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  • This week in Anderson County Sports, April 20, 2011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Baseball
    Friday, April 22: Anderson Co. in Capitol City Classic at Western Hills, TBA.
    Saturday, April 23: Anderson Co. in Capitol City Classic, TBA.
    Tuesday, April 26: Anderson Co. at Western Hills, 5:30 p.m.
    Junior varsity game following.

    Junior varsity baseball
    Wednesday, April 20: Oldham Co. at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.
    Thursday, April 21: East Jessamine at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.

    Freshman baseball

  • Recycling suspended

    Recycling has been suspended due to a break down of the recycling truck, County Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway announced Thursday morning.

    Recycling will resume April 27 on the regular schedule.

    “Sorry for the inconvenience,” Conway said.

  • BASEBALL: Bearcats erupt for district win over Shelby

    This one was far from a classic.

    About the only things that resembled the 11-inning thriller Anderson County and Shelby County put together in the Eighth Region championship game last June were the names on the front of the jerseys.

    Classic? Far from it.

    But Anderson, at least, was not complaining after taking a 10-3 win and virtually guarantee itself a bye in the first round of the 30th District Tournament in late May.

  • Beasmore weighing appeal following loss in sexual harassment lawsuit

    Fired county employee Lea Beasmore was shut out last Thursday night in her $1.5 million sexual harassment lawsuit against the fiscal court, but that doesn’t mean she’s done trying.
    Her attorney, Ken Henry, confirmed Monday that Beasmore “is considering her options” in appealing the jury’s decision to the state’s Court of Appeals.
    “Every losing party has the right to appeal,” Henry said. “We’re looking to see if there are any appealable issues.”

  • BLOG: Ponderosa Speedway opens season Friday night with a new look

    UPDATED, Friday, April 15, 2 p.m.   I just got a release from Ponderosa saying the season opener has been canceled by rain. The season is now set to open next Friday, April 22.   Check back for more details.

     

    If you are into auto racing, especially the dirt tracks where someone has to be just a tad crazy to compete, Ponderosa Speedway, located at Junction City, is hoping that you will pay the track a visit soon.

  • Engagement: Eaton-Cannon

    Dr. and Mrs. Jeff and Julie Eaton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Laura Anne Eaton, of Lawrenceburg, to Tom Cannon, son of Alan and Jane Cannon of Bowling Green.
    The bride-to-be is a senior at Western Kentucky University with a major in Chemistry. She is a full-time student and a part-time certified pharmacy technician at Kroger Pharmacy.
    She is a granddaughter of Ted and Mary Alice Winn of Campbellsville, Margaret Eaton of Glasgow, and the late Rev. Thurman Eaton.

  • Relay for Life calendar, April 13, 2011

    The following events are scheduled in support of Anderson County Relay for Life.
    Teams can have their events listed here by contacting Charlene Hanks at 839-7490, Susan Johnson at 839-9921, or Teresa McWilliams at 839-7730.

    Saturday, May 7
    Derby Day 5K – sponsored by Fitness Firm.
    All ages. Registration 8 a.m. with the 5K starting at 9 a.m.
    Cost $20 per person and $15 for each additional family member (must have proof of same address).

  • Derby Day 5K will benefit Relay for Life

    The inaugural Derby Day 5K Run/Walk to benefit Anderson County’s Relay for Life will be held Saturday, May 7.
    Registration begins at 8 a.m. that morning at Fitness Firm, which is sponsoring the event, with the race starting at 9 a.m.
    The run/walk is open to all ages.  
    Derek Ruble, chairman of Anderson County’s Relay for Life, stated he hoped this would become an annual Derby Day race and he looks forward to a large turnout.

  • The Way We Were, April 13, 2011

    By Janie Bowen
    Staff Writer
    This will be the last entry from the papers brought to me by Raymond Peak.
    One of the papers is from 1977 and is a special edition we did when Anderson County turned 150 and The Anderson News was 100 years old. The rest are from the 80s.

    Centennial edition

  • Middle school students perform