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Chautauqua of Colonel Sanders at Senior Center

November 20, 2017

Come see Harland “Colonel” Sanders at the Anderson County Senior Center as part of a Kentucky Chautauqua presentation sponsored by the Lawrenceburg Rotary Club and the Anderson Community Education Center. Although he is most well-known for the 11 herbs and spices that made Kentucky Fried Chicken famous world-wide, Harland “Colonel” Sanders’ life was about much […]

Dozens Attend “Hiding in Plain Sight” Event

October 31, 2017

Dozens gathered last week, including a number of local and school officials, for a special presentation by the Anderson County Saving Our Students Youth Coalition to help teach parents and officials about how illegal drugs are hidden in a teen’s bedroom, and how drugs have influenced culture among students. Donna Crain Drury, coordinator for the […]

Community Education Center Presents Legendary UK Coach Adolph Rupp in Chautauqua

October 18, 2017

University of Kentucky basketball fans will be in for a great October surprise here in Anderson County as the Anderson Community Education Center sponsors a Kentucky Chautauqua presentation on legendary coach, Adolph Rupp. On Tuesday evening, October 24, 2017, the Kentucky Humanities Council will provide community residents with an opportunity to spend some quality time […]

Clinic and Pharmacy Provide Easy Healthcare Access

October 11, 2017

Anderson County residents have been enjoying a unique healthcare combination providing both treatments and medications in one building. The Ready Care Clinic and Anderson Apothecary have been operating just off of US127 near the Best Western Hotel together in the same building for a number of months.  Together, they have been able to provide a […]

Lawrenceburg Police Chief Atkins Announces Retirement

October 10, 2017

Lawrenceburg Police Chief Chris Atkins announced his retirement from the force last night during the Lawrenceburg City Council meeting. Chief Atkins explained that he will be retiring at the end of the month.  While addressing the council, he said, “I just want to say thank you to all of you…for making it so easy and […]

1st through 5th graders: Johnny Whitnel, Kelsey Scott, Alex Steele, Jackson White, Olivia Campbell

Students Gather 11,000 Coins to Help Humane Society

October 6, 2017

Students at Emma B Ward Elementary learned financial wellness while helping orphaned animals as part of a program sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union. According to Delanie Gamary from the school’s culture and climate committee, students from all five grades at the school collected coins from home and elsewhere and placed them in piggy banks provided […]

Sherry Noon and Jacque Zeller

Jacque Zeller Retires from Community Education Center, New Director Announced

October 3, 2017

Long time educator and community volunteer/organizer, Jacque Zeller, officially retired last week from being the director of the Anderson Community Education Center. Jacque has been with Anderson County Schools for 18 years and has been working with the public for 50 years.  While heading the ACE Center, she has helped countless residents and young adults […]

Local Officials Sign Proclamation to Help Combat Youth Drug Abuse

October 2, 2017

Through their continual local work, the Saving Our Students Youth Coalition of Anderson County has partnered with local officials to help sign a proclamation to encourage all citizens to be aware of teen medicine abuse, to talk to teenagers about the dangers from medicine abuse, and to safeguard home medicine cabinets as part of National […]

From left: Sheila Mitchell, Anderson County Schools Superintendent; Donna C. Drury, S.O.S. Advisor; Heidi Garcia, S.O.S. Second Vice President; Jael Cobb, S.O.S. First Vice President; Landon Peach, S.O.S. Former Vice President; Payton Serafini, S.O.S. President; and Tara McGuire, State Alcohol Prevention Manager

ACHS Drug Prevention Youth Coalition Receives State Award

September 29, 2017

The Saving Our Students (S.O.S.) Youth Coalition of Anderson County was recognized as the 2017 KY Youth Empowerment System (Y.E.S.) Outstanding Achievement Award recipient by the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities and the Bluegrass Prevention Center. The youth group was honored for their community-based programs […]