Today's News

  • Community calendar: 4-3-13

    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.
    Helping Hands — Heart of Community to hold fundraiser

  • 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?