Community News

  • CASA seeks volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of the Bluegrass is seeking dedicated volunteers to begin training in July.

    CASA is a national organization, which provides trained volunteers to serve as advocates for abused, neglected, or dependent children involved in family court.

    These volunteers provide factual, unbiased reports to the court while working toward a plan that ensures that the children are in safe and permanent homes as quickly as possible.

  • Chamber scramble raised $5,000 for operational costs

    Scott Brothers Construction was champ and Lawrenceburg Supply finished runner-up but everybody who participated in the recent Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was a winner.

    The annual event, held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course, raised $5,000 for operational expenses.

    It is one of three major events the Chamber holds - Business Expo, Golf Scramble and Annual Gala - to raise money for operating the Chamber, according to Chamber Pres. Pam Brough.

  • Welcome Anderson Apothecary
  • Welcome Hunter’s Grill
  • Chamber News & Notes

    New members:

    •Gene Linzy Photography.

    •Two Brothers Bar & Grill.

    Membership renewals:

    •Century 21 Commonwealth - Jackie Nickel.

    •Farm Credit MidAmerica.

    •T.B. Ripey Home, LLC.

    •Kentucky Distillers Association.

    •Lawrenceburg Family Dentistry.

    •E.H. Jones Jr Lawrenceburg LLC.

    •Lover’s Leap Vineyards & Winery.

    •Andy Barr / Congressman.

  • Habitat for Humanity announces EGGfest ‘14

    Lexington Habitat for Humanity announced that this year’s EGGFest fundraiser will held Sat., June 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Housewarming’s parking lot, behind IHOP on New Circle Road, just off Palumbo Drive.

    Proceeds from EGGFest will benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Created to celebrate the legendary Big Green Egg, “The Ultimate Cooking Experience,” EGGFest is an annual fundraiser that features celebrity chefs showcasing their grilling, smoking and cooking prowess.

  • USDA announces changes to fruit, vegetable, wild rice planting rules

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who participate in certain programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014.

    “Similar to previous programs that we’ve administered, planting fruits, vegetables or wild rice on base acres on a farm can result in a payment reduction for program participants,” said John W. McCauley, state executive director for the Kentucky FSA.

  • Totally Local returns July 16!

    •Totally Local features profiles of individuals and businesses that make things happen in our area.

    •The Anderson News is spreading the word and highlighting this community through Totally Local, uniting people, places and events that our readers will find unique. Watch for our next quarterly page in July to be “in the know” about the latest happenings and local merchants that provide reliable products and services to boost our hometown economy!

  • Community Calendar 06.18.14

    Fair pageants start Saturday

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show Pageants start Sat., June 21 at 7 p.m. with the Miss Teen, Miss Pre-Teen and Princess pageants.

    •The Miss Lawrenceburg pageant will be held Mon., June 23 at 7 p.m.

    •The under 2-year-old baby show will be held Tues., June 24 at 6 p.m.

    •The 2-year-old baby girl and baby boy, 3-year-old Wee Miss and 3-year-old Wee Mister and 4-year-old Tiny Miss and Tiny Mister will be held Wed., June 25 from 6p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Wolcott will serve on 53rd Judicial Nomination Commission

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently chose Theresa C. Wolcott of Lawrenceburg to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 53rd Judicial Circuit and District.

    Wolcott is a program administrator for the Kentucky Department of Corrections and will serve on the Commission for a term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.

    In addition, Beshear named the following to the Commission:

    •Linda L. Griffith, of Shelbyville, is retired and shall serve until Jan. 1, 2016.