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  • Butt-dialing becoming a real pain in 911’s ... butt

    If you’ve ever butt-dialed 911 don’t be embarrassed because you have plenty of company.
    So much company, in fact, that the problem is becoming a significant one for local 911 dispatchers who have much more important work to do than answering phone calls made, well, from people’s butts.
    Butt-dialing — slang for when a cell phone user inadvertently dials a phone number — is a growing problem across the country, and Lawrenceburg certainly isn’t immune.

  • Disc golfers win Kenton tournament

    The Anderson County High School disc golf team took the High School Disc Golf Championships, held in Kenton County on Saturday. The Bearcats set a new course record with a 408 score as they defeated Covington Scott, Conner and Covington Holy Cross for the title.

    Gabe McMichael took second place in the tournament, shooting a 72, three shots behind the tournament winner, Ben Edwards of Scott.

    Anderson's Cannon Beasley took third with an 80.

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  • Church briefs: 5-9-12

    Youth group collecting
    items for Sunset Hill
    Alton Christian Church’s youth will collect items for Sunset Hill during May, the church announced.
    Items needed include men’s shower gel, shaving cream, razors, deodorant, board games, socks, men’s house shoes size sizes 8 to 12, shampoo and combs.
    All items can be dropped off at Alton Christian Church on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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  • Art in the Park set in Versailles

    The fourth annual Art in the Park event will be May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the grounds of the Woodford Inn and Addie’s restaurant, 140 Park St. in Versailles.
    According to event organizers, “A wide variety of arts and crafts will be exhibited and available for purchase ... Addie’s restaurant will be on site for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
    For more information about the event, contact Donna Callaway at 859-983-9213 or e-mail her at dhc40383@gmail.com.

  • Community calendar: 5-9-12

    April 24-June 28: Body Recall, free class held at Anderson County Health Department, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

    May 7-May 11: 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 depending on day.
    May 7-May 11: GED instruction and college preparation, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday hours by appointment, Adult Learning Center, 839-3754

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-9-12

    May 17: 4th Annual Ladies Spring Banquet — 6:30 p.m. at Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church, 111 North Main, for ladies of all ages. Tickets are $10 for ladies, $5 for girls 12 and under. Come join us for a great meal (prepared and served by men from the church), door prizes and fun fellowship. Call the church office at 502-839-6966 for tickets no later than Monday, May 14. All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

  • Engagement: Peach and Schmidt

    Jennifer Lynn Peach, daughter of Donald F. Peach and the late Toby Bates Peach of Lawrenceburg, and Jarrod Scott Schmidt, son of Walter and Caroline Schmidt of Marietta, Ga., announce their upcoming marriage on May 26, 2012, in Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is currently employed with Dr. M. Scott Smith, DMD in Frankfort.  The groom is currently employed with Sturm Insurance in Frankfort.
    The wedding will take place at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Engagement: Young and Goin

    Cecil “Tad” and Donna Lynn Young of Lawrenceburg and Sarah and John Garvison of Denton, Texas, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Cecilya Lynn Young and Bobby Jack Goin of Lawrenceburg.
    The bride is a 2006 graduate of Anderson County High School and a graduate of Galen College of Nursing in Louisville.
    She is currently employed as a nurse at The Lexington Country Place.
    The groom is a 2004 graduate of Anderson County High School and is currently employed at Johnson Control in Georgetown.