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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats dominant in ‘mercy rule’ beatdown of Shelby County

    Anderson County has made it clear that it fully intends on competing for the Eighth Region softball championship this year.

    And the Lady Bearcats made a gung-ho statement to that effect last Tuesday when they routed visiting Shelby County 12-1, dominating the Rockets in every way possible.

    The Lady Bearcats capped the day when junior third baseman Kelsey New belted a 2-out, 2-run home run in the bottom of the fifth that extended Anderson's lead to 12-1 and invoked the “mercy rule.”

  • Police called hour after city inmate ‘walks off’

    An unwatched inmate on work release to the city of Lawrenceburg stepped outside for a smoke break Monday afternoon and simply walked away.
    Woodford County Jail inmate Kevin Spurlock, a 31-year-old white male with the words “white boy” tattooed on the left side of his neck, took off around 12:40 p.m. from the city’s maintenance garage, located near the county park.

  • BLOG: Roles are reversed from UK's last title

     

    The road finally comes to an end tonight and Kentucky fans are going to be mighty happy.

    It's been 14 years since the Wildcats have been on this stage. Bill Clinton was in the White House and Tubby Smith was in his first year leading the Kentucky program.

  • BLOG: The day after

    Saturday brought about 2.5 hours of glorious basketball that did the state of Kentucky proud. We fancy ourselves as being the best college basketball state in the nation, you know.

    For almost 40 wonderful minutes of clock time and more than three times that in real time – commercials, you know – Kentucky and Louisville put on one of the most intense, yet cleanest Final Four games I have seen.

  • BLOG: Why both teams will win and why they won't

    OK, just a few hours from tipoff and here are five reasons Louisville will win and five that Kentucky will win.

     

    Five for the Cardinals

  • Sports Blog: State's hoops fans are crazy

    By now everyone in the country knows about the two guys that got in a fight over the Kentucky-Louisville game in the Final Four.

    And you know about the guy that offered to trade his wife for tickets to Saturday's showdown.

    Part of me reads these stories and wants to laugh, knowing how unbelievably bizarre those stories are. Part of me also wants to cry, since the rest of the nation took those stories and underscored the reputation as a bunch of uneducated hillbillies.

    Guys fighting at a dialysis center?

     

  • BLOG: You always remember the first one

    You always remember that first kiss, that first time you drove, maybe even the first basket you ever made in a basketball game.

    Somewhere in my t-shirt collection is an old one from 1994 saying “Game Won, you always remember who won the first one,” or something along that line. It was talking about that year's college football game between Kentucky and Louisville.

    Yes, I am a Kentucky fan who had jokingly said, “I don't care if UK goes 1-10, as long as the one is Louisville.”

  • Church briefs: 3-28-12

    Shiloh Christian Church offers
    Easter services, egg hunt
    Shiloh Christian Church will hold several special activities for Easter Sunday.

  • Do you really know who Jesus was?

    Who was Jesus Christ?
    Recently, a local man told me how Jesus was less than God, according to his beliefs.
    This pained me deeply because Christ is above all.
    Most professing Christians believe he was the son of God who died on the cross for our sins.
    We know of his life story how he raised the dead, walked on water, healed the sick, and even forgave sin.
    But did you know that he is actually God? Don’t take my word for it, let’s see what some of the scriptures tell us about the supremacy of Jesus.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 3-28-12

    Wednesday, March 28: Coney/Hotdog Supper – 5–6 p.m. at First Baptist Church.  Everyone is welcome. Cost $4 for adults, $2 for children. The menu includes coneys or hotdogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, and drink.  All proceeds go to Relay for Life.

    COMING SOON: 2nd Chance Upscale Consignment Boutique – 101 W. Court Street.  Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm. Proceeds of purchases from the “Relay for Life” section will be donated to Anderson County Relay for Life. Call 502-680-0770 for more information.