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Today's News

  • Kentucky takes fight to Hoosiers but comes up short

    Indiana went on a 13-0 run early in the second half, then held off a spirited Kentucky rally to post a 94-82 win at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Saturday night. 

    Indiana All-Americans Cody Zeller, headed to Indiana University, Branden Dawson (Michigan State) and Marquis Teague (Kentucky) led the Hoosiers to their third consecutive sweep in the series. Louisville Western's Ryan Taylor, who has committed to Louisville, but has not qualified yet, paced Kentucky with 24 points.

  • All-Star coaches remember past battle

    When one takes a look at Jason Booher's meteoric rise to the top of the high school basketball coaching ranks, it is hard to imagine his first game with everything riding on it.

    Go back to Feb. 23, 1999. Anderson County was playing Henry County in the semi-final round of the 30th District Tournament at Shelby County High School.

  • Father to daughter's killer: 'I hope you burn in hell'

    Moments away from being sentenced to 70 years in prison, Gary Bancroft listened as family members of the woman he murdered had their say.
    Then Bancroft did the unthinkable: He smiled.
    That momentary smirk nearly ignited an already tension-wracked courtroom last Thursday afternoon as deputies and family members had to restrain the slain woman’s father after he rose to his feet and yelled at Bancroft.

  • Meet a Kentucky All-Star: Jordan Gilbert

     

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    When the Kentucky All-Star selections were made public back in April, there was one name that stood out: Jordan.

     

    Not like Mike, but as in Jordan Gilbert, a point guard from Mason County.

     

    It was not that Gilbert can't play. He can, and will be for Transylvania University next winter.

  • Church briefs, 6-8-11

    Salt River Baptist plans yard,
    bake sale
    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church will hold a yard sale and bake sale June 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    All proceeds and donations will go toward carpeting the church.
    The church is located across from Wildcat Road in Stringtown, at 1126 Salt River Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Fox Creek Christian hosts VBS
    Fox Creek Christian Church will offer a “Pandamania” vacation Bible school, the church announced.

  • First Baptist welcomes new children's minister

    First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg is pleased to announce the hiring of its new children’s minister, Bryan Proctor, the church said in a news release.
    Proctor is a resident of Lawrenceburg, where he lives with his wife Stephanie and their two children.
    He currently serves as student pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and is pursing a B.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Clear Creek Bible College.
    Proctor will begin his new role as children’s minister in July.  

  • Senior Calendar, 6-8-11

    Wednesday, June 8
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Inspiration
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games and cards
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Inspiration
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games and cards

    Thursday, June 9
    9:00 a.m., Exercise
    Shopping and errands
    6:00 p.m., Yoga

    Friday, June 10
    10:30 a.m., Words of Wisdom/Taking Care of Yourself
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Crafts
    12:30 p.m., Cards and games

  • Anderson Public Library calendar

    Summer Reading 2011: “One World, Many Stories”
    Toddlers, 10-10:30 a.m.
    Monday, June 27
    Monday, July 11
    Monday, July 18

    Preschool, 11 a.m. to noon
    Monday, June 27—Doctor Phineas A. Bucket
    Monday, July 11—Barn Lot Theatre
    Monday, July 18—Rainbow Puppets Show

    Preschool to School-age, 6-7 p.m.
    Monday, June 27—Yolanta Pace
    Monday, July 11—Barn Lot Theatre
    Monday, July 18—Steven Y. Caudill, Daniel Boone of Kentucky

  • Relay for Life Calendar, 6-8-11

    Friday, June 17
    Relay for Life, 6 p.m., American Legion City Park. Continues through June 18

    Ongoing events
    Silent auction for pinwheel quilt
    Main Source Bank is sponsoring a silent auction for a handmade pinwheel quilt donated by a mother in memory of her daughter.
    View and bid on the quilt at the bank, located in front of Walmart.
    The auction will continue until the night of Relay on June 17.  Contact Tiffany Kessinger at 502-839-7776 for more information. Proceeds go to Relay for Life.

  • Kyler Clay Bugg

    Amanda Stovall and Johnothan Bugg of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Kyler Clay Bugg, on May 17, 2011 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.
    He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Brinkley Kate Bugg, 1.
    His maternal grandparents are Brenda Stovall of Lawrenceburg and the late Lewis Stovall.
    His paternal grandparents are Jeff and Mary Jane Bugg of Harrodsburg. His paternal great-grandparents are Lula Mae Bugg, Harrodsburg and the late Fred Bugg.