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Today's News

  • Recapping the 2015 beef market

    Recently, I attended the Agricultural Economic Outlook for 2016 presented by specialists in the College of Agriculture Agricultural Economics Department.
    While there, they also discussed the 2015 cattle market and offered some thoughts as to why we saw such a drastic change from spring to fall. Below is a summary of their explanation of why this occurred.
    Let’s start with the basics.

  • Lawrenceburg’s Abe may hang up his stovetop hat

    When Jim Sayre, a renowned local Abraham Lincoln impersonator, takes off his stovetop hat following his Chautauqua presentation at Anderson County High School on Feb. 12, it may be one of his final appearances.
    Sayre, who has been impersonating the 16th president of the United States for the past 33 years, said he’s not sure whether to hang up his hat for good.
    “I’m 80 years old. That decision is not firm at this time,” he added. “In the wintertime, I need something to do.”

  • PERRY, CATLETT WIN CONSERVATION CONTESTS

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Oct. 21, 1965
    Injured in game
    Three Anderson High students were injured in last Friday night’s game at Harrodsburg. Eddie Huffman was a patient at the Haggin Memorial Hospital with a chipped left knee. Gayle Warford received a back injury and was taken to the hospital for x-rays. Hank Hatfield re-injured his neck, however, his injury was not believed to be serious.
     
    Thursday, Jan. 27, 1966
    Moffett to be on TV

  • Super Bowl is perfect time for splurging on snacks

    Sure-fire hits for this Sunday’s Super Bowl bash
    Next Sunday night is one of my favorite Sunday nights of the year. I get to make lots of yummy snacks and not even feel guilty about them because it’s Super Bowl Sunday! Ahh, the food, the drinks, the new commercials, oh, and I think there’s a football game, too.
    Here are some of my favorite super bowl snack ideas.
    Reuben Pigs in a Blanket
    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup sauerkraut, drained and chopped
    1 tube crescent roll dough
    1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

  • Calendar of events

    Feb. 3
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club/Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    10:45 a.m. — Fall Prevention at the Anderson County Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center
    12 p.m. — Pilates Plus at the Anderson Public Library
    12:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Games and hot cocoa at the Anderson County Senior Center
    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson County Senior Center
    7 p.m. — Rook at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Feb. 4

  • Do you prefer the good or bad news first?

    Which do you want first: good news or bad
    When someone says, “I have good news and bad news,” which one do you prefer to hear first?
    Joe went to his doctor who posed that question to him.
    “Give me the good news first,” Joe said.
    “You have 24 hours to live,” the doctor told him.
    Clutching his chest, Joe said, “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?”
    The doctor said, “I meant to tell you yesterday.”
    Ba dump bump. (Groan.)

  • Group to perform at Sand Springs

    The Southern Gospel Group, The McKameys, from Clinton, Tennessee, will be in concert on Friday Night, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken and all are welcome.
    —from staff reports

  • February the month to catch walleye and sauger from the bank

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Many anglers would drive a few hundred miles for a chance to catch an 8-pound walleye or a limit of tasty sauger. Kentuckians only have to drive to Campbellsville and head south on KY 55 to the Tailwater Recreation Area below Green River Lake. You don’t even need a boat.

  • ACMS archers capture Fayette title

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team captured the championship of the Fayette County Invitaional Tournament recently.

    The Mustang boys earned four of the top five awards with Henry Thompson taking first place with 295 points of a possible 300. Luke Slone placed second with a 288. Ethan Hawkins earned fourth place at 282 with Luke Griffin placing fifth with a 281.

    Thompson also won the award as the top overall shooter in the tournament.

  • Anderson archers win Jessamine meet

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School archery team earned the championship of the Jessamine County Pre-Regional Tournament held over the weekend in Nicholasville. The Anderson team compiled 3,377 points out of a possible 3,600 and put eight competitors in the Top 10.

    Chance Wayne took first place in the high school boys’ division with a 296 out of a possible 300 points in the individual competition. He was also the first place overall shooter.