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Today's News

  • Anderson archers place third in state tourney

    The Anderson County High School archery team finished third in the state archery tournament, held last Thursday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    Anderson finished third with a score of 4,466, behind state champion Trigg County’s 4,507 and Madison Central with 4,484.

    Noah Platt led Anderson’s boys with a 293 score, finishing sixth overall. Chance Wayne fired a 291, good for 21st.

  • Application period for elk hunt ends Thursday night

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Elkhorn Creek in central Kentucky, the city of Elkton in Todd County and Elkhorn City in Pike County are modern day reminders of the elk that inhabited Kentucky when the pioneers arrived.

  • New section of Hatchery Creek trout stream to open next spring

    From staff reports

    The Hatchery Creek Stream and Wetland Restoration project just below Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland is nearing the half way point to completion, according to a news release. The exceptionally harsh winter and wet conditions this spring prompted some delays in the construction schedule, the release said.

  • First Turkey
  • Missed chances doom Lady Cats; Central scores upset

    It was supposed to be a tuneup, but someone forgot to tell Madison Central.

    And Anderson County appeared to forget what had made the Lady Bearcats one of Kentucky’s Top 10 teams, according to the rankings nearly all season.

    Madison Central scored five times in the top of the 10th inning to upset the host Lady Bearcats, 7-3, Friday night.

    Madison Central improved to 11-8 while Anderson fell to 20-5 and lost for the third time in nine days.

  • Cats fly past Franklin

    From staff reports

    John Paul Garmon’s smacked two doubles, giving Anderson County the big boost as the Bearcats defeated Franklin County, 6-4, last Tuesday in Frankfort.

    Garmon’s second-inning belt cleared the loaded bases, putting the Bearcats up 4-1. Franklin all three runs were unearned as the Flyer defense had already committed three errors in the inning. Garmon also scorched a seventh-inning double and went on to score an insurance run.

  • Favorites to help celebrate Derby Day

    By Ciara Hyatt, Food Columnist

    The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored tradition since 1875.

    It has been labeled “The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports” for the duration of the race and “The Run for the Roses” for the beautiful blanket of 554 red roses that are draped over the Kentucky Derby winner.

  • ENGAGEMENT: Taylor-Marraccini

    Scott and Tina Mitchell of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Taylor, to Michael Marraccini of Lawrenceburg.

    A closed wedding is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. June 27 at Holly Hill Church of Christ in Frankfort, followed by a reception at Eagle Lake Ballroom in Lawrenceburg.

    The bride to be is a graduate of Franklin County High School and employed at the Department for Public Health.

  • WEDDING: Baker-Sutherland

    Kellsie Elizabeth Baker and Kyle Lynn Sutherland were married Jan. 31, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Trace Distillery Club House. The ceremony was officiated by Bro. Mike Hamrick.

    The best man was Douglas Bowman and maid of honor was Kennedy Blakeman. The bridal party consisted of Kelsey Sutherland, Morgan Barnes, Jordan Estepp, Shaylyn Burton, Lexandra Overby, Ryan McGregor, Tyler Zepeda, Jay Smith, Ryan Wilhoit and Matthew Harbison.

  • WEDDING: Price-Drury

    Alexandria Elizabeth Price of Utica and Timothy Paul (TJ) Drury Jr. of Lawrenceburg were married Oct. 25, 2014 in Utica at Utica Baptist Church.

    Minister Bart Price officiated the ceremony.

    The bride is a daughter of Gerald and Debora Price of Utica. She is a granddaughter of Annie Price of Utica and Henry and Norma Moore of Owensboro.

    The groom is a son of Timmy and Debbie Drury. He is a grandson of Paul and Peggy Drury and Richard and Barbara Wakefield, all of Lawrenceburg.