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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Nothing fancy, nothing funny

    VERSAILLES – There would be nothing strange happening at Woodford County Stadium Friday night.

    Anderson County saw to that.

    Well, almost nothing. Woodford County got hit with a delay of game penalty when the Yellow Jackets' homecoming festivities went a bit too long at halftime, but all that did was shorten Anderson's march to the inevitable, a 38-3 romp past Woodford in high school football action.

  • COLUMN: New water tower logo a welcome change

    Notes written on a water tower...

    OK, not really, but I can't let the fall sports season go any further without commenting on the new face watching Anderson County sporting events.

    In case you have not been to any Bearcat football or soccer games there is a permanent spectator to the northwest of Hollie Warford Stadium and from this corner, it is a great addition.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats take thriller from Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – Rivalry contests are supposed to induce nail-biting, hair-pulling and just about every other form of self-destruction but last Thursday's volleyball match between Anderson County and Shelby County might have taken things to some new extremes.

    The Lady Bearcats outlasted Shelby in a key 30th District contest, 3-2 in games and did so on a night when neither team forged a lead of more than seven points. Anderson finally did that in the tie-breaker, jumping out to an 8-1 lead in the fifth game.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Bearcat golfers ready to take on Bowling Green

    Three days after the fact, the reality of the Anderson County boys' golf team qualifying for the state tournament still had not totally taken hold of the Bearcats.

    “It is a lifelong dream. It hasn't really sunk in yet,” senior Nick Wilson said Thursday, as the Bearcats gathered at Wild Turkey Trace for a practice.

  • Man injured in trailer park shooting

    A 20-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to the leg this morning inside a residence off Versailles Road.

    The victim’s name has not been released. He is reportedly in serious but stable condition.

    The shooting, which occurred around 9 a.m. inside a residence at Lot 41 in the back portion of the trailer park, appears to have been accidental.

  • Middle school student sends note allegedly ‘threatening’ Saffell Street Elementary

    A male middle school student allegedly handed a note “threatening in nature” to a Saffell Street student riding the bus Wednesday afternoon, resulting in an investigation by school administrators and the city police.

    Police Chief Chris Atkins said Thursday afternoon that a Saffell Street parent contacted police Oct. 2 after an elementary student received a note from a middle school juvenile while riding the bus after school.

  • Sports schedule correction

    The Anderson County girls' soccer team will be playing Franklin County Wednesday night, Oct. 7 with the varsity playing first at 5:30 p.m. Junior varsity will be after the varsity game.

    The Lady Bearcats will also be playing Bardstown on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. with no junior varsity game being played.

  • Wedding: Compton

    Cheryl Compton and Larry Compton, both of Bowling Green, were married Sept. 14, 2013, on the flight deck of the U.S.S. Yorktown in Charleston, S.C.
    Thomas Doughty officiated the ceremony.
    The bride’s parents are Richard and Brenda Nolan of Lawrenceburg. The groom’s parents are Dwayne and Janett Compton of Bowling Green.
    The bride wore a dress by David’s Bridal with a lavender bouquet.
    The maid of honor was Debbie Trayner of Lawrenceburg, best friend of the bride.

  • Engagement: Tindall-Lockard

    Garry and Sandy Gaines of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Tindall of Lawrenceburg, to Justin Brad Lockard of Lawrenceburg, son of Larry and Karen Lockard of Campton.
    The bride’s grandfather is William E. Rucker.
    The wedding is scheduled to take place Oct. 19, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Waddy. A reception will follow at the Anderson County community park Extension office building.

  • Engagement: Feazell-Sutherland

    Logan Feazell of Georgetown and Jodie Sutherland of Lawrenceburg, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.
    The groom is the son of Larry and Midge Feazell of Georgetown and is employed by Toyota.
    The bride is the daughter of Bill and Sabrina Sands and JB and Marcie Sutherland, all of Lawrenceburg, and is employed by LabCorp.