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Today's News

  • Aldridge named tourney MVP

    Anderson County senior Mia Aldridge was named the Eighth Region Tournament Most Valuable Player following the regional championship game Wednesday night.

    Aldridge was the winning pitcher in Anderson’s first two games, victories over Carroll County and Oldham County. Aldridge gave up one hit to Carroll and three to Oldham in what might have been her finest pitching performance ever.

  • Turpin on to Midway

    Jeremy Turpin’s name will undoubtedly come up when talking about the top baseball players to come out of the Anderson County High School program.

    Baseball was, and still is, Turpin’s first love. The game took him to St. Catharine College where he moved to the outfield and became the school’s all-time leader with 201 games played. He stayed at the school as a graduate assistant for two seasons before becoming a paid staff member last year.

    He wa not expecting the announcement that his alma mater would be closing.

  • Biker killed on Bonds Mill Road

    A Lawrenceburg man was killed this afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding went off Bonds Mill Road and struck a tree, the Kentucky State Police confirmed.

    Donald G. “Duck” Curtsinger, 47, was pronounced dead at a hospital following the accident, which occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Bonds Mill, near Paxton Road.

    Curtsinger was driving a 2002 FLH Harley-Davidson and was traveling east on Bonds Mill when he failed to negotiate a left curve and left the right shoulder of the road, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

  • Lady Cats storm to third straight region crown

    BEDFORD – The threatening weather visiting Trimble County last Wednesday night just gave Anderson County time to party.

    And get ready to bring its own softball storm.

    The Lady Bearcats endured a 67-minute delay after some lightning was spotted in the area, then thundered for six runs in their first at-bat on the way to a 12-2 rout of Shelby County in the Eighth Region Tournament championship game.

  • ONLINE ONLY: Lady Bearcats battle Shelby for regional softball crown

    There was a time when any time Anderson County and Shelby County met on any field, in any sport, the competitive juices got flowing a little bit more.

    That's what a rivalry is all about.

    It's beating the ones you might know the best. Sometimes, it means spoiling their season.

    That's where the Anderson County and Shelby County high school softball teams stand today.

  • 18-year-old wakes up to a yard of birthday wishes
  • Aldridge masterpiece sends Lady Bearcats to regional final

    BEDFORD – Mia Aldridge’s pitch broke ever so slightly catching the outside corner of home plate. Before the umpire had finished ringing up Aldridge’s sixth strikeout, catcher Bailey Curry had flipped the ball in her victory routine.

    Aldridge had fanned Oldham County’s Brittany Ryan to put the finishing touch on a pitching masterpiece Anderson County needed to survive Oldham, 1-0, in the Eighth Region Softball Tournament semifinals Tuesday night at Trimble County High School.

  • Giant boiler arrives for new still at Four Roses

    A giant boiler for the ongoing Four Roses expansion project made its way south on U.S. 127 Bypass this morning, blocking both lanes of traffic as it headed toward the distillery.

    The 100,000-gallon boiler is the first of the major components to arrive at Four Roses, which is constructing a new still to keep up with product demand, according to the plant’s chief operating officer, Ryan Ashley.

    It replaces the plant’s 40,000-gallon boiler.

    Once it place, the building that will house the still will be erected around it, Ashley said.

  • Giant boiler arrives for new still at Four Roses

     

    A giant boiler for the ongoing Four Roses expansion project made its way south on U.S. 127 Bypass this morning, blocking both lanes of traffic as it headed toward the distillery.

    The 100,000-gallon boiler is the first of the major components to arrive at Four Roses, which is constructing a new still to keep up with product demand, according to the plant’s chief operating officer, Ryan Ashley.

    It replaces the plant’s 40,000-gallon boiler.

  • Are things out of control?

    In last week’s article, I commented that “I have to remind myself daily, that God is in control, even in the chaos.”

    Last Sunday, a preacher friend of mine — Terry Cooper gave a great explanation for what I, along with many, are feeling as we see events unfolding that are difficult to understand.

    Terry explained it like this, “This thing looks totally out of control. Events in America are seemingly spiraling totally out of control. The culture has shifted. The church is our source for truth.