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Today's News

  • Anderson County mission to grow Crusade collections bears early fruit

    A simple plan to increase the amount of money Anderson County firefighters collect for Crusade for Children by increasing donation opportunities has released a firestorm of contributions.

    Earlier this month, Anderson County firefighter Robert Gresham announced plans to launch a year-round campaign with a variety of activities to give people more opportunities to add to the cause besides the roadblocks the lead into the annual telethon.

    If early results are an indication, local firefighters have a wildfire on their hands.

  • USDA announces changes to fruit, vegetable, wild rice planting rules

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who participate in certain programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014.

    “Similar to previous programs that we’ve administered, planting fruits, vegetables or wild rice on base acres on a farm can result in a payment reduction for program participants,” said John W. McCauley, state executive director for the Kentucky FSA.

  • Totally Local returns July 16!

    •Totally Local features profiles of individuals and businesses that make things happen in our area.

    •The Anderson News is spreading the word and highlighting this community through Totally Local, uniting people, places and events that our readers will find unique. Watch for our next quarterly page in July to be “in the know” about the latest happenings and local merchants that provide reliable products and services to boost our hometown economy!

  • Community Calendar 06.18.14

    Fair pageants start Saturday

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show Pageants start Sat., June 21 at 7 p.m. with the Miss Teen, Miss Pre-Teen and Princess pageants.

    •The Miss Lawrenceburg pageant will be held Mon., June 23 at 7 p.m.

    •The under 2-year-old baby show will be held Tues., June 24 at 6 p.m.

    •The 2-year-old baby girl and baby boy, 3-year-old Wee Miss and 3-year-old Wee Mister and 4-year-old Tiny Miss and Tiny Mister will be held Wed., June 25 from 6p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Wolcott will serve on 53rd Judicial Nomination Commission

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently chose Theresa C. Wolcott of Lawrenceburg to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 53rd Judicial Circuit and District.

    Wolcott is a program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and will serve on the Commission for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.

    In addition, Beshear named the following to the Commission:

    •Linda L. Griffith, of Shelbyville, is retired and shall serve until Jan. 1, 2016.

  • Natural Balance offers weight loss workshop

    Natural Balance, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg, is hosting a Weight Loss Workshop on Sunday, June 22, 1 -3pm.

    The wellness center now offers a healthy weight loss program to help people lose weight at a more rapid pace than traditional methods. The program is all natural, vegan, and gluten free.

    Samples of the protein shakes will be served at the Workshop.

  • KYTC Graduated Driver License course now offered online

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently announced an online version of the Graduated Driver License course for teaching safe driving techniques to beginning drivers.

    The online program represents a fourth option for completing the course, which is required before a learner’s permit can be replaced with an unrestricted driver’s license.

    Until now, three options were available:

    ·A four-hour Graduated Driver License course provided by KYTC in the driver’s home county.

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  • God’s message doesn’t need improving, it needs to be believed

    According to a Gallup poll, more than 75 percent of Americans say that religion is losing its’ influential ground in our society.

    On the other hand, we live in a nation where we have well over 300,000 congregations that identify themselves as Christian and over 75 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Christian.

    How do we explain this?

    The answer is that the secularization of society is happening at a break-neck pace. Massive moral shifts are taking place as the world views of our friends and neighbors become increasingly irreligious.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.