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Today's News

  • Way We Were: Freaky corn, flowers appear at News office

    50 YEARS AGO
    Aug. 23, 1962
    Mrs. E.B. Sparrow was the winner in the Home Economics division at the Anderson County Fair and her sister Mrs. Elvin Burgin was the runner-up.
    Mrs. Sparrow had a total of 69 points on entries in clothing, craft, canning, antiques and foods.

    Some of the 4-H garden division winners were:

  • Century Bank celebrates back to school
  • Education briefs: 8-22-12

    Seventh grader serves as U.S. ambassador
    during trip to Europe
    Reece Arredondo, a seventh grader at Anderson County Middle School, recently returned from a three-week trip to Europe with People to People’s Student Ambassador program.
    The program was established by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 in hopes that students uniting from cultures around the world would perpetuate peace. Arredondo’s delegation visited the United Kingdom, including Wales, Ireland and Scotland.

  • High school juniors may enter essay contest to win scholarship

    The Kentucky High Education Assistance Authority is sponsoring a “Promote Your School” scholarship contest open to all high school juniors attending private or public high schools.
    Home school students are not eligible, organizers said.
    The winner of the scholarship contest will receive $500 and a photo shoot at his or her school, according to the press release.
    To enter, the student must submit an essay about the biggest challenge facing high school students.

  • Adult Community Education offers Zumba fitness classes on Sept. 11

    Adult Community Education will offer a Zumba dance fitness class beginning Sept. 11.  
    This is an ongoing class held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:15-7:15 p.m. and will be located at the Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center gym with certified instructor Tonjua Casey.
    The cost for the class is $5 per session or $45 for 10 sessions
    According to event organizers, “Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness workout.

  • 4-H robotics club hosts LEGO showcase at Extension office

    Students in the 4-H robotics club in Lawrenceburg will be building “machines of the future” in a LEGO Education Showcase on Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anderson County Extension office, it was announced.
    “The showcase event is a customizable building activity that sparks creativity in participants by allowing them to use their imaginations to create LEGO models around a theme. The theme for this event is machines of the future,” according to event organizers.

  • School board to replace high school football scoreboard

    The Board of Education unanimously approved to spend $12,089 to replace the problematic high school football scoreboard at its Aug. 20 meeting.
    Board chairman Roger McDowell apologized for the football scoreboard’s malfunctions during the season opener against Bryan Station last Friday, and thanked everyone’s effort in trying to get the scoreboard to work.   

  • Tournament winners
  • News briefs: 8-22-12

    Rotary Club to host wine festival
    The Lawrenceburg Rotary Club will hold its annual wine fest at Lovers Leap Winery on Aug. 25 from 6-11 p.m.
    Music will be provided by Conch Republic Band. There will also be a silent auction.
    All proceeds will provide for various programs for children in the community including backpacks, Shop With a Cop and dictionaries for all third graders in Lawrenceburg schools, according to the press release.

    Historical Society to meet Aug. 23

  • Four Roses plans limited quantity Small Batch release for fall

    This fall, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2012 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, featuring four recipes including one aged 17 years, the distillery announced in a news release.
    Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge hand selected four recipes from the distillery’s 10 to make up the limited Small Batch offering.
    The 17-year-old bourbon comes from Four Roses’ OBSV recipe, which encompasses delicate fruit, spicy and creamy characterisics.