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Today's News

  • McKee named OVC’s top frosh for third time

    Morehead State freshman forward Eriel McKee was named Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball Freshman of the Week on Dec. 23, according to a news release. It marks the third time this season she has earned that accolade.

    McKee recorded double-doubles in Morehead State games at South Carolina-Upstate and at home against Cleveland State.

  • Day of district matchups highlights upcoming hoops week

    A district basketball marathon takes over Anderson County Saturday.

    The Bearcats and Lady Bearcats host 30th District rivals in what shapes up to be a long day of basketball at Anderson County High School.

    The Lady Bearcats take on Spencer County at 2:30 while the Bearcats entertain Collins at 7:30. Both games should paly major roles in 30th District seedings.

  • Carmichael named honorable mention all-state

    Anderson County quarterback Zachary Carmichael was named honorable mention all-state on The Courier-Journal team announced on Christmas Day.

    Carmichael was one of nine quarterbacks statewide who were not selected to the top three all-state teams but were deemed worthy of recognition.

    Carmichael ran for 761 yards and five touchdowns while throwing for 2,011 yards and 23 touchdowns as the Bearcats posted a 9-4 record.

  • Peach says Cubert, Carmichael deserving of all-state honor

    Anderson County High School football coach Mark Peach said lineman Jarrod Cubert, a second team all-state selection by The Courier-Journal, and quarterback Zachary Carmichael, an honorable mention pick, are deserving of their awards.

  • Church briefs

    Claylick UMC to host Christmas Eve services

    Claylick United Methodist Church will host Christmas Eve services at noon and 10 p.m., the church announced.

    Both services will features familiar carols and retelling of the Christmas story. There will also be a special collection to benefit the Kentucky State University Wesley Foundation.

    For more information, call 859- 865-2963 or visit Facebook.com/ClaylickUMC. The church is located at 225 Claylick Church Road in Salvisa.

  • God provides us equipment for our fights in life

    My father used to be a kickboxer. To this day, I can still remember him sparring.

    While wearing his giant red boxing gloves, suited up in his matching leather padded gear, he would stand there taking hit upon hit. I can recall the times when he would squint his brow and grit his teeth onto his mouth guard as his body was being struck. My father was invincible, strong; he was and still is my protector.

  • Suspect leads police on chase that ends near The Gardens

    From staff reports

    A Shelbyville man faces a bevy of criminal charges after leading police on a chase that ended near The Gardens subdivision Highway 44 in Anderson County, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

    Terry West, 25, was arrested and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, DUI, reckless driving, fleeing or first-degree evading police, improper passing, resisting arrest and speeding following the chase that began in Shelby County, according to the release.

  • Police warn of jury duty scam

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department reportedly received several complaints Friday in reference to a jury duty scam. According to a news release, the caller tells to potential victim that that they are law enforcement, advising the caller that they missed jury duty on a specific date and now there’s a warrant for their arrest.

  • 12-23 published district court docket

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Nov. 24.

    Timothy P. Garlen, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – paid.

    Scott L. Gonyaw, show cause, failure to give right of way to emergency stopped vehicle – paid.

    Aaron J. Hilbert, show cause, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance – continued to Jan. 5.

  • City officer receives DUI award