Scott Slankard

A Passion for Birds Creates Successful Farm

February 17, 2017

A passion for birds and raising animals has created a successful farm here in Lawrenceburg, providing residents with incredibly fresh eggs. Scott and Kate Slankard started Clucky Hen Farms as really just a way to have some fresh eggs to eat everyday.  Scott, who is a wildlife biologist, and Kate, a bird biologist, always loved […]

Brandon Gowan, Nate Willoughby, Eric Adams, Isaac Adams, Samuel Larrabee, Quetzal Velasco, Rio Velasco, Ana Keller, Missing from the pic is Andrew Gowan

Homeschoolers Build Robot, Win State Competition

February 16, 2017

An amazing group of Anderson County homeschool students not only built their own robot, but also won a state wide competition that qualifies them for the regional tournament in Iowa. Called the ‘Lectric Legends, the team has been building robots for nine years when Kelli Gowan and Barbara Adams created the group with their homeschooled […]

Aaron and Shannon Soard

Church Works to Help Homeless, End Class Segregation

February 13, 2017

A local Lawrenceburg church has decided to help those are displaced from their homes and try to put an end to class segregation. APEX Ministries, located on Hilltop Dr, received a call earlier in the year from a wife of a Frankfort Police officer asking them if they would to join a community outreach program […]

More Fun and Shopping Planned for Ladies Day 2017

February 9, 2017

Although it might be cold, Spring is just around the corner, and plans are being made for the fourth annual Ladies Day, promising more fun and shopping around Lawrenceburg.  The event, which encourages residents to shop local, has become a traditional Springtime event. Ladies Day was originally created by Marlene Yung of the Lawrenceburg Bed […]

Winners Announced in Teen Drug Prevention Art Contest

February 7, 2017

A group of Anderson County High School students have made it their goal to help educate their peers and adults about the impact of drugs, alcohol, and other substance abuse by sponsoring an art contest among fellow students. Members of the Anderson County Saving Our Students Youth Coalition have been working diligently in creating ways […]

Anderson County Animal Shelter Seeing Renovations

February 6, 2017

The Anderson County Animal Shelter is seeing a number of improvements as the county and animal control officers seek to renovate the old building and bring it up to standards. According to a report last year ranking shelters across the state, the Anderson County shelter, which is operated by the county government and not by […]

Jesse Frost, Hanna Crabtree, and Further Frost

Farmsteading in Anderson County

February 3, 2017

New Anderson County residents, Jesse Frost and Hannah Crabtree along with their son Further, are inspired to create their own homestead while providing the community with fresh organic vegetables.  Buying land in the county just a few months ago, they staked their claim and started Rough Draft Farmstead, promising a new take on traditional agricultural. […]

Iconic KET Host Dave Shuffett Calls Anderson County Home

January 31, 2017

An iconic Kentucky Educational Television host has decided to call Anderson County home and present just a small fraction of his amazing stories at last week’s meeting of the Anderson County Rotary Club.  Dave Shuffett, known for his work at KET, hosting Kentucky Life and other video productions, has traveled the state for many years, […]

Church Honors First Responders with Breakfast Meal

January 28, 2017

Firefighters, police officers, EMS, and more had a special appreciation breakfast this morning at the Family Worship Center on Frankfort Road. The meal was held to celebrate and give back to the county’s and city’s brave first responders. Although this wasn’t the first appreciation meal the church has held, organizers of the event felt that […]