Hundreds of Families Helped by Family Fun Fest

July 31, 2017

Hundreds of families attended the 16th annual Family Fun Fest this past Thursday to help them kick start the upcoming school year. The program, which is sponsored by the Anderson County Family Resource and Youth Service Centers, brings together dozens of local organizations at the Anderson County Middle School to distribute free school supplies to […]

Shawna and Mary Ellen Stratton

Great Daycares: Little Acorns

July 31, 2017

Quality child care starts with passionate teachers and that’s something Little Acorns Daycare on Alton Station Road works to provide every day. Owned and operated by Shawna and Mary Ellen Stratton, Little Acorns strives to provide a very family oriented daycare.  According to Shawna, they work to make sure the children and parents know every […]

Western School in the 1960's

The Legacy of Western School

July 25, 2017

Although not known to recent Anderson County residents, Western School sits firmly in the hearts of many with numerous fond memories.  The school also served an important role before the days of easy transportation around the county. Lawrenceburg and Anderson County were very different back in the 1920’s.  US 127 Bypass didn’t exist and small […]

Resident Helps Others to Help Themselves

July 24, 2017

An Anderson County resident has dedicated herself to helping others in need by giving them a hands up instead of a hand out. Giving a presentation at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Charitable Organizations’ Challenge Day, Donna Crain Drury explained that she grew up in a financially strapped family with a disabled father […]

Farmer’s Market to Host First Farm to Fork Dinner

July 19, 2017

The Anderson County Farmer’s Market is having an event to help people understand that labor of love, along with some easy ways to eat better. They’re hosting their 1st Farm to Fork Dinner event, Saturday, July 22. This is a full meal deal for $25 per person and the menu is all around amazing! The […]


Joint Tourism Commission Hires Executive Director

July 18, 2017

The Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Joint Tourism Commission has hired its first full-time executive director. The commission is excited to announce that they have hired Kendall Clinton, formerly with the Dothan Eagle in Dothan, Alabama. Kendall has more than 21 years of journalism experience, having served as an editor and reporter for the newspaper. Over the years, […]

2016 Family Fun Fest

Family Fun Fest Announced

July 17, 2017

With August quickly approaching, the start of the new school year is just around the corner.  To help parents and students prepare, the Annual Family Fun Fest will be happening once again to distribute free backpacks and other school supplies. Every year, the program, which is sponsored by the Anderson County Family Resource and Youth […]

Five Below Band to Rock the Green

July 13, 2017

The Lawrenceburg Green will be rocking tomorrow night as the Five Below Band takes the stage as part of the Lawrenceburg Summer Concert Series. Shawn Black, lead vocalist for the band, explained that they have been playing as a group for over 17 years.  Playing all over the region, they have been featured in Lexington […]

Winners for 2017 Home, Craft, and Garden Fair Announced

July 12, 2017

The Anderson County Home, Craft, and Garden Fair had another amazing collection of entries this year.  The fair, which is open to anyone in the state, features all different kinds of creations from vegetables picked out in the garden to hand carved wood statues. The fair is housed each July at the county cooperative extension […]