• 4-H students participate in statewide Livestock Skillathon

    The 4-H State Livestock Skillathon is a competition that is held once every year to test students’ knowledge of all aspects of livestock.
    4-H’ers from all over the state come to the Skillathon to compete.
    This year’s competition was held Feb. 19 at the Hopkins County Fairground.
    The Anderson County 4H Livestock Club fielded two teams. Members 9 to 11 years old made up the Clover Team. The Intermediate Team members were 12 to 14 years old.

  • Middle school names students of week
  • Saffell team places second, third

    The Saffell Street Academic team placed second in District Governor’s Cup at Turner Elementary on Feb. 26.
    The Quick Recall team placed first in the district.
    Quick Recall team members include Austin Gabhart, J.Tyler Herzog, Nathan Sallee, Anna Foley, Matthew Lunsford, Abby McClellan, Tanner Gillis, Shelbi Snow, Jesse Barnett, Gage Mitchell, Linda McNulty and Shawn Kenyon.
    Students also took written assessments and placed as follows:
    Shelbi Snow placed second in social studies

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education has announced classes it is currently offering.
    To register, call 839-3754 or e-mail jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.
    Class descriptions are provided by Anderson Community Education.

    Hip Hop Dance for Children
    (Ages 7-15)
    When: April 12-May 17 on Tuesday afternoons from 5-6 p.m.
    Where: Anderson Middle School cafeteria with Jeriann Winfrey, instructor
    Cost: $39

  • District champions!
  • Trial team fares well at state competition

    Anderson County High School has produced more than its share of attorneys, and more could be on the way.
    Thirteen students competed earlier this month in a mock trial competition in Louisville, finishing 2-2 and impressing those who helped get them there.
    “I was just so proud of them,” said County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis, a 1981 Anderson graduate who served as one of the team’s coaches along with local attorney Marie Hellard.
    “They put their heart and soul into this, and they had a courtroom full of parents, all just beaming.”

  • Graduation, final day of school set for May 27

    Students can breathe a sigh of relief because school won’t be in session after the Memorial Day holiday.
    The Anderson County Board of Education approved an amended calendar Monday evening, setting the final day of school in Anderson County for Friday, May 27. Anderson County High School graduation ceremonies will be held the same evening at the Frankfort Civic Center.

  • High school plans Parent Connection Night on March 23

    Parents and students are invited to Parent Connection Night, March 23 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Anderson County High School.
    The evening will include parent-teacher conferences along with colleges and universities from across Kentucky, service personnel and local career representatives will be participating in a college/career fair and mini-workshops.

  • Reaves plays gangster in Denison play

    Dylan Reaves of Lawrenceburg performed the role of Gangster in “The Drowsy Chaperone,” which was performed in February at Denison University’s Ace Morgan Theater.
    “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a zany “musical within a comedy,” has music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, according to a news release.
    The play pays homage to American musicals of the jazz age, examining the effect musicals have on the fans who adore them, organizers said.

  • Vest earns academic honor

    Alissa Renee Vest of Lawrenceburg was included in this year’s United States Achievement Academy yearbook.
    Vest, 14, is an eighth-grader at Anderson County Middle School. She plays softball and was a member of the Kentucky Rockers team that played in the World Series last year.
    Her science teacher, Jamie Young, nominated her for the recognition.
    She is a daughter of Mark and Melissa Vest and sister of Mark Anthony Vest Jr.
    Her grandparents are Nancy Dennis, Zeke Dennis and Thelma Vest, all of Lawrenceburg, and the late Billy Vest.