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Today's News

  • Bearcats to open Tuesday at Casey County

    The Anderson County boys' basketball team figures to be a work in progress during the 2010-11 season, but get a chance to go against live competition on Tuesday, Nov. 30 when the Bearcats travel to Casey County.
    Some printed schedules have listed the game as being played on Monday, but Anderson coach Glen Drury says the correct date is Tuesday. “We had a late change of the date but the schedules had already been printed,” he said.

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 24

    Youth basketball registrations set

    Registrations for Anderson County Youth Basketball will be taken on Saturday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Young people can sign up at the Stratton Building, located at 1026 County Park Road in Anderson County Community Park.
    The department will sponsor leagues for boys in grades 3-6 and girls in grades 3-5. The cost is $60 per child and $50 for each additional sibling.
    For more information, call 839-6498.

  • The Way We Were - 11/24

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 17, 1960
    Alan Cooper was moved to the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington for treatment of burns about the body received while playing with a cigarette lighter at the home of his parents. Cooper, 5, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper who resided in the northwestern section of the county.

  • Rams' middle schoolers open with three wins

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams middle school basketball team has played three games so far this season, winning all three. 

  • Wishing hunting season had opened sooner

  • Cardwell anniversary

    Paula and Gary L. Cardwell of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28 at First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar - 11/24

    Wednesday, Nov. 24
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., The Price is Right/Caretenders
    11:30 a.m., Thanksgiving lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Nov. 25
    Friday, Nov. 26

    Closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

    Monday, Nov. 29
    10:30 a.m., Oral health with the health department
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards
    7 p.m., Rook club

  • Community calendar - 11/24 to 12/1

    Wednesday, Nov. 24
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Picking the best ever not so easy

    Ralph Beard or John Wall?
    Really, who was the better guard? Was it Beard, the leader of Kentucky's Fabulous Five of the 1947 and 1948, or Wall, who did things on the basketball court never before seen in Lexington?
    Wall's year in Lexington might have done as much to educate fans who had never seen Beard – virtually everyone – due to several TV outlets doing stories on the comparison and showing 63-year-old film of Beard shooting from well out on the floor or dominating a defense.

  • Eaton visits ‘church on the lake’

    Editor's note: This story was written by Linda Waggener, the marketing and media relations coordinator at Campbellsville University, and is reprinted with her permission.
    Campbellsville University alumnus, Dr. Jeff Eaton, traveled from Anderson County to Russell County on Labor Day weekend for his annual guest speaking engagement at the church he founded at Lake Cumberland’s Jamestown Marina boat dock 21 years ago.