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Today's News

  • Library Calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in March.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: noon to 1 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, March 9

    Time:  6 to 8 p.m.

     

    APL Crafters

    When: Tuesday, March 10

    Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

  • Senior Calendar

    Wednesday, March 4

    10:30 a.m.: Sampling and nutrition with Joan

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 to 3 p.m.: Rook/cards

    Thursday, March 5

    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Club

    9 a.m.: Chair yoga

    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Tax assistance

    9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Shopping and errands

    Friday, March 6

    10:30 a.m.: Music with Carl and Jean

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 to 2 p.m.: Bingo

    Saturday, March 7

  • Lawrenceburg shines during storm

    By Eboney Whiteside

    Faith Columnist

    With the winter snowstorm of this year, I noticed something about my town that I had never noticed before, in the strangest of places, on Facebook.

  • Church briefs

    First Christian to host guest speaker

    The Rev. Sarah Renfro will be the guest speaker during First Christian Church’s “Meals for Mission Potluck Brunch,” scheduled for Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    Renfro speaks to women about the changes she made in her life, from being a former model who struggled with the highs and lows of the fashion industry, eating disorders and depression to now being the pastor of Monterey Christian Church, according to a news release.

    All women are welcome at the event.

  • Trembling Lady Bearcats shake off Trimble

    CARROLLTON – Kaci Currens was still shaking.

    It had been almost 15 minutes since she had hit three free throws with a half-second left on the game clock, giving Anderson County a heart-stopping 50-49 win over a vastly underrated Trimble County team Monday night.

  • Animals safe after fire at shelter

    A fire earlier this morning at the Anderson County animal shelter damaged the building's electrical system but did not harm any animals housed there, according to Anderson County Judge-Executive Orbrey Gritton.

    Gritton said four cats were moved to the Humane Society's facility next door, and that a dozen dogs were outside but in good condition.

    "The cats are at the adoption center and the dogs are outside playing," Gritton said. "They have plenty of food, water and everything they need."

  • UPDATED: Regional draw pits Lady Bearcats against Trimble in opener

    Updated: Feb. 28, 2:45 p.m.
    The Anderson County girls' basketball team will embark on its quest for a third straight Eighth Region championship when the Lady Bearcats take on Trimble County in the first round of the regional tournament Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m.

    On paper, it appears the Lady Bearcats got the best possible draw as tournament favorites Simon Kenton and Shelby County drew in the opposite bracket.

  • Shelby ends Lady Bearcats' district reign

    TAYLORSVILLE – Shelby County withstood an early Anderson County punch, then methodically overcame the Lady Bearcats with a 48-38 decision in the girls' 30th District Tournament Friday night at Spencer County High School.

    Shelby ended Anderson's six-year stranglehold on the district title even though the Lady Bearcats exploded to a 9-1 lead just over three minutes into the game.

  • Late layup lifts Shelby past Bearcats in district opener

    TAYLORSVILLE -- Jordan Armstrong scored on a layup with 4 seconds left to provide the winning margin for Shelby County as the Rockets defeated Anderson County, 75-73, in the semi-final round of the 30th District Tournament Thursday night at Spencer County High School.

    Shelby moves on to play Collins in Saturday's district championship game while Anderson saw its season come to an end at 16-10.

  • SNOW MAKES DISTRICT MORE UNCERTAIN

    What was already being billed as the most unpredictable 30th District Touranment in memory got even more unpredictable last week.

    The snow and ice that moved through Kentucky last week played havoc with schools and made the tournament, which was to have begun Monday night on the girls’ side, a bigger mystery than what it already was.

    The Shelby County girls were to have played Spencer County Monday with the Anderson girls playing Collins Tuesday. Both games were scheduled to tip off after press time for this edition of The Anderson News.