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Today's News

  • National Legion Commander visits Lawrenceburg Healing Field

    The American Legion National Commander Fang Wong and his aide Doug Malin came to Lawrenceburg to visit the Kentucky Auxiliary Healing Field.
    Accompanying him were Department of Kentucky Commander Doug Farley Sr., Senior Vice Commander Joe Flynn, Service Officer and Alternate National Executive Committee Member Randy Fisher, Public Relations Steve Stewart, Historian John Mullins and Finance Officer Silas Noel.
    They were escorted from Elizabethtown by Post 113 motorcyclists.

  • Health officials want smoke-free Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms for who they are and all of the wonderful things they do, Anderson County Health Department officials said in a news release.
    It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use.

  • Meet Anderson County’s newest nurses
  • Big winner
  • TENNIS:Wamplers finish as regional runner-up

    The Anderson County doubles team of Amanda Wampler and Hannah Wampler finally went down in the Region 8 tennis tournament but it was not without a fight.
    The seventh-seeded tandem pushed the region's top seed, North Oldham's Taylor McGuire and Nicole Walton, to the limit in the first set before falling, 7-5. In the second set, the Mustang duo took over, winning 6-0.
    Both teams move on to the state tournament, starting Thursday, May 17, at the Boone tennis Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky.

  • Shear Talent opens at Eagle Lake
  • Dancers selected to attend convention in New York

    The Kelley Puckett Dance Academy Dance Team was recently selected to attend the 2012 All Star Dancers National Dance Convention in New York City, according to a news release.
    The team was chosen from hundreds of groups to attend when they performed a group jazz routine at the Applause Talent Dance Competition in Louisville.
    The five-day convention will include a dance workshop and mock audition taught by the world famous Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.

  • An inflatable hospital, just in case

    What has 16 rooms, suction, oxygen and four inflated walls?
    Anderson County’s version of a hospital, that’s what.
    OK, hospital might be a bit grand, but if the need arose to treat mass casualties on a moment’s notice, local emergency responders do have an inflatable device that can house up to 16 patients.
    It even has heart monitors.
    Owned by the state but stored here just in case, the facility was on display last Thursday outside of the EMS building on US 127 Bypass.

  • Hospital announces humanitarian award winners

    Frank Manns, Jaime Montalvo, MD, and Priscilla Gershman were recently awarded Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s 2011 Frist Humanitarian Award as employee, physician, and volunteer of the year, respectively.
    The honor places Manns, Montalvo and Gershman in nomination for the nationwide Frist Humanitarian Award, the highest honor an employee or volunteer can receive within Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the parent company of Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

  • News briefs: 5-9-12

    Retired Teachers
    to meet May 10
    The Anderson County Retired Teachers will meet at Lawrenceburg First Christian Church on May 10 at 6 p.m. for a potluck meal.
    Meat will be furnished.

    Garden Club of Danville
    hosts ‘Danville in Bloom’
    The Garden Club of Danville will present “Danville in Bloom,” a standard flower show, on June 1-2 at the Community Arts center.
    The show will be held from 1-6 p.m. on June 1, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 2. Admission is free and open to the public.