https://www.theandersonnews.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Letter writer’s ‘dig’ at McGrath marchers was disappointing https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/letter-writer%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98dig%E2%80%99-mcgrath-marchers-was-disappointing <p> &nbsp;To the editor:</p> Rain plus heat equals fly control problems https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/rain-plus-heat-equals-fly-control-problems <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/yankey_tom-ag_new_bw_43.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;Pasture flies (horn flies and face flies) and confinement flies (stable flies and house flies) need moist breeding materials.</p> Festival worth a trip to Shelbyville https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/festival-worth-trip-shelbyville <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/steenerson_cheryl-cutout_bw_07_62.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;I can&rsquo;t believe we&rsquo;re halfway through July. This summer has flown and I still have tons of projects to complete.</p> Election meddling? Nope, not here https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/election-meddling-nope-not-here <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carlson_ben_61.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;Column as I see &rsquo;em &hellip;</p> When Wild Turkey flowed like lava, and other bourbon catastrophes https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/when-wild-turkey-flowed-lava-and-other-bourbon-catastrophes <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7-11_sanders_guest_column_bw.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A bourbon storage facility in Bardstown owned by the Barton 1792 Distillery collapsed recently, sending thousands of barrels of aging whiskey rolling down a hillside.</p> Barr, McGrath civil despite differences https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/barr-mcgrath-civil-despite-differences <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carlson_ben_60.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Column as I see &rsquo;em &hellip;</p> When it’s time to pick raspberries, mornings are the best https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/when-it%E2%80%99s-time-pick-raspberries-mornings-are-best <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/steenerson_cheryl-cutout_bw_07_61.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;Happy Fourth of July. Today, we celebrate. Not only is it a day to remember the founding of our nation, it&rsquo;s also a day to celebrate the summer harvests of the garden. The corn is in, and no Fourth is complete without fresh corn on the cob.</p> Don’t let this virus ruin your tomatoes https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/don%E2%80%99t-let-virus-ruin-your-tomatoes <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/yankey_tom-ag_new_bw_42.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;After two seasons of intensive tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) pressure, some diagnoses of this disease have already been made this year.</p>