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Today's News

  • Student stunt delays Elite Eight game

    BOWLING GREEN – Only 20 seconds had been played in Friday's Elite Eight game in the girls' Sweet 16 when officials stopped the action as baby powder fell to the Diddle Arena floor.

    Some people in the Elizabethtown student section threw baby powder in the air in an apparent attempt to mimic LeBron James' ritual of throwing rosin in the air at the start of his games.

  • Snowball overtakes Lady Bearcats in Elite Eight

    BOWLING GREEN – After the brutal winter of 2014, it was almost a cruel irony that the basketball season in Anderson County ended with a snowball.

    Not a literal one. Just the figurative kind that Elizabethtown used to demolish the Lady Bearcats' state championship hopes Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16.

  • Top-ranked E-town stands in Lady Bearcat path to state championship

    BOWLING GREEN – Anderson County knows what it is up against Friday night.

    The Lady Bearcats, ranked No. 2 or No. 3 in the state, depending on the rating system, have the task of trying to take down No. 1 Elizabethtown in the quarterfinals of the Sweet 16.

    Tipoff between the teams ranked 1-2 most of the season is set for 9 p.m. at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

  • Business as usual as Lady Bearcats oust Meade County

    BOWLING GREEN -- Anderson County had been there before and it showed Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats recovered from a slow start to dismantle Meade County, 75-51, in the final game of the firsr round at the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16 at Diddle Arena.

  • Church briefs: 3-12-14

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
     to hold clothing giveaway
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will be hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lawrenceburg Church of Christ.
    The clothes are free for anyone who needs them, event organizers said in a release.
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ has a “clothing closet” where people bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, and provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Religious freedoms in peril around the world, and at home

    According to news reports, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un has apparently ordered the execution of 33 Christians who are charged with having had contact with a Baptist missionary in an attempt to start 500 underground churches in the oppressed country.

  • Auxiliary holds leadership course for junior, senior members

    The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kentucky Leadership chairman Pam Rice Brough held a leadership course at Patriot Hall for junior and senior members on March 8, according to a news release.
    Brough is a past department president, and she gave each of the junior members one of her past president’s writing pens and a pin. Brough gave each person pages of written material that told the history of the Auxiliary, and she stated the mission and purpose of the American Legion Auxiliary is to serve veterans, their families and their community.

  • Community calendar: 3-12-14

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    6th Day Health Ministries of Lawrenceburg is sponsoring free “Happy,  

  • Way We Were: NETHERY WAS BETTY CROCKER HOMEMAKER

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, March 12, 1964
    Conway Smith was re-elected president of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce. Officers elected to fill positions to the four Chamber Divisions were:
    Industrial — Walter Patrick, vice-president; Joe White, John F. Lyons and Ralph Homan, directors.
    Agricultural — Walter Major, vice president; J.B. Sweeney and H.G. McRay, directors
    Civic — Ollie J. Bowen, vice president; Mrs. Dudley Short and Mrs. Margaret Shely, directors

  • Anderson Grand Jury indicts for trafficking, burglary

    The following people were indicted Feb. 18 by the Anderson Grand Jury.
    Daniel B. Simpson, 24, 100 Feland Dr., Lawrenceburg, and Natasha M. Robinson, 30, 209 Lynn Dr., Lawrenceburg, was indicted for complicity for second-degree burglary, a Class C felony.
    The indictment says Simpson and Robinson unlawfully entered a dwelling located at 1070 Mays Road on Dec. 26, 2013, with the intent to commit a crime.
    Simpson and Robinson were charged by Trooper Welch of the Kentucky state police.