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Today's News

  • Community briefs: 8-22-12

    Mount Eden Ruritan Club holds benefit chicken dinner
    The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host a benefit chicken dinner for 6-year-old Blake Hundley on Aug. 26 at noon.
    The chicken dinner will be held at the Ruritan Club in Mount Eden, starting at noon after church.
    The event is $10 a plate. Proceeds of the dinner will go toward medical expenses for Blake Hundley, who is currently undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. Hundley is the great-grandson of Roy Jr. Temple, minister at Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club presents art awards

    The annual High School Student Art Competition was sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club and coordinated by Sabine Howard and Caecilia Lange. Students from Anderson County High School and Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg competed for $1,000 in prizes.
    Attendees at the club’s spring luncheon and fashion show voted for their favorites.
    Matt Hartley was presented the Best in Show and Second in Drawing awards by Sue Litkenhus. (pictured)

  • Big Asterisk Band performs at the Green
  • Woman’s Club awards scholarships
  • Birth: Buckley

    Kelli and Tyler Buckley of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Lucas Scott Buckley, born Aug. 4, 2012 at Central Baptist hospital in Lexington.
    He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Colt, 2, welcomed Lucas home.
    Maternal grandparents are Vaughn and Sharon Quisenberry of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Pete and Patsy Richardson of Versailles.

  • Way We Were: Freaky corn, flowers appear at News office

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 23, 1962
    Mrs. E.B. Sparrow was the winner in the Home Economics division at the Anderson County Fair and her sister Mrs. Elvin Burgin was the runner-up.
    Mrs. Sparrow had a total of 69 points on entries in clothing, craft, canning, antiques and foods.

    Some of the 4-H garden division winners were:

  • Century Bank celebrates back to school
  • Education briefs: 8-22-12

    Seventh grader serves as U.S. ambassador
    during trip to Europe
    Reece Arredondo, a seventh grader at Anderson County Middle School, recently returned from a three-week trip to Europe with People to People’s Student Ambassador program.
    The program was established by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 in hopes that students uniting from cultures around the world would perpetuate peace. Arredondo’s delegation visited the United Kingdom, including Wales, Ireland and Scotland.

  • High school juniors may enter essay contest to win scholarship

    The Kentucky High Education Assistance Authority is sponsoring a “Promote Your School” scholarship contest open to all high school juniors attending private or public high schools.
    Home school students are not eligible, organizers said.
    The winner of the scholarship contest will receive $500 and a photo shoot at his or her school, according to the press release.
    To enter, the student must submit an essay about the biggest challenge facing high school students.

  • Adult Community Education offers Zumba fitness classes on Sept. 11

    Adult Community Education will offer a Zumba dance fitness class beginning Sept. 11.  
    This is an ongoing class held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:15-7:15 p.m. and will be located at the Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center gym with certified instructor Tonjua Casey.
    The cost for the class is $5 per session or $45 for 10 sessions
    According to event organizers, “Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness workout.