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Today's News

  • Cumberlands wins MSC spring golf tourney

    The University of the Cumberlands women's golf team took the championship of the Mid-South Conference Spring Tournament at Cattails Golf Course in Kingsport, Tenn., last week.

    Anderson County resident and Cumberlands golfer Taylor Gillis shot a two-day total of 174 (32 over) to finish in 18th place individually, according to a news release. Cumberlands posted a 307-309 two-day team score to defeat second place Campbellsville by 10 strokes.

  • Have a safe spring turkey season by remembering these tips

    By Officer David Goodlett

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    The weather is finally starting to turn warmer and spring is in the air. Many people are looking forward to doing some fishing and trying to rid themselves of cabin fever.

    While spring is a fine time to do some fishing, with the arrival of spring also comes the time of year that turkey hunters have looked forward to since the distant gobbles of last spring.

  • Spring a great time to get largemouth bass trophy

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

    It's the mouth that gets you. 
   

    You hook a huge largemouth bass and all you can see is a giant, angry shaking mouth. 
   

    The size of the mouth lets you know this bass is one of the top ones you've ever hooked. You realize the giant, gaping shaking bucket with your lure impaled in it is the biggest you've seen. This can cause dry mouth, uncontrollable shaking and panic. 
   

  • Popular Elkhorn Creek fishing access closing

    A popular fishing access to Elkhorn Creek in Franklin County is closing indefinitely due to the start of a major expansion project at Pfeiffer Fish Hatchery, according to a news release.

    Walk-in access to the creek from the hatchery grounds will close due to heavy construction equipment being moved onto the property for the start of a $5 million expansion project. Public tours of the hatchery, which is located off Indian Gap Road in northern Franklin County, have been suspended.

  • Lung Association golf booklets available

    The American Lung Association's 2012 Golf Tour Book is now available. The discount golfing booklet offers more than 5,000 discounted rounds of golf at over 500 courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and three other states, according to a news release.

    Among the courses participating in the program is Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Anderson County.

    Golf tour books are available from the American Lung Association for $35 each or four for $105, a buy three, get one free special.

  • District court docket: 4-4-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Feb. 23.
    Corey L. Hopper, hearing, second-degree criminal mischief – to serve remaining sentence on original charge, may be released to treatment.
    Corey Lynn Hopper, hearing, attempted unlawful possession of a meth precursor – to serve remaining sentence on original charge, may be released to treatment.
    Howard S. Peffer, hearing, possession of marijuana – continued to July 26.

  • Anderson County senior citizens visit state capitol

    A group of concerned Anderson County senior citizens traveled to Frankfort to participate in a advocacy effort to let senators of the state know the importance of continued funding needs for area Meals On Wheels program.
    The Anderson County group left the local senior citizens office around 10:30 a.m. and arrived at the Kentucky State Annex Building for lunch. At noon the group, along with other Kentucky senior groups, traveled to the state capitol where a rally was held outside the Senate Chamber doors.

  • Church briefs: 4-4-12

    Sovereign Grace hosts simulcast on April 6
    Sovereign Grace Church will host a live simulcast of David Platt’s Secret Church on April 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    According to event organizers, “Platt is the author of the best selling book, “Radical,” and is a dynamic preacher.
    “The topic will be ‘The Cross and Suffering,’ and how the gospel strengthens, sustains, supports and ultimately satisfies us in the middle of suffering.”  

  • Skeptics, take note of Bible’s accuracy

    When speaking with others about the word of God, I often run into skeptics who say that the Bible has been changed over time.
    They say that King James translated it into his own version, and that it’s not wholly accurate.
    Sadly for the many that I hear make such foolish statements, the Bible is real and accurate. Let me tell you why I believe this, and so should you.
    There are more than 5,000 New Testament transcripts today, some of which have been documented as dating back to the second century.

  • Engagement: Carney and Cox

    Jill Carney and Tim Cox of Lawrenceburg announce their upcoming wedding on April 14, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. at Fox Creek Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.
    Parents of the bride are the late Sarah Sea Carney and the late Eugene Carney.
    Parents of the groom are Shirley and James Cox.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and University of Kentucky’s College of Education. She is currently retired from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
    The groom is a graduate of Anderson County High School and he is currently retired.