It was celebration time last Tuesday for the Anderson County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) Board as members, joined by community families and local officials, held a celebration dinner at Anderson Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
The celebration event, hosted by ASAP, marked the end of the two-month Anderson County Eats Together Project that focused on raising awareness of substance use issues and to strengthen the community’s families. The project encouraged families to eat together at least 3 meals each week for eight weeks in a fun and focused way, while encouraging families to continue eating together afterwards.
The eats together project was a creative campaign that worked to lessen some of the problems that busy lifestyles can affect the way family members interact and cope with stress. Studies have found that when families eat together, there is a reduction in drug and substance abuse, dysfunctional relationships, and more. It helps build positive...Read More
Residents and organizations all over the county and region came together this past Friday night to donate supplies to the victims of the wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Multiple trailers were hauled down to the area after a large turnout of donations. Jesse Whittaker from A1 Mobile Trailer Repair was planning on bringing supplies to Tennessee. […]
Yesterday, the City of Lawrenceburg held their annual Christmas Parade with the theme “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” Making it a tribute for our service men and women in the armed forces, float makers and decorators honored our veterans and active duty members with various military themes. Veteran Bobby Thornberry led the parade as grand […]
An entire community came together this week to find a lost puppy after a traffic accident left its owners injured and unable to search during the Thanksgiving weekend. On Saturday, Jessica Raymer, her boyfriend and her little brother were traveling on Bluegrass Parkway, heading home to Tupelo, Mississippi. Riding along with them was Jack, an […]
Last night, Anderson County High School hosted the annual Anderson County District Spelling Bee where Matthew Phillips once again was named top speller in the county. Competing against 15 other participants from the three county elementary schools, middle school, and the Christian Academy, Matthew won the competition this year in only 13 rounds. Matthew, who […]
Today was a special day for the Chrisman family when many residents gathered at Ninevah Christian Church to dedicate Ninevah Road after fallen state trooper, Eric Chrisman. Eric, an Anderson County native, was tragically killed last year in the line of duty from a traffic accident after only a few months graduating from the state […]
Imagine eating a great meal cooked in your own kitchen by a professional chef who has traveled the world. Personal Chef Laura Hahnes has been doing just that for residents of Lawrenceburg and Anderson County. Hiring a personal chef is something new here in Anderson County but has been available is many metro areas for […]