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Today's News

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Drury says, 'We can be good'

    Most people in Glen Drury's predicament would be wringing their hands, at best, or even take a journey into full-fledged weeping and gnashing of teeth.

  • Sowing seeds of understanding

    By Mark Ray
    Special to The Anderson News
    More than 25 years after he became an Eagle Scout, Todd Ewing, an assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 37 in Lawrenceburg, still reflects on a story his Scoutmaster, Joe Lovell, once told.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Herndon on a limb

    Top Eighth Region teams

    1.Anderson County
    Defending champs have much back and are talented, but they are still very young.
    2.Walton-Verona
    Walton-Verona gave Anderson a major scare last March and has the region's top player.
    3.Simon Kenton
    The Lady Pioneers are still smarting losing in regional final. Coach Jeff Stowers' system is sound.
    4.Collins
    Have talent. Improved dramatically at Shelby County last year.
    5.South Oldham

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Anderson's return to Diddle far from guaranteed

    There is little doubt that Anderson County is seen as the team to beat in the girls' Eighth Region race in 2011. The Lady Bearcats were impressive through the regional tournament and return most of last year's roster.
    Everyone else around the region remembers.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Herndon on a limb

    Top Eighth Region teams
    1.Oldham County
    Some talent, including guard Kerry Smith. Oldham is returning to its days of glory.
    2.North Oldham
    Devon Rowan's inside presence is the biggest challenge to counter in the region. Rowan makes North the slightest of favorites.
    3.Simon Kenton
    The Pioneers play defense with a passion and will always be in the game because of it.
    4.Spencer County

  • Sharing stories

    When Janeen Lewis took her then-boyfriend/now-husband Jesse home to meet her parents for the first time, she never imagined that story would end up in a Chicken Soup for the Soul anthology titled “Family Matters.”

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Oldham Co. gets slight nod in wacky region

    If you had any doubt about how wacky the quest for Eighth Region supremacy is expected to be in 2011, just check out a copy of The Cats' Pause Yearbook.
    The featured player is sophomore Darryl Hicks, playing for Shelby County last year, who was expected to play for Collins this season, but has transferred to Louisville Trinity, where he's waiting to hit the hardwood next year.

  • COLUMN: Show your leftovers who’s boss

    This Thanksgiving, after the bellies are full and the relatives are headed back home after a day of fellowship, minds will undoubtedly turn to two things: shopping and leftovers.

  • Santa letters due Dec. 3

    If you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your letters to The Anderson News.
    For the 33rd consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children.
    Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.
    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.

  • EDITORIAL: When it comes to websites, what’s ours is actually yours

    We’ve been making a big deal lately about our new website — or at least we’ve been trying to.
    Most of the feedback we’ve received has been positive, and we’ll be the first to say it’s a lot better than where we were before.
    However, one thing we haven’t been making nearly enough fuss over is how much this website isn’t so much ours as it is yours.
    Yes, we provide the content, but what makes for a successful website is the interaction that takes place on it.