Robbie Hume, Marilyn Eaton – Thomas, Karen Leverenz, Tim Legal, Monty Rhody, Mayor Goodlett, Vernon Brown

City Celebrates Groundbreaking for Alton Sewer Replacement

May 31, 2017

The City of Lawrenceburg today celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Alton Vacuum Sewer Replacement Project. The vacuum sewer system was installed in the Alton area during the 1970’s.  Since that time, it has not provided reliable service. Through the help of local officials from the city and state, the city was able to receive […]

Great Daycares: Saffell Street Elementary After School

May 30, 2017

Saffell Street Elementary After School program is a fun and educational option for many children in Lawrenceburg. Judy Shepherd, who has been the director of the program for 27 years, explained that they cater to a wide variety of students and encourage play and interaction.  Through computer programs, the staff help augment education taught at […]

One Day Clinic to Help Those in Need

May 28, 2017

Organizations and churches across Anderson County and beyond have come together to create a special one day clinic to provide medical, dental, vision exams and more for those who can’t afford insurance and medical care. Steven McKaig, outreach coordinator for Alton Baptist Church, explained that the one day clinic, called Touched Twice, will help bring […]

New Location for Summer Food Program

May 25, 2017

The Anderson County Annual Summer Food Service Program has officially started at a new location, providing free breakfasts and lunches for all children of the county. Director of programs and operations at Anderson County Schools, Ronnie Fields, explained that the program, which has been offering free meals for children for a number of years, has […]

Director Tammy Moore, Assistant Director Sandy Ritchie

Great Daycares: Anderson County Head Start

May 24, 2017

The old saying “What goes around comes around” is true in Anderson County Head Start, a child development program that provides education, health services, parental involvement, and social services to eligible preschool children in the community. The current Head Start Program director, Tammy Moore, was a preschool student in Head Start 43 years ago.  Tammy […]

Donna Callahan, Cheryl Steenerson, Gwyn Bernot, Karen Tucker, Mark Willard

Garden Party Raises Over $15,000 for Humane Society

May 23, 2017

The 10th Annual Anderson Humane Society Garden Party held this past Saturday was a large success, despite the thunderstorms that arrived during the party. According AHS president, Karen Tucker, the party attracted more guests this year than last year and raised over $15,000 for the society.  She explained the funds will help keep the humane […]

Hundreds Gather to Help Replace Flags at Healing Field

May 22, 2017

Hundreds gathered for a very special ceremony at the Healing Field in the Legion Park today as thousands of dollars worth of donated American Flags replaced the old flags on the field’s flag poles. Pam Brough from the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce and the American Legion Auxiliary explained that the Woodsmen of the World […]

Payton Serafini and Donna Crain Drury

Drug Prevention Youth Group Receives Second Large Grant

May 21, 2017

The Anderson County High School youth coalition to prevent drug and substance abuse has been awarded a second large grant to pursue their ongoing efforts. On April 19, the Saving Our Students Youth Coalition was notified of its grant award by Tara McGuire, Kentucky Youth Empowerment System representative from Bluegrass Prevention Center in Lexington.  The […]

ACHS Football Field to be Revitalized

May 19, 2017

The Anderson County High School football field will soon see a complete revitalization after the Anderson County School Board approved a request by Coach Mark Peach to fix the field. Presenting to the board during this past month’s board meeting, Coach Peach described the reality of the bad state of the field.  He explained that […]