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Today's News

  • Pets of the week

    Sammy, a 9-month-old cat that was dropped off because its owner was moving, and Lily, a 2-year-old Aussie mix who got in trouble for chasing horses, are among the pets available for adoption through the Anderson Humane Society, located on Versailles Road near the county’s animal shelter. Call 839-8339 for more information.a

  • Plenty of activity at Anderson Humane Society

    By Jane Sinnett

    Guest columnist

    Things are always busy at the Humane Society here in Lawrenceburg.

    There are a lot of supporters out there that help in one way or another.

    For starters, Tractor Supply will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic on Feb. 22, March 22 and April 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to get vaccinations started or catch up on needed ones. If you’re interested, contact Abra at Tractor Supply here in Lawrenceburg.

  • BIRTHS: Karson Isaac Cornish

    Karson Isaac Cornish was born Jan. 21, 2015 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth.

    He is a son of Chad and Jehna Cornish of Lawrenceburg.

    His grandparents are David and Janeffa Pate and Adrain and Debbie Varner and Steve Cornish, all of Lawrenceburg.

    His great-grandparents are Sharon and the late Charles Pate; Brenda and the late Donald Stansbury; Vernae Mae and the late Billy Boggess; and the late Clay and Margie Cornish.

  • Mahl donates hair to Locks of Love

    When Tina Mahl was looking at some information about St. Jude’s Hospital, her daughter, Leslieann, had some questions.

    She asked why the little kids in the pictures didn’t have hair. Tina and her husband Greg donate to St. Jude’s and she explained to her daughter that the children don’t have hair because of illness.

    That prompted the 9-year-old, who had never had her waist-length hair cut except for the occasional trim, to think.

  • Turner names January’s citizens of month
  • Lucas selected to Kentucky All State Chorus

    Tamra Lucas, a daughter of Angela and John Smith, was selected to represent Saffell Street Elementary School in the Kentucky All State Children’s Chorus, according to a news release.

    The chorus is part of the Kentucky Music Educators Association annual conference and is comprised of fifth and sixth grade students.

  • Kindergarten registration dates set

    From staff reports

    Kindergarten registration dates for the 2015-16 school are scheduled for March 16 at the Anderson County Board of Education from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 23 at the Sparrow Early Childhood Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the school district announced.

    Students are eligible to attend kindergarten if they turn 5 on or before Oct 1.

    Registration is required for all students, including those who are currently attending pre-school at Sparrow Early Childhood Center.

  • Community ed classes announced

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following classes, according to a news release.

    Call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us to register for ACE classes. Anderson Community Education also offers adult education programs with instruction to earn a GED diploma, prepare to attend college or volunteer in the community.

    Zumba Dance Fitness

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. (ongoing) for ages 12 and up.

  • New Eagle Scouts
  • All you ever wanted to know about alfalfa

    Alfalfa is the oldest and most widely grown forage legume in the world and in Kentucky, where approximately 250,000 acres are produced.

    It has gained this top position through producing forage suitable for most classes of livestock, by being drought tolerant, and by fixing atmosphere nitrogen.