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Today's News

  • Anderson Public Library offers September computer classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer free computer classes in September, with all classes open to the public.
    Class space is limited to five students, and students will use the library’s laptops.
    All classes are subject to cancellation. For more information or to sign up, contact Athena Gentry at 839-6420.

    Introduction to
    Microsoft Word Level II
    When: Thursday, Sept. 27
    Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Community calendar: 9-5-12

    Upcoming Lawrenceburg
    Green events
    Movie nights
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    Concerts
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band – Parrot Head Event

    Community
    Anderson Public Library offers two free yoga classes  

  • Way We Were: Hunter gets 'Wright' skunked

    50 YEARS AGO
    Sept. 6, 1962
    Early one Friday morning, Dale Wright went hunting with his father and they separated to look for squirrels.
    Before he knew what was happening, a skunk ran out from under Dale’s feet, took a foot-hold about 10 feet away and atomized him from head to foot with a poor man’s Chanel No. 5.
    The anesthetized hunter, his enthusiasm watered down considerably, peeled off and discarded his clothes, took his watch, billfold and gun and headed back to the car and home for a soapcloroxspicnspanmrclean bath.

  • Have a child under 5? WIC nutrition program can help you

    If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, are breastfeeding or have a child younger than 5 years of age, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) could help you.
    WIC is a short-term intervention program designed to influence lifetime nutrition and health behavior in high-risk populations. WIC is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. WIC provides:
    Nutrition education and services;
    Breastfeeding promotion and education;
    A monthly food prescription of nutritious foods; and

  • Kentucky ranks third among states in child obesity

    By Tara Kaprowy
    Kentucky Health News
    At every Girl Scouts meeting, Christmas concert, soccer field and swimming pool in Kentucky lies a trend that is easy to spot. It doesn't have to do with the Toms on the children's feet or the feathers affixed to their hair. It's the fact that every third child in Kentucky is overweight, and many of them are obese. As they stand in front of the crowd or struggle to swim to the other side, the problem is plain. Its consequences are not so plan, but are far-reaching.

  • Domino’s honored with Minuteman award
  • Edwardo’s honored with Minuteman award
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  • Tips for preparing next year’s garden, trees

    I'm sorry. Apparently, all we needed to end the drought was for me to put in a hose spigot at the bottom of the hill.
    The years of hauling water in gallon jugs up and down the hill, from plant to plant to plant is over. Can't say I'll miss it, though it did wonders for my biceps.
    Just as I'm ready to turn on the hose, Mother Nature steps in to supply all I need. Well, at least I'm ready for next year.

  • Best bet for getting rid of bed bugs is to hire a professional

    An office visitor inquired about how to get rid of bed bugs in an apartment.
    The best answer is to hire a professional pest control company.
    They have access to insecticides that are not available to a homeowner. Professional used insecticides such as Temprid, Transport and Phantom, all registered trademark insecticides, tend to be more effective than bed bug sprays sold by retailers.