Using DNA as a way to identify individuals is not restricted to the investigation of crimes against humans.
Wildlife law enforcement officers have been relying on DNA evidence since the late 1980s to help prosecute persons who take wildlife illegally. Biologists discovered that DNA provides valuable information about the population dynamics of the wildlife they monitor and manage.
In boxing, an outsized, outclassed fighter who has enough will and determination to climb into the ring with a bigger, stronger opponent can still swing away and is given a “puncher’s chance” to beat any opponent.
The Spencer County Lady Bears will bring experience to the court this season as Coach Daniel Cox’s squad tips off the season with the hopes of getting back to the 8th Region Tournament for the first time in four years.
The family of Louise Carter Gash is hosting an open house in honor of her 90th birthday on Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., at Fox Creek Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall. The church is located on U.S. 62 in Lawrenceburg.
Family and friends are invited, but no gifts, please.
Rep. Kim King, R-Harrodsburg (55th District), speaks with Rep. C.B. Embry, Jr, R-Morgantown (17th District), before the start of the November Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture meeting in Frankfort.
With the amount of shopping and purchasing Americans do from Black Friday through December, the holiday season makes for a natural time for a variety of scams to surface.
The Better Business Bureau warns of a number of scams that can have a bigger impact during the consumer-driven winter months.
Internet scams in the form of fake websites offering deals on merchandise are popular, said Reanna Smith-Hamblin, the vice president of communications for the Louisville-area Better Business Bureau.
Thieves beware — the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department has a new tool to help recover stolen property.
The Spencer County Fiscal Court voted Nov. 21 to allow Sheriff Buddy Stump to purchase a year’s subscription to “Leads Online.”
Leads Online, whose slogan is “Catching crooks and cooks since 2000,” is a nationwide online pawn shop database and law enforcement database.
I seriously cannot believe it is almost December. It is time to start decorating for the holidays, which includes the poinsettia. The poinsettia has been a fixture in American homes as a holiday decoration for as long as most of us can remember. I think it is fair to say that it is considered the “official” Christmas flower. In fact the U.S. Census Bureau says that over 75 million plants were sold last holiday season.