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Today's News

  • 30th District volleyball tournament pairings announced

    The 30th District Volleyball Tournament schedule has been announced. All games are at Collins High School in Shelbyville.

    In the semi-finals, Collins takes on Spencer County on Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. while Anderson County plays Shelby County in the second match at 8 p.m.

    The winners move on to the district championship game on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

    The winner and runner-up both move on to the Eighth Region Tournament the following week.

  • SOCCER: Spencer slips past Lady Bearcats in district final shootout

    Jason Earnest has been known to shed tears after a post-season loss, but the Anderson County girls' soccer coach could only muster a faint smile last Wednesday night.

    The Lady Bearcats had just taken visiting Spencer County through two overtimes before falling in a penalty-kick shootout in the 30th District girls' soccer tournament championship game.

  • SOCCER: Shelby ends Bearcat season

    There would be no offensive explosion this time around.

    And this time, an elimination game in the first round of the 30th District soccer tournament, was the one that is remembered.

    Visiting Shelby County made Anderson County's season end on a sour note with a dominating performance and a 3-0 win to move on to play Collins for the district title Thursday night.

    The Rockets got goals from Cole Meredith and Julio Morales in the first half, then put things away midway through the second half when Meredith found the net again.

  • Motorcycle Club donates funds to veterans facility

    Members and friends of the Second Brigade Motorcycle Club (SBMC) met at the Lawrenceburg Walmart parking lot to head out on their “mission” Sept. 29, according to a news release.
    The club raised over $1,400 on one of its poker runs to help veterans, and this year the SBMC chose the Thomson-Hood Veterans facility in Wilmore.
    “The club’s main focus and mission statement is to help, support, encourage and love all veterans and especially the Vietnam veterans,” event organizers said in the release.

  • Five great-grandsons, one grandson
  • Babies, babies, babies
  • ‘Touch a truck’ promotes literacy
  • Way We Were: WALNUT ESCAPADE FINDS PERRY NAPPING

    50 YEARS AGO
    Oct. 3, 1963
    Manson Goodlett, 11, was hurt when he fell from a tree at his home at Alton Station. He was a student at Alton School and broke his left leg and arm. He was a patient at Frankfort hospital for several days.

    Ann Royalty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Royalty, suffered an injury to her left elbow and shoulder in a fall while roller skating. She was visiting in Indianapolis, Ind., at the time.

  • Community calendar: 10-16-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Church briefs: 10-16-13

    Family Worship Center
     to host special speaker
    The Family Worship Center, located at 1053 Frankfort Road in Lawrenceburg, will host special speaker Elhanan Glazer on Oct. 20 at 10:30 a.m.
    Elhanan Glazer was born in Rehovot, Israel, on Aug. 13, 1947. He travels around America speaking of the importance of Christians, prayer and the stand for the nation of Israel, according to a press release. For more information, contact 502-839-9192.

    Freedom Baptist to hold concert