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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Can't kill clock on the diamond

    There is no clock-killing on the diamond. Anderson County softball learned the hard way Thursday night.

    Franklin County, ranked 19th in the first statewide poll, scored all eight of its runs with two outs on the way to an 8-3 win over the host Lady Bearcats Thursday evening. The Lady Flyers, a team loaded with juniors and seniors, took advantage of five Anderson errors and several crucial mental mistakes to post its second win in as many games this season.

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  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcat game canceled Wednesday

    Anderson County's varsity and junior varsity softball games with Louisville Butler, scheduled for Wednesday night, have been canceled, according to Lady Bearcat coach Brian Glass. There has been no word on a makeup date, if any.

    The Anderson freshman game at Scott County has also been called off because of the inclement weather.

    The Anderson varsity, which lost to Louisville Mercy on Monday, returns to action Thursday, hosting Franklin County at 5:30 p.m.

  • BASEBALL: Boyle slips past Bearcats in extra-inning slugfest

    Anderson County can't seem to get anyone out on the baseball diamond.

    The Bearcats gave up 16 runs for the second consecutive day as Boyle County overcame four Anderson home runs to win 16-15 in an extra-inning slugfest at Boyle on Tuesday.

  • Anderson Community Education offers dog training

    A basic course in dog obedience will be offered Tuesdays from April 5 to May 10 from 6 to 7 p.m., Anderson Community Education announced.
    Classes will be held at the Extension office, located in the county park.
    Cost is $69, and the trainer is Jean Gibowski.
    The class is limited to eight dogs.
    A class description is as follows:

  • Historical Society to meet

    The Anderson County Historical Society is scheduled to meet Thursday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at Anderson Public Library.
    The scheduled speaker is Ed Ruggles, who will present a program titled “My Years as a County Agent.”
    The program is free and open to the public.
     

  • Class of 1971 plans reunion

    The Anderson County High School class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, July 9, beginning at 4 p.m. at the home of Carolyn and Billy Hyatt, 1061 McCormick Lane.
    A potluck meal is planned, and those attending are asked to bring a side dish, beverage and chair.
    Cost is $10 per person (meat and utensils provided). Contact Carolyn Hyatt 839-3997 or Felita Giles 502-598-9138 if you have questions.

  • Sand Spring Baptist set to simulcast ‘Secret Church’

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will present a live simulcast of David Platt’s “Secret Church” on Good Friday, April 22, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    David Paltt says on his website, “When we think of church in America, we think of going to meet in a building, singing, praying and hearing a message from a pastor or teacher.

  • When it comes to a good story, the Bible has it all

    Everyone loves a good story.
    There is something about the words, “Once upon a time … ” that capture the attention and the imagination of both young and old.
    We never outgrow our love for a story. This is clearly evident by American’s seemingly insatiable appetite for books, television and movies.

  • Senior Calendar, March 23, 2011

    Wednesday, March 23
    10:00 a.m., Leaders for lunches/Mayors for meals
    10:30 a.m., Music
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, March 24
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. AARP tax guide
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, March 25
    10:30 a.m., Name That Tune with Donna Freeman
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Prep for yard sale

    Saturday, March 26