Community News

  • Cruz wins Anderson County but Trump wins Kentucky

    Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a narrow victory among Anderson County voters Saturday in Kentucky’s first Republican presidential caucus, edging businessman Donald Trump by 32 votes.
    Sen. Marco Rubio came in third with 257 votes, followed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich with 204 and former candidate Dr. Ben Carson with 36.
    It was Trump, however, who was the declared winner in Kentucky, outdistancing Cruz by just under 10,000 votes.
    Trump won 79 counties in Kentucky compared to Cruz’s 41. Neither Rubio, Kasich nor Carson won a county caucus.

  • For local crotcheter, life is Living Loopy

    Living with a 3-year-old is guaranteed to make a person a little loopy, but for Mallaurie Scott, a local crotcheter, life is simply loopy.
    “I can’t not do it,” the 28-year-old mother said. “So if I have any free time — I have to crochet.”
    Scott is owner of Living Loopy Creations, a six-year old business that began with selling crocheted stuffed animals and characters at area craft fairs and has expanded to it’s own Etsy shop and Facebook accounts.

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  • Depression, diabetes classes are offered

    The Anderson County Senior Center is offering two programs promoting healthy living.
    On March 14, “Blue to You” will educate seniors about the symptoms and treatment of depression. According to the press release, 85 percent of those who receive treatment show improvement.
    The program is free and begins at 6 p.m. Register by calling Opal Phillips at the senior center at 839-7520 or the Anderson County Extension Office at 839-7271.

  • Calendar of events

    March 3
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center
    9 a.m. — Exercise videos at the Anderson County Senior Center
    9 a.m. — Shopping and errands at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — AARP tax preparations at the Anderson County Senior Center
    5 to 6:30 p.m. — Intermediate American Sign Language II for teachers and parents of special needs children at Anderson Adult Learning Center

  • WWII Vet receives quilt
  • Auxiliary honors county’s surviving WWII vets with dinner

    From staff reports
    Nine veterans of World War II braved snowy and icy conditions on Valentine’s Day to enjoy a meal for them and their guests courtesy of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced.
    Veterans attending were John Allen, William “Bub” Hyatt, Bobby Rorer, Jewell Toll, Alvin “Huston” Perry, Ellis Collins, George Inman, E. Paul Perry and James “Bud” Watts.

  • Seniors join ‘Rally in the Rotunda’

    From staff reports
    A group of Anderson County senior citizens traveled to Frankfort recently for the “Rally in the Rotunda.”
    The rally was “to attract attention to the growing number of seniors in Kentucky and the importance of keeping much needed financial resources in the budget during this session of the General Assembly,” according to Steve Carmichael, director of the Anderson Senior Center.

  • Cub Scouts compete in annual Pinewood Derby

    By Barb Sweeney
    Long summers filled with camping and hiking were far in the back of the minds of Cub Scout Pack 38 of Lawrenceburg this past Saturday.
    All that they could think of was fun with friends and racing fast cars — Pinewood Derby cars, that is.

  • Kiwanis will attempt to start local chapter here

    Kiwanis is looking for a home here in Anderson County.
    According to Robbie Morris, a Kiwanis member out of Cynthiana, the service organization is hoping to start a Lawrenceburg chapter. “It is a great club and is something the community needs,” Morris explained. “Everybody here is really good about helping out each other.”
    Kiwanis devotes countless hours and money to local communities. “Our primary goal is to serve children,” Morris said.