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Today's News

  • GED students receive degrees

    GED graduates received their degrees on June 6 at the 19th annual GED graduation ceremony in the Anderson County Middle School.
    About 15 graduates walked across the stage, some choosing to say a few words about the influence of their family, friends and instructors in receiving their degree.
    “I stand before you today, a graduated man,” said Phillip Addison, who received national adult education honors.

  • Mom’s Closet Winning Purse 2011
  • Aerobics, Tae Bo classes scheduled

    Classes in aerobics and Tae Bo are scheduled to begin June 13, Anderson Community Education announced.
    The classes will begin June 13 at Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church on Carlton Drive.
    Classes will run for six weeks on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 to 7. Call 839-3754 for details.
    Cost is $29, and classes are open to those 12 and older. Registration will take place on the first night of class.

  • Food that’s in when school is out

    The Anderson County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service program.
    Meals will be provided to all children without charge.
    Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability.
    Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows, with the exceptions of July 4 and July 7:
    Early Childhood Center, 126 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
    June 6-July 29
    Breakfast: 8:15-9:15 a.m.

  • Stamp Club to meet June 11

    The June meeting of the Kentucky Stamp Club will be held at 2 p.m. at Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., Frankfort.
    A program including a drawing for stamp collecting prizes will be featured as well as a discussion of topical stamp collecting.
    For more information, call Breck Pegram at 502-403-8788.
     

  • Seniors eligible for farmers market coupons

    The sign up for farmers market coupons will be June 15 at 1 p.m. at the Anderson County Senior Center, 160 Township Square.
    Participants must be 60 or older, have a monthly income of $1,180 or less for a household of one person, or a monthly income under $1,594 for a household of two people.
    Those eligible should bring a picture ID, proof of income and their social security card to apply for the coupons.
    For additional questions, contact Sara at the Anderson County Extension Office at 839-7271.
     

  • Donate blood for chance to win truck

    Blood donors have a chance to win a 2011 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck this summer.
    Those who register to give blood through Sept. 16 will be automatically entered to win a blue, extended-cab pickup.
    The next opportunity to pick up the blood supply and be entered to win is June 14 from 12:30-7 p.m. in the Fireside Room at First Baptist Church, 111 N. Main St. in Lawrenceburg.
    Those wanting to donate blood can call 800-775-2522 or visit www.kybloodcenter.org for blood drive and donor center details.
     

  • Box seats available for Lawrenceburg Fair, Horse Show

    Box seats for the 139th annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show are now available, the American Legion announced.  
    The fair is scheduled for June 25-July 2 at the American Legion Fairgrounds on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Box seat tickets are $75 and include six passes and reserved parking for one car for the horse show nights on June 28-July 1.
    Box seats do not include carnival rides, which are available each night for $8 per person.

  • City council to consider changes to cemetery rules

    The Lawrenceburg City Council, after holding a work session to discuss its controversial cemetery ordinance, is expected to continue discussion—including the placement of Confederate flags—at its June 13 meeting
    Lawrenceburg residents voiced their concerns at a special hearing May 19, in which dozens of grieving family members protested the May 15 deadline in removing unattached items placed at gravestones.

  • Know how and when to water your plants

    Since I am in full mowing mode and have finally begun to work in the garden, I get to appreciate all the sites, sounds and smells of the farm.
    Everything is green, wildflowers dot the landscape and it’s all totally beautiful.