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Tuesday, October 11th

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Anchorage Firehouse Downtown


Come celebrate Oktoberfest, Anchorage-style!  The Civic Club invites you to gather up the family and meet at the Firehouse on Tuesday, October 11th.  Oktoberfest fare will be available for purchase, including new kid-friendly menu items this year.  Adult beverages and homemade desserts complete the meal.  Beer is just $1.00, wine is $2.00, and bottled water is free. 

Anchorfest began many years ago as an event for our community’s newcomers.  The Civic Club and long-time citizens alike look forward to welcoming our new families as well as current neighbors.



SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This family-friendly event will be held on the lawn of the Uspiritus-Bellewood campus, 11103 Park Road, Anchorage, KY 40223.  There will be free kids crafts, carnival games, face painting, inflatables, a rock climbing wall, live music, and more.



The Anchorage Police Department, Kentucky State Police, Kosair, and the Kentucky Transportation Department are hosting a free child car seat inspection on Thursday, October 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon at Anchorage Public School.  Please stop by and have trained personnel assess the fit of your car seat(s) in your specific make and model vehicle(s).


CSX Update

     A recent story in the Courier Journal about CSX operations in Louisville have caused several residents to express concerns about railroad operations in Anchorage.

     The newspaper story mentioned longer, faster, and more frequent trains to service rail traffic to Cincinnati.  Unfortunately, it did not point out that the longer, faster, and more frequent trains will all be in the CSX rail line to Indianapolis and then to Cincinnati, NOT through Anchorage.

     We have verified that CSX will not be running any additional trains on its line through our city, that the 25 mph speed limit in Anchorage will not be increased, and that there will be only one train per day that is longer.



There are three major walking path projects underway and one more pending approval.

1. Evergreen Road from Ridge Road to Woodland Road

2. Bellewood Road from the Anchorage School to North Arbor Drive

3. Osage Road East from Evergreen Road to Stone Gate Road (CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH, Please use alternate route).

4. New Wagner Park connector from Hazelwood Road to the Osage Road Entrance of Wagner Park.


A new, beautiful wooden pedestrian bridge will be installed at the end of the path #1 over the creek at Woodland Road and Evergreen Road.  The Bellewood Road path will begin next with the Osage Road East path to follow. 




For addtiional information regarding upcoming events, please see the current edition of

The Anchor Age newsletter.






























City of Anchorage, Kentucky
1306 Evergreen Road
Anchorage, Kentucky 40223
Phone (502) 245-4654
Fax (502) 245-5651
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