Today's News

  • Don’t let emerald ash borers win in 2015

    The most severe emerald ash borer (EAB) attacks in Kentucky are focused in the triangular area bounded by Louisville, Lexington and northern Kentucky.


    Kentuckians who live in counties where EAB has been detected should determine the numbers and sizes of ash trees on their properties and decide on a course of action. Managing Emerald Ash Borer: Decision Guide is a good tool to use. In general, ash trees can be saved if they are:

    Healthy and growing vigorously with 75 percent or more of their leaves.

  • How’s your relationship with money?

    At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket?

    Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to develop a spending plan for your money. Doesn’t that sound better than “budget?” Use the following steps to develop your family’s plan.

  • Think about it before adopting just one more

    By Jane Sinnett, Guest columnist

    I looked into those amazing eyes, one blue, one white, and was ready to go to the front desk and tell them I wanted that one.

    My heart said yes but my mind said, let’s wait a minute. My mind and heart do battle with each other when it comes to just one more animal.

  • Fish fries continue at St. Lawrence

    St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church will continue its Lenten Friday fish fries March 20 and 27 at the church, located at 120 Gatewood Ave., Lawrenceburg.

    The event will take place in the church’s Family Life Center, with local band Puncheon Creek scheduled t perform this Friday.

    Serving hours on both nights will be from 5:30 to 7:30.

    The menu consists of Alaskan cod fillets (fried or baked), potato wedges (seasoned or regular), homemade hushpuppies, slaw, baked beans, dessert and drinks.

  • Easter services announced

    Glensboro Christian Church has announced its schedule for Easter services.

    The church will host a potluck meal on Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m., followed by a candlelight communion service.

    On Saturday, April 4, there will be a luncheon at noon followed by an Easter egg hunt for all ages.

    On Sunday, April 5, a community sunrise service will begin at 7 a.m., followed by a complete breakfast meal. The morning worship will begin at 10:30.

    There will be no Sunday school or evening service that day.

  • Chili supper to benefit Thompson

    A chili supper to raise funds for a man injured in an accident is scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at Glensboro Baptist Church, according to a news release.

    Organizers said Zach Thompson was involved in an accident and remains unable to work. They said he has undergone surgery since and continues to recover but it remains uncertain if he will be able to return to work.

    Sandwiches, desserts and drinks will also be served, and several musical groups are expected to perform.

  • No reason to think Wildcats’ winning formula won’t continue

    Notes that took longer to write than my bracket took to bust. …

    Kentucky just has that look of a champion.

    Give a push or two – or in Cincinnati’s case, three or four, or whatever number you want to put in there – and Willie Cauley-Stein will posterize some poor soul making an admirable, but misguided, attempt at stopping the inevitable.

    Stay close to the Wildcats, but somewhere around that 30- or 35-minute mark, the wall hits.


    Anderson County track and field might be a perfect example of more quality than quantity.

    Despite low overall numbers, the Bearcats appear to be strong in some events, including some possible state contenders, as the season got underway Saturday in the Western Hills Invitational meet.

  • Carlton closes door of hoops career at NAIA ceremony

    Fifteen years after he played his final basketball game for Georgetown College, Will Carlton has finally closed the door on his basketball career.

    But few who have ever laced up the high-tops could go out in such a big way.

    Carlton was inducted into the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the association’s men’s basketball tournament last week in Kansas City.

  • Conner, Kavanaugh coach selected for Hall of Fame

    The 2015 Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame class had a strong Anderson County flavor when it was announced last Tuesday.

    Jimmy Dan Conner, who led Anderson County to the 1971 state runnerup spot, and Earle Jones, who coached Kavanaugh High to a runner-up finish in 1930, are members of the newest Hall of Fame class. They will be inducted into the Hall during a ceremony at the State Theatre in Elizabethtown in July.