Today's News

  • Christians need to stand for truth in today’s world

    I read a tweet this week that stated “Liberalism, where a man can become a woman, but not a Christian.” It would be humorous if it weren’t true.

    Did you know that the House of Representatives in the U.S. Congress voted this past week to continue to fund sex changes and gender reassignment hormone treatment in the U.S. Military?

  • Church Briefs

    Vacation Bible school

    at LUPC

    Lawrenceburg United Pentecostal Church will hold its vacation Bible school July 24-28, the church announced.The school will be from 6 to 8 p.m. each day.Snacks will be provided and there will be crafts for those who attend.The name is the camp is “Camp Courage.

    Glensboro Christian

    to host 10th annual

    Ladies Outreach

  • Blueberry health benefits, storage, recipies to try

    I’m sure most of you knew it was National Ice Cream Day, but did you know it was National blueberry month also?

    This superfood is low in calories and incredibly healthy. Eating blueberries may benefit heart and brain health, as well as help regulate blood sugar levels.

    Blueberries are an excellent source of several vitamins, beneficial plant compounds and antioxidants. Several studies indicate that blueberries may lower blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity.

  • Sallee lauds Aldridge’s contributions

    Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee says Brent Aldridge has done “an amazing job” with the school’s softball program.

    “The tradition and consistency that he helped create and maintain was and is incredible,” Sallee said. “His professionalism and relationship with our young ladies goes well beyond the playing field.”

  • Lady Cat senior says team understands

    Anderson County softball player Carmen Holt, one of the few rising seniors on the team, says the Lady Bearcats were shocked but understood Brent Aldridge’s decision to step down as head coach of the program.

  • More than 50 years later, Anderson man has His Ring

    Wendell Bruce had no idea what was in the package he received in the mail recently.

    But now he proudly wears his state championship ring.

    “It’s the only ring I wear other than my wedding band,” he said last week.

    He’d never played in the state tournament. He’d never been a high school coach, either. But he has his ring to commemorate Breckinridge County’s 1965 state championship.

  • Mudcats roll to classic title

    By John Herndon

    Sports Editor

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats improved their summer baseball record to 14-2-1 by winning the championship of the Central Kentucky Classic for the Rings Sunday in Lebanon. The Mudcats went 5-0 in the tournament with Grayson Shouse being named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Shouse hit .583 for the weekend.

    Other Mudcat players named to the All-Tournament Team were Gabe Elliott, Gabe Lewitt, Austin Vincent and Tyler Walton.

  • Website offers help in finding places to fish

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Two employees of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently used the department’s website at www.fw.ky.gov to glean information on catching saugeye.

    They used the 5-foot contour maps on the “Find a Place to Fish” to study the bottom of Guist Creek Lake in Shelby County and determine a place to fish. They later fished those areas and caught their first saugeye.


    Down deep in his heart, Brent Aldridge knew.

    He wanted to make sure that the time was right to step down from his position as head coach of the Anderson County High School softball program, but in the innermost part of his heart, Aldridge knew even before the Lady Bearcats played a game this year.

  • Man charged with attempted murder of cop convicted of assault

    The man charged with attempting to murder former Lawrenceburg police officer Clay Crouch was convicted this afternoon on a lesser count of first-degree assault, but will still be facing a lengthy stretch in prison.

    The jury also convicted John Thompkins, 38, of Danville on charges including first-degree fleeing police, first-degree possession of methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a handgun following a three-day trial in Anderson Circuit Court.

    He was found not guilty on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment.