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Today's News

  • Bearcats rough up Shelby County

    After the heat index at Warford Stadium reached 103.4 degrees a little over an hour before kickoff last Friday night, the decision was made to delay the kickoff for 30 minutes to let things cool off.

    Anderson County didn't.

    The Bearcats pounced on Shelby County and never let up as they posted a 58-20 win in their home football opener.

  • Thursday morning roundup: Woodford defeats Lady Bearcats, takes district lead

     

     

    Woodford County scored twice inside the first 11 minutes of the second half to break open a close match and defeat host Anderson County, 3-0, in girls' soccer action Wednesday night.

    Woodford took control of the District 25 race with the victory and improved to 3-0 in district play and 5-2 overall on the year. Anderson is now 0-1, 2-4.

  • Brotherhood extends beyond the football field

    There’s a band of brothers that exists beyond the Anderson County high school football field.
    It’s a group of firefighters, says retired Frankfort firefighter Mike Fitzgerald, that donate their time and resources to give back after Sept. 11, 2001.
    As a part of the New York Says Thank You organization, firefighters from around the country commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 by giving aid to those in need.
    Fitzgerald learned of the foundation from a group of Mississippi firefighters after being sent by FEMA to assist with Hurricane Katrina relief.

  • Church briefs: 8-31-11

    Open Bible offers
    two services
    Open Bible Church will offer two services, one at 8:30 a.m. and one on 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings starting Sept. 4.
    Open Bible Church will also host a youth outreach on Sept. 16 at the Lawrenceburg Green.

    Lawrenceburg Church of God holds Labor Day event
    Lawrenceburg Church of God will have a Labor Day service and picnic Sept. 4 at 2390 Benson Creek, off of Alton Station Road.
    The service will begin at 11 a.m. with food, games and music to follow.
    Everyone is invited.

  • Atheists spreading message of nothing

    The atheists are recruiting.
    Let me explain. I absolutely love the Kentucky State Fair. It is something I typically never miss. The weird food, awesome displays of agriculture, the maze of flea market trinkets, etc.
    One thing that absolutely blew my mind this year was a sad and unusual booth I encountered. I was walking by this unattended booth and stopped as it had a statue of Mark Twain, and the back wall was covered with posters of celebrities.

  • Miss Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show competes at State Fair
  • Seven students named Green Scholars

    Seven students from Anderson County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars. Local students include: Tyler Baker, Jessica Brumley, Megan Calvert, Rebecca Radcliffe, Sarah Schell, Steven Sims, Katelyn Wickizer.
    Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • Horse show to benefit 4-H Club

    The Saddles N Spurs 4-H Club will sponsor the September horse show at the Waddy Ruritan Grounds, the club announced in a news release.
    The show is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 17.
    Proceeds from the show will benefit the club.
    All classes will pay back for first through third places.
    For more information, call Joann at 502-320-6149 or Yvette at 502-376-4291.
     

  • Tiger by the tail
  • Community calendar: 8-31-11

    Community
    Sept. 9: Movie Night on the Green, Toy Story 3

    Education
    Aug. 31- Sept. 2, Aug. 29 and 30: GED instruction and college preparation, community education building, 8 a.m. to noon, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Bluegrass Community and Technical College, noon to 4 p.m., times subject to change depending on day
    Aug. 31: English as a second language, community education building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Sept. 1: English as a second language, 9-10:30 a.m.