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Today's News

  • Losing to Taylorsville simply cannot stand

    Editor’s note: Should any of our friends in Taylorsville happen to read this column, please understand it’s all in good fun and for a good cause. The people of Taylorsville, its high school teams and politicians are all perfectly fine. However, if you have a limited sense of humor, please find something else to read. If not, just know you’ve been warned.

    Remember Shannon Brock? She was a staff writer and former news editor here before being promoted to editor at the Spencer Magnet in Taylorsville.

  • Saffell Street fifth grade honor roll
  • Saffell Street celebrates writing

    Saffell Street Elementary second graders presented their “small moment” writing pieces Nov. 1 to the school’s student body.  Students in Mrs. Harley’s, Mrs. Barnes’, Mrs. Wilder’s and Mrs. Drury’s classrooms participated in the celebration. Many students’ parents also attended.

  • Free medical clinic officials weigh Obamacare threat

    As the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, the non-profit faces a threat with the power to close its doors for good — Obamacare, known officially as the Affordable Care Act.
    But several clinic board members said they aren’t so sure the new federal health care law — including Kentucky’s expansion of Medicaid — will shut their facility down any time soon, given the number of people likely to remain uninsured.

  • Fiscal court notebook: 11-27-13

    Magistrates OK six new sheriff’s cars
    The fiscal court voted unanimously Wednesday morning to allow Sheriff Troy Young to finance six new cruisers for his deputies.
    The cruisers will cost just over $30,000 each when fully equipped, marking the first time the sheriff’s office has purchased new vehicles since 2007.
    “We’ve got some with over 200,000 miles on them,” said Young. “They have average of 150,000 miles on them and are costing us too much for maintenance.

  • Family, friends remember ‘Woody’ as faithful, generous man

    Countless tears were shed during the past week as family members and thousands of friends gathered to mourn the loss of Wilmer “Woody” Gash, 71, who died last Thursday morning following a lengthy illness.
    But through those tears there were stories of one man’s kindness, generosity and faith that served not only as welcome reprieve for mourners, but also a fitting tribute to a man who will long be remembered as one of Anderson County’s finest examples of humanity.

  • Satterly among new 62 new Kentucky State Troopers

    Lawrenceburg resident Joshua Satterly was among 62 new troopers presented with diplomas during a ceremony Tuesday in Frankfort, the Kentucky State Police announced.
    Satterly attended the Kentucky State Police Academy after serving with the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    He was assigned to the state police post in Ashland.

  • Humane Society’s annual rummage sale is Saturday

    We’ve all had some life-changing event. My most memorable one was in high school when I went into the bank and said, “What do you mean I have no money, I still have checks left.”
    Sad, but true. I had another just last week, as I was researching what to write about a Humane Society article. Dogs can’t see! Well, not like I thought they could.

  • Thankful, and then some

    Tammy Neurohr’s son Justin wanted to know where Family Court Judge John David Myles’ pants were.
    Tammy and her four children skipped school last Friday morning at the Anderson County courthouse so that Allison, and her fraternal twin siblings Sydney and Rolan Ebersole could officially become adopted as Neurohrs.
    The Neurohrs could not agree on their favorite parts of Thanksgiving, the first Thanksgiving they’ll be spending as the new Neurohr family.

  • County buys building; judge mum on use

    The Anderson County Fiscal Court narrowly approved purchasing the Town & Country Bank building on Main Street for $260,000 last Wednesday, but the judge-executive isn’t saying yet what it will be used for.
    Speculation is that it will become the new home of the Anderson County Clerk’s office, but following the 4-3 vote during a special-called meeting last Wednesday morning, Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said that’s not necessarily the case.