Community News

  • Woman’s Club hosts luncheon, style show

    Hats Off!, the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) annual luncheon and style show, was held at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on Saturday, April 21.
    As approximately 135 guests enjoyed the chicken-salad luncheon, Martha Caywood of the Derby Shoppe and Raggs in Danville emceed the style show, with club members and friends as models. Several ensembles from her shop, complete with hats, handbags and jewelry, were shown and described.

  • Teen Humane sponsors pet photo shoot

    Pet owners can have their pets photographed and digitally stored during an event sponsored by Teen Humane, according to a news release.
    The event, titled Fur Fest, is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the county park, and will include a bake sale.
    If a pet becomes lost, its photo will be posted on several websites, organizers said, in an effort to have it returned to its owners.
    The photos are free.
    Teen Humane is a younger version of the Anderson Humane Society.
    For more information call 839-8339.

  • Auxiliary donates $1,500 to Wounded Warriors project

    The American Legion Auxiliary conference was held in Louisville on April 21.
    Senior members attending from Unit 34 were Betty Butler, Nettie Halvorson, Chrisie Halvorson and Junior members were Janna Halvorson, Anna Boyles, Hannah Drury and Kyanna Ashlock.
    Junior members presented Department President Lois Hall with a $1,500 check for her Wounded Warriors project.
    According a press release from the Auxiliary, this check was from the proceeds of a special Bingo and a donation from Senior Auxiliary members.

  • FFA hosts Alumni cook out, annual greenhouse sale

    The high school FFA will host its fifth annual greenhouse sale April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Anderson County High School
    “This is where we make most of our money for our department and our chapter,” said co-adviser of the FFA Brandon Fawbush. “It’s probably the closest related fundraiser to class.”
    Fawbush said greenhouse class students learn how to market, sell and advertise for the greenhouse sale, as well as learning how to properly care for the flowers and vegetables.

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  • Military Child Appreciation Day set for April 28 at American Legion

    The Kentucky National Guard will sponsor a Military Child Appreciation Day for all dependents from all branches of the military on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 24 on 725 West Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    According to event organizers, the event will include art and crafts activities, puppet shows, corn hole, archery, face painting and more.
    Food and drinks will be provided, according to a news release.
    Call to pre-register.
    For more information, contact Cindy Culver at 502-607-1751 or Linda Jones at 502-607-1593.

  • Juniors vie for Distinguished Young Women title on Saturday

    The 31st annual 2013 Distinguished Young Women program, formerly known as Junior Miss, will be held April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson High School Auditorium.
    Admission will be $10 per person. Nine high school juniors will compete for $4,450 in scholarship awards, provided by Anderson County individuals and businesses participants for the 2013 Distinguished Young Women program.

  • News briefs: 4-18-12

    Fish fry, auction planned
    A fish fry and auction is scheduled for April 28 at Emulation Masonic Lodge 688 starting at 5:30 p.m.
    The lodge is located in Sharpsville, a community in Washington County on Highway 53 about three miles south of the Bluegrass Parkway.

    Women’s Club Presents Hats Off!
    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) will host Hats Off!, its annual luncheon and style show, at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on April 21.

  • Tractor pull in Mackville

    Mackville Community Development and the Mackville Lions Club will host a tractor pull at the Mackville Community Center on April 21, starting at 5 p.m.
    Weigh-in begins at 4 p.m., with the pull starting at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, with children 10 and under free. There will be three classes per tractor and $15 per hook up. Concessions will be available.
    For more information, call Eddie Noel at 859-481-3420.

  • Volunteers help with city, Legion Easter egg hunt