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Today's News

  • The long, cold winter affects trees and shrubs

    The welcomed warming temperatures of spring and early summer are a relief from the cold winter temperatures of 2013-14.

    The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map for Kentucky places most of the state in Zone 6 (–10 degrees to 0 degrees).

    The far western counties are in Zone 7a (0 degrees to 5 degrees).

    By this data, Kentucky was on average no colder than we have historically experienced. The visible indication of dead plants and utility bills indicated that something was different.

  • High school also fielded first girls’ lacrosse team

    I would like to add one more to your list of achievements for Anderson County High School girls’ sports teams.

    This spring, we fielded our first girls’ lacrosse team. 

    In their inaugural season, they went 5-6, with many of their games, and some of their wins, against schools with established lacrosse programs.

    Anderson County Coach Chris Harrod and his staff recruited freshmen to seniors and put together a group that I was proud for my daughter to be a part of.

  • Ayden Ryker Drury

    Nick Drury and Amber Perkins announce the birth of their son, Ayden Ryker Drury, on May 20, 2014.

    He weighed 8lbs 6 1/4 oz and was 21 3/4 inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Belinda Perkins and Jeff Perkins of Lawrenceburg.

    His maternal great-grandparent is Brenda Owens of Lawrenceburg.

    His paternal grandparents are Jamie and Tracey Drury of Lawrenceburg.

  • Holmes 50th

    Richard Lee and Drayma Maye (Carman) Holmes of 107 Djeddah Drive, Lawrenceburg, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family.

    The event is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. June 14 at the Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church located at 111 N. Main Street in Lawrenceburg.

    The couple married June 13, 1964 at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Danville by the late Rev. Robert Lanham and the late Rev. Henry Hedgspeth.

  • Locks of Love
  • Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications for Kentucky Crafted

    Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from craft and visual artists interested in participating in Kentucky Crafted, the state-supported marketing program for professional artists.

    Kentucky Crafted provides assistance to Kentucky artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training.

    “The Kentucky Crafted Program has been an outlet for many of the state’s artists to enter the wholesale business world and expand their entrepreneurial skills,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director.

  • District Court Docket 06.11.14

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings May 29.

    Holley R. Bailey, arraignment, giving officer false name or address, first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana, tampering with physical evidence – preliminary hearing June 5.

    Anthony D. Coates, hearing, no operator/moped license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 10 days to serve, $143, installment/deferred payment Oct. 2.

  • Wild Turkey donates thousands to Old Friends in honor of Rosie Napravnik’s Belmont run

    Wild Turkey Bourbon rooted for jockey Rosie Napravnik to upset triple crown contender California Chrome in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race.

    To show support for Napravnik, Wild Turkey donated $1 to Old Friends for every tweet of the hashtag #RideWithRosie up to the start of the race and up to a maximum donation of $5,000.

    Old Friends is a favorite of Napravnik’s and is dedicated to giving retired racehorses a safe, comfortable life.

  • U.K. canning workshop will teach basics of food preservation

    By Joan Martin

    Why do people grow gardens then preserve the food? The number one reason Americans preserve food is because they’ve grown it and don’t want to waste it.

    They like the way the home produced food tastes. Some people want to know that there are no preservatives or pesticides in their canned food. Some people have a family tradition of food preservation and want to pass it along to future generations.

  • Doss graduates from Campbellsville University’s School of Education

    Donna Hedgepath, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education, told the School of Education graduates God has a purpose and plan for their lives at the group’s recent pinning and hooding of graduates in Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Hedgepath told the students they can make a difference.

    “We are here for you. You can make a different in the life of a child. God has a purpose for your life, and each child you teach represents God and is worthy of potential,” she said.