Today's News

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  • Church news briefs, April 22, 2015

    From staff reports

    Two performances of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Musical,” are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

    Sixteen students with the Christian Homeschoolers of Lawrenceburg (CHIL) will participate, organizers said.

    Admission is free but donations to help cover production costs will be appreciated, organizers said.

    The homeschool group meets each Thursday at First Baptist Church.

  • Preparing meals for others
  • Wild Turkey employee among those indicted

    One Wild Turkey employee was among nine people indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County Grand Jury in the theft of bourbon from that distillery and Buffalo Trace, along with distribution of steroids.

    Mark S. Searcy was the Wild Turkey employee indicted. All were said to be part of what prosecutors called an organized crime syndicate that has operated since 2008.

    Authorities said that the stolen bourbon included the pricy Pappy Van Winkle.

  • Lady Mustang soccer hosting pancake breakfast

    The Anderson County Middle School girls' soccer team is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, April 18 at Edwardo's Pizza in Lawrenceburg. The cost is $7 per person and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. The price also includes a drink.

    Breakfast will be served from 7:30 until 10:30 a.m.

  • Lessons from Little League

    There can’t be too many days better than Opening Day.

    And when you add the words Little League to that title it’s even better.

    As I snapped pictures and chatted with a few of the people attending Saturday’s ceremony, I could not help but think back to the day when my own Little League coach came to me and said, “Get a catcher’s mitt. We want to try you back there.”

  • Bat Cats drop two at Madison Central

    Anderson County dropped a pair of games in a three-team triangle event at Madison Central High School on Saturday. The Bearcats dropped a contest to the host school in the opener, then fell to Conner in the second game. Madison Central went on to defeat Conner to complete the day.

    Madison Central, now 13-2 on the year, got five runs in the first inning and that was all the Indians needed to defeat the Bearcats, 7-3, in the event’s opening game. It was also Madison Central’s first home game of the season.

  • Moore fires no-hitter against Top 20 team

    If Ally Moore pitches like this when she is not feeling well, what will she do when she is full strength?

    Moore, an Anderson County junior, totally silenced the Louisville Holy Cross bats, firing a no-hitter as the Lady Bearcats prevailed, 2-1, in the final game of the Lafayette Invitational, held Saturday in Lexington.

    Moore held the Cougars, ranked No. 16 in the state in the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association poll, hitless while striking out seven and walking one.

  • Sims jumps over Creek field

    Anderson County High School sophomore Alorra Sims backed up her reputation as one of Kentucky’s best jumpers when she took first place in the long jump at the Tates Creek Commodore Classic Saturday in Lexington.

    Sims soared 16-feet-11-inches, tying a school record in the event. Sims, who finished third in the state in the event last year, is considered a serious contender for the state championship. Sims also placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the 300-meter hurdles. It was the best showing of any Anderson harrier on Saturday.