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Today's News

  • Agriculture Commissioner visits FFA students to promote license plate Ag Tag program

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and State Rep. Kim King stopped by the Anderson County High School Jan. 29 to speak with local Extension representatives and FFA students to promote the state’s Ag Tag program.
    Starting in March, Anderson County drivers renewing their farm license plates have the option of donating $10 to be used toward 4-H, the FFA and Kentucky Proud.
    Those renewing their plates can ask their county clerk to put $10 toward programs that will come back to benefit Anderson County, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.

  • Birth: Drury

    Russ and Morgan Drury of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Izzabella Layne Drury, born Jan. 22, 2013, at Central Baptist.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Tammi and David Jenkins of Lawrenceburg and Tracey and Robert Bonzo of Bardstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Pat and Teddy Brothers, Cheri and Steve Young, Beverly and Don Bonzo, and Ruby and Dennis Oaks.

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  • Relay for Life to host kick off

    The 2013 Relay for Life kick off will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Anderson County Public Library. The kickoff will be a drop-in meeting from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m.
    There will be information for 2013 Relay for Life available at the kickoff meeting and during the presentation.
    Some of the information and activities for the evening include:

  • Library hosts dessert cook off

    The Anderson Public Library’s “Bedtime Stories” hosted a dessert contest Jan. 28, according to a news release from the library.
    About 32 children and 34 adults attended the contest with nine entries in the dessert competition, according to the release.
    The first place winner was Laura Johnson, using her mom’s recipe of blackberry cobbler. Donna and Douglas Rogers came in second place with banana butter pecan cake with cream cheese icing and Jarrett McCreary came in third with maple bacon cupcakes.

  • Community calendar: 2-6-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.
    Anderson Public Library offers computer, yoga classes
    Library offers February computer classes

  • Way We Were: Cheak, Drymon finalists in scholarship program

    50 YEARS AGO
    Feb. 7, 1963
    Five men received calls from the local Selective Service Board, according to Mrs. Sue B. Cloyd, clerk.
    Johnny Kavanaugh Cunningham, a volunteer, will be inducted and four — George W. Jenkins, Paul T. Rucker, Bobby S. Sutton and Randall G. Stratton, were to report for physical examinations.

    The young people of Lawrenceburg Christian Church were in charge of the regular services Sunday in observance of youth Sunday.

  • Education briefs: 2-6-13

    Burkhead named to University of Kentucky Dean’s List
    Dillon Burkhead of Lawrenceburg was named to the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Dean’s List for the 2012 fall semester.
    Burkhead is a senior at the University of Kentucky
    According to a news release, a student must be a full-time and have a GPA of 3.6 or above to be named to the Dean’s List.

    University of the Cumberlands
    announces 2012 fall Dean’s List

  • Christian Academy releases honor roll

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently released its honor for the second quarter:

    Elementary

    All A’s
    Gabe Elliott
    Colin Charles

    A’s and B’s
    Gracie McDonald
    Brantley McKinney
    Calvin Weeks
    Melody Dezarn
    Ethan Durham
    Erica Hickman
    Phillip Maxfield
    Camdon Henson
    Taylor Nevins
    Jonathan Pinkston

    6th-12th grade

    Middle-High honors (3.50-3.69 GPA)
    Mason Eichhorn

  • Father-daughter bonding