Today's News

  • COLUMN: A guide to better sports

    If I could take a Louisville Slugger and turn it into a magic want, I would wave it over sports as we know it and make the world all good.

    You know what I mean. Every year would see the Cincinnati Reds in the World Series, the Boston Celtics in The Finals, the Kentucky Wildcats would go to the Final Four and the Dallas Cowboys would be in the Super Bowl.

    Not win every year, mind you.  Gotta taste a little of the bad to make the good taste even better, you know.

  • BASEBALL: Brown shines as Mudcats open strong

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 15-and-under baseball team has gotten off to a good start, going 4-2 in its first week of summer action.

    “This is a group with a lot of talent and to this point are showing that they may be figuring out the rest of what it takes to win. There are a lot of positives so far,” said coach Chris Copenhaver.

  • SOFTBALL: Mudcat softball third in Lexington tourney

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 12-and-under softball team took third place in the Young Guns Shootout, held in Lexington the weekend of June 9-10. The local travel team defeated Lebanon, Ohio twice, split with the Cave Run Muskies, but lost to the Eastern Kentucky Vipers. The Mudcats defeated the Jinx 2000 to win the consolation bracket and take third place in their first tournament of the summer.

  • Season and tourney runner-up

    The Rock Express recently finished the Little League baseball season as the season and tournament runner-up in the coach-pitch division for 5- and 6-year olds.  Team members are, front row, from left: Hudson Reed, Landen Watts, Kaden Smith and Brian Lunsford. Second row: Ethan Womack,Colyn Bowman, Weslee Thompson, Jamison Watson and Dylan Azzinaro. Absent when photo was taken was Beau Young. Coaches for the team are Emy Womack, Lee Watts and Phillip Azzinaro.

  • GOLF: ESPN National Golf Challenge coming to Lawrenceburg

    The worldwide leader is looking for Lawrenceburg's leader on the links.

    The ESPN National Golf Challenge is coming to Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course on Saturday, June 23. The tournament tees off at 1 p.m.

    The challenge is a series of elimination tournaments for two-man teams that will end with the national finals, to be held in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 18-20.

  • First Baptist Homemakers visit member
  • Church briefs: 6-13-12

    New Hope Baptist announces events
    The recipient of this year’s Lyndsey DeLaney Bowman Scholarship is Ryan Roy Ratliff, who will receive $1,000 toward his education.
    He is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky, where he is on the track and field team.
    John Boren Jr. has completed boot camp for the United States Navy. He now moves on to the next stage of his military career.
    Saturday, June 23 is church-wide fishing day at Wayne Lane's Farm in Lawrenceburg.

  • Who’s sitting in the pew next to you?

  • Community calendar: 6-13-12

    Lawrenceburg Green
    Movie nights
    July 13: ‘Captain America’
    Aug. 10: ‘Happy Feet 2’
    Sept. 14: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’
    June 22: Cat Daddy – Southern Rock /Blues/ Country / Rock ‘n Roll
    July 27: The Sweet Beats – Beatles Tribute Band
    Aug. 24: Cadillac Shack – 60’s & 70’s Rock ‘n Roll
    Sept. 21: Lunar Beach House – Jimmy Buffet Tribut3e Band – Parrot Head Event


  • Weddings: Duckwall-Rearden

    Cameron Lee Duckwall and Larry Christian Rearden were married on May 12, 2012, in Salvisa, The Rev. Will Cooper of Ninevah Christian Church officiated.  
    Parents of the couple are Terry and Leslee Duckwall and Bill and Yann Rearden.
    Grandparents of the bride are Larry and Loretta Maddox.
    The matron of honor was Crystal Lynn Brakefield. Bridesmaids were Laken McGuffin, Shanna Turner, Kalissa Yates and Katelyn Welch. The flower girl was Taryn Duckwall, and the ringbearers were Aiden Turner and Rowdy Duckwall.