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Today's News

  • Grateful for those who sacrifice so much

    By Ben Carlson, Publisher

    America and all that she stands for was on full display last Wednesday afternoon at Emma B. Ward Elementary School.

    For a moment, we watched through tear-blurred eyes the abject joy of a young boy reunited with his father, a soldier who sacrificed a year away from his wife and children so that we, you and I, can live in relative peace and security.

  • Quilt block spruces up barn

    The North Star quilt block on the barn at the Anderson County Park is a beautiful addition to the park. Two community partners assisted with block finishing and hanging.

  • Gardening a perfect way to teach patience

    Hooray it’s May. Let the beautiful planting season begin. I’m willing to bet my truck that everyone with a garden patch was out working it last weekend. I can almost hear a collective “ahh” as people dabble in the dirt planting food and flowers. Whether it’s the instant gratification we get when planting beautiful flowers or the more patience inducing seed plantings, there is just something uplifting about gardening.

  • What’s ‘bugging’ your vegetable garden?

    Hopefully, the wet weather we have been experiencing will abate soon and allow vegetable growers to work their soil and move transplants to fields.

    Early-season insect problems on vegetables are very different than those later in the summer. Early season pests often impact the health and vigor of the plant rather than feeding on the portion of the plant we intend to market.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: FIRE DESTROYS WAREHOUSE AT WILD TURKEY

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 6, 1965

    Breaks wrist

    Mrs. Hugh Chambers fell Tuesday afternoon in a driveway at her home on Broadway. She was attempting to escape being hit by a falling ladder. She broke both bones in her right wrist in the fall.

    At the supermarket

    A 25 ft. roll of Reynolds aluminum foil was 29 cents at A&P supermarket. Ground beef was 39 cents a pound.

    Engaged

  • Christian Academy student wins conservation essay contest

    Colin Charles was named the Anderson County winner in the 2014 Soil Conservation Writing Contest.

    Charles is a seventh grader at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg. He and his family live in Versailles.

    The contest was produced as a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation districts.

    This year’s theme was “Protect Kentucky’s Soil.” The winners were announced at the Anderson County Conservation District’s annual banquet.

  • Andrade places first in geography bee

    Each year the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg holds two in-house geography bees, according to a news release from the school.

    One features questions determined by “National Geographic” magazine, the other is scheduled by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The winners of each of these in-house bees go on to participate in regional competitions. The regional ACSI competition was held on Friday, April 17.

  • Making flags at Ward Elementary
  • Readers wish moms happy Mother’s Day

    Dear Mother, (Iris Case)

    Hello, mother, just wanted to let you know that I am truly blessed to have you as my mother.

    You will always be my Mother Bear and I will always be your baby boy.

    I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day.

    Love,

    Adam Case

    Dear Mom, (Amanda Case)

    Mom, I want you to realize that my sister and I are very lucky to have you as our mother.

  • Soldiers’ stories prove truth of life’s source

    By Larry Coleman, Faith Columnist

    Last night my wife and I watched for the first time the heralded movie “Unbroken.”

    This powerful visual story brought two very significant facts to light once again for me. First, the inhumanity of man to his fellow man. Second, the power and the reality of a life changing relationship with our creator though his son, Jesus Christ.