Community News

  • Community Calendar, July 30, 2014

    Community calendar

    Red Cross is hosting the following events in August:
    Aug. 1 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street in Frankfort.
    Aug. 5 - Chapter Service Delivery Committee meeting
    Aug. 5 - Information booth at National Nite Out at Lakeview Park
    Aug. 8 - Bloodmobile at the Chapter House at 318 Washington Street, Frankfort.
    Aug. 11 - Chapter Board of Directors meeting
    Aug. 11 - Client Assistance System 2.0 training at the Chapter House

  • Community Calendar, July 23, 2014

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet Thursday

    The Anderson County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Anderson Public Library. Over the yearsmany people have passed through and settled in Anderson County. Some objects have been left behind a sign o their presence. Speaker Bobby Cubert will present a program about the settlers in Anderson County entitled “Things that I have found on my farm.” This meeting is free and open to the public

  • Paden named in Harding University dean’s list

    From staff reports

    Lawrenceburg resident Erin Paden, a senior at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2014 semester.

    The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Larry Long, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.

  • BCTC open house Thursday

    Whether you are seeking dual credit during high school, just graduating and your family can’t afford to send you to a residential college, need to change careers or wanting to take a free college class because you are 65+ years old, Bluegrass Community and Technical College has scholarship opportunities and financial aid information to help prospective students pay for college. 

  • Natural Balance Massage and Spa Therapies Offers Wellness Workshop July 22

    Natural Balance Massage and Spa Therapies, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg is hosting a free “Spa and Facial” Event on Tuesday, July 22nd, at 6:00pm. 

  • 07.16.14 Community Calendar

    The Anderson Co. Senior Citizens calendar of events

    The center is located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg.

    Wednesday, July 17

    10:30 a.m. blood pressure check/nurses registry

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

    Noon potluck

    Senior survey-What new activities would you pick to try

    Thursday, July 17

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast club

    9 a.m. Seated yoga with Misty

    9 a.m.-3 p.m. shopping and errands

  • $10 GED testing available for a limited time in Kentucky

    From staff reports

    Kentucky Adult Education has announced that, beginning July 7, eligible adults may take each module of the GED test at the reduced rate of $10, as a result of $20 vouchers being provided to eligible individuals.

    With the use of these limited-time vouchers, the cost of a full GED test will be only $40.

    The regular cost of the full battery of GED testing modules is $120, so this represents an $80 savings to test takers.

  • Yankey receives white coat at Physician Assistant ceremony

    From staff reports

    Austin Yankey of Lawrenceburg received his white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2015 White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tennessee June 28.

    Yankey is a second-year physician assistant student at LMU-DCOM.

  • Business brief: The taste of success

    A Lawrenceburg native is continuing his success in the food industry.

    John Mays, a 1985 graduate of Anderson County High School has started another restaurant venture in St. Petersburg, Florida which will offer a Southern-style Italian cuisine.

    He and his business partners will be opening Noble Crust, an eatery to satisfy the palette of customers who seek an affordable, casual dining experience with the combined taste of traditional Italian recipes using locally grown ingredients from America’s South.

  • Perry enjoys surprise 90th birthday celebration

    From staff reports

    E. Paul Perry, of Lwrenceburg, was surprised by family during a celebration for his 90th birthday.

    Born June 8, 1924, Paul is a native of Anderson County and was raised on Indian Creek in the Birdie and Corinth communities. His eight grades of education were at Anderson City School.

    In WWII he did naval basic training in Great Lakes, Illinois. After discharge, he worked in the dye department for Dean-Sherk Thread Factory in Lawrenceburg. Here he met Mary Lucille Hatchett and they were wed April 27, 1946.