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  • Thoroughbred Theatre in Midway will host Song of the Bluegrass, a women's chorus, for a presentation of popular songs on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m.

    The show, "Memories from Main to Broadway," will feature "I Only Have Eyes for You," "The Rose," "Tuxedo Junction," and show tunes from "Cats," "The Sound of Music," "Music Man," "West Side Story," "Grease" and others.

  • Mayor Edwinna Baker recently challenged the banks in Lawrenceburg to help the local food bank, Open Hands Food Pantry.

    As a result, LNB, Town and Country, MainSource, Woodforest, Commonwealth Credit Union and Century banks will conduct a food drive from Nov. 4 through Dec. 5.

    For more on this story, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • The Brownies of Girl Scout Troop 753 spent a recent Saturday morning completing a community service project at the Anderson County Community Park. The girls and some family members picked up trash in the park.

    “We have an excellent grounds staff at the park because it really was pretty clean,” said troop leader Jaynel Roberts. “Maybe between the three bags we had we would have filled one if we combined them.”

    For more on this story, including a photo of the troop, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

  • This Sunday — the second Sunday of the month — Anderson County citizens are invited downtown to get active.

    For the first time, Anderson County is participating in “Second Sunday,” which is a “statewide event that encourages all forms of physical activity within the local community and is designed to get Kentuckians moving,” according to the event website, www.2ndsundayky.com.

    For more on this story, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • A truck and tractor pull to benefit Anderson County 4-H is planned for Saturday, Oct. 3.

    The event will begin around 6 p.m. in the Anderson County Community Park, said Marva Gill, Anderson County Extension agent for 4-H youth development.

    For more on this story, see this week's edition of The Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Anderson County High School students Chelsea Whittle and John Durr were among 21 students throughout the state who participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” program, which ran from Sept. 13-16 at the KSP Training Academy in Frankfort.

    For the full story, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Emma Napier's family and friends are walking with her during Cincinnati Walks for Kids next month.

    Emma, 2, suffered from a gastrointestinal disorder and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital helped her family find an effective and simple solution.

    For more information on this story, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Phil Roberts is only Huddle House’s second biggest fan.

    Who’s the first? His family.

    Even so, all six members of the Roberts clan took home top honors in the “I Love Huddle House” nationwide video contest.

    Roberts and his family (wife, Lisa; 5-year-old daughter, Ashley; and 3-year-old triplets, Benjamin, Casey and Danielle) live in Lexington, but filmed their video at the closest Huddle House to them, which is here in Lawrenceburg.

    For the full story, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

  • The man believed to be the oldest Anderson County citizen died Friday.

    Several sources, including the Anderson County Clerk’s office, said that to their knowledge, Charles O. Bertram, 103, was Anderson County’s oldest citizen.

    For more about Mr. Bertram, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg has been a mainstay in the community since 1834. This weekend, Aug. 29 and 30, the church will host its 175th anniversary celebration.

    For details about the event and a historical overview of the church, see this week's Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Congressman Ben Chandler made a surprise visit to Anderson County on Friday to honor Truman Wells, a World War II veteran.

    Well, it was supposed to be a surprise.

    Wells’ daughter Susan Young and her husband, Tony, planned to keep the visit a secret until Chandler arrived Friday afternoon to present Wells with a flag flown over the nation’s capitol in his honor.

    However, the cat was let out of the bag on Thursday night so other family members could plan to attend, Tony Young said.

  • Bikers will help establish a place for grieving parents to remember their children by participating in a poker run Aug. 22.

    For complete details on the event, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • To say that Mary Alice Birdwhistell is an accomplished student might be an understatement.

    Find out why and read about Birdwhistell's honors while at Georgetown College in this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Six high school students spent their summer assessing the "greenness" of Anderson County. This week, they'll present their findings in a competition hoping to win new computers.

    For the full story, including a list of places to recycle in Anderson County, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Ace Hardware celebrated its grand opening over the weekend.

    For the fully story, including pictures from the event, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Megan Alisa Webb was crowned the 2009-10 National American Miss Kentucky Junior Teen on June 29.

    The event took place at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington, and Webb was selected from 115 girls from across the state.

    For more on this story, including a photo of Webb in her crown, see this week's Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • The Kentucky Changers visited Lawrenceburg last week for their annual mission trip.

    For more about the group, including how members helped spruce up a playground at the county park, see this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association will host a horse show July 10 and 11 at the fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg, the association announced in a news release.

    Friday night’s show will include conformation and under saddle classes and will be begin at 5 p.m. Saturday’s show will start at 1 p.m. and will include trail obstacle classes where horses and riders negotiate obstacles like gates, tarpaulins, mailboxes, cones and bridges. Saturday’s line up will also include more under saddle classes and at the end of the evening, the championship classes.

  • Shyanne Crane, 8, donated her hair to Locks of Love last week. This is the second time she has donated to the organization.

    To see before and after photos, pick up this week's Anderson News, available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery’s Peach Bellini took both the People’s Choice and Judges Best awards for best wine and best alcoholic drink in the wine category in the recent 2009 Taste of the Bluegrass, the winery announced in a news release.

    For more on the winery's showing at Taste of the Bluegrass, see this week's Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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