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Today's News

  • Bus driver leaves two kids to walk home

    Boys didn’t know father’s phone number

    By Brad Bowman

    The Sentinel-News

    Two Shelby County Public School students were released from a bus several blocks from their home and left to walk, without the driver knowing if anyone was at the house.

    Deven, 12, and Nathan Armstrong, 8, were let off the bus about 6:40 a.m. Monday of last week when Nathan became sick.

  • Company plan: Restore historic Woodford distillery

    Peristyle LLC plans to restore and re-open the historic Old Taylor Distillery in Woodford County.

    Peristyle will renovate the 125-year-old facility and distill spirits, primarily bourbon.

    The company plans to invest up to $6.1 million and create 10 full-time jobs.

  • Derby celeb gets taste of Lawrenceburg
  • The Bard Bared
  • 21st Annual Shakespeare Festival

    Anderson County Middle School’s 21st Annual Shakespeare Festival featured students in Ginger Warren’s eighth-grade humanities classes. Students cast the parts and choose the student leadership roles, including director, stage managers, lighting designers, properties, scenery, costumes, make-up, sound designers, actors and publicity.

  • Totally Local returns July 16!

    What is it?

    •Totally Local features profiles of individuals and businesses that make things happen in our area.

    •The Anderson News is spreading the word and highlighting this community through Totally Local, uniting people, places and events that our readers will find unique. Watch for our next quarterly page in July to be “in the know” about the latest happenings and local merchants that provide reliable products and services to boost our hometown economy!

  • But doesn’t Sterling have the right to be stupid and a racist?

    Perhaps I’m a little late tossing in my two cents about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his racist remarks. I would have thought by now that this storm might pass.

    It hasn’t.

    In a nutshell, the billionaire real estate investor told a woman, V. Stiviano, not to bring black people to his games. Apparently, he was in a flirtatious relationship, or attempting to be in an amorous relationship, with Stiviano, who is part African-American.

  • Russia’s blogger law stifles freedom of speech

    For those keeping up with world news, you might have noticed this interesting new “blogger law” passed in Russia.

    The law dictates that any blogger with more than 3,000 readers must register with Russia’s media oversight agency.

    According to Reporters Without Borders, the bloggers will be responsible for fact-checking any information they post and removing any inaccurate comments, and they are prohibited from harming the reputation of a person or group or using their platform to “hide or falsify information of general interest.”

  • UK Extension Service classes offer great education about depression

    By Joan Martin

    Depression can be fatal. No one would let a broken leg go untreated.

    However, any number of people will say that depression will pass so why should I do anything. The truth is that, while depression might lift after a period of time, symptoms will return more quickly next time and may be more severe.

    The University of Kentucky Extension Service offers a six-session series on depression. Each session targets a specific group and can stand alone as a presentation.

    The program objectives are to help participants:

  • Pay attention: protective measures against ticks help protect against disease

    By Tommy Yankey

    Ticks are climbing on low growing vegetation in and along trails in wooded areas as they seek their first blood meal of the year.

    Many tick species can carry diseases. The incidence of tick-borne diseases in Kentucky is low. However, reducing exposure to ticks, using available protective methods, and regular inspection for, and removal of, ticks are good habits and key actions to protect your health.

    Preventative Measures

    To re-duce the possibility of being bitten by ticks and other blood-feeding arthropods, you should: