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Putting lives at risk should prove costly

By BEN CARLSON

Column as I see ’em …

The faces of the men and woman staring into the roiling water of the Salt River last Friday morning spoke volumes about the task that lay ahead of them.

I’m not going to say they looked nervous but they certainly were concerned as they stood along a farmer’s fence line and came up with a strategy that was the least likely way to end up dead.


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Good diet is key to healthy tomatoes

By Cheryl Steenerson

Sunrise and sunset sure makes for a visual masterpiece and my favorite way to start and end each day.

As the eighth month kicks off, we now have fewer hours of daylight to get stuff done. Today we have 14 hours and 22 minutes of it. By the time the full moon rises Aug, 18, we will only have 13 hours and 45 minutes of light. Not my favorite trend.


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Woman, 78, suffers in jail for no reason

By BEN CARLSON

 


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‘Idiot’ son’s behavior ‘deplorable’

Letters to the Editor

To the editor:

My son was sadly one of the individuals accused of being involved in a string of robberies in Anderson County earlier this year. You likely saw a write-up with his picture on the front page of “The Anderson News” this past week.

Firstly, I want to apologize to all residents of Anderson County for the behavior of my idiot son.


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Hot days, nights make for thirsty plants

Mother Nature sure can be challenging. Hot days and nights make thirsty humans and plants. All this heat puts a lot of stress on our bodies and plants, so be vigilant about keeping them both hydrated.

Our bodies need 2 liters of water every day, and that’s if you don’t work out in the heat. If you don’t like water, flavor it with a squirt of lemon or lime. I put a shot of apple cider vinegar in mine. Even Kool-Aid is better than soda pop, if you’re still struggling with a choice.


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Conditions right for soybean disease

The continued frequent rainfalls and high relative humidity we have been experiencing have led to conditions favorable for the development of foliar diseases of soybean. Some diseases to look for are listed below

Septoria brown spot


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Sportsmanship more important than winning

Most adults know winning a competition isn’t a prerequisite for future success in life. Sometimes, however, we can get caught up in the moment and put too much pressure on our children to win at whatever they do, be it at school or on the athletic field.

Summer sports are in full swing. There is sometimes evidence that the results of the game matter more to the parents than to the young players.


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Some murder cops, others give hugs

By BEN CARLSON

Column as I see ’em …

Sometimes it’s the smallest gestures that mean the most.

Monday, when I’m sure it seemed he and his fellow police officers were shoveling you know what against the tide, Clay Crouch got an unexpected but certainly welcome thank-you hug from a woman he didn’t even know.

I was at 5 Star getting a cold drink on a hot day when Crouch pulled in to gas up his cruiser and get a beverage of his own.


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‘Way’ page rekindles fond memories

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To the editor:

In “The Way We Were” section on July 16, there is a priceless picture of loved ones preparing to visit my late parents in Monterrey, Mexico.

Only two of our immediate family of C. Marion and Mazie Railey remain. My older sister Fern, and her husband Roy McClain, are getting ready to celebrate 64 years of marriage on July 29.

The good folks of Anderson County still remain in our hearts, and the bodies of our parents are buried in Corinth Cemetery. I plan for mine to be buried there, too.


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Save precious freezer space by canning

We are now half way through summer. I believe I just made a bunch of folks cheer and a bunch of folks groan. Well, nothing like offering something for everyone.

The growing seasons in Kentucky vary wildly. Here in Anderson County we can typically start spring crops outdoors in March. Summer crops can start to be planted in May and fall crops start in July and August.


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