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 […]

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 […]

2016 Garden Party

Garden Party to Feature “Tastes of Lawrenceburg”

May 17, 2017

This Saturday will mark the 10th Annual Anderson Humane Society Garden Party which promises a whole new experience featuring the “Tastes of Lawrenceburg.” Starting ten years ago, the garden party has been an extremely successful fundraising event for the Anderson Humane Society.  It has also brought entertainment and local art to Anderson County.  According to […]

Julie Wise Case and Donna Crain Drury

Local Teacher Receives University of Kentucky Award

May 15, 2017

Julie Wise Case, teacher at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, was recently recognized by the University of Kentucky College of Education and received one of its Teacher Who Made a Difference awards for 2017. UK College of Education Dean, Mary John O’Hair, presented the award to Mrs. Case during a breakfast celebratory ceremony held April […]

Principal Sandra Bowman and Michelle Robinson

Great Daycares: Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg

May 12, 2017

As a way to help improve school readiness across the county, we have teamed up with the Anderson County Community Early Childhood Council to highlight all the great daycares for young children in the county.  The first in the series features the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg: Parents with young children have a great Christian based […]

Dalton Lewis and Donna Crain Drury

Four Students Receive Thousands of Dollars Worth of Scholarships

May 11, 2017

Four Anderson County High School students graduating this spring were awarded thousands of dollars worth of scholarships by the Anderson County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy Board. The board awards four scholarships annually in the amount of $2,000 each under two separate categories,  Leadership and Inspiration Awards.  In each category, the scholarships are awarded to […]