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Today's News

  • Don’t get lazy as the long cold winter continues to drag on

    Here today and gone tomorrow — that’s my kind of snow. All of you wishing for a snow day got your wish. Now, hush! This has been my warmest winter in Kentucky and I am loving it. Of course, I’m going to pay the price this spring when I try to use these muscles that have been hibernating.

  • Rescue squad helps remove horse trapped in pool

    By Ben Carlson

    VERSAILLES — First responders from Anderson County assisted in rescuing a horse that became trapped in an in-ground pool last Thursday in Woodford County.

    “The horse stepped on a pool cover, not realizing there was a pool under it,” said Bart Powell, Anderson County’s director of emergency management and a member of the Anderson County Specialized Rescue Squad.

  • Anderson County Jail Log, Jan. 28, 2015

    From staff reports

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

    Jan. 12

    Micky Goins for a diversion violation, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Agnes Krug for a Hardin County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Scott Hall for a Woodford County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Rick Edwards for a Lincoln County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Jan. 13

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Local Brownie Scout Troop 102 featured on TV

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    Send your old photos or stories to Janie at

    jbowen@theandersonnews.com.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 1965

    The Brownie Scout Troop 102 appeared on the Windy Show on WKYT-TV last Thursday afternoon.

  • Things I learned the hard way while walking with God

    By Eboney Whiteside

    Faith Columnist

    My walk with the Lord has not always been an easy one. I remember thinking when I dedicated my life to Jesus that everything around me was going to instantly change for the better.

    It was as if I thought God, this magical being, was sitting in Heaven ready to fulfil my every request whenever I wanted him to.

    Boy was I wrong.

  • Free clothes available Monday in Salvisa

    Free clothing will be available Monday, Feb. 2 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Salvisa Christian Church, according to a news release.

    The church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.

    For more information call Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

  • DISTRICT COURT DOCKET FOR JAN. 28, 2015

    Judge J.R. RoBards heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Jan. 5.

    Jackson C. McNutt, arraignment, failure to surrender revoked operator’s license, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – bench warrant.

    Jacqueline D. Morrow, arraignment, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – pleaded guilty, $643, installment/deferred payment Mar. 30.

    Barry T. Newby, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – dismissed.

  • 50th Anniversary
  • Eddie Russell joins dad as Wild Turkey master distiller

    Lawrenceburg’s Eddie Russell is joining his dad, Jimmy, as master distiller at Wild Turkey, the company announced this morning.

    “It is with great pride that I announce today that Eddie Russell has been promoted to Wild Turkey Master Distiller,” Jimmy Russell wrote in a letter provided by the distillery.

  • Backyard bird watching can be an easy, fun winter activity

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten the most leaden days.