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Today's News

  • Lawrenceburg-based Glo-Marr celebrates 50th anniversary

    Lawrenceburg-based Glo-Marr is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the company announced.

    The company started as an idea in the kitchen of Fred Nicolosi’s Italian mother in 1965.

    Fred Nicolosi, his father Joe and brother-in-law Gene, manufactured the very first batches of Pink Pup Pet Shampoo. Now, 50 years later Glo-Marr Pet Products is still in the business of keeping pets clean.

  • Library Calendar July 29, 2015

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in July:

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

     

    Make Your Resume

    When: Thursday, July 23

    Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

    Summer Reading Celebration

    When: Saturday, July 25

    Time: 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

     

    Seniors Computer Class

    When: Tuesday, July 28

    Time: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Set Up Your Tablet

    When: Wednesday, July 29

  • Anderson grad rings closing bell at NY Stock Exchange

    Not many people would describe the frantic atmosphere of the New York Stock Exchange as “beautiful,” but that is exactly the word Lawrenceburg native Haley Burgin used to describe the largest equities-based exchange in the world.

    “It was insane walking in the New York Stock Exchange but it was very beautiful,” the Western Kentucky University senior said of her recent experience in New York.

  • Senior Center Calendar July 29, 2015

    Wednesday, July 29

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure check with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Scams and Smart 911

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    Noon Reception

    12:30 p.m. Rook/cards

    12:30 .m. Puzzles

    Thursday, July 30

    8:30 Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Video exercise

    9 – 2 p.m. Shopping and errands

    Friday July 31

    10:30 a.m. Party day

    11:30 a.m. Pitch in salad lunch

    12:30 p.m. Games

    1:15 p.m. Farmers market

    2:30 – 5 p.m. Quilt Guild

  • Auditions to begin for Dracula

    The Anderson County Community Theatre has announced it will hold auditions for its fall performance of “Dracula” on Aug. 10-11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson County High School.

    Those wishing to audition must be at least 16 or older.

    The community theatre is looking for talented actors and actresses to fill the seven male and six female roles.

  • ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Col. Sanders’ pay visit to Anderson Senior Center

    Anderson County’s more “seasoned adults” were treated to a special presentation Friday, July 23 as the Anderson County Senior Citizen Center welcomed two hometown heroes for a “fireside chat, according to information provided by Steve Carmichael, the center’s home care coordinator for seniors.

    The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln portrayed by Jim Sayre, and the ambassador for the world’s most famous chicken, Colonel Harlan Sanders, portrayed by Bob Thompson, shared stories about their lives as impersonators.

  • YKK donates to Johnson County
  • Man charged with pointing gun at neighbor, child

    A Lawrenceburg man charged with pointing a gun at a neighbor and the man’s 4-year-old son during an argument over fireworks pleaded not guilty last week in Anderson District Court.

    Stephan Kinally, 57, of 19 Lynn Drive is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. He was ordered held in the Shelby County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond but has since bonded out.

    The incident occurred July 19 when Kinally’s neighbors were apparently shooting off fireworks.

  • What happened to civility in conversation?

    The last time I was in an airport I picked up the book, ‘How to Talk to Anyone.’ It promised 92 little ‘tricks’ for big success in relationships.

    Because my job involves talking to people, or more importantly getting them to talk to me, I bought the book.

    The author, Leil Lowndes, also wrote ‘How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You.’ I think the author may have used some crossover material from her other book in this one because trick No. 3 is “How to use your eyes to make someone fall in love with you.”

  • Back to school a financial hit to parents

    As the new school year approaches, many students are groaning because the long summer days of freedom are quickly diminishing, while their parents are groaning for another reason.

    “’I’ve been dreading this trip,” Amy Gill said candidly while she shopped for school supplies with her children at Lawrenceburg Walmart. “It’s expensive and it seems like every year they add something new to the list. The whole thing can be frustrating.”