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Today's News

  • Here are best ways to treat lawns for ants

    Several species of ants are common landscape residents. They nest in places that meet their needs: suitable soil type and drainage, convenient food sources, and in some cases, sheltering rocks or logs.

    We most commonly share greenspace with field ants, pavement ants and larger yellow ants. Mounds of soil excavated by ants make turf bumpy and smother grass around the openings.

  • Pass survival skills down to children

    You could say I got my start on this day, 90 years ago. History shapes us all, whether we realize it or not. Those who know me, know that I’ve never met a stranger, am fairly athletic and love to share stories with humor. In my much younger days I danced, a lot. I got all those traits from my father, Jack.

  • ‘Hopestock’ coming to Lawrenceburg Green

    By Brittany Fuller

    News staff

    Anderson County HEROES (Helping Educate Reaching Out Ending Stigma) is planning a new event to bring hope and recovery to struggling addicts and their families in Anderson County.

  • Humane Society, candle maker team up for fundraiser

    The Anderson County Humane Society has partnered with the Candleberry Company for a new campaign next month called “Flip this Kennel.”

    In hopes to raise money for kennel repairs, the Humane Society will hold a Candleberry sale at the Legion Hall on Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If they do not sell out they will also hold the sale open from 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 10.

  • Advancements in DNA laid before state Judiciary panel

    FRANKFORT—Laura Sudkamp with the Kentucky State Police crime lab remembers when it took months to process one DNA sample.

    “You literally had to stick the film in the freezer for six to eight weeks,” the KSP Central Lab manager told the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary last week, according to a news release. Her lab can now generate a profile on a DNA sample in one or two days, she said, but even that’s a bit longer than need be under some new technology.

  • Homemakers Craft, Garden Show winners announced

    From staff reports

    The following are winners in their categories at the Annual Homemakers Craft and Garden Show held last month at the extension office at the Anderson County Community Park:

    Antiques Department

    Wood collection: Marvin Smith

    Cloth collection: Betty Parrott

    Metal/Tin collection: Evelyn Smith

    Glass collection: Joan Beard

    Jewelry collection: Judy Collins

    Miscellaneous collection: Betty Parrott, Dixie Willing

    Wood individual item: Betty Parrott, Brenda Gritton, Bobby Gritton

  • Summer Camp with a twist comes to Heritage Hall

    A different spin on summer camp happened this year at Heritage Hall when employees were allowed to bring their children to work with them in order to spend time with the elders in the community while also cutting down on daycare expenses.

    Starting in a Signature Home community in Tennessee, the program has now branched out to all Signature Homes across the United States.

  • District taking suicide statistics ‘very seriously’

    A recent survey found that 8.2 percent of Kentucky high school sophomores, about 1 in 12, have attempted suicide in the last 12 months.

    “Anderson County staff takes suicide prevention very seriously,” said Anderson County Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.

    “We have two high school councilors, a social worker and a school psychologist on staff at Anderson County High School. They work closely with the staff to provide recourses for students as recommended by Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.”

  • News Briefs

    Linzey completes

    basic training

    Marine Corp Pvt. Austin Linzey recently finished a 13-week basic training program at Parris Island in South Carolina.

    While there he was trained in first-aid, water survival skills, marksmanship tactics and other related topics. His training also included custom traditions and history of the armed forces. Upon completion of his training he received an award for expert in marksmanship.

    Seeberger honored

    for high ACT score

  • MILLER RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING POSSIBLE ON EXAM

    80 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 13, 1937

    The following school children qualified for blue ribbons through having passed their school grades and being in perfect physical condition, according to Lee A Dare, director of the Anderson County Health Department.

    Lawrenceburg graded school