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Education

  • Trial team fares well at state competition

    Anderson County High School has produced more than its share of attorneys, and more could be on the way.
    Thirteen students competed earlier this month in a mock trial competition in Louisville, finishing 2-2 and impressing those who helped get them there.
    “I was just so proud of them,” said County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis, a 1981 Anderson graduate who served as one of the team’s coaches along with local attorney Marie Hellard.
    “They put their heart and soul into this, and they had a courtroom full of parents, all just beaming.”

  • Graduation, final day of school set for May 27

    Students can breathe a sigh of relief because school won’t be in session after the Memorial Day holiday.
    The Anderson County Board of Education approved an amended calendar Monday evening, setting the final day of school in Anderson County for Friday, May 27. Anderson County High School graduation ceremonies will be held the same evening at the Frankfort Civic Center.

  • High school plans Parent Connection Night on March 23

    Parents and students are invited to Parent Connection Night, March 23 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Anderson County High School.
    The evening will include parent-teacher conferences along with colleges and universities from across Kentucky, service personnel and local career representatives will be participating in a college/career fair and mini-workshops.

  • Reaves plays gangster in Denison play

    Dylan Reaves of Lawrenceburg performed the role of Gangster in “The Drowsy Chaperone,” which was performed in February at Denison University’s Ace Morgan Theater.
    “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a zany “musical within a comedy,” has music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, according to a news release.
    The play pays homage to American musicals of the jazz age, examining the effect musicals have on the fans who adore them, organizers said.

  • Vest earns academic honor

    Alissa Renee Vest of Lawrenceburg was included in this year’s United States Achievement Academy yearbook.
    Vest, 14, is an eighth-grader at Anderson County Middle School. She plays softball and was a member of the Kentucky Rockers team that played in the World Series last year.
    Her science teacher, Jamie Young, nominated her for the recognition.
    She is a daughter of Mark and Melissa Vest and sister of Mark Anthony Vest Jr.
    Her grandparents are Nancy Dennis, Zeke Dennis and Thelma Vest, all of Lawrenceburg, and the late Billy Vest.

  • Turner names attendance winners
  • Power of Positive
  • Saffell Citizens of Month
  • Turner citizens of the month
  • Governor, state officials honors middle school archers

    Anderson County Middle School archers were among 100 National Archery in the Schools Program students honored March 1 by Gov. Steve Beshear at the state capital in Frankfort.
    The middle school team is the two-time defending middle school champion of an event titled the World Invitational Tournament in Florida.
    They were joined by middle school runners-up Bondurant Middle School from Frankfort.
    The archers were honored by Beshear, along with state Sen. Julian Carroll, House Speaker Greg Stumbo and state Rep. Carl Rollins.