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Today's News

  • Longtime brothers, finally teammates

    WILMORE – The Sixth Man and Family Ties are all coming together at Asbury University this basketball season.

    “He's like a brother to me,” C.J. Penny says of his Asbury teammate Alex Dennis. “Now that he is here, I want to protect him and make sure everything is OK.”

    “C.J. is always there for me,” says Dennis, a freshman. “He's always asking how my day is and always trying to make my day better.”

  • Hunting prizes

    Several youth display their recent hunting prizes.

  • Pulaski rallies in fourth quarter to oust Bearcats

    Mistakes at inopportune times cost Anderson County a second trip to the state Class 5A championship game in three years Friday night.

    Visiting Pulaski County rallied from a 17-7 deficit heading into the fourth quarter to end the Bearcats' season, 20-17, in the state semifinal game at Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • Fire destroys home on Mill Creek Pike

    A family’s home was destroyed early Friday evening when a fire broke out at 1842 Mill Creek Pike, located about three miles from the Four Roses Distillery.

    The residence is owned by Bill and Renee Casson, who were not home at the time of the blaze.

    No one was injured in the fire, but the family lost several dogs.

    The fire was called in around 5:15 p.m. by a neighbor. By the time first responders arrived, the two-story home was fully engulfed, according to Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes.

  • Saffell Street fourth grade honor roll reception
  • 4-H reports: 11-27-13

    4-H Super Stars

  • News briefs: Hunter recovering at home following accidental shooting

    A man seriously injured when the rifle he was using to hunt deer last Wednesday on Clifton Road is home and recovering from a gunshot wound to his left foot, a family member said Monday afternoon.
    Ross Norton, 45, of 1030 Macland Drive sustained what first responders said was a serious but not life-threatening injury when the rifle he was using discharged.
    Norton was airlifted from the property to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

  • Miss Rodeo USA visits Lawrenceburg
  • Tips to enjoy Cyber Monday shopping

    Cyber shopping has a lot of appeal. You can avoid the traffic and early morning deals. You can shop in your pajamas and sleep in. Last year, consumers spend $2 billion online on Cyber Monday, which is the Monday after Thanksgiving.
    Financial experts estimate that online spending in the US will increase to $327 billion by 2016, compared to $226 billion in 2012. Consider these tips to get the best deals.

  • Stay home for Thanksgiving

    Stay home.
    Lock your doors. Put an iron chain across your threshold if you think you won’t be able to resist incredible Thanksgiving deals tomorrow.  
    Because there is absolutely no reason, none at all, to drag your family members out into the cold to save a few precious bucks.  
    I suppose I could use this column to vilify the retail giants and other businesses that decided to open early on Thanksgiving. I don’t think that’s necessary.