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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Bryan Station scores late to spoil Bearcats' opener

    Bryan Station scored with 42.2 seconds left to defeat host Anderson County, 41-34 in football action Friday night.

    The Defenders responded after Anderson had taken a 34-33 lead on a pass from Zachary Carmichael to Ross Cox with 3:16 to play. That had been third time the lead change on the evening.

    Carmichael and Cox combined for four touchdowns and Carmichael, a sophomore making his first start, ran for another. Complete statistics were not immediately available.

  • Ready for some football?

    There’s no need to wait for UK, the Bengals or any of the other college or NFL teams to start playing for real — the Bearcats do that tonight when they host Bryan Station in their season opener.

    Kickoff is 7:30 at the high school. Admission is $5.

    The Bearcats made it to the state finals last year and are expected to field a rugged team again this year under head coach Mark Peach.

  • Friday morning sports roundup

    Thursday was a good day for Anderson County sports teams that have reported results to The Anderson News.

    The Bearcat soccer team improved to 2-0 with a big 30th District win at Spencer County. No other details were available early Friday morning.

  • 1972 Bearcats to have tailgate party

    The 1972 Anderson County football team, the school's first district football champion, will be holding a tailgate party before Friday's Anderson-Bryan Station game at Anderson, according to Anthony Stratton, an all-state running back on that team. Players are urged to look for signs pointing to the tailgate in the Anderson parking lot.

    Stratton says he will have a tent and food will be available. The party starts at 6 p.m.

  • Westside Community breaks ground
  • Church briefs: 8-15-12

    Mount Eden Christian plans revival
    Mount Eden Christian Church is hosting a revival beginning with services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The revival will continue through Wednesday with services at 6:30 each night beginning with special music.
    John Richardson, a minister in Chaplin, will be the featured speaker.
    Mount Eden Christian is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.
    The community is invited to attend.

    Student spends summer ministering youth

  • Jeremiah’s words still ring true today

    Jeremiah is such an interesting character of the Bible. He authored Jeremiah and Lamentations. Jeremiah was a very much-hated man because of his prophecies.
    He was scoffed at, people plotted to kill him, and he was commanded to remain celibate and not to participate in public celebrations.

  • Wedding: Gignac-Stratton

    Aaren Gignac and Jed Stratton were married May 20, 2012 at Lantana Resort and Marina in Pilot Point, Texas, and were officiated by the bride’s brother William Gignac.
    The bride is the daughter of Andrew and Lauren Gignac of San Antonio, and Dawna and John Nowlin of Elmendorf, Texas. The groom is the son of Troy and Millie Stratton, Bullard, Texas and formerly of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents of the groom are Faye Stratton and the late Sam Stratton Jr. of Harrodsburg.

  • Anniversary: Evans

    Ken and Ann Evans of Lawrenceburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 16.
    The couple was married on Sept. 16, 1962, at First Christian Church in Danville.
    Ken is retired from the Kentucky Utilities Company, is a member of the Lawrenceburg city council and is a nursing home ombudsman.
    Ann has been a nursing home ombudsman for 25 years.
    The couple has two children, daughter Julia Ann Brothers of Lawrenceburg, and son Kenny Irvin Evans of Frankfort.

  • Engagement: Hardin-Mason

    Jimmy and Ginger Hardin of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Westley-Ann Hardin to Micah Jeremy Mason, son of Micah Brian Mason and Tracy Ragle of London.
    The bride is a graduate of Anderson County High School and is currently employed with the University of Kentucky hospital and attending BCTCS for radiology technician.
    The groom is a graduate of North Laurel High School and is employed with the Kentucky National Guard.
    The wedding will take place Sept. 8, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington.