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Today's News

  • Anderson Humane Society receives animal shelter assistance funding

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation awarded the Anderson Humane Society with a $500 grant from the Animal Shelter Assistance program Monday of last week.

  • Lawrenceburg boy learns to play with less at NubAbility Camp

    Evan Peters, 10, of Lawrenceburg learns to play with less at NubAbility camp

    A 10-year-old Lawrenceburg boy spent his weekend building confidence, improving sports skills and learning to play with less and win.

  • Dump truck wreck
  • District court docket 7-30-14

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on July 14, 2014.

    Darrell Barbee, hearing, menacing, second-degree wanton endangerment (police officer) – disposition July 31.

    Amanda M. Chambers, hearing, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – disposition July 31.

  • Anderson County jail log, July 30, 2014

    The following people were charged and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center during the past week, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer, Joani Clark.

     

    July 20

    Natasha Robinson for failure to appear in court by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.   

    July 21

    Barry  Simpson for failure to report to jail by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    July 22

  • Back-to-school shopping on a budget

    It is officially back-to-school season. Many retailers have started running back to school shopping ads and with less than two weeks before the first day of school, it’s time to start planning for your back to school needs.

  • Converting from year-round calving to breeding season

    Maintaining a controlled breeding and calving season can be one of the most important management tools for cow-calf producers. Uniform, heavier and more valuable calves are key reasons to keep the breeding season short. Plus, more efficient cow supplementation and cow herd health programs are products of a short breeding season. However, you shouldn’t convert from yearlong breeding to a shortened breeding season without a lot of planning.

  • EKU to offer online master's degree in construction management

    Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

    The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.

  • HGTV is coming to the 127 Yard Sale

    This year, HGTV will be filming one of their newest shows at Eagle Lake, which Jenna Sims, event coordinator for the Eagle Lake Convention Center, describes as a cross between The American Pickers and The Amazing Race.

    Teams will be the 127 Yard Sale Aug. 9 and Aug. 10 to race to find certain unique treasures. At the end, the teams will meet with an appraiser who will gauge if the teams were successful with their finds.

  • The ultimate recycling project

    Horace Lawson sees things a little differently. Instead of seeing trash from discarded wood, cinder blocks and pieces of a black rot iron pergola, he sees potential.

    “Everything everybody else is throwing away, I recycle it,” said Lawson.