Today's News

  • Friends of the Library to meet

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library is scheduled to meet April 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the library.
    New members are welcome.
    The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the library at 5:30 p.m.
    If there is no school, there will be no meeting.

  • Mount Eden Saddle Club to host horse show

    The Mount Eden Saddle Club will be hosting a horse show April 13 at 6 p.m.
    The show will include youth, adult western, gaited pleasure and contest classes.
    The Mount Eden Ruritan grounds are located on Mt Eden Road/Highway 53.
    For more information contact Leslie Smitha at 502-321-8166, Sharon Gilbert at 502-738-9741, Chasidy Hawkins at 502-680-0497 or Brooke Gilbert 502-902-1754.
    Visit www.mtedensaddleclub.weebly.com or check out the Mt. Eden Saddle Club on its Facebook page.
    2013 show schedule:
    April 13, 6 p.m.
    May 11, 6 p.m.

  • Business and Professional Women’s Club to meet

    The Lawrenceburg Business and Professional Women’s Club will host the north central regional meeting on April 6 at First Christian Church on Main Street in Lawrenceburg.
    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. A continental breakfast and box lunch will cost $15. The meeting will feature a guest speaker and a “speak-off” competition, according to a press release.
    “Please join us to network and fellowship with other professional women,” event organizers said in a press release.

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  • Rite of Spring

    The babies have arrived on Wildcat Road.  
    Tic and Tac, two fuzzy baby doll Southdown lambs only three days old, wobble after a sheared ewe in the afternoon sun.
    Betsy DeKoster, the owner of the Lawrenceburg Bluegrass Babydoll sheep farm, explains that the third lamb triplet, Toe, didn’t make it.  
    She points at a lamb named Twister, who survived a complicated birth, she said, and was safely delivered despite the lamb’s head being pulled backwards.

  • LEGO robotics workshop held

    Anderson Community Education, in partnership with the LEGO Legends, held a LEGO robotics education workshop at Anderson County Middle School on March 2.
    There were 25 participants of children ages 6-9 who were introduced to LEGO robotics and programming.
    They also solved problems and came up with innovative designs for helpful machines using LEGOs, according to a news release.
    The LEGO Legends are a local First LEGO League team that has successfully competed in state and national competitions.

  • New greenhouse at Anderson Middle School
  • Anderson Community Education announces April classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following classes in April.

    Basic electricity workshop
    When: Saturday, April 13
    Time: 9 a.m. to noon
    Where: Adult Learning Center at 219 East Woodford St., with instructor John Marks, master electrician.
    Cost: $20
    Description: Are you afraid of getting an electrical shock? Has a small appliance ever caught fire in your home? Do you want to learn how to avoid these things?

  • 4-H reports

    Stars and Stripes of 4-H
    This week our 4-H Club, Stars and Stripes, met on March 21. We started by doing the Pledge of Allegiance. Sophie Smith did the pledge of the United States and Rylee Rhodes did the 4-H pledge. We also played weather Jeopardy.
    The president is Ariel Woo, the vice president is Rachel Satterly, the secretary is Madison Burgin and the reporter is Maddie Luttrell.
    The next meeting is April 18.
    Maddie Luttrell was absent.

    —by Madison Burgin, Ms. Blackburn’s class

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