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Today's News

  • Tasty quinoa kale muffins for breakfast, lunch or dinner

    There is no better feeling in the world then enjoying the benefits of truly hard work.

    The gratification of walking into my garden in July and seeing all the potential for healthy, fresh eating.

    The smell of tomatoes on the vine, the cucumbers waiting to be picked, the kale bursting upward and the beans and peas crisp and plentiful.

    I tried two new plants this year; Ichiban eggplant and edamame. I’ve already eaten the eggplant, it’s long and thin and delicious.

  • Are you alive for sin or the promises of God?

    If you have read this article with any frequency, you probably know that I love to refer to Ephesians, chapter 2 in the Bible. For me, it simply outlines man’s relation to God. It begins, “You were dead in your trespasses and sins, in which you once walked in the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now is at work in the sons of disobedience, among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of our body and mind, and were by nature children of wrath like the rest of mankind.”

  • Hanks family holds annual reunion in county park

    From staff reports

    Descendants of D.F. and Nannie Hanks held a reunion July 4 at the county park in Lawrenceburg.

    The reunion has been held annually since 1946. Attending were: Cozette and Robbie Hanks; Ashley and Jeremy Dickerson; Gene and Mary Ruth Cinnamon; Blondie Warford; Ellery and Julie Milburn; Greg and Denise Cinnamon; Jason, Janice, Wyatt and Hudson Alexander; Charlie and Patsy Cammark; Kathy Shryock; L.W.; Stephanie and Charley Barnes; Zackary and Donna Freeman; and Charlie Gritton all of Lawrenceburg

  • Four Generations of Corley men

     

    The Corley men took the time to take a photo showcasing four generations of Corley men at a recent family gathering. From left are Mike, Eugene, Michael and Ethan, all of Anderson County.

  • Everything happens for a reason

    WILMORE -- Everything seems to happen for a reason.

    Always.

    It can be something small and insignificant. Or it can be a life-altering tragedy. But everything happens for a reason and you will never be able to convince Will Shouse otherwise.

    He’s lived it. He continues to live with that knowledge and an unshakeable belief that God is in control.

    “It’s my testimony,” Shouse said last week.

  • Making a lasting difference

    It does not seem possible, but high school sports – fall variety – are almost on us again.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s mandated “dead period” ended at midnight Sunday night and by Monday morning, several local teams were already at work for the upcoming seasons.

    The truth is that most of those teams had been having some informal workouts before the dead period but for most kids, getting back into the training groove after a two-week layoff is not anything earth-shattering.

  • Fish and Wildlife Commission proposes new regulations

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new fishing regulations during a special called meeting last week, according to a news release.

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. All recommendations must be approved by legislators before they become law.

    If approved by legislators, fisheries regulations proposed at the meeting would take effect March 1, 2018, the release said.

  • Fast-growing saugeye offer anglers another option

    By Kevin Kelly, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    With every passing season, anglers are building their knowledge base about how to catch saugeye stocked in a handful of central and northern Kentucky lakes.

  • Sportsman’s Club to host archery shoot

    The Anderson County Sportsman’s Club will host the 22nd Annual Tim Farmer Classic archery shoot on Sunday, July 30, according to a news release.

    The festivities will begin at 8 a.m. at the club, located at 1070 Old Joe Road, Lawrenceburg.

    All archers, from National Archery in the Schools Program participants to professionals are welcome, according to the release.

    The shoot will include 30 targets with a bowhunter class, open class, kids class and more.

  • Tennis Anyone?

    Anderson County High School girls’ tennis players Kieran Birdwhistell and Kenzi Herndon were among several members of the Lady Bearcat team who took advantage of great weather Monday morning to get a work out in on the first day back after the dead period. Birdwhistell, a sophomore, and Herndon, a junior, were the top two singles players for the Lady Cats last spring.