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  • Frankfort Legion to host benefit dance

    The American Legion Post 7 of Frankfort will be hosting a benefit concert and dance Aug. 18 for Wounded Warriors from 2-5 p.m.
    Proceeds of the fundraiser will go toward the purchase of track chairs for Wounded Warriors.
    Music will be provided by “The Legends,” and includes jazz, blues, country, Dixieland, Big Band, 50s and more by “Skeets” Pennington, Doyle Rambo, Reed Harrod, Bill May, Dale Abernathy, David Cunningham and Suzanne Lee.

  • Historical society to meet Aug. 22

    The Anderson County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Public Library. Tom B. Ripy, attorney and Ph.D., will present a program about Mary Dowling and her life as a distiller before and during Prohibition. The program is free and open to the public.


  • Artist to participate in Frankfort arts fair

    Marianne Brown of Lawrenceburg will participate in the second annual Art in the Gardens at Liberty Hall fair on Labor Day weekend from Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    This year’s fair will feature over 50 juried artists and craftspeople selling their works in tents scattered throughout the four-acre garden at the Liberty Hall Historic Site on the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort, 202 Wilkinson Street.
    Admission is $3 daily.

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  • Learn how to raise children safely

    A program titled ACT Raising Safe Kids is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Anderson County Extension Office.
    Designed for parents and caregivers of children 8 and under, the program helps parents raise their children in an environment that is safe, stable, nurturing and full of love and respect, according to a news release.
    It also teaches positive ways and techniques for parents to understand and deal with their children’s difficult behaviors and how to discipline their children.

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  • Thornberry will not seek re-election

    After serving for eight years as American Legion Post 34 commander, Bobby Thornberry made the decision not to seek re-election, but accepted first vice, according to a news release.
    Bill Sloan took over as the new Post 34 commander on July 1.

  • BCB & Company to perform in Nashville

    BCB & Company, a teen performing group representing Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, and Mercer counties, will present the sounds of Motown at “Celebrate Nashville” on Oct. 5 at the Parthenon, according to a news release.  

  • Pavers offered to help build Kentucky National Guard memorial

    The Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund is offering individuals and organizations from across Kentucky the opportunity to pave the way to a sacred space and become part of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial effort by purchasing a personalized engraved paver, according to a news release.
    The pavers will be placed at the entrance to the memorial when it is constructed and proceeds will go toward construction costs.