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Today's News

  • Supplements can be helpful but not always the best way to add nutrients

    By Joan Martin

    Guest columnist

     

    Are vitamin and mineral supplements really beneficial for you?  Will they help you feel better by improving your health?  Consumers are bombarded by marketing campaigns which claim that vitamin and mineral supplements will reduce your risk of chronic disease.  In the grocery store multivitamins and mineral supplements usually have their own section.

  • Sweet 16: It's Madness!!

    Editorial cartoon by Terry Wise.

  • Beasley Family welcomes daughter

    Kora Addison Beasley was born at 10:51 a.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center to Adam and Lauren Beasley of Lawrenceburg.

    Kora weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth.

    She joins her brother, Noah, age 4.

    Maternal grandparents are Joey and Erin Milburn of Harrodsburg; paternal grandparents are Junior and Donna Beasley of Laurenceburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Roxie Milburn.

  • Relay gets Expo booth award

    The Relay for Life booth won "Best Decorated Booth for a Nonprofit Organization” at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Saturday, March 22. Pictured from left is Kim Jennings of Commonwealth Credit Union, 2014 Relay chairman for Anderson County, and Meredith Moody, staff partner with the American Cancer Society.

  • Deputy fire chief hurt fighting blaze

    A fire at 1512 Hickory Grove Road in Lawrenceburg left a house heavily damaged and Deputy Fire Chief Donald Cox sidelined for a few days.

    Anderson County firefighters responded to a call around 1:20 a.m. when neighbors noticed smoke coming from a house owned by Shannon Hubert, according to Fire Chief Mike Barnes.

    While working at the scene, Cox “felt something pop in his leg and it started hurting,” said Barnes.

  • Anderson students fare well in Region 18 Governor's Cup

    Ward, Turner and Saffell Street elementary school students competed in the Region 18 Governor’s Cup Competition Saturday in Jessamine County.

    Region 18 also includes of elementary schools in Woodford, Jessamine and Mercer counties.

    Ward Elementary won the Governor’s Cup championship and Saffell Street Elementary tied for fourth place. Governor’s Cup is composed of individual and team events.

    Individual events

  • Clarification

    Brian T. Bentley, 47, of Harrodsburg Road, is not the Bryan J. Bentley, 19, that has been in District Court news in recent weeks for various charges.

  • Beliefs meaningless if you don't fight for them

    By Brian Owens

    Faith columnist

    Last Thursday was a sad day for those hoping to see the tide turn in Frankfort regarding legal protection for unborn children.

    The House Health and Welfare Committee struck down three pro-life bills that were designed to reduce the approximately 4,000 abortions that are performed yearly in Kentucky. That’s an average of nearly 11 babies murdered every day.

  • 2 teens killed Friday in wreck on Blue Grass Parkway

    A rear-end collision on the Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway near Mile Marker 52 in Anderson County Friday took the lives of two people and seriously injured three others. The accident happened just before 6 p.m. when a westbound 2010 Nissan pickup struck a 2012 Freightliner tractor-trailer stopped on the shoulder of the road.

  • Lady Mustangs cap middle school careers

    The Anderson County Middle School team capped the season with eighth-grade night on March 18. St. Dominic put a bit of a damper on the night, sending the Lady Mustangs to a defeat.