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Today's News

  • 30th DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Rain can't keep Lady Bearcats from district title

    A reading of the list of things that went wrong might have taken longer than actually getting the 30th District Softball Tournament championship in.

    It almost, repeat, almost, overshadowed the fact that Anderson County captured its second consecutive district title with an 8-6 win over Collins last Thursday.

  • SOFTBALL: Memorial Day fireworks send Lady Bearcats to regional semis

    Fireworks aren't just for the Fourth of July.

    At least, that was the case around Anderson County softball Monday evening.

    Bailey Curry and Alissa Vest both belted Memorial Day home runs and the Lady Bearcat speed manufactured at least five runs as Anderson routed visiting Walton-Verona, 10-3, in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament.

  • Eighth Region softball pairings announced

    Pairings for the Eighth Region Fast-pitch Softball Tournament, to be held at Anderson County High School, were announced at the tournament draw Sunday afternoon.

    Oldham County, ranked in the Top 10 most of the season, and Anderson County, the only other regional team to be ranked for an extended time, drew in the lower bracket and could face in the semifinal round.

    The tournament starts Monday morning and is set to run through Wednesday, weather permitting. Tickets are $5 at the gate.

     

    Eighth Region Tournament Pairings

  • Anderson County still rules 30th District softball

    Anderson County overcame an uncharacteristically sloppy performance to score an 8-6 win over Collins in the 30th District Tournament championship game played on a soggy Anderson field Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats committed three errors in the field and had several base running gaffes that included a pair of would-be base stealers gunned down after missing signs, according to Anderson coach Brian Glass.

  • Ninevah Christian to become Red Cross Shelter
  • Learn how to brew beer, grow garden through library’s June classes

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in June.
    All classes are subject to cancellation, and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops.
     Call the library at 839-6420 to sign up or contact Tami Elam at the library for more information.

    Introduction to Computers
    When: June 4
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Intro to the Internet
    When: June 6
    Time: 2-3:30 p.m.

    Introduction to e-mail
    When: June 11

  • Relay for Life calendar: 5-22-13

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for May and June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Sky Lanterns go on sale May 21
    Sand Spring Baptist Church will be selling sky lanterns from May 21 until June 21. The sky lanterns will be released the night of Relay for Life. The price is $8 per lantern. If you have any questions or wish to buy a lantern, please contact Pam Ware at bpware@roadrunner.com.

    Relay for Life Baskets

  • District softball final postponed until Thursday

    Tuesday afternoon's rainstorm forced postponement of the 30th District Softball Tournament championship game. Anderson County will host Collins Thursday evening at 6 p.m.

  • Engagement: Trent-Clark

    Mrs. Joey Trent and Mr. Hiliary Trent announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Trent, to Justin Clark, son of Jeff and Sheila Clark of Paris.
    The bride is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. The groom is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.
    The wedding is set for June 7, 2013, at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Formal invitations have been sent.
     

  • Birth: McElroy

    Shannon K. and Denise S. McElroy of Frankfort announce the birth of their son, George Edward (Jed) McElroy, born April 26, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 15.7 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
    Big sisters Annie, 3, and Emery, 2, welcomed George home.
    Maternal grandparents are George and Julie Sipple of Frankfort. Maternal great-grandparents are Leona Barnes, William Bingham, the late Earl Doty and Sue Sipple.