Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Wildcat women roll past Morehead

    Scenes from Morehead State at Kentucky, played Nov. 19 at Memorial Coliseum.

  • 11-26 The Way We Were
  • Cartoon: Sharpton's taxes
  • A few holiday tips for family caregivers

    The holiday season can be full of challenges for family caregivers and include some moments of joy. Establishing a realistic approach will help you enjoy more and stress less.

    Teepa Snow, dementia care education specialist, provided this information at a recent conference at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital. Check out her website for more ideas

    Family members may plan a big celebration with the idea that this may be the last holiday that they will share together. Instead think about quality time together, not the length of time.

  • Jesus saves, in more ways than one

    By Alexis Weathers

    Guest Columnist

    It is spring of 2012, the second week of the H1N1 virus. I lie completely still on the couch, breathing small, shallow breaths. My skull is pounding, throbbing, making my ears ring something horrible as I listen to the commercial ending and the news coming back on the TV.

    “Breaking news today: there have been 20 more 911 calls concerning the deaths of more H1N1, or as some call it the swine flu, victims across the state.”

  • These tips will help save on electric bill

    As the calendar starts to creep up on Christmas, I thought this would be a good time to focus on saving a little green. The cold temperatures have made for some chilly days and nights, and that means electric bills will be going up as fast as the Christmas trees.

  • Cosby: trial by social media

    By Shelley Spillman

    News Editor

    The legal system standard is for alleged criminals to face a trial by judge or jury, but in this digital world it’s often a trial of public opinion via social media long before the criminal trial ever occurs.

  • Measuring the political weight of unused scales and other bad ideas

    By Ben Carlson


    Column as I see ’em …

    Those easily angered should probably skip this column and read the one on the faith page.

    From the president’s unilateral action on immigration to state fuel taxes and something so pedestrian as a set of scales, one can’t help but wonder how the people we elect get away certain things while we sit back and simply keep paying the bills.

    First the scales, for which the fiscal court used $62,000 of your money to purchase but as of Friday aren’t being used.

  • Robert B. Turner Elementary names spelling winners

    From staff reports

    Robert B. Turner Elementary held its annual spelling bee Nov. 19, according to a news release.

    The top three winners will go on to compete in the District Spelling Bee Dec.4 and Dec. 5 at the Anderson County Board of Education building, located on US 127 Bypass, according to a news release.

    The annual event will begin each day at 8:15 a.m., according to a news release.

  • Middle school students bring Shakespeare to stage

    From staff reports

    Eighth grade students in Ginger Warren’s Anderson County Middle School Arts and Humanities class brought popular Shakespearean works to the stage during the Shakespeare Festival last Thursday.

    The student run performances were part of a semester-long class where students study theater elements, dance cultures and dance traditions.