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  • Learn about ‘unsinkable’ Titanic liner at ACE event
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  • Rite of Spring

    The babies have arrived on Wildcat Road.  
    Tic and Tac, two fuzzy baby doll Southdown lambs only three days old, wobble after a sheared ewe in the afternoon sun.
    Betsy DeKoster, the owner of the Lawrenceburg Bluegrass Babydoll sheep farm, explains that the third lamb triplet, Toe, didn’t make it.  
    She points at a lamb named Twister, who survived a complicated birth, she said, and was safely delivered despite the lamb’s head being pulled backwards.

  • LEGO robotics workshop held

    Anderson Community Education, in partnership with the LEGO Legends, held a LEGO robotics education workshop at Anderson County Middle School on March 2.
    There were 25 participants of children ages 6-9 who were introduced to LEGO robotics and programming.
    They also solved problems and came up with innovative designs for helpful machines using LEGOs, according to a news release.
    The LEGO Legends are a local First LEGO League team that has successfully competed in state and national competitions.

  • New greenhouse at Anderson Middle School
  • Anderson Community Education announces April classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following classes in April.

    Basic electricity workshop
    When: Saturday, April 13
    Time: 9 a.m. to noon
    Where: Adult Learning Center at 219 East Woodford St., with instructor John Marks, master electrician.
    Cost: $20
    Description: Are you afraid of getting an electrical shock? Has a small appliance ever caught fire in your home? Do you want to learn how to avoid these things?

  • 4-H reports

    Stars and Stripes of 4-H
    This week our 4-H Club, Stars and Stripes, met on March 21. We started by doing the Pledge of Allegiance. Sophie Smith did the pledge of the United States and Rylee Rhodes did the 4-H pledge. We also played weather Jeopardy.
    The president is Ariel Woo, the vice president is Rachel Satterly, the secretary is Madison Burgin and the reporter is Maddie Luttrell.
    The next meeting is April 18.
    Maddie Luttrell was absent.

    —by Madison Burgin, Ms. Blackburn’s class

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  • Help available for eligible adult college students

    Adult Kentuckians interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), according to a news release.
    Go Higher Grants are available to adults age 24 or older who are enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college or university.
    Applicants must show financial need and be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents, according to the news release.
    They must also be seeking their first undergraduate degree.

  • Two Anderson County STLP students win state championships

    Anderson County High School senior Hunter Monarch took first in the Dell Gaming competition, and Saffell Street Elementary third grader CoraBeth Collins took first in digital art in the photo category at the Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) state championship March 28.
    According to a press release, nearly 5,000 students representing 400 schools and 100 districts from across the state were in Lexington to demonstrate their technology achievement.

  • Academy students win writing awards