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Today's News

  • Mustangs roll in Carnahan Bowl

    The Anderson County Middle School football team remained undefeated with a 30-8 win over East Oldham in the annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, held Saturday at Anderson County High School.

    Anderson dominated from the outset, getting on board quickly when Michael Duncan returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown on East Oldham’s first possession. Everett Marrett followed with a 35-yard touchdown run and the rout was on.

    Anderson scored again on a 45-yard pass from Jagger Gillis to Caleb Puckett and a 50-yard run from Marrett.

  • Time to catch stream smallmouth bass on topwater lures

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Shorter days and yellowing leaves are about the only ways you can tell it is late September. Temperature wise, it feels like August lasted six plus weeks.

    “We are 10 degrees behind, water temperature wise, than usual for this time of year,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The water is usually cooler by now.”

  • Dunbar stops Bearcats

    LEXINGTON -- Paul L. Dunbar scored 19 unanswered points to post a 40-21 win over Anderson County in high school football Friday night in Lexington.

    The Bulldogs took less than two minutes to get untracked after Anderson's Zach Labhart scored on a 31-yard interception return with 10:20 to go in the third quarter.

    Dunbar answered by going 83 yards in 1:38 to go back in front on a 28-yard scoring pass from Gavin Bugg to Tre Homer and the Bulldogs never looked back.

  • She just had to really, really pee

    Column as I see ’em …

    Let’s play a little game I like to call, “What Should the Editor Do?”

    A woman called me first thing Monday morning to complain about what was, if true, an obviously bad decision by a business here in town.

    The woman, who didn’t tell me until nearly 30 minutes into our conversation that she is African American, said she accompanied a friend into the business and, while waiting, told an employee she really, really had to pee.

  • Important times, dates as upcoming general election nears

    As we near the Nov. 8 General Election, I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of important dates and times. We have had several inquiries regarding registering to vote, making a party change and other election related questions.

    Currently

    Mail-in ballots are being sent out daily. Call our office to request an application.

    Oct. 7

    Inspection of voting equipment at 8:30 a.m. at the clerk’s office.

    Oct. 10

    Walk-in absentee voting begins during normal business hours.

    Oct. 11

  • Fall is the perfect time to sample soil

    If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that.

    Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

  • Updated facts about coconut oil

    For many years, the high saturated fat content of coconut oil made the oil a no-no for individuals looking to lose weight or live healthier lifestyles. Recent scientific reports have said saturated fat may not be as bad as once thought or as bad when compared to trans-fat. This has allowed coconut oil to gain popularity.

  • Subscription clubs can save you time, money

    This one’s for the guys

    I know, ladies, it’s all about our husbands, boyfriends, dads, brothers or any other guy in your life, this time.

    I have found a great way for us to have our guys looking better than ever at a very low price. We pamper ourselves to make sure we look nice … I think it’s time for the guys to have a turn.

    Guys, don’t let this go to your heads, but I have found a couple of monthly subscriptions to make life a little easier, and that are cheap!

  • Act now to avoid flower withdrawl this winter

    What a beautiful weekend. I know many of you are wishing it would cool off, but I’m thankful it’s staying warm. The nights are gorgeous. Even if the sun is setting earlier, it’s still making incredible pictures to close the day.

  • Friends of APL book sale is Sept. 24

    From staff reports

    Friends of the Anderson Public Library will host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the bookstore, located behind the library on North Main Street.

    There are a large number of new selections featuring large print books, history, Civil War books, Christmas cookbooks, Christmas decorating and craft books, coffee table books, children’s books suitable for home schooling, and fiction of all flavors.

    There is also a limited selection of books printed in the early- to mid-1900s that will move quickly.