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Today's News

  • Tractor pull in Mackville

    Mackville Community Development and the Mackville Lions Club will host a tractor pull at the Mackville Community Center on April 21, starting at 5 p.m.
    Weigh-in begins at 4 p.m., with the pull starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, with children 10 and under free. There will be three classes per tractor and $15 per hook up. Concessions will be available.
    For more information, call Eddie Noel at 859-481-3420.
     

  • Volunteers help with city, Legion Easter egg hunt
  • Way We Were: McFarland, Beckett and Robinson hike 18 miles

    50 YEARS AGO
    April 19, 1962
    Three members of Scout Troop 230 and the Assistant Scoutmaster participated in an 18-mile hike.
    Cecil McFarland, Larry Beckett and Donald Robinson, with assistant scoutmaster Paul Dadisman hiked from Burnside to Zollicoffer Park near Nancy, Ky. The trip took them about six hours.
    Scouts in Troop 37 participated in and eight-mile trek along the Centennial Zollicoffer Train from Somerset to the Zollicoffer State Park. Scout leaders J.D. Cook, Guy Simpson and Bill Hunt accompanied them.

  • Community calendar: 4-18-12

    Community
    April 19: Anderson Middle School’s first science fair, 6-7:30 p.m.
    April 21: 31st annual Distinguished Young Women competition, 7:30 p.m., Anderson High School auditorium, tickets are $10 per person
    April 21: Pierian Woman’s Club Style Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Lawrence Catholic Church, tickers are $15 per person
    April 21: Hispanic Spring Festival, 2-7 p.m., American Legion Fairgrounds

    Education

  • FFA hosts greenhouse sale

    Anderson County High School’s FFA will be hosting a grand opening of its chapter greenhouse on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school.
    The group will also be providing a large amount of BBQ grilled food at the event.
    According to adviser Brandon Fawbush, “The greenhouse sales are always very important to us in both serving the community and the community serving us with their purchases.”

  • BCTC offers summer enrollment

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College is now opening enrollment for its Summer I classes. Deadline to enroll is April 20, with classes beginning May 8.
    The deadline to apply for Summer II classes at BCTC is June 5. The first day of Summer II classes begin June 21.  
    BCTC summer class schedules are also available online at http://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/en/registrar/schedule_of_classes.aspx
    To set up an advising appointment to register for Summer I or Summer II classes at BCTC’s Lawrenceburg campus, call 502-839-8488 at extension 56804.  

  • Students re-enact Easter story
  • Christian Academy releases honor roll

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently released its third quarter Honor Rolls. Students include:

    A and B Honor Roll

    Third Grade
    Melody Dezarn
    Jacob Gaines
    Aislinn Gay
    Phillip Maxfield
    Hudson Pittman

    Fourth Grade
    Camdon Henson
    Taylor Nevins

    Fifth Grade
    Mackenzie Andrade

    All A’s

    Third Grade
    Ethan Durham
    Gabe Elliott
    Erica Hickman  

    Fourth Grade

  • Pottery class to benefit Community Education

    A pottery class titled “Come Out and Clay” is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, Anderson Community Education announced.
    Class time for children 8 to 12 will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Those 13 and older will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Class size is limited to four students.
    Cost is $40 for each class, and are “applied to cover qualified student scholarships, expenses of local community education projects, volunteer programming and instructor compensation,” according to a news release from the organization.

  • Lead singer of ‘Disciple’ speaks to academy students