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 […]

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. […]

Tonya McKinney and Bentley Drury

Local Family Restaurant Moves on Christmas Day, Receives Surprise Gift

December 29, 2016

A local family owned business was given a surprise Christmas gift as the entire family worked through Christmas to move their restaurant to a new location in town. Tonya McKinney, owner and operator of the well known Tonya’s Buffet on Hilltop Drive, was given an opportunity to move to the Lakeside Restaurant on Harrodsburg Road.  […]

Bojangle’s to Open in Lawrenceburg

December 20, 2016

Lawrenceburg will soon be home to a new Cajun restaurant.  Just north of the Lawrenceburg Walmart on US127 Bypass, a Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ’n Biscuits is being built at the out parcel entrance to the Walmart center. According to superintendent of construction, James Wood, the new restaurant will have a little over 3000 square feet […]

Ciara Hyatt from Homemade Takeout

Many Local Restaurants Donated For Empty Bowls Dinner

December 12, 2016

Local restaurants stepped up and donated many great soups and other tasty items for the ninth annual Empty Bowls Dinner that happened this past Thursday at Emma B Ward Elementary.  The dinner, which is a fundraiser that helps the Backpack Buddies program, Open Hands Food Pantry, and Heifer International, is all about stopping hunger. Stachia […]

Restaurant Owner to Giveaway 100 Meals to Those in Need

December 7, 2016

Ciara Hyatt from Homemade Takeout is once again giving back to the community this holiday season in an even larger way to spread more love and joy.  Last year, she hosted the first annual Christmas Dinner Giveaway Meal where she gave away around 50-60 servings of delicious meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and green beans for those […]

AC-ASAP Board Chair Diana Shaffner

ASAP Celebrates Families Eating Together

December 6, 2016

It was celebration time last Tuesday for the Anderson County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) Board as members, joined by community families and local officials, held a celebration dinner at Anderson Christian Church in Lawrenceburg. The celebration event, hosted by ASAP, marked the end of the two-month Anderson County Eats Together Project that focused […]

Gourmet Meals Made at Home

November 27, 2016

Imagine eating a great meal cooked in your own kitchen by a professional chef who has traveled the world.  Personal Chef Laura Hahnes has been doing just that for residents of Lawrenceburg and Anderson County. Hiring a personal chef is something new here in Anderson County but has been available is many metro areas for […]

Local Candy Maker to be Featured on National TV

November 27, 2016

Lawrenceburg’s premier candy maker will be featured this week on national TV in a spot on QVC.  Anna Bauer from Bauer’s Candies located just off of US 127 near the northern county line will be promoting her Modjeska candies live on QVC for the first time ever. Anna Bauer is part of a long family […]