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Today's News

  • Send those garden pests packing

    You know how there is always this big upsurge in babies being born, after a long, cold winter?

    Well, I guess bugs have to keep warm too. They’re everywhere! If the cold really did kill of a bunch of bugs, the survivors are making up for it. In spades!

    Now, let’s deal with them.

    Starting with ourselves, there are lots of ways to keep insects from bugging us.

    There are commercial products with DEET. Not my cup of tea.

    There are dryer sheets, when tucked into your pockets and collars, to keep the mosquitoes at bay.

  • Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in Anderson County 2 years ago

    As agriculture agent, many calls come into our office regarding Emerald Ash Borer.

    This insect is transferred largely through firewood and has become a very destructive pest. Emerald ash borer has killed millions of trees since its discovery in 2002.

    As of April 3, quarantine regulations for the emerald ash borer changed in Kentucky to include the entire state.

  • POWR weight loss program comes to KORT

    Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It increases the risk for type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and osteoarthritis of the weight-bearing joints.

    Millions resolve to lose extra pounds by starting a diet. The Boston Medical Center found that nearly 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion on weight-loss products in pursuit of a better body.

    While a fitter figure is desired for optimal health, how one goes about it is just as important.

  • November county judge race will be Gritton vs. Conway

    Republican Orbrey Gritton beat Noal Cotton and Blan Lickliter to win the chance to challenge incumbent Democrat John Wayne Conway for Anderson County Judge-Executive in November.

    Gritton collected 817 votes to win the Republican Primary race yesterday. Cotton received 797 votes and Lickliter received 70 votes.

    Alison Lundergan Grimes will challenge incumbent Mitch McConnell for the 6th Congressional District U.S. Senate seat in November.

  • District Court Docket, 05.21.14

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases in Anderson District Court proceedings April 28.

    Joshua N. Thomas, disposition, residents not to use license of other states – dismissed.

    Jacob L. Thompson, arraignment, no operator/moped license – bench warrant.

    Danette A. Tindal, continued first appearance, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – amended to second offense, pleaded guilty, $243, installment/deferred payment Aug. 4, review Oct. 27.

  • Jail Log, 05.21.14

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail May 2-15, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    May 2

    Connie Perry for bond violations by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Mark Vest for trafficking in a controlled substance 2nd by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    May 3

    Angela Stewart for alcohol intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    May 4

  • Lawrenceburg Police will take part in ‘Click It or Ticket’

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department is joining the 2014 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization May 19 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.

    “As motorists take to the roads to celebrate the long Memorial Day weekend, we want to ensure that everyone arrives at their destination safe and sound,” Sgt. Chris Beach said. “We’ll be out in force – day and night – prepared to ticket anyone not wearing a seat belt.”

  • KSP Honors Lawrenceburg Resident
  • Community Calendar, 05.21.14

    Annual Chamber golf scramble is May 31

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course May 31 starting with breakfast at 8 a.m.

    A brand new car, plus several other hole-in-one opportunities, at stake, this year.

    For more information, contact Chamber Pres. Pam Brough at 502.839.5564 or Ryan Wells, ACCOC Golf Classic chair, at 502.875.0195.

    ACHS greenhouse sales are scheduled

  • Billing Services and Consultants Inc. recognizes National EMS Week

    EMS Week is a celebration that honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS practitioners serving communities across the nation.

    As a partner to the Anderson County Ambulance Service, 911 Billing Services and Consultants Inc. invites Anderson County residents to join them in extending a heartfelt thank you to the people who make the service in the community the success it is today.