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Today's News

  • GOLF: Short game escapes Harrod at State Tourney

    Tyler Harrod's short game is what got him to the state golf tournament. Last Friday, it might have made his trip to Bowling Green a short one.

    Harrod shot a 15-over 87 in the opening round of the tournament, held at Bowling Green Country Club, finishing well off the cut.

    “I drove the ball well. My short game was what hurt me the most,” said Harrod, a junior. “I struggled with chipping and it really didn't help when I lipped out several par putts.”

  • GOLF: Riley advances at state, falls short of goal

    Kaitlyn Riley's time at the state high school golf tournament wasn't what she wanted, but it was not bad either.

    The Anderson County High School junior shot rounds of 82 and 81 at the tournament, held last Tuesday and Wednesday at the Bowling Green Country Club. While Riley made the first-day cut and finished in a five-way tie for 27th place individually, her goal had been to be in the Top 10 when play ended.

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 10, 2012

    Disc golfers host Autumn Classic

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the third annual Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament on Sept. 29. A field of 50 players from 20 cities and ranging in age from 11 to 65, participated in the 36-hole event. The tournament was played on the courses at Anderson County Community Park and Lawrenceburg City Park.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats will a win in district tourney opener

    When the stage is the biggest, the little things usually make the difference.

    Such was the case in the 30th District Volleyball Tournament semi-finals.

    Anderson County reached down and found a bit more consistency and meshed it with a new-found resiliency to oust Collins 3-1 (25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 25-22) Monday night.

  • Voter registration deadline is today

    As we near the Nov. 6 general election, I thought it would be a good time to give a preview of who’s running for which positions, the pre-election schedule and ways in which a registered voter can vote.
    Remember, the deadline to register to vote is Oct. 9 at 4 p.m.
    The Anderson County Board of Elections is in need of qualified election officer. Call our office at 839-3041 if you are willing to work on Election Day.

    President of the U.S.
    Democrat: Barack Obama
    Republican: Mitt Romney
    Green: Jill Stein

  • FOOTBALL: Five thoughts on Anderson County's win over West Jessamine

    Welcome to a new feature I have added after football games and some other sports I will be covering,

     

    Five thoughts on Anderson County's win over West Jessamine

     

  • GOLF: Harrod bows out of state tournament

    Anderson County High School golfer Tyler Harrod bowed out of the state golf tournament when he shot a 15-over 87 in the first round at Bowling Green Country Club.
    Harrod got off to a rough start with a bogey on the first hole, then a triple bogey on No. 2. He never could recover as the cut was 80 strokes.
    The full story of Harrod's state tournament showing will appear in the Oct. 10 Anderson News.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats escape West Jessamine, 41-39

    Anderson County overcame four turnovers, a misplayed kick return and, most of all, West Jessamine running back Devin Taylor to post a 41-39 district win at Nicholasville Friday night.

    Trailing 20-0 with 1:59 left in the first half, Anderson rallied to take a 34-32 lead after three quarters. Anderson had gotten on the board with when Ross Cox caught a touchdown pass from Zachary Carmichael with 1:11 left in the first half.

  • Way We Were: Missing heifer found in sunken ground

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 4, 1962
    Installation of new officers of the Broken Arrow Archery Club was held at a dinner meeting at Mrs. Allen’s Tea Room. Winners of the recent championship shoot were also announced.
    Shoot winners were: free style — Bill Sayre, Mrs. Bill Sayre; instinctive — women’s division, Mrs. Wilda Bond; men’s division, Jesse Duncan; junior boys — Larry Sayre; cubs — Kathy Sayre.

  • Engagement-Tracy and Hartley

    Phil and Marla Tracy announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Tracy of Lawrenceburg, to Austin Hartley of Lawrenceburg, son of Miles and Stacey Hartley.
    The bride is a 2012 Anderson County High School graduate and is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College for cosmetology. She is currently employed at Kroger in Lawrenceburg.
    The groom is a 2010 Anderson County High School graduate and is attending Bluegrass Community and Technical College to become a diesel mechanic. He is currently employed by DC Truck and Equipment Repair.