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Today's News

  • WRESTLING: New coach has high expectations for Bearcats

    Despite working for their third coach in four season, wrestlers at Anderson County High School have some very high expectations in the season that recently began.

    Part of that comes from the enthusiasm of first-year coach Hunter Lilly, who replaces John Griggs, who resigned last spring citing some health issues that did not allow him to continue demonstrating moves to his wrestlers.

    Lilly, who qualified for the state wrestling tournament twice as a Bearcat grappler before graduating in 2010, was ready to step in despite his lack of experience.

  • Lady Bearcats rally at Collins

    By Brian Stone, Landmark News Service

    SHELBYVILLE -- Despite holding a 28-23 lead over Anderson County at the half on Tuesday night, the Collins High School girls’ basketball team could not come away with its first victory of the season.

    Anderson overcame a 23-point performance from Collins freshman Olivia Federle to post a 66-63 win over the 30th District rival last Tuesday in Shelbyville.

  • Topper Pride
  • Dearinger, Team Kentucky move on to Elite 8

    Anderson County Middle School football player Darion Dearinger and Team Kentucky have moved on to the quarter-final round of the national middle school football tournament. Team Kentucky, made up of some of the best middle school players from around the state, defeated South Atlanta, Tampa, and Dade County, Fla., in previous tournament games to advance.

    It is the first time Team Kentucky has made it to the Elite 8 round.

    The final three rounds will be held from Dec. 16 through Dec. 20 in Naples, Fla.

  • Wrestlers rumble at Boyle

    The Anderson County High School wrestling team won four of five duals matches to take third place in the Boyle County Big Brother Duals, held Saturday.

    The Anderson County Middle School program also participated in the meet

    Anderson boasted six unbeaten wrestlers with senior K.J. Sunbom and sophomore Joseph Taylor leading the way with four pins in five bouts. Sunbom owned the 160-pound class while Taylor rolled through the 182-pound class.

    Other Anderson wrestlers finishing unbeaten on the day were Caleb Gettelfinger, Chase Fink and R.J. Boies.

  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission Proposes New Hunting Regulations

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer and elk hunting regulations at its quarterly meeting Dec 2.

     

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. All recommendations must be approved by legislators before they become law.

     

  • This week's news briefs

    Empty Bowls dinner is Dec. 8
    The school district’s annual Empty Bowls Dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in the cafeteria at Emma B. Ward Elemen-tary School.
    Students from Ward, Robert B. Turner and Saffell Street ele-mentary schools have created handmade bowls and will serve a meal of soup, break and drink for $10 ($3 in a disposable bowl), with all proceeds donated to hunger-fighting charities.

    Blood drive at First Baptist

  • This week's grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted Nov. 22 by the Anderson County Grand Jury, according to records provided by Anderson Circuit Clerk Pam Rogers.
    Christopher McIntosh, 22, 1507 Daniel Drive, Lawrenceburg was indicted on a charge of second-degree assault for an incident that happened June 9. McIntosh allegedly committed the offense when he intentionally caused physical injury to Gabriel E. Grant by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, according to the indictement. The charge is a Class C felony, punishable by five to 10 years in prison.

  • This week's Anderson County jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 14
    Jeffrey Bettiga was charged on a Shelby County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Jenny Wright was charged with flagrant non-support by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Thomas Combs was charged with failure to appear or pay by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Nov. 15

  • Holland pleads not guilty

    The man charged with fourth-degree assault after he allegedly choked the high school girls’ volleyball coach pleaded not guilty last Thursday in Anderson District Court.
    Kenny Holland, 43, of 108 Djeddah Drive, faces up to a year in jail and a maximum $500 fine for the incident that occurred Oct. 10 before a volleyball match at the high school.
    A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Jan. 18, followed by Holland’s next court appearance Jan. 26.