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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Locks of Love donation
  • 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.

  • OUTDOORS: Second amendment rights important for protection

    I want to start my final column of the year 2012 with a quote many have heard before and John Herndon actually used in his column a few weeks back: “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” I could not agree more and will leave it at that. 

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats win two of three in Republic Bank Classic

    Anderson County suffered its first loss of the season but bounced back to take a consolation game in girls' basketball action at the Republic Bank Classic, held at Lexington Catholic High School.

    Top-ranked Marion County defeated Bowling Green in the championship game on Sunday.

    Anderson came out on the short end of the score for the first time this year when Bryan Station upset the Lady Bearcats, 43-41, in the tournament quarterfinal on Saturday.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats take Adair tournament title

    Anderson County was able to celebrate a very merry Christmas after the Bearcats won the championship of the Lindsey Wilson Classic at Adair County High School on Saturday.

    The Bearcats whipped the host school, 54-38, in the championship game to move to 6-1 on the year.

    Jay Smith scored 14 points while Luke Mann and Austin Linzy scored 11 each to lead the Bearcats in the championship game.