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Today's News

  • Regional baseball, softball fields set; Baseball draw Friday

    The Eighth Region baseball and softball tournaments are set to begin Monday, May 25. Both will be held at the Shelby County Athletic Complex in Shelbyville. The baseball draw is set for Friday afternoon, softball will draw on Sunday, according to the Anderson coaches.

  • Bearcats back in state rankings

    The final Kentucky High School Baseball coaches' poll is out. Anderson County moves back into the rankings at No. 19, the highest ranking ever for the Bearcat program. Anderson had fallen out of the poll last week. The Bearcats will open defense of their Eighth Region crown on Memorial Day.

    Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches' Association final poll

  • Letters to the editor - 5.20

    Letter writer Steve Vogelsburg says the city council made the right decision in not allowing the Sunday sale of package alcohol.

    Letter writer Stacie Jackson says The Anderson News should print the names of "deadbeat" parents.

    Letter writer Mark Warford thanks the community for donations during the Post Office's food drive.

    Letter writer Edwin McKee sends a thank you to those who participated in the 18th annual youth all-star basketball tournament in March.

  • COLUMN: Let those we elect create dog ordinance

    General Manager Ben Carlson says elected officials should create the county's dog ordinance themselves instead of forming a committee to do so.

    To see the other issues he takes on this week, pick up a copy of The Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • COLUMN: Keeping up with technology, news

    Keeping up with technology is growing more and more important by the day. Unfortunately, I’ve never been the best at staying on the cutting edge. Fortunately, my husband is.

    One of the things he has introduced me to in the past couple months is Google Reader. Basically it’s a centralized place I can go to read news that I pick out by subscribing to RSS feeds. I don’t understand it all or how it works really, but I do enjoy getting news tailored to my interests.

  • COLUMN: Props to Junior Miss contestants

    Staff Columnist Shannon Brock gives props to the Junior Miss contestants and committee for making this year's program go off without a hitch.

    For her full column, see this week's Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • COLUMN: City council failing business community

    Guest Columnist Kate McCann says the Lawrenceburg City Council let local businesses down by failing to allow the Sunday sale of package alcohol.

    To read more of McCann's thoughts on the issue, see this week's edition of The Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • BOYS' TENNIS: Breaking bad

    Most athletes welcome a break, but Eric Steedly and Zack Allen might have wanted to go on playing tennis last Tuesday.

    The Anderson County duo had just completed a red-hot second set, defeating Franklin County’s Brian Steitz and James Robb 6-3, sending the Region 8 tournament quarterfinal to a deciding third set. The rules dictate a 10-minute break between the second and third sets, but the stoppage could not have come at a worse time for Steedly and Allen.

  • Harlan named Junior Miss

    Casey Harlan was named Anderson County Junior Miss 2010.

    For more about Casey and for a complete list of winners from this year's event, see this week's edition of The Anderson News available on newsstands across the county.

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  • Knees, title feel good for Sloan

    LEXINGTON – Jordan Sloan made sure he had plenty of rest in the days leading up to the Class 3A, Region 6 meet, held Thursday at Paul L. Dunbar High School.

    “Today, my knees felt good,” a beaming Sloan said moments after winning his second consecutive regional high jump championship. Sloan cleared 6-00, easily besting Dunbar’s Lamont Johnson, who jumped 5-08 for second place.