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Today's News

  • Here’s why Tim is the ‘Wright’ man for the job

    By Ben Carlson

    Publisher

    Column as I see ’em …

    I can hear them now, the handful people who actually supported a new health department building a few years ago, wising off about how history has proved them correct and me and thousands like me wrong about how unnecessary that building was.

    For those who missed the story on A1, the health department is opening a family care clinic next month that will solve the dilemma of where Medicaid patients can receive care, as well as being open to the privately insured.

  • Local business pivotal to building tourism

    Well, it seems the Anderson County Tourism Commission is committed to rising from the ashes of the previous tourism commission. That’s good. It will never get anywhere whining and bellyaching about the position it’s in now. Just move full steam ahead.

    There seems to be a handful of people on the commission who really want to make this work. Strides were made to elect leadership in the commission with Pam Brough, president of the chamber of commerce, nominated as the tourism commission chairperson.

  • Using old wives’ tales to predict winter

    Welcome to October. Let the leaves come tumbling down. Our leaves have started to show their true colors and while they do look beautiful hanging from the trees, the sooner they make a carpet the happier I’ll be. Weather folklore says the longer they hang on the tree, the worse winter will be.

  • Might be a good year for creep feeding calves

    With record-high cattle prices, many Kentucky beef producers might look to creep feeding to put additional weight on calves before weaning.

    Beef specialist’s at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture usually are very cautious of the recommendation that we creep feed calves however, they believe creep feeding may provide an opportunity this year. If producers are careful, they could cash in.

  • Band places fourth at Ballard

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School Marching Bearcats placed fourth overall in the Ballard Invitational Band Contest, held Saturday in Louisville.

    Eighteen bands from Kentucky and Indiana performed at the meet. The Marching Bearcats finished second in Class AAAA, finishing 0.7 point behind Dixie Heights, which was third overall.

    Barren County and Louisville Eastern, the top two finishers, competed in a class above Anderson County.

    Anderson’s next contest is scheduled for Oct. 11 at Louisville Male High School.

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  • 10-01 published district court docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Aug. 28.

    Scotty D. Stephens, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, disposition Sept. 25.

    Charles R. Stivers, review, two counts of theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting less than $500) – continued to Feb. 26.

    Ralph T. Stucker, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded guilty, sentencing Oct. 9.

  • 10-01 jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail since Sept. 21 , according to a report released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Sept. 21

    Nathan Burton for five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Prosperity preaching isn’t the Gospel

    There’s a song by Waylon Jennings that says, “You think that you can say some words and take away the hurt…but when it ain’t working out we got a saying down south ‘baby that dog won’t hunt.’” Several years ago, I had a couple of hound dogs given to me. They were good for one thing – barking; hunters they were not. Oh sure, they would run and root around, but they never produced for me anything of substance.

  • 10-1 church briefs

    Ole’ Time Tent Revival in Tyrone

    There will be a “Revelation on the River” Oct. 4 and Oct. 5.

    The revival will be held at 1833 Tyrone Main Street Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342. The location is past the Wild Turkey Distillery on the left and the property is down approximately a mile on left.

    Free clothes giveaway