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Today's News

  • Library board rejects 3 percent salary increase

    The library board examined its proposed draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, with the director proposing a 3 percent salary increase for library employees and an anticipated $7,000 decrease in spending.  
    The library’s overall budget for 2012-2013, at $3.236 million, includes $1.336 million in spending and $1.9 million in surplus revenue.

  • District court docket: 4-25-12

    Trial Commissioner S. Marie Hellard heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 5, 2012.
    Patricia A. Miller, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.
    Cynthia Norris, review, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – continued to June 25.
    Patrick Norris, arraignment, driving on DUI suspended license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference March 21, disposition April 2.

  • Church briefs: 4-25-12

    Salvisa Baptist hosts
    Craft and Vendor Fair
    The Salvisa Baptist Church, located at US 127 and Kirkwood Road, will host its annual Spring Craft and Vendor Fair at the Christian Life Center on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life and youth missions.

    Salvisa Christian sponsors Make-A-Blanket Day

  • Will Christ reward or cast you into hell?

    God blesses us all with unique and different talents.
    Some are born leaders and teachers — others are musicians or song leaders.
    You have some who are blessed financially so they can give more to serve God and his kingdom.
    Then there is you. How do you use the talents God has blessed you with to honor God?
    Everyone has some talent or God-given ability to serve in some capacity, so there are no excuses if you are not in some way to serve.

  • Mackville truck, tractor pull reschedules

    Due to rain, the Mackville Truck and Tractor Pull has been rescheduled for April 28.
    Weigh in starts at 4 p.m., the pull begins at 5 p.m. Concessions will be available.
    For more information, contact Eddie Noel at 859-262-5104.
     

  • Community calendar: 4-25-12

    Community
    April 28: FFA greenhouse sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Anderson High School greenhouse
    April 28: Anderson County High School prom, open house tour from 7-7:45 p.m., $1 per person
    April 28: Kentucky National Guard Military Child Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion, 725 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg
    April 24-June 28: Body Recall, free class held at Anderson County Health Department, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

    Education

  • Woman’s Club hosts luncheon, style show

    Hats Off!, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) annual luncheon and style show, was held at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on Saturday, April 21.
    As approximately 135 guests enjoyed the chicken-salad luncheon, Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville emceed the style show, with club members and friends as models. Several ensembles from her shop, complete with hats, handbags and jewelry, were shown and described.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 4-25-12

    Saturday, May 19 -- Golf Scramble – Shotgun start 1:00 p.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.  Registration begins at 12 noon.  Cost is $60 per player or $240 for 4-person team.  More information to follow, so check the Relay calendar each week.  Contact Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course at 502-839-4029 to reserve a spot in the scramble.  (If you are interested in sponsoring a hole, contact Griffin Gillis at 502-517-1986.)  Proceeds go to Relay for Life.

  • Teen Humane sponsors pet photo shoot

    Pet owners can have their pets photographed and digitally stored during an event sponsored by Teen Humane, according to a news release.
    The event, titled Fur Fest, is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the county park, and will include a bake sale.
    If a pet becomes lost, its photo will be posted on several websites, organizers said, in an effort to have it returned to its owners.
    The photos are free.
    Teen Humane is a younger version of the Anderson Humane Society.
    For more information call 839-8339.
     

  • Auxiliary donates $1,500 to Wounded Warriors project

    The American Legion Auxiliary conference was held in Louisville on April 21.
    Senior members attending from Unit 34 were Betty Butler, Nettie Halvorson, Chrisie Halvorson and Junior members were Janna Halvorson, Anna Boyles, Hannah Drury and Kyanna Ashlock.
    Junior members presented Department President Lois Hall with a $1,500 check for her Wounded Warriors project.
    According a press release from the Auxiliary, this check was from the proceeds of a special Bingo and a donation from Senior Auxiliary members.