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Today's News

  • Machine-gunner, soldier, mom

    Brenda Daniels, National Guard military police officer, kept watch from her perch by the machine gun at the back of the Jeep.
    Her supervisors put her in charge of the gun, probably because the thought of firing the machine gun would scare her, Daniels recalled Monday morning from the safety of her home on Washington Street.
    It didn’t.
    She was scared, but not because the National Guard reservist couldn’t do her job. The chaos in Miami frightened Daniels.
    The screams.
    The gunshots.

  • Doctor free to practice after restrictions lifted

    The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure lifted in June all conditions imposed on a new Lawrenceburg doctor’s medical license about eight years after it discovered the doctor engaged in conduct that violated state laws.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats face tough first-round opponent

    It is likely there will be plenty of blowouts in the first round of the state high school football playoffs this weekend.

    It is also quite likely one of them won't be taking place at Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • FOOTBALL: Titanic nightmare in Shelbyville

    SHELBYVILLE – Anderson County never expected all of the Halloween activities to be delayed for a day last week, but the Bearcats found more than trick-or-treating would be pushed back a day.

    Apparently nightmares were postponed by Thursday's rain and wind as well. That can be the only explanation for what happened to the Bearcats last Friday.

  • COLUMN:Bearcats look for playoff redemption after woodshed whipping

    When my grandmother would tell me to go get a switch, I knew exactly what was coming.

    And I was hurting before I reached up on that old weeping willow tree to break one off. Years later, I still hurt thinking about it. If you ever had the experience, you can empathize.

    But the idea behind setting my pants on fire with that flexible little switch was simply to make sure I didn't violate the rules again and to make me better.

  • FOOTBALL: Holloman laying successful and solid foundation with Mustangs

    Nearly everyone who follows Kentucky high school football knows at least a little bit about Anderson County's resurgence.

    The numbers say that Anderson has put together a 64-20 record since the start of the 2007 season. That's winning at a 76 percent clip. Over that same time span, the Bearcats have won three district championships, including 2013, and have been district runner-up the other four years. There has been a trip to the state championship game in the mix, too, a trip many programs never experience.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Brumley makes most of only chance

    WINCHESTER – Jacob Brumley made the best of his last shot.

    Make that his only shot at qualifying for the state cross country meet.

    The Anderson County High School senior, running cross country for the first time this year, turned in a solid performance of 18:38.83 at the Class 3A, Region 6 meet at Lykins Park in Winchester.

  • Sports Briefs for Nov. 5, 2013

    Alumni basketball game scheduled

    The Anderson County High School basketball program is planning an Alumni game during Cat Madness on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4:30 p.m. The game is open to all former basketball alumni.

  • Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball
  • FOOTBALL: Collins explodes early, routs Bearcats in finale

    Collins scored just 44 seconds into the game, starting an avalanche over Anderson County Friday night.

    What was expected to be a close football game turned into a 49-10 rout in the regular season finale for both teams. Both finished the year at 8-2 and head to the state playoffs as district winners.

    “We were outplayed and outcoached in every way tonight,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said.