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Today's News

  • Community calendar: 5-15-13

    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 May.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-15-13

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

    Cookout at Kroger
    begins tomorrow
    Kroger will be hosting a three-day cookout beginning on tomorrow, Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. in front of the Lawrenceburg Kroger. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life of Anderson County.

    Bake Sale to be held at Kroger

  • Friends of the Library to host spring moving sale Saturday

    Friends of the Library will host its spring book sale Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Glensboro School, located at the corner of US l27 and US 62.
 

    The sale will include large selections of fiction, biographies, war, history, Kentucky authors, children’s, gardening, cookbooks, travel, westerns, science fiction, how-to, spiritual and religious books. The sale will also have books on tape and CDs, music CDs, DVD and VHS movies. There will be many bargain bundles, box lots and blue light specials since we will be moving to an undetermined location.

  • Anderson County Historical Society to meet May 23

    The Anderson County Historical Society will meet May 23 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library.
    This month’s presenters, Ann Gibbs and Kenneth Moffett, will discuss the life of the late Dr. Salathiel Gibbs, a long-time physician in the Glensboro area of Anderson County.
    The meeting is free.

  • Box seats available for Fair and Horse Show

    Box seats for the 141st annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available.
    The fair is scheduled for June 22-29 at the American Legion fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include four passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights, which will be held Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28.
    “This is an attractive offer and permits you to bring family members or neighbors to the horse show at no further cost to you or your guests,” fair organizers said in a press release.

  • Lawrenceburg native Nolan graduates from KSP telecommunications academy

    Lawrenceburg native Cheryl Nolan, a dispatcher at Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green, recently received her KSP Telecommunications Academy diploma in Frankfort.

  • Way We Were: Herndon, Catlett and Ripy real spellers

    50 YEARS AGO
    May 16, 1963
    Mayor John Lyons named Bill Young to the Lawrenceburg Police Department upon authorization of the city council.

    The Anderson County Farm Bureau announced plans to hold a large fish fry at the Legion Fairgrounds to benefit the Beaver Lake project.

    Miss Bernice Ruble and Johnny Giles were chosen queen and king of the annual Anderson High School Junior-Senior Prom. Charlotte Bowen and Jack Birdwhistell were chosen junior attendants. Wilma Dennis and Jimmy Atkins were senior attendants.

  • Text shows health chair told director not to alert paper of meeting

    Despite having an attorney general’s opinion that said committee meetings must be conducted in public, the chairman of the Anderson County Board of Health told the department’s director not to notify The Anderson News about a health committee meeting.
    The newspaper continues to investigate what appears to be an illegal meeting of a health board finance committee April 18, and has obtained via an open records request several e-mails and a text message between Director Tim Wright and board Chairman Steve Carmichael.

  • Fiscal court, not health board, to have final say on tax rate

    The Anderson County Board of Health is expected to set a tax rate Thursday night, but apparently won’t have the final say in the matter.
    The Anderson County Fiscal Court will still have to vote to include that rate on property tax bills — a drastic change brought about by the realization that a statute requiring it to do so actually exists.

  • News briefs: 5-15-13

    Truck tuggers’ first
    meet is Saturday
    The Kentucky Truck Tuggers will hold its first tug of the season Saturday, May 18 at Eagle Lake Convention Center, the group announced.
    The tug will benefit Relay for Life.
    Start time is 6 p.m.
    Admission is $8, with children under 5 admitted free.
    The tug will feature several classes, including three sanctioned classes: 4,200 pound 4x4, 5,500 pound 2-wheel drive, and 6,000 pound 4x4. It will also include local stock classes.