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Today's News

  • Same bands, different tastes leave Marching Bearcats hungry again

    It was somewhat fitting that the final performance of the 2016 season for the Anderson County High School Marching Band would come at a place named for a pizza empire.

    I’ll take the ham and pineapple. You can have pepperoni and mushrooms.

    We can both be happy.After having some pizza — Really, what else can you eat at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium? — the Marching Bearcats were just ready to finally claim that elusive big trophy they have been chasing the last five years.

    It was to be their year, you know.

  • Seven vie for six seats on Lawrenceburg City Council

    From staff reports

    Voters will elect a new Lawrenceburg City Council when they go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8.

    There are seven candidates running for six available seats in what are deemed non-partisan races.

    Six of the seven candidates are incumbents, with Joe Marshall attempting to unseat one council member.

    Below are responses to a questionnaire sent to each candidate.

    Bobby Durr

    Question: What do you consider the biggest current need in the city and how will you go about getting it done?

  • Woman indicted for armed robbery

    A Lawrenceburg woman charged following an Oct. 26 armed standoff with Lexington police was indicted Tuesday for armed robbery of the Evergreen Market in Franklin County.

    Robin Holbert, 46, allegedly robbed the convenience store at gunpoint the night before the standoff. Surveillance video displayed during a news conference Monday at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office shows Holbert wearing what appeared to be white facial pant and wearing masculine clothing, pull a handgun out and demand a clerk hand over cash.

  • Milam first female in KSP history to carry Guidon

    Courtney Milam has always been one to be a leader.

    On the basketball court, she put the Anderson County Lady Bearcats on her shoulders and took them within a minute of making Kentucky’s Sweet 16.

    At St. Catharine College, she came back from a serious knee injury to lead the Lady Patriots to one of the best years in school history.

    Those times will eventually be forgotten by those not closely affected by her hoops teams but now Courtney Milam is leading the way for something that is lasting.

  • More than Trump, Clinton on ballot

    From staff reports

    Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton leads the ballot, but Anderson County voters will have many more races to decide when they head to the polls Nov. 8.

    Leading those races is a showdown between incumbent state Rep. James Tipton (R-Taylorsville) and challenger James Sargent (D-Lawrenceburg) for a seat in the 53rd District. For a preview of their race, see A7.

  • Mistakes doom Bearcats at Collins

    SHELBYVILLE – When seeing the final count of Collins’ 41-21 win over Anderson County Friday night, it would be hard to fathom that at halftime, it was a 10-7 football game.

  • ‘100 percent in awe’

    It’s doubtful that Will Shouse thought he would ever be sitting in one of the best seats in the house to see the Kentucky Wildcats play basketball in Rupp Arena.

    “I’m a huge UK fan,” Shouse says. “I am very supportive of (Coach John Calipari) and his methods.”

    Sunday night, Shouse won’t have a seat near the floor. He’ll be on the floor as the Wildcats host Asbury University in their final tune-up for the regular season.

  • The Cann-do attitude

    LEXINGTON – Makenzie Cann is ready.

    Ready to shoot 3-pointers. Ready to pass. Ready to rebound.

    She’s even ready to play defense.

    She’s ready and willing to do anything to get back on the basketball court for the Kentucky Wildcats’ women’s basketball team.

    That moment comes Thursday, Nov. 3 when the Wildcats take on Union University of Tennessee in an exhibition game at Memorial Coliseum. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

  • UK Women single game, NCAA tickets on sale

    The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team will play an 18-game home schedule this season and although season tickets are still available, fans can purchase single-game tickets through ticketmaster.com.

    Although lower level chairbacks are sold out again this season, upper level chairback, lower level bleachers and general admission upper level bleachers are all available for $65 per seat. Purchasing season tickets offers the best option and price savings for fans.

  • Back by popular demand: Bearcat hoops and country music

    Expectations are high for Anderson County basketball in 2016-17. The Bearcats are tabbed by many as the team to beat in the Eighth Region after a run to the regional championship game last March.

    Veteran coach Glen Drury, who won his 500th career game last year, and Bearcat fans are itching for a Sweet 16 trip in March.

    The Lady Bearcats are also considered one of the top teams in the Eighth.

    You can get a glimpse of the Bearcats and Lady Bearcats at Cat Madness on Nov. 19.