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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs for July 23, 2014

    The Anderson News wants your sports news

    The Anderson News wants your sports news, no matter what the sport.

    While the the Bearcats of Anderson County High School enjoy community support that is widely known, Lawrenceburg is more than a high school sports town.

    But we need your help. The many youth teams and local happenings are far more than The Anderson News' one-man sports department could hope to know, but we welcome your submissions.

  • Volleyball campers
  • Taking fewer chances for diamond injury

    Scary could not do justice to describing that video of Aroldis Chapman falling to the pitcher's mound.

    The Cincinnati Reds' relief pitcher had just taken a line drive off the bat of the Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez during a spring training game in March. Chapman had thrown one of his 100-mph fastballs. Perez connected and the ball hit Chapman in the face. The following day, he had surgery to put a titanium plate in, to repair his shattered eye-socket.

  • Future stars shine at Lady Cat camp
  • Former Bearcat foe looking for friends and fans

    I had driven through the backroads to meet up with J.D. Shelburne.

    He'd done the same to catch up with a writer he knew little about.

    But that wasn't really that unusual. I'm a sports writer who's just as comfortable talking about cattle as baseball. Shelburne could fill the nets from 3-point land at Spencer County High School but is now working his way up the ladder in Nashville.

  • Shelburne says Anderson County burgoo was 'Awesome' but stage was an adventure

    Long before J.D. Shelburne had become almost a household name in Kentucky music circles, he made an unforgettable stop in Lawrenceburg.

    “I headlined the Burgoo Festival in 2008,” he says with a laugh.. “I played on a stage that was really a wagon. Every time we moved, it seemed like the stage moved too.

  • Shelburne to host softball game, play Fourth Street Live next weekend

    J.D. Shelburne, whose second CD is due out Aug. 23, is scheduled to play Fourth Street Live in Louisville on Friday, Aug. 1. “The last three years, I have opened for a Kentucky Derby show on Fourth Street Live,” he says. “They called and I had another commitment but I changed it to be able to make it work.

  • Church news briefs

    Blue No More to perform at Salvisa Christian

    Salvisa Christian Church will host the gospel group Blue No More during the worship hour on Sunday, July 27. Worship begins at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at 155 Sugar St. in Salvisa.

    Salvisa Christian to hold Free Clothes Day

  • Message of good news results in peace with God

    When we open the paper, turn on the television, or turn up the radio there is a common outcome; more often than not, what we read, see, or hear is bad news. After all, bad news is big business. We often buy magazines because of the scandal advertised on the cover; we “stay tuned” often out of an innate curiosity about the calamities of others.

  • Community Calendar, July 23, 2014

    Anderson County Historical Society to meet Thursday

    The Anderson County Historical Society will host its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Anderson Public Library. Over the yearsmany people have passed through and settled in Anderson County. Some objects have been left behind a sign o their presence. Speaker Bobby Cubert will present a program about the settlers in Anderson County entitled “Things that I have found on my farm.” This meeting is free and open to the public