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Today's News

  • Principal named at middle school

    The site-based decision-making council for Anderson County Middle School named Jeanna Kidd, Garrad County Middle School principal, as the new middle school principal for the upcoming school year.
    After interviewing and vetting candidates, the five members of the council selected Kidd on June 2.
    Kidd will start her new job July 1 as the middle school principal for 2013-2014.

  • OUTDOORS: Archery teams have big day at national event

    The Anderson County archery teams had strong showings in the National Archery in the Schools Program national tournament, held May 10 in Louisville.

    Sixth-grader Brandon Aldridge earned the championship of the elementary competition, scoring 292 out of a possible 300. He was 26th overall out of nearly 9,500 archers from 40 states.

  • COLUMN: Hurting after a season of great joy

    It took Brian Glass a bit longer than normal before he was ready to talk with the press last Tuesday night.

    The Anderson County softball coach generally goes over a few things with his team before heading straight to his dugout to chat for public consumption.

    But last Tuesday, after Oldham County had ended his team's dream of a state tournament trip, Glass told the Lady Bearcats he was proud of their efforts, both on the season and for the game, then headed to the team locker room with his coaching staff.

  • BASKETBALL: McKee, Cann to lead junior all-stars against Indiana

    Anderson County High School basketball players Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee are set to suit up for the Kentucky Junior All-Stars as they take on their Indiana counterparts in a two-game series this weekend.

    Both McKee and Cann are expected to be contenders for the state's Miss Basketball award in 2014.

    The junior all-star weekend has been added to the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic, which has pitted the best graduating seniors from the states in a summer border war every year since 1940.

  • SOFTBALL: Two named all-tourney; Glass Coach of Year

    Lady Bearcats named all region

    Two Anderson County High School softball players were named to the Eighth Region's All-Tournament team last week. Junior outfielder Molly Burkhead and sophomore shortstop Corrin Robinson were selected to the all-tournament team, which was announced after the championship game Wednesday night.

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  • Woman injured when car flips on US 127

    An unidentified woman was injured Friday afternoon around 3:30 when the car she was driving overturned in the southbound lane of US 127.

    Her injuries did not appear to be life threatening, according to first responders at the scene.

    The wreck happened during a heavy thunderstorm, but it is unknown if weather played a role.

    The Kentucky State Police is investigating. Also responding were the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, Anderson County Fire Department. A Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officer was also at the scene.

  • Congressman Barr in town today

    Congressman Andy Barr will meet constituents today (Friday) from noon to 1:30 p.m. at La Isla Mexican Restaurant, located 751 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg.

    “I hope you will please stop by to share your thoughts on legislation, to get help with federal agencies, or even just to chat,” Barr said in a news release.

    “The event is a casual, come-and-go opportunity for constituents to visit directly with me, and part of an ongoing series I have held across the Sixth District since being sworn into office.

  • SOFTBALL: Oldham County veterans end young Lady Bearcats' dream in semis

    Thirty minutes after it was all over, faint smiles tried to break through the tears.

    The hugs lasted longer than they normally do. Words were not necessary.

    The tears, some still lingering despite the smiles, spoke all that needed to be said.

    Anderson County's softball season had come to an end. Oldham County, the defending champion and Kentucky's seventh-ranked team, had killed the dream with a 4-2 win in the Eighth Region semifinal on the Lady Bearcats' home field