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Today's News

  • Bearcat basketball going big time in November

    The Anderson County High School basketball team will be going big time in November.

    The Bearcats will be participating in a scrimmage with Pulaski Southwestern on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the home of the NBA's Indiana Pacers. Tip-off is at 2:30 p.m. The game time has been changed from the initial announcement of the game.

  • Man charged with first-degree rape

    A Lawrenceburg man was arraigned this morning in Anderson District Court after being charged with first-degree rape.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Jake R. Gribbons, 19, on Tuesday night for the alleged rape of a juvenile who, according to documents on file in District Court, is “incapable of consent/physically helpless.”

    The state police announced Gribbons’ arrest this afternoon, saying he was lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Bearcats defeat Spencer, close in on district's top seed

    The Anderson County High School girls' soccer team took a major step toward the top seed in the 30th District Tournament when the Lady Bearcats won at Spencer County, 4-2, Monday night.

    The Lady Bearcats control their own destiny in the seeding race, needing only to beat Shelby County next Friday night, Sept. 28. If the Lady Bearcats take care of business then, they will be the regular season district winner and will be seeded No. 1, regardless of what happens with any of the other district teams.

  • News briefs: 9-19-12

    Frankfort Regional receives tissue donation award
    Frankfort Regional Medical Center received the 2011 Tissue Donation Performance Award from KODA, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, the hospital announced.
    KODA is an organ procurement organization that ensures Kentuckians are aware of the benefits of organ and tissue donation, and that they have the information necessary to make individual, informed choices regarding donation.

  • Learning God’s lessons while serving in Ecuador

    Greetings, my friends.
    I am writing you from Cuenca, Ecuador. What a blessing it is to be able to come and serve God on foreign soil.
    I am actually working on a church facility near Tambo, high in the Andes Mountains.
    Words cannot express the beauty and tranquility of this place. The people are reminiscient of their Incan relatives of the past. The women wear very bright colored dresses and the men typically wear fancy hats.
    Nearly everyone grows their own food in the form of cattle, sheep, goats and chickens.

  • Church briefs: 9-19-12

    Shiloh Christian hosts
    annual Homecoming Sept. 23
    Shiloh Christian Church will host its annual homecoming services Sept. 23.
    The Hilltop Trio will be in concert at 10 a.m., followed by regular worship services at 11 and a potluck luncheon immediately following services.
    “Those who have not visited in some time should make plans to attend, as the church has been blessed to be able to make lots of improvements to the building and grounds, including paving our parking area,” event organizers said.

  • Birth: Davis-Holt

    Abigail Davis and Zachary Holt of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Britley Taylor Davis-Holt, born on Sept. 5, 2012, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Teresa and Donald Fultz of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Carol Roysden-Akins and Tommy Roysden.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeannie Jaynes and Troy Holt of Lawrenceburg.

  • Legion, Auxiliary attend national convention in Indianapolis

    The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion National Convention was held in Indianapolis on Aug. 24-30.
    This was the 94th National Convention for the American Legion, the 92nd for the Auxiliary and the 41st for Sons of the American Legion.
    Attending from Lawrenceburg were Unit President Betty Butler, Vice President Pam Rice and Historian Shirley Thornberry. Post 34 Commander Bobby Thornberry and SAL member Shannon Hubert also attended.

  • Class of 1962 celebrates 50th reunion
  • Anniversary: Steilberg

    Cynthia Finnell, Talitha McGoff and Erich Steilberg, children of Carolyn and Richard Steilberg, planned a surprise celebration for their parents’ 50th anniversary.
    The celebration was disguised as, and included, a family reunion.
    The event, which took place Sept. 1 in the park in Lawrenceburg, was announced in last week’s Anderson News as the family reunion, which listed special guests.
    The couple was married Aug. 17, 1962.