Today's News

  • Lady Bearcats look solid in pre-season

    The Anderson County volleyball team looked strong in scrimmages last week in preparation for their season opener against Collins, played Monday after press deadlines.

    Anderson swept Estill County and Western Hills in their final tuneups for the season. The Lady Bearcat varsity defeated Estill 25-19, 27-25 and beat Western Hills 25-22, 25-12. The Anderson junior varsity got past Estill 21-14, 21-14 and beat Western Hills 16-21, 21-9, 15-9.

    The Lady Cat frosh beat Estill 21-5, 21-7 and then beat Western Hils 21-9, 21-8.

  • Volleyball clinic announced

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcat volleyball clinic will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Anderson County Middle School. The camp is open to girls entering grades 3-6 and costs $25 per participant. Each player involved will also receive a t-shirt for their participation.

  • FFA students reflect on busy summer of leadership training

    By Meaghan Downs
    Staff writer
    FFA students from Anderson County High School know what they did this summer.
    They saved a Lexington stream bed from a wild wall of invasive honeysuckle.
    They trusted the waiting arms of other FFA leaders during a trust fall exercise at camp and packed more than 55,000 meals for the hungry in Washington, D.C.
    And according to the local students and advisers involved in FFA, they’re ready to take what they’ve learned and give back to their chapter, their school and their community.

  • Church briefs: Shiloh Christian Church hosts revival

    Shiloh Christian Church will hold its annual revival Aug. 14-17 at 7 p.m. each evening.  
    Sunday night’s speaker is Jacob Cox, and he will also bring special music.
    Monday evening, Harrison Evans will speak.
    Tuesday evening, Revel “Rusty” Lewis will bring the message, and Wednesday night, Jonathan Essex will close out the revival.  
    Guests are welcome to stay for refreshments following Wednesday evening’s services.  

  • Community calendar: 8-10-11

    Aug. 11: Turner Elementary open house, 5:05-6:15 p.m.
    Aug. 12: Movie Night on the Green, Despicable Me, starts at dusk

    Aug. 10-12, Aug. 8 and 9: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 10: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Aug. 11, Aug. 15: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.

  • New Liberty Christian hosts Bible school
  • Denny wins at horse show
  • News Briefs: 8-10-11

    Caldwell Family holds reunion
    Descendants of Michael and Ruth Franklin Caldwell held their ninth annual family reunion July 16 at Anderson Dean Park in Harrodsburg.

  • City Council awards check to CASA
  • Engagement: Branton-Brogan

    Sandy and Garry Gaines and the late Steve Branton of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Beth Branton of Lawrenceburg, to Matthew Robert Brogan of Lawrenceburg, son of Mark Brogan and Wendy Brogan of New Richmond, Ohio.
    The bride-to-be’s grandparents are William Rucker and the late Lucille Rucker, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Roberts and the late Finley Branton.
    The groom’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Brogan, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ireton and the late Bud and Christine Mineer.