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Today's News

  • High school golf tryouts set

    Tryouts for the Anderson County High School boys' golf team will be held beginning on Tuesday, July 15 at Wild Turkey Trace golf course, according to head coach Jim Beward. The initial meeting will take place that day at 10 a.m.

    Anyone trying out for the team must have a completed sports physical form before going on the golf course.

  • Free Lady Bearcat basketball camp scheduled for next week

    The Anderson County High School girls' basketball program will be hosting a free camp at the school beginning Monday, July 14 and going through Friday, July 18. The camp is open to girls in grades 1-5 and will run from 9 a.m. until noon daily.

    For more information, contact Lady Bearcat coach Clay Birdwhistell at clay.birdwhistell@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • Cardinals, Tops win in collegiate map-shifting

    You almost have to have a map to tell where any college is playing these days.

    Obviously, I am referring to the latest big shift, the University of Louisville to the Atlantic Coast Conference.

    Kudos to the Cardinals for a move that, in today's landscape, is bold and elevates an already fast-moving athletic program into the realm of the big boys.

  • Make safe boating part of your summer plans

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    With summer activities in full swing, Kentucky’s lakes and rivers are teeming with boaters enjoying the water.

    Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources want it to be a fun and safe experience for everyone.

  • Local softball teams take big trophies
  • Duncan, Sims place high at AAU meet

    Anderson County track athletes Carley Duncan and Alorra Sims both had strong showings in the AAU Region 6 qualifer, held at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesbor, Tennessee last weekend.

    Duncan, a student at Anderson County Middle School, placed second in the 100-meter hurdles to advance to the national meet, to be held next month in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Learning real lessons for real life

    John Updike earned a third-place finish in the Mid-South Conference track meet this spring, but that did not warrant a mention on his Facebook account.

    There was just a photo of the Anderson County native throwing the discus with the caption, “My last throw as a Blue Raider.”

    About a week later, however, Updike posted, “In less than six days I will be the first person from my family to graduate college.”

  • Kays selected for Olympic Development Program

    Evan Kays, 14, has been chosen along with 17 other girls in her age group from around the state to participate on Kentucky Regional Olympic Development Program soccer team, according to a news release.

    She and her teammates will compete at the ODP Regional Event in Rockford, Illinois, July 11-13.

  • Green River gives sense of history, great fishing

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The headwaters of Green River above Green River Lake imprinted historical greatness on the descendants of the earliest settlers of the area.

    Capt. Abraham Lincoln obtained the first recorded land grant in what is now Casey County with 800 acres along the Green River. His 8-year-old son, Thomas, narrowly escaped death during an Indian ambush that killed Capt. Lincoln in 1786. Without Thomas, we would never hear of his son Abraham Lincoln.

  • Duvall sworn in as postmaster

    Longtime Lawrenceburg U.S. Post Office postmaster Regina Graham, was officially replaced by Todd Duvall Friday afternoon.

    Though Duvall has been acting as the officer in charger since May, he was officially sworn in as the new postmaster Friday.

    Duvall has 17 years of post office experience, working his way up from a part-time clerk.

    Around 30 people were at Duvall’s swearing in ceremony at the Lawrenceburg USPS Office.