Community News

  • Legion receives awards at convention

    American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion Department of Kentucky Convention was held June 18-20 at Crowne Plaza hotel in Louisville. This was the 97th Annual Convention for the American Legion, 94th for the Auxiliary and 43rd for the sons.

  • Extension office to host Alzheimer’s clinic

    Anderson County Extension is collaborating with the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Association to provide programs for the public on the risks of Alzheimer’s disease, the Extension announced.

    The Alzheimer’s Association program will be held at the Anderson Senior Center on July 29 at 6 p.m.

    The program, Know the 10 Signs, is designed to help people learn more about the disease and its warning signs.

  • Isaacs to pack ’em in Friday at Sand Spring Baptist

    One of the biggest names in Nashville will be performing Friday night, July 10, at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    The Isaacs, a world-renowned acoustic group, will be the headliner as part of the Sand Spring Gospel Concert series. Also performing will be The Shireys, another family group that has become a local favorite at Sand Spring.

    The program begins at 7 p.m. There is no admission charge but a love offering will be taken.

  • New shop offers ‘Kentucky-centric’ items

    A passion for fashion and all things Kentucky led University of Kentucky marketing major Angel Yamraj into opening Bourbon Barrel Boutique in downtown Lawrenceburg.

    “I always wanted to work in clothing,” said Yamraj. “So when I was driving downtown one day and saw the building was for rent, I just thought I should go for it.”

    The 27-year-old said she felt Lawrenceburg has long lacked a place where you can find designer clothing and Kentucky-centric gifts.

  • Big Ed settles for PB&J
  • Rotary names new directors
  • Cell company laying lines for enhanced service

    Those in rural Anderson County hoping the sight of crews laying fiber optic cable along US 62 meant the dawn of high speed internet are going to have to wait a little longer.

    According to Barry Nothstine, director of marketing and product development for Bluegrass Cellular, Inc., the fiber optic cable installation is merely network enhancements for existing lines.

    “I know it doesn’t sound very glamorous, but it’s less about expanding the network coverage and more about improving existing coverage,” he said.

  • Carlton honored
  • Drury receives award from Midway College

    Donna Crain Drury of Anderson County was presented the Ruth Slack Roach Memorial Award from Midway College’s Alumni Association, according to a news release.

    Drury was honored with the award June 6 at the Alumni Association’s annual reunion on the Midway College campus.

  • Mozart of Mowing

    Most kids his age choose to retreat indoors on their tablets and phones, rather than face scorching temperatures and sweat-soaked T-shirts.

    Brayden Ashby, 9, is not like most kids.

    Where his peers bemoan the dirt, sweat and hard work of mowing grass, Ashby sees a chance to practice his craft, one he has been cultivating since before he could walk.

    “I’ve almost mowed every yard on this street,” Ashby says proudly while he sips a Big Red on his grandparent’s couch. “It’s just something I’ve always done.”