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Today's News

  • Way We Were: Tennis court to be built at fairgrounds

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 2, 1963
    Eleven 4-H club members participated in the junior District Rally held at the Jessamine County High School. Seven blue ribbons and three red ribbons were awarded.

  • Academy celebrates ‘Earth Week’
  • Student named to UK honor society

    Braden Kyle Peyton, son of Brian and Holly Peyton of Lawrenceburg, recently became a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky, according to a news release.
    Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at intuitions of higher learning, according to a news release.
     

  • Academy students receive awards from Conservation District

    The Anderson County Soil Conservation District recently announced its annual award winners at the Extension Office.  
    Robert Bird was selected as the second place overall winner in the county as a participant in the essay contest. Julia Fuqua was the first place overall county winner in the poster contest.
    Forest Bowman and Rachel Baker were school winners of the contest. Also winning at the school level for the Christian Academy were Cloey Henson, Taylor Nevins and Isabella Hellard.    

  • Turner’s gone reading ‘mad’

    During the month of March, Turner Elementary held a “reading madness” contest for students and staff, according to a news release.
    Everyone read books and completed summary forms to be entered for a drawing for prizes. All participants received two free tickets to a Lexington Legends Game compliments of their “Hit the Books” program.  
    Grand prize winners received a Kindle for kindergarten and first grade, and three Kindle Fires for second, third and fourth/fifth grades.

  • Bus driver honored as KEA Education Support Professional of the Year

    Richard Davenport, a school bus driver for the Anderson County school district, was recently awarded the Education Support Professional of the Year award through the Kentucky Education Association, according to a press release.
    “Each year, one Education Support Professional receives the KEA ESP of the Year Award in recognition of their outstanding contribution to their schools, communities and profession,” the release said.  
    To date there have been 20 recipients of the national award, with the first ESP of the Year award being presented in 1992.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-1-13

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Online Registration
    and Relay for Life
    Shirt Order Due Today

  • Early Childhood students raise $200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

    At the Ezra Sparrow Family Fun Night April 25, several kindergarteners helped create a lemonade stand to raise money for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, according to special education teacher Saralyn Kingsolver. “They took up donations for lemonade and cookies and made over $200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation,” Kingsolver said via e-mail.

  • Auxiliary members attend spring conference

    The American Legion and Auxiliary spring conference was held in Florence, Ky., on April 19-20. Senior members attending from Lawrenceburg were Betty Butler, Pam Rice, Chrisie Halvorson, Robin Browning and Shirley Thornberry. Junior members attending were Summer Browning, Brianna Melton, Janna Halvorson, Maddie Yaden, Lauren and Annie McDannold, Emily Rodriquez and Hannah Drury.
    After their conference meeting the Juniors took a trip to the Newport Aquarium and went bowling. Junior Chairman Chrisie Halvorson and co-chair Robin Browning accompanied the Juniors for their trip.

  • ACE, Apple Corps honor volunteers at appreciation lunch

    Anderson Community Education and the Apple Corps Volunteer Program hosted a volunteer appreciation luncheon April 23 for volunteers in the community and Anderson County Schools, according to a news release.
    Amanda Maude, volunteer coordinator for ACE, welcomed the volunteers and special guests to a great day of celebration, event organizers said.
    “The lunch was held at the Anderson County Senior Citizen Center and the center was decorated beautifully in a colorful, spring theme,” according to the news release.