • National Auxiliary president visits Healing Field
  • Wind damages county building
  • West retires from The Anderson News

    Sales representative Don West retired last Friday from The Anderson News.
    West sold advertising for the paper for just over four years.
    West said he enjoyed his time at the paper.
    “Working at The Anderson News gave me the opportunity to know and work with a lot of really nice people around the county,” West said.
    “It has been fun.”
    The paper has interviewed a number of candidates to replace West, and is expected to make an announcement within the next two weeks, Publisher Ben Carlson said.

  • Fairgrounds receives $100,000 grant
  • Drury wins Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship

    Local American Quarter Horse enthusiast Emily Drury of Lawrenceburg has recently been named as an American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship recipient for the Dogwood scholarship.
    The Foundation’s Scholarship program awards outstanding members for their dedication to higher education.
    Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, references and participation in equine-related activities.
    Drury is the daughter of Jeff and Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg and will be attending the University of Kentucky in the fall.

  • Luci Lou’s celebrates grand opening
  • Unique store offers little of everything

    Chris Sayre thinks she has found something of a niche in the Lawrenceburg marketplace, and five weeks ago decided to capitalize on it.
    Sayre opened The Variety Store, a retail shop filled with an array of items not easily found — if found at all — in this area.
    The former owner of a retail and gift shop in Versailles, the lifelong Anderson County resident said she got her inspiration for The Variety Store while surfing the internet.

  • Woman’s Club donates to Backpack Buddies

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club raised $1,057 for Backpack Buddies at a silent auction held during its annual spring luncheon and style show in April, the club announced in a news release.
    Backpack Buddies provides easy-to-fix weekend meals and delivers them to Anderson County schools.
    Needy children pick up a backpack each Friday and bring back the empty backpack on Monday.