Community News

  • Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic partners with the Humane Society

    Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic partnering with Anderson Humane Society

    During the month of July, Lawrenceburg Family Chiropractic, Dr. Brian Schultz, will be donating the proceeds from all new patient visits to the Anderson Humane Society.

    A $27 donation will cover the initial examination, first treatment and x-rays, if necessary (normally $150). Located at 1004 Bypass South Suite 5 in the Markwell Center next to Rite Aid and Taco Bell.

  • Van Hook named Farmers Bank assistant vice president

    Jill Van Hook was recently named assistant vice president at a Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company board of director meeting.

    Van Hook joined the Frankfort bank in 1999. She began at the Franklin Square Branch before transferring to the Trust Department.

    Mrs. Van Hook’s area of specialty is employee benefit plans.

    Van Hook, a Lawrenceburg resident, her family includes husband, Jeff Van Hook, and daughters, Brittany and Emma Grace.

  • Humane Society Featured Pet

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    ‘Hello. My name is Kato and I came here with my mom, Paige, from down on Ballard Road. We kept waiting for our owner to come get us, but they never came. So the Humane Society promised to try to find us good homes.’ For more information, contact the Anderson County Humane Society at 502-839-8339 or adopt@andersonhumane.org.

  • Many attended Dandridge and Hanks annual reunion

    Descendants of the Dandridge and Nannie Hanks held their annual reunion July 4 at the Anderson County Park.

    Those attending were:

    •R.A. and Polly Hanks of Danville

    •Cathy, Brittany and Bethany Lester of Danville

    •Peggy Whalen of Dry Ridge

    •Nell Laurence, John and Penny Laurence of Williamstown

    •Rick, Paula and Alexander Leineke of Frankfort

    •Fred and Jennifer Kanter of Frankfort

    •Dudley and Bettye Hanks of Versailles

  • Is God watching over Beaver Lake residence?

    By Janie Bowen

    When Melinda Campbell came across a moth that had what looked like a cross with Jesus on it, she took a second look.

    She found the moth in her Beaver Lake home and tried to catch it but couldn’t but she did get a picture.

    When you look at it closely it does resemble the cross with Jesus.

    When she brought the photos into the office she wasn’t sure what kind of moth it was but she referred to it as the Jesus moth.

  • Anderson County Friends of the Library raises more than $550

    Friends of the Anderson Library raised $551.85 from their book sale June 28.

    The total included $488.35 raised from book sales, $35 from T-shirt sales, $18.50 from donations and $10 from memberships.

    This past book sale featured a generous donation from the family of the late Dr. Ira V. Birdwhistell, a religion professor at Georgetown College.

    The donation consisted of Birdwhistell’s entire religious studies book collection, more than 40 boxes of books.

  • Community Calendar: 07-09-14

    Claylick UMC hosts “God’s Game Plan” July 26-27
    Claylick United Methodist Church will host God’s Game Plan, a Vacation Bible School for children in grades pre-K and up, July 26-27.
    The two-day event uses sports themes to help share the message of Jesus and faith with children.
    “God’s Game Plan” starts Sat., July 26, with breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m.
    The day will conclude at 3:15 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

  • Rotary directors named

    The 2014-2015 directors of the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club pose for a group photo during a recent banquet. Pictured are, front row, from left, Jerry Shaw, president; David Brown, president elect for 2015-2016; Chris Thompson, secretary; Jason Hanks, treasurer; Kevin Bierly, sergeant-at-arms; Gabe Uebel, past president; Capp Turner, club service director and Brain Shulz, international service director.

  • Goodbye Rita

    The Anderson News bookkeeper Rita Adams turned in her pen and Rolodex last week to pursue new interests. The staff at the News gave her an etched vase commemorating her 20 years with the newspaper.

  • CASA for Kids Golf Scramble raised money for training volunteers

    More advocates are needed to be a voice

    of children in court

    By Chris Hamilton


    Sometimes good deeds take more than just a big heart. They need money.

    CASA of the Bluegrass generated some for its cause June 14 by way of the CASA for Kids Golf Scramble. With 23 golfers and nearly 50 sponsors, including the major sponsor Humana, Anderson County’s ad-hoc committee for fund-raising took in $5,500 to carry out its mission to provide a voice for abused, neglected or dependent children involved in family court.