• Turner Elementary students participate in ‘Ag Adventures’

    An estimated 500 students at Robert B. Turner Elementary School participated in an “Ag Adventures” program March 17 sponsored by Farm Bureau, according to a news release.

    Students watched as a demonstrator portrayed a chef filming a live cooking show who, with the help of a talking horse named Derby, taught the students the origins of pizza. Students learned that the most important ingredients for pizza are the sun, air, water and nutrients from the soil, according to the news release.

  • Ward students show off science skills

    By Nancy Royden, Special to The Anderson News

    The displays in this year’s science fair at Emma B. Ward Elementary School were put under the microscope more than they have been during the past years, science teacher Jane Thompson said.

    “We are looking for what would be expected in competition,” she said Friday at the school while surrounded by a room laden with science displays created mostly by fourth-grade students.

  • Turner Elementary School names honor roll students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, according to information provided by the school.

    Fourth grade

    All A’s

    Alena Andrukov

    Gracie Birch

    Abigail Frasure

    Joseph Frasure

    Olivia Griffin

    Wyatt McEndree

    Jack Rhody

    Laney Rowland

    Taylor Sanders

    Jade Trent

    Connor Asher

    Megan Conway

    Dani Edwards

  • Three named to dean’s list at Georgetown

    From staff reports

    Three Lawrenceburg residents have been named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College, the school announced last week.

    Named were Amber Crutcher, Shelbi L. Savoie and Allie L. White.

    To qualify, students must have completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and have a minimum 3.7 grade point average.

  • Beta Club donates to Kosair, attends convention
  • Chorus serenades school board
  • Anderson Community Education announces classes


    From staff reports

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following classes, according to a news release.

    Call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us to register for ACE classes. Anderson Community Education also offers adult education programs with instruction to earn a GED diploma, prepare to attend college or volunteer in the community.

    Zumba Dance Fitness

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. (ongoing) for ages 12 and up.

  • Smith wins annual district spelling bee

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County District Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Anderson County Farm Bureau Federation, was held Jan. 28 in the high school auditorium.

    The top four winners from each grade level, fourth through eighth, participated.

    Fist place went to Ethan Smith, a seventh grader at Anderson County Middle School.Placing second was middle school sixth grader Matthew Phillips, followed by middle school seventh grader Toby Tincher in third and middle school eighth grader Drew Mershon in fourth.

  • Saffell names students of month
  • Christian Academy names honor students

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg has named the following students to its most recent honor roll.


    Elementary, all A’s

    Elizabeth Baker, third grade

    Julia Fuqua, third grade

    Noah Broce, fourth grade

    Taylor Snipes, fourth grade


    Elementary, A’s and B’s

    Cloey Henson, third grade

    Jon Paul Price, third grade

    Weslee Thompson, fourth grade

    Evan Peters, fifth grade


    Middle/high school honor roll