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Today's News

  • Reed takes on new challenge at Ky. Christian

    GRAYSON – It's always been about “my boys” to Ron Reed.

    Even though the last time he directed a basketball team was guiding the Russell High School girls in the 16th Region tournament at Morehead State University, Reed wanted to make sure his boys would be the first to know about the latest development in his life.

    “I asked them not to say anything until I told my boys,” Reed said of his new employer at Kentucky Christian University. “I wanted to tell my boys first.'

  • A Senior Day to remember

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg seniors Nathan Pitzer and Xavier O'Neil turned in a Senior Day to remember as the Rams defeated Cumberland Christian Home Educators on Sept. 25.

    O'Neil had a big game controlling the midfield and distributing the ball to his teammates. Pitzer tallied a pair of goals and two assists.

    Pictured during Senior Day activities are, from left: Cristi Pitzer, Nathan Pitzer, Karl Pitzer, Xavier O'Neil, Patrick O'Neil and Alicia O'Neil.

  • EDITORIAL: Reaction to puppy vs. slain woman disturbing

    If you weren’t taken aback by some of the Facebook comments made by people angry with the Lawrenceburg man accused of killing an 8-month-old puppy, you certainly should have been.

    Some of the comments we had in last week’s paper included calls for burning the accused, pouring acid on his face to remove his features and hanging him from a tall tree.

    Emotions certainly run high when a defenseless animal is so terribly brutalized, but there is no excuse for what was written about him on Facebook, regardless of the crime he allegedly committed.

  • DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!

    Senior Night is supposed to be memorable, but Anderson County’s 2010 version was a bit off the chart.

  • COLUMN: Heads up!

    The coin came up heads and that was all Anderson County needed.

  • Snapping out of the gate

    Gary Borgia does not have a fancy place to practice.

  • Championship dream ends for Mustangs

    The Anderson County Middle School Mustangs’ dream of being a state football champion ended Saturday at Hollie Warford Stadium as Farnsley Middle School, of Louisville, defeated the home team 20 – 8.

  • Holloman continues football tradition

    Brian Holloman came on as head coach of the Anderson County Middle School Mustangs’ football team late this summer. Holloman took the position after former coach Chris Glass had been selected as an assistant principal at Anderson County High School. He took on a new leadership role following a man who had directed the middle school football program to a 12-2 record, a conference championship and a runner-up finish in the state middle school football tournament the year before.

  • Fall turkey hunting a challenge for hunters

    By Art Lander
    Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    Hunting strategies are different, calling is not as critical to success, and birds are often in big flocks, concentrating on local food sources – everything about fall wild turkey hunting makes it more challenging than the spring season.
    The key to success in the spring is getting close to gobbling toms and seducing them into gun range with subtle hen calls such as clucks, purrs and yelps. Communication between the sexes is a major part of the mating ritual.

  • Salato Center hosts annual Halloween event Oct. 30

    Ghosts and goblins of all ages can join the fun at the Salato Wildlife Education Center’s Halloween Walk with the Animals in Frankfort from 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Admission to this kid-safe, trick-or-treat event is $5 per person.
    The event is most appropriate for kids under the age of 11 and their parents. Little trick-or-treaters are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.