Susan Campbell and Janet McDowell

Taste Kentucky Recipes at Festival of Foods

March 13, 2017

This Tuesday night, residents around the county will get a chance to taste dozens of different foods that have been traditionally made right here in Kentucky. As part of the annual Festival of Foods, the Anderson County Extension Homemakers decided to focus on promoting old time and traditional recipes from Kentucky.  According to Susan Campbell […]

Reds Tavern to Open Tuesday

March 5, 2017

Lawrenceburg’s newest restaurant will be officially opening this coming Tuesday.  Featuring a variety of college and school sports team namesake sandwiches, Reds Tavern is promising to be a great spot for anyone wanting a great sandwich and to support their favorite college sports team. The new restaurant, which is located next to the Hometown Pizza […]

New Restaurant to Feature College Team Named Sandwiches

February 26, 2017

Lawrenceburg will soon be home to a new restaurant featuring burgers and sandwiches named after colleges and universities sports teams, even including the Anderson County High School Bearcats. Jennifer McGaughey has been working in the restaurant business around Lawrenceburg for 40 years and decided to branch out on her own and create her own place.  […]

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 […]