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Today's News

  • Lady Bearcat volleyball participates in Relay for Life

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team participated in the 2013 Anderson County Relay for Life event, according to a news release. The event was held Friday at Legion Park.

It was the second annual team bonding event that the team has actively participated in to help raise funds for a cure. Together the team donated a total of $350.00 to help increase cancer awareness and to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against this disease.

  • SOFTBALL: Future stars on display at softball camp

    Could the next softball superstar be living in Anderson County?

    A large number of girls – and a few boys – were doing their best to make sure they have a chance to become the best at the annual Anderson County Lady Bearcat Softball Camp last week. The camp was held at the school and drew over 50 campers.

    Sessions included learning the basics of softball, from bunting to fielding to base running. Anderson County High School coach Brian Glass said the campers used both the Lady Bearcat field and indoor practice facility.

  • OUTDOORS: Real camping produces many great memories of the outdoors

    Any campers out there?

    I mean real campers. Not those of you who load fresh towels and toiletries into a 40- or 60-foot long recreational vehicle and hit the road for places unknown or maybe known.

    Whether you know where you’re headed or not, the “RV thing” is not camping.

  • Church briefs: 6-19-13

    Pigeon Fork hosts homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church special Homecoming service will be held June 23 at 11 a.m.
    The Rev. Brian Owens will be preaching and New Vision Gospel will be singing. The public is welcome. Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Lawrenceburg.

    St. Lawrence Catholic to host
    yard sale and craft bazaar
    St. Lawrence Catholic Church will host its first yard sale and craft bazaar June 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Plan B pill ruling a victory for ‘abortion industry’

    Last week the U.S. Justice Department opted out of pursuing any legal action against the April ruling of District Judge Edward Korman that eradicated any age-restrictions on the purchase of Plan B Emergency Contraceptive, or the so-called “morning after” pill. Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is quoted in an article on Politico.com as saying that this decision represented a “huge breakthrough for access to birth control and a historic moment for women’s health and equity.”

  • Relay for Life calendar: 6-19-13

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

    Relay for Life event
    to be held Friday
    Relay for Life of Anderson County will be held on Friday, June 21 from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the American Legion Fairgrounds Lawrenceburg City Park.

    Knitted Ruffled Scarves
    to be sold at Relay

  • 2013 Fair pageant titles up for grabs

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show is home to carnival rides, horse shows and of course, pageants.
    This year’s pageants will begin Saturday, June 22 with the Miss Teen, Young Miss and Princess pageants at 7 p.m. at the American Legion fairgrounds.
    The 2013 Miss Lawrenceburg pageant — for unmarried young woman ages 16-20 — is scheduled for Monday, June 24 at 8 p.m.
    Baby pageant shows will also be held during the week of the Fair.
    The under 2-year-old baby show will be Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m.

  • Community calendar: 6-19-13

    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.

    The Anderson County Library will offer the following free classes in June.

  • Class of 1953 celebrates 60th reunion
  • Way We Were: Use of five digit zip code goes into effect

    50 YEARS AGO
     June 20, 1963
    The five-digit zip code number assigned to Lawrenceburg by the Post Office Department was 40342, said Postmaster W.S.T. Johnson.
    The zip code, the Post Office’s revolutionary new system of mail dispatch and delivery, went into effect July 1.
    Other zip codes and postmasters in Anderson County were: Alton Station, Mrs. Sue McGuffey, code 40301; Gee, Mrs. Mary Gillis, 40323; Sinai, Mrs. Ruth Hoskins, 40375.