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Today's News

  • T-bones, rib-eyes and side of heroin?

    An employee of a home meat delivery business has apparently been offering his customers more than juicy steaks.
    A driver for Frankfort-based Holy Cow Steak Company pleaded not guilty last Thursday in Anderson District Court after being busted in a heroin sting conducted earlier this month by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Kerry D. Thompson, 34, of 7528 Garrison Road, Louisville, was charged March 5 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) after allegedly selling the drug to an informant outside of a business on US 127 South.

  • Man with 8 DUIs scolded during shoplifting sentence

    It’s safe to say District Court Judge Donna Dutton has had her fill of a Lawrenceburg man convicted of eight DUIs.
    John David Morgan, 49, of 1049 David Drive pleaded guilty to a shoplifting charge last Thursday in Anderson District Court, where he received a stern lecture and warning from Dutton, who sentenced him to two years probation for swiping a box of antacid pills from Kroger on March 5.

  • Sweet 16 notes: Lady Bearcats could be one of favorites for 2014

    There's always next year. It's just the nature of being a sports fan.

    Players had not emerged from Anderson County's locker room after the Final Four loss to Marion County Saturday when people were already talking about 2014.

    It could be one of those rare instances when the expectations could be warranted as the Lady Bearcats will probably be one of the favorites to win the whole shebang next year.

    Let that sink in for a minute: Anderson will be one of the teams given strong consideration as the team to beat in Kentucky in 2014.

  • COLUMN: Community pride in Lady Bearcats on display in Diddle

    There are people who will try to convince you that no one cares about high school sports any more.

    They should have been in Diddle Arena last week.

    Then there are some who just say that high school sports really aren't important, that our schools should be spending all of their resources on academics.

    They should have been in Diddle, too.

    It seemed like everyone else in Lawrenceburg was there.

  • SWEET 16: Marion ends Lady Bearcat title hopes in Final Four

    Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those timid spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

    --Theodore Roosevelt.

  • SWEET 16 ONLINE EXTRA: Marion stands in Lady Bearcats' way of playing for state championship

    BOWLING GREEN -- Ever since the first statewide rankings for girls' high school basketball came out around Jan. 1, the only question people have asked is "Who is No. 2?"

    They knew Marion County would be No. 1. The Lady Knights have been perched atop the Top 10, Top 25 or whatever number you want to use since the start of practice on Oct. 15 – actually before that – and have given no reason for anyone to think otherwise.

  • SWEET 16: History does not repeat as Lady Bearcats set up date with Marion

    BOWLING GREEN -- History would not repeat itself Friday afternoon. No way.

    Not with No. 1 Marion County waiting for the Anderson County girls' basketball team.

    The Lady Bearcats made sure of that with an impressive 65-23 shellacking of Shelby Valley in the quarter-final round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16 being held at Western Kentucky University's Diddle Arena

  • Sweet 16 alters Anderson sports schedules

    The Anderson County High School's baseball team's game at Louisville Eastern on Friday has been canceled, the school has announced. The decision was made to allow all Anderson County students to attend Friday afternoon's Girls' Sweet 16 game in Bowling Green.

    Anderson County plays Shelby Valley in the state quarter-finals at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

  • SWEET 16 ONLINE EXTRA: Shelby Valley presents balanced attack, strong guard play

    After outlasting the best team from western Kentucky in their Sweet 16 opener, Anderson County's Lady Bearcats turn their attention to the pride of eastern Kentucky, Shelby Valley, in Friday's quarterfinal action.

    Tipoff is set for 2:30 p.m., Eastern time, at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

  • School canceled Friday for girls' basketball game

    The Anderson County school district will be canceling school for all students on Friday, March 15 due to the time of the Anderson County High School Lady Bearcats' game against Shelby Valley.