United Way Golf Tournament to Honor Larry Basham

April 30, 2016

A traditional fundraising event here in Anderson County is changing its name this year to honor its founder.  The United Way Golf Tournament is now known as the Larry Basham Memorial United Way Golf Classic. Larry Basham was a prominent educator here in Anderson County starting as a teacher in Anderson County High School.  He […]

County Clerk Jason Denny

Local Government Revealed: County Clerk Jason Denny

April 29, 2016

The county clerk is perhaps the one county official we interact with the most, and Jason Denny, who serves as the Anderson County Clerk, is one of the most popular local politicians in the county.  Jason has his dream job, because he is fascinated by the history of the county, and he loves vehicles. These […]

Ladies of Unit 34 Auxiliary and National Commander Dale Barnett

National Commander Visits Healing Field

April 29, 2016

Yesterday, a special guest toured the Healing Field at the American Legion Park.  Dale Barnett, National Commander of the American Legion, was given a tour by the local Post 34 Legion and Auxiliary leaders of the Healing Field and its current renovations. Local Auxiliary president, Pam Brough, explained to the commander the history of the […]

Martin Harley and Greg Breeding

Carlisle Brothers Performance Draws Large Crowd and Relatives

April 28, 2016

On Tuesday evening, attendees from around the county enjoyed a great performance by long time residents portraying early country music stars, the Carlisle Brothers, as part of the Kentucky Chautauqua Program.  Martin Harley, one of the original founders of the bluegrass music group, Kentucky Blue, and Greg Breeding, founder of the group Brushfire and also […]

Gov’t Official to Get Pie in the Face at Relay

April 28, 2016

During the Relay for Life on May 13th, one unlucky local government official will be getting a pie in the face as a way to help fund raise for the relay.  Sponsored by Farmers Bank and Capital Trust, “Smash Cancer in the Face” is pitting four officials, Judge Executive Orbrey Gritton, County Clerk Jason Denny, […]

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ACHS Students Raise Large Donation for Humane Society

April 28, 2016

Last week, students from the Anderson County High School’s Humane Teen Club presented the Anderson Humane Society a large donation after a school year worth of fundraising.  Mentored by ACHS teacher, Tracy Mathews, the humane teen club started 7 or 8 years ago when Tracy was only teaching at the school for a short time. […]

CAL Students Clean Up Senior Center Landscaping

April 27, 2016

Students from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg were determined to give back to the community this morning, despite the bad weather.  According to CAL teacher, Joshua Overton, juniors and seniors from the school went out to the Anderson County Senior Center this morning to help clean up the landscaping, plant flowers, put down mulching.   “[They’re] […]

Robin Thompson Feeding Infant Raccoons

A Passion for Wildlife in Anderson County

April 27, 2016

Many know of the Anderson County Humane Society and Animal Control to help lost pets find new homes, but there’s another place here in the county dedicated to helping animals that are more on the wild side.  Nature’s Haven, a wildlife rescue center created by Robin Thompson, started in 2010 to help wild, infant mammals […]

A Taste of Ag in the Classroom

April 27, 2016

On Friday, students at Emma B Ward were given a taste of working on a farm.  Called Agriculture Adventures, the program featured a day dedicated to showing children how important farmers and farms are to produce all of our food. Jennifer Elwell, executive director of Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom and organizer of […]