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Today's News

  • Spencer’s late eruption buries Bearcats

    Spencer County broke open a close game, erupting for four runs in the top of the sixth inning, to defeat homestanding Anderson County, 6-1, in 30th District baseball play Monday night.

    Spencer first baseman Avery Vannatta ripped a leadoff home run off Anderson starter Mason Baker to put the Bears up 3-1. Before the inning was over, Spencer had all but sewed up at least a three-seed in the district tournament, which will be played on the Bears’ home field.

  • Dunbar awakens against Cats

    Dunbar jumped on Anderson County early and rolled to a 13-3 win over the Bearcats Friday at Barnes Memorial Field.

    The Bulldogs reached Anderson starter Tyler Peters for 8 hits and 6 earned runs in four innings.

    Dunbar, which had been ranked as high as No. 7 in the state earlier in the season, got its second consecutive win after suffering a seven-game losing streak.

  • Future bassmaster?
  • Little League gets underway with Opening Day!
  • Anderson boys tennis vs. Shelby County
  • Shelby capitalizes on Anderson miscues, sweeps series

    SHELBYVILLE – One of the basics of baseball is three outs in an inning. No more, no less.

    Anderson County was reminded, again, of that simple rule last Tuesday night at Shelby County.

    Shelby took advantage of Anderson miscues to defeat the Bearcats, 2-1, and sweep the regular-season series.

  • MITCHELL, HOSTETTER HEAD FOR WASHINGTON, D.C.

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 7, 1966

    Two Anderson County 4-H Teenage Club members were to leave with 225 other Kentucky students and leaders for a 4-H Citizenship Short Course at the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Perrys to celebrate 70th

    From staff reports

    Bro. E. Paul and Mary Lucille Hatchett Perry will celebrate 70 years of marriage April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Hall Nursing Facilities, Lawrenceburg.

    The Perry’s were married April 27, 1946 in Stanton, with Minister C. Marion Railey (former minister at Corinth Christian Church) officiating.

    After a quick trip to Sky Bridge, they made their home at Alton Station in Anderson County, until entering the Christian ministry and Kentucky Christian College in Grayson from 1951-55.

  • Shelys mark 70 years together

    Floyd W. Shely and Lorene Knight Shely (Bill and Lou) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.

    The couple were married on April 20, 1946, after a three-month courtship.

    The couple met in Louisville, through a mutual friend, Eva Searcy of Anderson County. They lived in Louisville for 19 years, then moved to Anderson County in 1965, where they purchased a farm that had been in the Shely family since before the Civil War.

    The couple has three daughters, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Calendar of events

    April 20

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center

    10 a.m. — Arnold Clark Band at the Anderson Senior Center

    10:15 a.m. — Blood pressure with Amedysis at the Anderson Senior Center

    Noon — Potluck lunch at the Anderson Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center

    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center