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  • 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.

  • Natural Balance offers weight loss workshop

    Natural Balance, a wellness and massage therapy center located at 575 South Main Street in Lawrenceburg, is hosting a Weight Loss Workshop on Sunday, June 22, 1 -3pm.

    The wellness center now offers a healthy weight loss program to help people lose weight at a more rapid pace than traditional methods. The program is all natural, vegan, and gluten free.

    Samples of the protein shakes will be served at the Workshop.

  • KYTC Graduated Driver License course now offered online

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently announced an online version of the Graduated Driver License course for teaching safe driving techniques to beginning drivers.

    The online program represents a fourth option for completing the course, which is required before a learner’s permit can be replaced with an unrestricted driver’s license.

    Until now, three options were available:

    ·A four-hour Graduated Driver License course provided by KYTC in the driver’s home county.

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  • God’s message doesn’t need improving, it needs to be believed

    According to a Gallup poll, more than 75 percent of Americans say that religion is losing its’ influential ground in our society.

    On the other hand, we live in a nation where we have well over 300,000 congregations that identify themselves as Christian and over 75 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Christian.

    How do we explain this?

    The answer is that the secularization of society is happening at a break-neck pace. Massive moral shifts are taking place as the world views of our friends and neighbors become increasingly irreligious.

  • Senior center will distribute farmer’s market coupons

    The Anderson County Senior Center, located at 160 Township Square, Lawrenceburg KY 40342, will be distributing farmer’s market nutrition coupons at the senior center Tues., June 10, from 9 a.m.-noon.

    Eligible seniors must be age 60 or older and have an income for one person of less than $1,265 per month.

    For a two-person household, income cannot exceed $1,705 per month and for a three-person household, income cannot exceed $2,144 per month.

  • ‘Tug Boat’ pulls out win at coon dog trials

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 14, 1964

    Breaks hand

    Charles Allen Perry, son of Bro. and Mrs. E. Paul Perry of Chaplin, broke his left hand Saturday while playing ball at Camp Calvary.

    Thursday, June 18, 1964

    Graduates honored

    Carl Davis Penny, a graduate of the Lincoln Institute, won the Dr. Rabb “Best Sportsmanship” award and was presented with the trophy at graduation.

  • Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show celebrates 142 years

    The Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show opens Saturday with the Miss Teen, pre-teen, princess pageants and the Miniature Horse Show.

    This is year marks the 142nd annual Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show. The event is hosted and staffed with mostly local American Legion volunteers.

    “Our fair is actually two years older than the Kentucky Derby,” said Wayne Hanks, fair and horse show manager.

    The annual fair and horse show has grown to be an institution in Lawrenceburg.

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