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Today's News

  • Clark earns approval of Certified Financial Planning Board

    From staff reports

    Kenneth E Clark, CFP, of K E Clark & Associates Financial Services in Lawrenceburg, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFB certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements, according to a news release.

    Clark specializes in personal financial planning, which includes planning for retirement, managing risk, insurance needs and estate planning.

  • 12-31 Jail log

    The following people were recently arrested and transported to jail, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Dec. 21

    Thomas Burtain was charged with driving under the influence, third offense, by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Dec. 22

    Jospeh Dean was charged with a Jessamine County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Dec. 23

  • 12-31 published District Court Docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec. 1.

    Nicholas D. Abner, show cause, license to be in possession – paid.

    April Anderson, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – bench warrant.

    William B. Breeden, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to Feb. 9.

  • Prediction: Library on losing end of lawsuit

    By Ben Carlson

    Column as I see ’em …

    Were I a gambling man (I’m not, aside from an occasional foolish flutter when the Powerball jackpot soars) I’d bet a week’s pay that the Kentucky Court of Appeals will uphold two previous rulings that our library and others like it broke the law when setting tax rates over the past several decades.

  • Pressure on next year for great gift giver

    I pride myself on thoughtful gift giving. I believe that everyone has a Christmas talent.

    My mother and husband can wrap presents with the precision that would rival any North Pole elf. My sister-in-law Jessica is the queen of holiday cocktails and fun group activities like board games, cards and trivia. My father’s holiday talent is fairly new. He’s learned to shop for mom without my help after I moved to Kentucky nearly three years ago.

  • How to manage high tunnel insect pests

    While growers can potentially find any type of insect pest in the high tunnel, whiteflies and thrips are the most common, and the most troublesome.

    In addition to insects, several species of mites are serious and common pests. These pests have several characteristics in common that makes them difficult to manage, including multiple generations per cropping cycle and small body size (thus, they are hard to find when populations are low). In addition, there are relatively few pesticides that are effective against these pests.

  • Make 2015 a year of good things

    Another year ends as a new year begins. Think of all the possibilities ahead of us. It’s only 365 days, but we sure pack a lot of life into them. Before all the merriment begins, I’d like to remind you of some very important things you should do today.

  • Plenty of options for the lactose intolerant

    Lactose intolerance is a common disorder that affects adults.

    About 75 percent of all people in the world have too little lactase to some degree. If you’re African-American, Asian, Hispanic or Native American, you are more likely to have it.

    Lactose intolerance isn’t the same as a food allergy to milk. It means the body can’t easily digest lactose, which is a type of natural sugar found in milk and dairy products.

  • Christian Academy Rams complete tough crusade
  • Lady Cats devour Beef Jerky Tourney title

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team ended the 2014 calendar year the same way they started it: Winning big.

    The Lady Bearcats put together an impressive three-game stretch to capture the championship of the Mingua Beef Jerky Classic at Bourbon County High School. The Lady Bearcats defeated Bourbon, 63-55, for the championship Sunday night. Anderson now stands at 7-6 on the year.