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Today's News

  • 11-05 published district court docket

    Judge Betty Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 2.

    James L. Bashaw, arraignment, second-degree criminal possession forged instrument, theft by deception (less than $10,000) – pleaded not guilty, preliminary hearing Oct. 9.

    Jeffrey D. Campbell, arraignment, theft by unlawful taking (auto less than $500), buy/possess drug paraphernalia – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 30.

  • 11-05 jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

     

    Oct. 27

    Jeremy Blackwell for parole violation and two counts of failure to appear in court by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Randall Angel for a Lincoln County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Shelby Moore for theft by unlawful taking in the amount of less than $500 by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Four busted on heroin, methamphetamine charges

    From staff reports

    Drug charges, including heroin and methamphetamine, landed four people behind bars last Sunday night.

    Arrested were Mark Stinnet, 23, of 433 Eagle St., Harrodsburg; Samantha Conover, 20, of 274 Catlett Lane, Harrodsburg; David Hess II, 28, of 5006 Tealwood Drive, Shelbyville; and Nicole Kampschaeffer, 36, of 5006 Tealwood Drive, Shelbyville.

  • School conducts food drive
  • Saffell Street names honor students

    From staff reports

    The following students were named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks at Saffell Street Elementary School, according to a news release.

    All A’s

    Chris Ball

    Cameron Beeler

    Makayla Caldwell

    Cayden Cox

    Alex Gehefer

    Grace Goodin

    Logan Harvey

    Lauren Holmes

    Jacob Little

    Julia McNulty

    Laura Quire

    Olivia Reynolds

    Alex Rios

    Anna Sawyer

    Jillian Skaggs

  • Christian Academy installs new logo
  • Literary pumpkins display Ward students’ creativity

    Students from Lisa Hudson’s fifth grade reading class at Emma B. Ward Elementary unleashed their creativity this week to create pumpkins resembling their favorite literary characters.

    Twenty students participated.

    The pumpkins were judged by a panel and awarded first, second and third prize for best of show.

    For Brax Briscoe, the pumpkin was a personal statement about his faith. He depicted Jesus Christ from his favorite book “The Action Bible,” which depicts the Bible with comic book like art.

  • The real reason tourism here stinks

    By Ben Carlson

    Publisher

    Column as I see ’em …

    Most of you will be happy to have this election over with if for no other reason than to stop hearing Mitch and Alison berate each other a thousand times a day.

    Me? I can finally stop listening to local politicians tell us what they will do to fix our tourism dilemma.

  • Put pumpkins to other good uses

    Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins. It’s that time of year when we see them everywhere. Take advantage of the leftovers after this weekend and you’ll find a whole host of things to do with them. Since I’m all about learning interesting, though sometimes useless, facts let’s start with a little history.

  • Beef producers call for Nov. 20 referendum

    Kentucky beef producers have called for a referendum to support the advancement of beef promotion in Kentucky by collecting an additional $1 per head sold.

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, as the certified entity, made an application to the Kentucky Board of Agriculture requesting a referendum to further beef promotion in Kentucky. The Kentucky Board of Agriculture approved the request and a referendum date of Nov. 20 has been set.