Today's News

  • BASEBALL: Bearcats take two in Bowling Green tourney

    Anderson County baseball showed it is far too early to write the Bearcats off in 2013.

    A week after mustering one hit in two games, the Bearcats rolled past Louisville Eastern and Bowling Green to take two of three games in the Bowling Green/Warren County Invitational.

    Anderson did have trouble against Ballard Memorial, mustering just three hits in a 3-1 loss.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcat softball splits two in Alabama

    Anderson County softball continues to be impressive early in the season, despite losing its first game of the year during its annual spring break trek to the beaches of Gulf Shores, Ala.

    The Lady Bearcats split two games, defeating Baldwin County but losing to Spanish Fort, both from Alabama, where teams have been playing since late February.

    Against Baldwin County, Bailey Curry smacked three hits and Madison Brummett drove in three runs in a 9-2 win for the Lady Bearcats last Tuesday.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats explode in fourth to beat Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Good teams will make you pay for extra outs, according to the old diamond truth.

    A Shelby County error prolonged the top of the fourth inning and Anderson County showed why it feels it is becoming a good team Monday night.

    The Lady Bearcats had seven consecutive batters reach base – six of them scored – in the decisive inning on their way to a 7-0 win in a key 30th District matchup at the Shelby County athletic complex.

  • COLUMN: Let the debate begin

    Well now, about the only thing left for college basketball in this state is for someone suit up a team from Waddy U. just to split the difference between Kentucky and Louisville.

    Two years and two champions just down the road from each other.

    Maybe a team from Alton or Tyrone can join them?

    Really, though, what a run for the Commonwealth the last two years and it might just continue.

  • Autopsy today on Lynn Drive woman found dead

    An autopsy is scheduled for today at 9:30 a.m. on the body of a Lawrenceburg woman found dead in her apartment at 225 Lynn Drive.

    Melissa Brown, 42, was found dead by her landlord Sunday afternoon around 1:30, according to Anderson County Coroner Mark Tussey, who will conduct the autopsy.

    Tussey said before the autopsy that he wasn’t ready to rule out foul play as a cause of death.

  • Church briefs: 4-3-13

    Salvisa Baptist Church
    to host spring craft and vendor fair
    Salvisa Baptist Church will host a spring craft and vendor fair as well as a pancake, sausage and biscuit breakfast on April 13 starting at 8 a.m.
    The craft and vendor fair will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The pancake, sausage and biscuit breakfast, hosted by the church youth group, will be held 8-10 a.m.
    There will also be silent auction tables with many items to bid on, according to event organizers.
    Proceeds from donations for the craft and vendor booths will support Relay for Life.

  • What a difference the resurrection makes

    A story is told of an event that took place in the villages of northern India where a missionary was preaching in a marketplace.
    As he finished, a Muslim gentleman came up and said, “You must concede we have one thing you have not, and it is better than anything you have.”
    The missionary smiled and said, “I would like to hear what it is.”
    The Muslim said, “You know when we go to Mecca we at least find a coffin. But when you Christians go to Jerusalem, which is your Mecca, all you have is an empty grave.”

  • Birth: Burke

    Brittany and Daniel Burke of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Reece Burke, born Feb. 27, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 8 pounds, 7 3/4 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
    Big brother Carson, 3, welcomed Bella home.
    Maternal grandparents are Jean and Rick Abell of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Patricia Abell of Lebanon, and the late Richard Abell.
    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Christy Burke of Lawrenceburg. Paternal great-grandparents are Danny and Alma Darnell of Bloomfield.

  • Birth: Cox

     Steven and Amber Cox of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Grace Cox, born March 21, 2013, at St. Joseph East in Lexington.
    She weighed 5 pounds, 10.02 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
    Big brothers Dylan, 9, and Jordan, 4, welcomed Kayleigh home.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Mary McMahon of McLeansboro, Ill. Paternal grandparents are  the late Hollis Ray Cox and Mary Ann Ward of Lawrenceburg.

  • Wedding: Hainsworth-Cardwell

    Amanda Kelly Hainsworth Cardwell and Wallace “Wally” B. Cardwell II of Lawrenceburg were married Feb. 1, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Mike Smith officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of the late William “Bill” and the late Charlotte H. Hainsworth of Lexington.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Hardgrove and Charles Hardgrove, William L. Hainsworth Sr., and Hazel Carpenter Hainsworth, all of Danville.
    The groom is the son of Wallace and Charlotte Cardwell of Lawrenceburg.