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Today's News

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: One step from Diddle

    GOSHEN – As Anderson County ascended to the top of the Eighth Region girls' basketball rankings this season, the buzz word has been focus.

    “Forget the lofty rankings,” has been the mantra. “Just stay focused and play hard. Everything else takes care of itself.”

    Monday night, the Lady Bearcats were more focused than someone who had just gotten a good report from the eye doctor.

  • Fire destroys home on Glensboro Road

    Firefighters never stood a chance Monday afternoon when a fire flattened a home at 2300 Glensboro Road.

    Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes was at the scene just minutes after the fire was called into 911, but the home, owned by Timmy Perry, was already fully engulfed in flames.

    Barnes said it doesn’t appear that anyone, including three children who live at the residence, was home at the time of the fire.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Oldham ends Bearcat quest for Sweet 16

    Anderson County's trek to the Sweet 16 ended just short Friday night.

    Two-time defending champion Oldham County pulled away in the fourth quarter to post a 79-64 win over the Bearcats in the boys' Eighth Region Tournament at Henry County High School.

    Clinging to a 55-54 lead with 6:37 to play, Oldham reeled off 10 straight points to take firm control.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats pound Grant in regional opener

    GOSHEN – Grant County might not have known what it was running into Thursday night.

    Anderson County, ranked No. 2 in nearly every statewide poll for most of the girls' basketball season, ran off the first 11 points on its way to beating Grant 64-31 in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament at North Oldham High School.

  • A work of art
  • Gash honored for time as coroner
  • Extension offers pesticide training

    Applicator pesticide training classes are scheduled for Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m., and Tuesday, April 9 at 1:30 p.m., the Anderson County Extension Service announced.
    By law anyone using chemicals classified as restricted use must have a valid private applicator certification card, according to the news release.
    The only way to keep this card current is to attend pesticide update training on proper use and handling.
    Proper use and handling safety of agriculture chemicals makes both economic and personal health sense.

  • Rotary pancake breakfast to be held this Saturday

    The Rotary Club of Lawrenceburg will host its annual pancake breakfast Saturday, March 2 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Anderson County Middle School cafeteria, the club announced.
    The breakfast, now in its 56th year, is one of the club’s biggest annual fundraisers, with proceeds used to support the Rotary’s annual scholarship fund.
    Cost is $7, and children under 5 are free.
    Tickets are available through Rotarians or at the door.
     

  • New steeple
  • Church briefs: 2-27-12

    Fintville Community Church
    to host concert
    Fintville Community Church will be hosting a concert on March 3 at 11 a.m.
    The concert will feature guest gospel singer Roger Barkley Jr., who is from the Barkley Family Singers, according to event organizers.
    Fintville Community Church is located off US 62 between Versailles and Lawrenceburg at 832 Shryock Ferry Road.
    For more information, contact Associate Pastor Walter William Brown at 502-319-2239 or Pastor Bauthn Fields at 502-229-0472.

    Westside Church announces events