Today's News

  • Funeral arrangements for former NFL coach Buddy Ryan announced

    Legendary football coach James David “Buddy” Ryan died Tuesday and will be laid to rest in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

    Ryan, 82, passed away in Lousiville, according to information provided by Ritchie and Peach Funeral Home, which is charge of services.

    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ritchey and Peach Funeral Home, 701 North Main Street. A funeral Mass will follow at 2 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 120 Gatewood Avenue.

  • Son busted for stealing items from father’s house

    From staff reports

    A Lawrenceburg man remains behind bars after he allegedly stole a number of items from his father’s house.

    Brian Daniels, 32, of 302 Suzanne St., and another man were seen allegedly loading a white passenger car with lawn mowers and other yard maintenance items on June 21, according to a police report.

    They also took several DVDs and CD player from inside the home.

    Police arrived and found that two sheds on the property had been forcibly entered, according to the report.

  • Anderson native honored by NAIA sports info pros

    Campbellsville University’s sports information department claimed 10 Media and Publications Contests awards at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Information Directors Association Convention, according to a news release.

    Anderson County native Jordan Alves leads the department as the school’s sports information director.

  • Curry, Aldridge named All-State, play in East-West games

    The awards keep rolling in for Anderson County High School softball players.

    Senior Mia Aldridge and junior Bailey Curry have both been named to First Team All-State by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

    It is the second consecutive year that Curry, a catcher, has been named to the first team. She was a second team selection in 2014.

    Aldridge was a third team selection last season.

  • Aldridge selected to Kentucky All-Star team, will play against Tennessee’s best

    Anderson County High School softball player Mia Aldridge continues to pull in the honors. Aldridge, who graduated last month, has been named to the Kentucky All-Star team, which will play the Tennessee All-Stars on Wednesday, June 29 at South Warren High School in Bowling Green.

    Aldridge, who will attend Campbellsville University, was selected as a pitcher and outfielder for the team.

    Aldridge becomes the first Anderson County player selected for the all-star games since Courtney Turpin in 2010.

  • Lady Bearcats expect to be ‘right there’ in quest for another title

    I can’t remember ever writing a column like this one in more than three decades at the keyboard, but that’s good.

    Or at least I think it should be new ground when I talk about the future of Anderson County High School softball.

  • Blackhawk pilot to share story

    Jeff Niklaus, who took part in the real-life mission that inspired the movie “BlackHawk Down,” will share his story at 6 p.m. June 26 at Anderson Christian Church.

    “Jeff weaves his faith into his story,” Brandon Dulaney, head minister at Anderson Christian Church, said. “He shares from lessons learned and experiences gained and doesn’t shy away from sharing God’s role in his life.”

  • Church briefs

    Pigeon Fork Baptist plans vacation bible school

    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host vacation bible school June 29 through July 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Family Fun Night is planned for 5 p.m. July 2.

    Pre-register by calling 502-803-6508.

    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Waddy.

    Waddy Church of Faith homecoming planned

    The Waddy Church of Faith homecoming begins at 10 a.m. July 10.

    Lunch will follow the service.

  • Soup makes a great summertime meal

    When we think of soup we think of cold winter nights. A big pot of chili simmering for hours on the stove or maybe gallons of chicken noodle to “cure what ails ya.”

    For hundreds of years, people around the world eat certain soups in the summer to cool down and replenish nutrients zapped away by the summer heat.

    Some soups are cold like gazpacho and melon soup, others are served warm or room temperature like summer minestrone.

  • Calendar of events

    June 22

    By appointment only — Computer tutoring at the Anderson Public Library

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    10:30 a.m — Easy crafts with Charity at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11 a.m. to noon — Reed and Ashton Masterson, Impossible Magic at First Baptist gym (Part of Anderson Public Library 2016 Summer Reading Program)

    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    Noon — Rook Club at the Anderson County Senior Center