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Today's News

  • Taylor Co. wins JOY Tournament

    Taylor County used a two-under 70 from Ellen Kehoe to shoot a combined 319 for the championship of the JOY Invitational girls’ high school golf tournament held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Taylor County was six strokes better than second place Boyle County with Scott County coming in third at 330. The tournament drew 78 girls’ high school golfers from around Kentucky.

    Kehoe took individual medalist honors.

  • Sports briefs for Aug. 20, 2014

    Follow John Herndon on Twitter

    For up-to-the minute Anderson County sports news, be sure to follow Anderson News sports editor John Herndon at www.twitter.com/ANewsJPHerndon.

    The service is free and can be sent directly to your smartphone if you like. Herndon provides news updatesand live updates of games he is covering.

    Just for fun, Herndon also talks a little about area colleges and a lot about the Cincinnati Reds. He even throws in a little bit of country music commentary too.

    Just follow him to join the fun.

  • Toles controls Dix River, leads Bearcats to big day

    It was a week of ups and downs for the boys’ golf team from Anderson County High School.

    The Bearcats turned in one of their best rounds away from the home course at Wild Turkey Trace on Saturday, but the team had a down day in a loss at Scott County on Thursday.

  • Perfect weather conditions should signal great dove season

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.

  • Former UConn standout named UK women’s basketball assistant

    Former Connecticut and Women’s Basketball National League standout, Tamika Williams, has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Wednesday.

Williams, 34, comes to the Commonwealth after success at every level in the game of basketball and more than eight years of coaching experience. Williams’ hire rounds out the UK Hoops coaching staff as she joins new assistants Adeniyi Amadou and Christian Stefanopoulos.

  • An heirloom jewelry story: the wedding day pearls

    I wore my strand of pearls today, the ones my husband gave me on our wedding day.

    Though I have a good amount of jewelry in my wooden jewelry box, this piece is my favorite. It always makes me feel beautiful and elegant. Real pearls have a slight weight around your neck; it’s a constant reminder of the best day of my life and makes me feel engulfed in love.

  • Depression can be treated successfully

    Robin Williams was an amazingly talented actor and comedian. He was a devoted philanthropist who dedicated time, talent and funds to help individuals and groups enjoy a better quality of life. Williams also suffered from depression. He died August 11, an apparent suicide.

    About six million men in the United States experience a depressive disorder. About 65 percent of the men with depression will go undiagnosed and without treatment. About 97 percent of those reporting depression also report that their work, home life and relationships suffer as a result of depression.

  • Try these methods to controls wasps, hornets

    Our office has received many calls over the last month regarding hornets and yellowjackets. Hornets are far more dangerous to control than paper wasps. Hornets nests can contain thousands of wasps which are extremely aggressive when disturbed. A full wasp suit sealed at the wrists, ankles and collar is recommended when disposing of a hornet nest.

  • Start canning your summer bounty

    Finally, a good long drink arrived and the gardens and wildflowers went “ahhhhhh.” Mother Nature sure has been stingy with her water this season, especially here on the farm. Even my purple cone flowers were looking droopy.

    Out here on “The Ridge,” rains frequently go around us. It can be pouring down in town and we may get only sprinkles here on the farm. Occasionally, the tables may turn, but that’s usually in the winter.

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