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  • Four Roses plans limited quantity Small Batch release for fall

    This fall, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2012 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, featuring four recipes including one aged 17 years, the distillery announced in a news release.
    Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge hand selected four recipes from the distillery’s 10 to make up the limited Small Batch offering.
    The 17-year-old bourbon comes from Four Roses’ OBSV recipe, which encompasses delicate fruit, spicy and creamy characterisics.

  • Gas leak stops traffic on Hammond Road

    A male driver ran his pick-up truck over a gas meter near 1088 Hammond Road on Friday afternoon, causing a brief gas leak in the area.
    County fire chief Mike Barnes said a driver ran over the meter of a low-pressure gas line, but that the leak was not significant and not a danger to residents on Hammond Road.
    “It’s more noisy than major loss of product,” Barnes said.
    The driver also destroyed a portion of a wooden fence separating two residential properties.

  • Burley in the barn
  • Public library introduces August computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following computer classes for the month of August. Class space is limited to five students each, and all classes are free. Students will use the library’s laptop computers. For more information or to sign up, contact the library or Athena Gentry at 839-6420. All classes are subject to cancellation.

    Introduction to computers
    When: Tuesday, Aug. 14; Tuesday, Aug. 21
    Time: 9:30-11 a.m.

  • Finding Bargains at the US 127 yard sale
  • Hanging with ‘The Turtle Man’
  • DMV office to close Aug. 14

    The local Department of Motor Vehicles office will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 14 for the installation of new equipment, Circuit Court Clerk Jan Rogers announced.
    No licenses, permits or state identification cards will be issued that day.
    The equipment is part of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s effort to introduce tamper-resistant licenses, that will include a digital watermark, bank note-level fine line printing, dual-side lamination and a hologram “ghost” image, according to a news release from the state’s transportation cabinet.

  • Shooting hoops
  • Band of Brothers spruces up Cole playground

    More than 50 people assisted the Band of Brothers, a community service organization affiliated with the Anderson County High School football team, in renovating the Cole playground in the community park on July 28-29.
    The Band of Brothers assisted resident Carolyn Cole, who has spent the last 14 years building the playground in honor and memory of her sons David and Christopher Cole.

  • Robot wars at Extension office