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Today's News

  • Revenge on friend will be sweet

    The burly guy with a hammer on his belt told me he was going to whoop my you-know-what.
    It wasn’t the first time someone who recognizes me from my day job has given me the stink eye, and most certainly won’t be the last.
    I’ve been f-bombed clean out of stores — once while buying potato chips for my kid’s youth baseball picnic — by people whose family members were listed in crime reports or court dockets.

  • First world problems pale compared to real strife

    Today I’m suffering First World Problems. To name a few:
    I noticed too late that the gray of my shirt does not match the gray of my pants. Also? I left the house without wearing any bracelets, so not only am I color uncoordinated, but I have naked wrists.

  • Store’s campaign raises funds for 4-H

    Anderson County 4-H Council will receive $355 from the Kentucky 4-H Foundation as part of the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) Paper Clover Campaign, the agency announced.
    The Kentucky 4-H Foundation will distribute more than $14,000 to 45 County 4-H Councils.
    The campaign is a nationwide, in-store fundraiser that benefits 4-H programming at the local, state and national levels.  During the campaign, the store’s customers can support 4-H by purchasing paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout.

  • Academy students, staff visit the Dead Sea scrolls
  • Anniversary: Tucker

    Glenn Rose (Vaughn) Tucker and Danny Tucker of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26.
    The couple was married on Dec. 26, 1962, in Jellico, Tenn.
    Glenn Rose is the daughter of the late Dallas and the late Anna Vaughn.
    Danny is the son of the late James Oscar and the late Katherine Tucker.
    Glenn Rose is retired. Danny is currently employed by Kentucky Stone in Lawrenceburg.
    The couple has two children, their son the late Danny Tucker, Jr., and a daughter Cheryl Tucker Yunt. They have a son-in-law, David Yunt.

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  • District court docket: 12-26-12

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Nov. 8.
    John W. Cox, disposition, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to Jan. 3.
    John W. Cox, disposition, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle – continued to Jan. 3.
    Joie R. Cox, pretrial conference, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – disposition Dec. 6.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats look to defend Bracken tourney title

    A year ago, it became apparent that Anderson County had a good boys' basketball team during the Bracken County Holiday Tournament.

    The Bearcats return to defend their title and, perhaps, look to find a some answers in some holes that have opened during the first few weeks of the current season.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Girls to be tested in Capital City Showdown

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team did not schedule a long trip during the holidays this year. It looks like the Lady Bearcats will be tested just fine in their own back yard.

    Over the weekend, Anderson was to have played in the Republic Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic, where the Lady Bearcats could have met three top 10 teams in two days.

  • COLUMN: An odd Christmas wish from a sports nut

    I really didn't expect to get what I really want under the Christmas tree. I mean, is it really too much to ask to have a winning lottery ticket?

    I would even take one a visit from whoever it is that has followed Ed McMahon. You know, Publisher's Clearing House. I'm not greedy. I don't need 500 mil or anything like that. Only a 10 or 12 followed by six zeroes would suffice.