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Today's News

  • Beef producers call for Nov. 20 referendum

    Kentucky beef producers have called for a referendum to support the advancement of beef promotion in Kentucky by collecting an additional $1 per head sold.

    The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, as the certified entity, made an application to the Kentucky Board of Agriculture requesting a referendum to further beef promotion in Kentucky. The Kentucky Board of Agriculture approved the request and a referendum date of Nov. 20 has been set.

  • Program will teach 10 signs of Alzheimer’s

    What is typical of aging and what might be a sign of problems with memory? The University of Kentucky is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present “Know the 10 Signs” across Kentucky. Anderson County Extension will sponsor two programs next month on Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. and again on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Please call the Extension Office at 502-839-7271 to reserve a spot for this free educational program.

  • The Lawrenceburg man who nearly became president

    James Beauchamp “Champ” Clark was born near Lawrenceburg on March 7, 1850. As a boy he worked on farms in Anderson County. By the time he was 62 years old he had become the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was the ranking Democrat official in the nation, and the leading Democratic candidate for president going into the 1912 Democrat nominating convention.

  • 11-05 news briefs

    Vets honored Nov. 9

    Now that the voting is done, remember to get out and pay tribute to those who keep that sacred right possible.

    A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg.

    The event will be held inside of Patriot Hall and feature a catered meal for Anderson County veterans.

    Col. Charles Jones of the Kentucky National Guard will be the guest speaker.

  • These Eagles fly with a single wing

    You have heard of old school, but Anderson County will have to deal with old school extreme in the first round of the state football playoffs.

    The Bearcats host Scott High on Friday, Nov. 7. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    And if you like real throwback football – we are not talking about simply wearing a jersey style from the past – you will love Scott, according to Anderson coach Mark Peach.

  • Nothing stops ‘Cats on Senior Night

    Neither mud, nor a little drizzle with snow mixed in, or even a defending state champion was going to make things miserable on Anderson County’s Senior Night last Friday.

    The Bearcats dominated Collins, 40-12 in the final tuneup for the state football playoffs. Anderson finished the regular season at 7-3, while Collins, last year’s state champion in Class 4A, ended at 4-6.

  • Roberts qualifies for state

    Anderson County High School cross country runner Kinsey Roberts has qualified for the state meet, to be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Roberts turned in a personal best of 22:05 in the Class 3A, Region 6 meet, held in Maysville Saturday.

    A freshman at Anderson County, Roberts will be running in the statewide race, which is scheduled to get underway at 1:30 p.m.

    Lexi Thompson also set a personal record for the 5K race, turning in a 26:29 time, but did not qualify for the state.

  • Volleyball season comes to abrupt end in region tourney

    Anderson County’s volleyball season to remember ended with a night to forget last Monday.

    The Lady Bearcats saw their season come to an abrupt end when Simon Kenton whipped them in three straight sets in the first round of the girls’ Eighth Region Tournament at Carroll County High School.

    Simon Kenton moved into the regional semifinals, taking all three sets by identical 25-14 scores. Anderson saw what was arguably the finest season in the history of the Lady Bearcat program come to an end at 24-8.

  • Questions and answers with deer and elk program coordinator

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Kentucky’s modern gun deer season opens statewide on Saturday, Nov. 8. When it does, Gabe Jenkins will have been in his new role as the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ deer and elk program coordinator for a little more than a month.

    After earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastern Kentucky University, he was hired by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife in 2007 to work in the deer and elk program.

  • Centre stays perfect; Russell has big day for Campbellsville

    Centre 35, Hendrix 26

    Centre remained unbeaten with a 35-26 win over Hendrix in Conway, Ark.

    The Colonels outscored their hosts 21-3 in the second quarter to fuel the win. Centre is now 8-0 in NCAA Division III play.

    Anderson County High School graduate Steve Sims was in on seven tackles for the Colonels.

    Anderson graduates Seth Carmichael and Tristin Ashburn are both members of the team at Centre.

    Campbellsville 58, Cumberlands 12