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Today's News

  • ENGAGEMENT: Zimmerman-Hart

    Randy and Debbie Zimmerman of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Zimmerman, to Austin Hart of Lawrenceburg.

    Their wedding is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. May 16 at Rabbit Creek BNB in Versailles.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Anderson County High School, a nursing student at Kentucky State University and a pharmacy technician at Walmart.

    The groom-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Anderson County High School and a corporal in the United States Marine Corps.

  • community briefs

    Memorial Day service scheduled at Healing Field

    Memorial Day services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at the Healing Field, located in the American Legion Park on Broadway, the organization announced.

    Services are scheduled to be held inside of Patriot Hall if it rains.

    The names of the 118 soldiers who are honored in the Healing Field will be read aloud, along with the names of all Anderson County soldiers who died while serving their country.

  • Church news briefs, May 13, 2015

    Friendship Baptist to discuss cemetery

    A meeting for those with family, friends and loved ones buried in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery are asked to attend a meeting to discuss the cemetery’s long-term support program, organizers announced.

    The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 16 at the cemetery, and will address maintenance, mowing and other needs related to the cemetery.

    For more information, call Phyllis Grubbs at 502-839-7143.

    Alton Christian to host youth rally

  • Fields to attend modeling school in New York

    Compiled by Janie Bowen

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, May 13, 1965

    Crask wins engineering grant

    Jesse Crask, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ancel Crask, was awarded on of 40 student Engineering Employee scholarships by the Kentucky Dept. of Highways

    The Anderson High School senior was chosen on the basis of scores made on the American College Test, his standing in his high school class, and statements made on his application form.

    Injured at school

  • Will beauty be able to save the world?

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith columnist

    At my church we talk a lot about beauty.

    The ancient Greeks and the early Christians elevated three prime virtues: truth, goodness and beauty, and as Russian novelist Dostoevsky wrote, “Beauty will save the world.”

    A longing for beauty is primal. A lack of it brings despair.

  • District Court Docket, published May 13, 2015

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 6.

    Kaylon J. Brewer, review, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – contempt of court, sentenced to five days (conditionally discharged), continued to Apr. 20.

    Joseph A. Brock, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – dismissed.

  • Bearcat baseball tops Collins for district crown

    By Mickey Patterson, Landmark News Service

  • Lady Cats wide awake, romp to fourth straight title

    The wake-up call had been made over a month before and Anderson County made sure there would be no napping in the 30th District Tournament.

    The Lady Bearcats captured their fourth consecutive district softball title with a 6-2 win over Collins in Wednesday's championship game played at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

  • Aldridge no-hits Spencer in district

    SHELBYVILLE – Mia Aldridge wasn't particularly sharp, but don't try to convince the Spencer County bats of that.

    Pitching for the first time in almost two weeks, the Anderson County junior threw a five-inning no-hitter as the Lady Bearcats routed Spencer, 10-0, in the first round of the 30th District Tournament Tuesday night at Rocket Stadium.

  • Bearcats oust Spencer in district

    SHELBYVILLE – Mason Baker appeared to have a bit more hop in his jump. He stretched his arm more than he'd ever done.

    Spencer County batter Nathan Connard's soft line drive just eluded the Anderson County shortstop's glove in the seventh inning of the 30th District baseball tournament last Tuesday.

    When the ball hit on the outfield grass, Josh Brown's no-hit bid was over.