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Today's News

  • Anniversary: Lowery

    James and Janet Lowery of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Lexington, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Dowling Hall in Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has three children, James Allen Lowery II and wife Teresa Browning Lowery of Willisburg; Jason Franz Lowery of Lexington; and Junisha Alene Callis of Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has five grandchildren: James Allen Lowery III, Collin Dailey Lowery, 15, Colton Prentice Callis, 15, Shelby Annemarie Lowery, 11, and Jan Anniston Lowery, 7.
     

  • Community calendar: 8-1-12

    Education
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change.
    July 30-Aug. 3: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

    Public meetings
    Aug. 1: road test registration with examiner, 8:30 a.m.; all written tests, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

  • Anniversary: Meade

    Laura Watson Meade and Bobby Meade of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary July 17.
    The couple was married July 17, 1982 in Lexington.
    She is retired from state government.
    He is retired from both state government and the University of Kentucky.
    Their daughter is Sarah (Jonathan) Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
    Their grandchild is Zachary Cummins of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Way We Were: No Nudes Good News for Fairview

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 2, 1962
    Brenda Cammack and Phyllis Hahn represented Anderson County High in the FFA Chapters Sweetheart Contest at the Bluegrass Fair.

    Residents in the McBrayer section of the county were looking for an animal that had been killing chickens.
    Reports were that Mrs. James W. Waterfill had lost a number of her chickens including a dozen fryers; Burton Sale on Harrodsburg Road also lost chickens.

  • Band of Brothers spruces up Cole playground

    More than 50 people assisted the Band of Brothers, a community service organization affiliated with the Anderson County High School football team, in renovating the Cole playground in the community park on July 28-29.
    The Band of Brothers assisted resident Carolyn Cole, who has spent the last 14 years building the playground in honor and memory of her sons David and Christopher Cole.

  • Gray named to honors list

    Lynzie Nicole Gray of Harrodsburg was recently named to Campbellsville University’s President’s Honors list for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 are named to the list. One hundred and eighty-eight students achieved the honor.
    Gray, a 2010 Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg graduate, is a junior education major. She is also a resident assistant at the university and plans to attend graduate school.

  • Robot wars at Extension office
  • High school to hold freshman orientation

    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    TIPS registration will begin at 6 p.m.  

  • Auditioning for future tourism

    Seven days of work for a 15-second car crash.
    Rick Shaw, stunt coordinator with the movie “Rich Mullins: A RagMuffins’ Legacy,” had the time-consuming task of removing the danger from car crash scenes like the one filmed on US 127 Bypass late last Tuesday night.  
    “It’s just a challenge, to supply the knowledge of scientifics,” Shaw, who’s been flipping over cars and motorcycles for more than 25 years said about crash preparations. “It looks dangerous but we try to calculate the danger out of it.”

  • Ribbon winners named during homemakers fair

    The following people won blue ribbons during the recent Anderson County Extension Homemakers Home, Craft and Garden Fair held last Monday and Tuesday:

    Art department
    Preschool and Kindergarten:
    Other medium: Maya Murphy
    Grades 1-4:
    Other medium: Rachel Ellis
    Grades 5-8:
    Watercolor: Emma Boebinger
    Pastels: Emma Boebinger
    Pencil: Kaylee Snow
    Acrylic: Krista Spaulding
    Other medium: Emma Boebinger
    Grades 9-12:
    Watercolor: Alaina Goodlett
    Pastels: Alaina Goodlett