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Today's News

  • Relay for Life calendar: 10-5-11

    Relay for Life hosts golf scramble, House of Trees
    Relay for Life will host the “Swing fore a Cure” golf scramble Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.
    Registration begins at 9 a.m.
    Cost is $50 per player or $200 for four-person team, which includes meal.
    Optional mulligans, skirts, kick and throws will be available.
    There will also be a car giveaway for a hole in one.

  • Community pep rally to be held Oct. 7 on the Lawrenceburg Green

    Anderson County High School will host a community pep rally Thursday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. following the Homecoming parade.  
    The parade route will begin at the high school parking lot at 6 p.m., turn left onto Broadway and onto Main Street, then finally making a left onto Highway 44, stopping at the Lawrenceburg Green to let players and students off for the pep rally.
    The advanced chorus will perform the National Anthem and both football captain Seth Carmichael and head football coach Mark Peach will speak.

  • Anniversary: Camic

    Clifton and Ruby K. Camic of the Avenstoke community in Anderson County celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 1.
    They were married Aug. 1, 1946, at Waddy Baptist Church in Waddy by Brother Wooley.
    Their two children are Larry D. Camic of Anderson County and Terry W. (Marilyn) Camic of Winchester. The couple’s three grandchildren are Ashley M. (John) Jones of Lexington, Dr. Clayton L. Camic of Plattesville, Wis., and D. Shane (Jessica) Camic of Lawrenceburg.

  • Way We Were: Work on Alton Bypass to begin

    50 YEARS AGO
    October 5, 1961
    A building permit was issued to Herbert Hahn for construction of an additional room to the dwelling on South Main Street. The estimated cost of the construction was $2,300.

    Regina Cunningham reported that the Anderson High 4-H teenage club elected officers.
    They were: George Fallis, president; Jeanne A. Chilton, vice president; Rosie Tindall, secretary; Regina Cunningham, reporter; Linda Chilton, song leader; Patty Toll and David Crawford, recreation leaders.

  • District court docket: 10-5-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 12, 2011.
    Shana Cummings, arraignment, theft of identity of another without consent – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Sept. 29.
    Stephen Griffin, motion for shock probation, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, driving on DUI suspended license – motion denied.
    Tina M. Rapp, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – bonded out.

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    The following classes will be offered by Anderson Community Education, located at 219 East Woodford St., Lawrenceburg.
    To register or for details, reach Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Gardening-Herbs and Drying Herbs
    When: Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.
    Where: Anderson Public Library, 114 North Main St., Lawrenceburg with instructors Ravenne McClellan and Barbara Gillette
    Cost: Free

  • Not your typical ribbon cutting
  • Native Dawn flute fest set for Oct. 15

    The second annual Native Dawn flute gathering will be held Oct. 15 on the Lawrenceburg Green, introducing different types of Native American music and dance from across the nation to Anderson County.
    Fred Yellowknife Keams, a full-blooded Navajo, has been playing and crafting the Native American flute for several years, and wanted to start a flute gathering in Kentucky after learning that the state didn’t offer one.

  • Blacksmith artist receives $7,500 fellowship award

    Matthew and Karine Maynard of Maynard Studios-Design have their hands on everything.
    From the first design swirl scratched out in pencil to bending molten steel into iron birds and banisters, the couple crafts each element of their artisan ironwork by hand.  
    “That’s what makes our work art and that’s what makes us artists,” Karine, Matt’s wife and design partner, said.
    Matt said he doesn’t usually speak of himself as being an artist.

  • Need some exercise? Try a Zumba fitness class

    I feel like I’ve been let in on one of the best-kept secrets in Lawrenceburg. It’s for dance fanatics or anyone who likes to have fun and learn something new, and its name is Zumba.  
    I am a closet exercise-aholic. I try not to talk about it too much, but it has saved me, mentally and physically, over the years. I’m addicted to movement — Yoga, Pilates, walking, and my true love, dance.