Home Bound Residents Helped to Senior Center Event through Compassion

August 22, 2017

Some of Anderson County’s home bound senior residents were able to get out for a day of fun and entertainment as part of an amazing bout of compassion. Through the Anderson County Senior Center, a number of home bound senior residents are helped every week to fulfill their basic needs.  According to Opal Phillips, volunteer […]

ACHS Student Recognized for Winning Gold Medal at National FCCLA Event

August 15, 2017

An amazing Anderson County High School student was recognized last night at the Anderson County School board meeting for her hard work and dedication in bringing home a gold medal at the national 2017 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference. Hitting top scores at the regional and state competitions, Sophia […]

Bringing a Positive Message to Youth Through Martial Arts

August 10, 2017

Bringing a positive message of encouragement to the youth of Anderson County is something that Floyd Johnson and Julio Gallegos are passionate about as they open their new fitness center. Called the Foundation MMA and Fitness Center, the new gym on East Court Street is meant to be a beacon of hope.  Having a rough […]

Lawrenceburg Rated 6th Safest City in State

August 7, 2017

Lawrenceburg has once again been rated in the top ten safest cities in the state. According to Safewise, a national home security and crime prevention center, Lawrenceburg was put at the 6th safest city in the state, up from 7th place from their previous ranking.  Flatwoods, Greenville, Independence, Fort Thomas, and Prospect rated safer. According […]

Hopestock to Bring Help and Resources to Addicts and Families

August 6, 2017

A local organization hopes to create a large rally here in Lawrenceburg drawing support from all over the country to help those suffering with drug addiction along with providing support for their families. Called Hopestock, the event is being planned by the local drug addiction recovery and support group, Anderson County HEROES.  Paul Barrick, president […]

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 […]

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 […]


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, […]