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Today's News

  • Borwig notches fastest time during Lion’s Club’s 5K event

     The Lawrenceburg Lion’s Club hosted its 5K Run/Walk for Sight fundraiser on Saturday morning during the Anderson County Burgoo Festival. Proceeds from the event will go toward eyeglasses for people in need in Anderson County. Fifty-four people opted to run or walk the course, which spanned 3.1 miles. 

  • Fall is time to celebrate apples, high school marching band

     This week I’m celebrating the Anderson County Band’s big win in Nelson County. They swept the competition, coming out grand champions.

  • Do you love enough to speak the truth of Christ?

     It was AW Tozer who said, “The world is perishing for the lack of the knowledge of God, and the church is famishing for want of his presence.”

  • Splatter Inc.’s Uebel is all about giving back to community

     When Splatter Inc. was founded in 2004, no one could have predicted it would reach its current level of success.

  • Boy Scouts shine brightest during cook-off

     Column as I see ’em …

  • Game time is time for the games

    There was one reason I became a Dallas Cowboy diehard when I was a kid and remain one today.

    Roger Staubach.

    Just like today, it seemed that back in the early and mid-1970s the Cowboys were always on TV somewhere on the weekend schedule and was intrigued as Roger the Dodger zigged when defenses zagged. I knew if they were down but time was left on the clock, the Cowboys and Captain Comeback had a fighting chance.

  • Penny commits to Bellarmine

    Anderson County High School basketball player Cobe Penny has announced that he intends to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville to continue his collegiate career.

    “Excited to say that I have verbally committed to Bellarmine University!” Penny posted on his Twitter account Saturday.

    Penny is considered one of the state’s top players and is looking to lead the Bearcats to the state tournament after advancing to the Eighth Region championship game the last two years. Anderson is considered one of the favorites to advance to Rupp Arena.

  • Spencer outlasts Bearcats for crucial district win

    The mistakes were small and few but had enormous consequences for Anderson County boys soccer Thursday night. 

    Spencer County took advantage of a Bearcat defensive miscue to score midway through the first half, then drove home the match-winner with 15 minutes to play and defeated the host Bearcats, 2-1 in 30th District action.

    The loss dropped Anderson to 5-6 on the year and 0-2 in district play.  Spencer improved to 5-4 and 1-1.

  • ‘Tired’ Lady Bearcats finish sixth in Boyle tournament

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team appeared to be tired throughout the Spine Center Classic at Boyle County High School last week, resulting in a subpar performance, according to head coach Jason Earnest.

    The Lady Bearcats lost to the host school, then slipped past North Laurel before losing to a Mercer County team they had beaten decisively earlier in the season.

    Anderson finished sixth in the eight-team tournament and now stands at 9-5-0 on the year with the regular season ending on Oct. 5.

  • Powerful Collins dominates ‘outmatched’ Lady Bearcats

    SHELBYVILLE – There was a simple explanation for Collins’ volleyball win over Anderson County last Wednesday.

    “We were just outmatched tonight,” Anderson coach Ryan Brown said.

    Collins dominated in nearly every way possible to earn a 25-9, 25-17, 25-13 victory that underscored the strangle hold the Titans have had on the 30th District the last three seasons.

    Collins used a big front line to dominate play at the net and utilized strong passing and defense to sink the Lady Bearcats for the second time this season.