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Today's News

  • Might be a good year for creep feeding calves

    With record-high cattle prices, many Kentucky beef producers might look to creep feeding to put additional weight on calves before weaning.

    Beef specialist’s at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture usually are very cautious of the recommendation that we creep feed calves however, they believe creep feeding may provide an opportunity this year. If producers are careful, they could cash in.

  • Band places fourth at Ballard

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School Marching Bearcats placed fourth overall in the Ballard Invitational Band Contest, held Saturday in Louisville.

    Eighteen bands from Kentucky and Indiana performed at the meet. The Marching Bearcats finished second in Class AAAA, finishing 0.7 point behind Dixie Heights, which was third overall.

    Barren County and Louisville Eastern, the top two finishers, competed in a class above Anderson County.

    Anderson’s next contest is scheduled for Oct. 11 at Louisville Male High School.

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  • 10-01 published district court docket

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Aug. 28.

    Scotty D. Stephens, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded not guilty, disposition Sept. 25.

    Charles R. Stivers, review, two counts of theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting less than $500) – continued to Feb. 26.

    Ralph T. Stucker, arraignment, theft by deception (less than $500) – pleaded guilty, sentencing Oct. 9.

  • 10-01 jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail since Sept. 21 , according to a report released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Sept. 21

    Nathan Burton for five counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Prosperity preaching isn’t the Gospel

    There’s a song by Waylon Jennings that says, “You think that you can say some words and take away the hurt…but when it ain’t working out we got a saying down south ‘baby that dog won’t hunt.’” Several years ago, I had a couple of hound dogs given to me. They were good for one thing – barking; hunters they were not. Oh sure, they would run and root around, but they never produced for me anything of substance.

  • 10-1 church briefs

    Ole’ Time Tent Revival in Tyrone

    There will be a “Revelation on the River” Oct. 4 and Oct. 5.

    The revival will be held at 1833 Tyrone Main Street Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342. The location is past the Wild Turkey Distillery on the left and the property is down approximately a mile on left.

    Free clothes giveaway

  • Holly’s Place offers spay/neuter assistance

    From staff reports

    Through November, Holly’s Place, a non-profit its operators say is dedicated to helping solve the problem of homeless dogs and cats, is accepting spay/neuter assistance applications from Kentucky residents who would like to get their dogs or cats spayed/neutered, but cannot afford to do so on their own, according to a news release.

    A small co-pay is required, but Holly’s Place will cover the majority of the cost, the news release said.

  • Engagement: Handy-Ripy

    Rodney and Allison Handy of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Peyton Handy, to Cole Aidan Scilley Ripy, son of John B. Ripy Jr. and Ann Ripy of Lawrenceburg.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in music therapy.

    She is a granddaughter of Don and Jayne Wells and Margarette Handy.

    The groom-to-be is a grandson of Gwen and Larry Scilley; Wilma and John Burton Ripy Sr. and Dr. John and Laura Heit.

  • Births: Steven Henry Anderson

    Jay and Natalie Anderson of Harrodsburg announce the birth of their son, Steven Henry Anderson, at 5:55 p.m. on July 11, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Cathy and Gary Sloan and the late Henry Bruce Morgan of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-grandparents are Earl McGaughey and the late Jane McGaughey.