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Today's News

  • Habitat for Humanity dedicates 13th home

    Doris Munsey never stopped trying.
    For 10 years, the Lawrenceburg woman applied for but didn’t get a Habitat for Humanity home, but that changed last week when she was officially welcomed into her new home on Coleman Drive.
    Anderson County Habitat for Humanity dedicated the 13th home it has provided June 10.
    Munsey said it took a long time to get her own home, but the effort was worth it.

  • Drury wins Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship

    Local American Quarter Horse enthusiast Emily Drury of Lawrenceburg has recently been named as an American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship recipient for the Dogwood scholarship.
    The Foundation’s Scholarship program awards outstanding members for their dedication to higher education.
    Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, references and participation in equine-related activities.
    Drury is the daughter of Jeff and Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg and will be attending the University of Kentucky in the fall.

  • Christian Academy schools city council on buying real estate

    Column as I see ’em …
    Congratulations go to the folks from the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on their purchase of the old Early Childhood Center.
    That property continuing to be used for educational purposes is ideal.
    And what a bargain! The academy made the only bid on the property and will pay just $75,100 for a 45,500 square foot building and nearly 7.5 acres of land in downtown Lawrenceburg.

  • Born in the USA: Top 10 reasons why we should love being American

    “That’s it. I’m moving to Canada.”
    Whenever we’re displeased or frustrated with the good ‘ol United States of America, we threaten to seek sanctuary in our neighbors to the north.
    Why? Because we just can’t take it anymore: the gas prices, the unemployment and yet another losing season of our favorite sports team (Kentucky basketball aside, of course).

  • Luci Lou’s celebrates grand opening
  • Little League district tourney to open

    The Anderson County Little League all-star teams embark on their post-season journeys with the District 3 Tournament Saturday, July 7, at Anderson Dean-Park in Harrodsburg.

    The 9- and 10-year-old team will be playing Eastern American of Lexington at 3 p.m. The 10- and 11-year-old team will also be playing Eastern National at 1 p.m.

    the 11- and 12-year old team will play Harrison County at 11 a.m. That division tournaments eventually lead to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. The tournaments will continue through Saturday, July 14.

  • SOFTBALL: Scenes from the 127 challenge

    Scenes from the 127 Softball Challenge.

  • Volleyball clinic held at high school

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcat Volleyball Clinic was held on June 23 at the school. The one-day all-skills camp focused on intensive group and individual drills in all phases of volleyball. Lady Bearcat coaches Courtney DeLong and Bobby Hardin provided specialized instruction during the day. The freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams helped facilitate the drills and worked one-on-one with each camper on volleyball fundamentals such as serving, passing, setting, blocking and both offensive and defensive techniques.

  • GOLF: Riley advances to State Am quarterfinals

    Kaitlyn Riley had no idea what to expect at the women's State Am golf tournament last week. But now she knows she wants more.

    Much more.

    The Anderson County High School junior might have put together the best four days of her young career last week when she advanced to the quarterfinal round of the match-play tournament, held at Elizabethtown Country Club.

    Not bad for someone who had never played the 5,603-yard, par-72 course and had never participated in a match-play tournament before.

  • County building new football field at park

    Anderson County will soon be the home of a new football field. This one will be serving the youth leagues of Anderson County.

    “It is something that has been talked about for as long as I can remember,” Anderson County Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said last week.