2016 Family Fun Fest

Family Fun Fest Announced

July 17, 2017

With August quickly approaching, the start of the new school year is just around the corner.  To help parents and students prepare, the Annual Family Fun Fest will be happening once again to distribute free backpacks and other school supplies. Every year, the program, which is sponsored by the Anderson County Family Resource and Youth […]

Shawna Stratton, Stephanie Alves, Clarre Prater

Great Daycares: Children’s Landing Day and Learning Center

July 3, 2017

Giving young children the best possible opportunities is something that Children’s Landing Day and Learning Center tries to do every day. Stephanie Alves, owner and director of the center, has been working in day care for over 24 years.  She has owned and operated Children’s Landing for the past 18 years. The facility, which is […]

School District Saves Over $2 Million in Energy Costs

June 19, 2017

The Anderson County School district has, through watchful guidance, saved a couple million dollars in energy costs and will be given an award for their efforts. During last week’s school board meeting, energy management director, Gary Stinnett, explained that the district, since March of 2009 when the energy savings program was implemented, has saved over […]

More Fun and Learning Camps at Lawrenceburg Academy of Performing Arts

June 12, 2017

Children of Anderson County now have lots of great fun and learning summer camps as the Lawrenceburg Academy of Performing Arts expands their summer offerings. Meredith Hyatt Lewis, owner and operator of the academy, explained that she has designed new summer camps based around music and literacy.  Featuring songs, drama, and stories, the camps expose […]

Children's Librarian Sherry Noon

Building a Better World with Fun at Summer Reading Program

June 9, 2017

Children of Anderson County are in for a blast of fun and learning this summer as the Anderson Public Library plans to kick off their summer reading program on June 26th. Themed on Building a Better World, the program will have children and parents working together to build something like a sculpture or city out […]

Great Daycares: Saffell Street Elementary After School

May 30, 2017

Saffell Street Elementary After School program is a fun and educational option for many children in Lawrenceburg. Judy Shepherd, who has been the director of the program for 27 years, explained that they cater to a wide variety of students and encourage play and interaction.  Through computer programs, the staff help augment education taught at […]

Director Tammy Moore, Assistant Director Sandy Ritchie

Great Daycares: Anderson County Head Start

May 24, 2017

The old saying “What goes around comes around” is true in Anderson County Head Start, a child development program that provides education, health services, parental involvement, and social services to eligible preschool children in the community. The current Head Start Program director, Tammy Moore, was a preschool student in Head Start 43 years ago.  Tammy […]

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 […]

ACHS Football Field to be Revitalized

May 19, 2017

The Anderson County High School football field will soon see a complete revitalization after the Anderson County School Board approved a request by Coach Mark Peach to fix the field. Presenting to the board during this past month’s board meeting, Coach Peach described the reality of the bad state of the field.  He explained that […]