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Today's News

  • Gritton to be inducted into Transy Hall of Fame

    Former Kentucky governor and baseball commissioner A B. “Happy” Chandler and basketball star Orbrey Gritton top a list of seven new inductees into Transylvania University's Pioneer Hall of Fame, according to a news release.

  • Payton's single ends 12-inning district thriller

    Eventually, something had to go Anderson County's way.

    It did when Alex Payton lined a bases-loaded one-out single, driving in Cole Sayre to give the Bearcats a 2-1 win over 30th District rival Spencer County last Tuesday night.

    Did we mention that Payton's hit came in the bottom of the 12th inning, the next game after dropping a 12-inning heartbreaker to Woodford County.

    The Bearcats needed the win like a thirsty man needs a drink in the desert.

  • Sports briefs for April 25, 2012

    Two Mustangs among the state's best tracksters

    From staff reports

    Two Anderson County Middle School track performers are among the best in Kentucky, according to ratings at milesplit.com.

    Eighth-grader Connor Duncan has been named to the website's Power 20 of middle school performers in Kentucky. He has been consistently ranked at the top of the 100- and 300-meter hurdles at the state middle school level. He had personal records of 15.66 in the 100 and 43.09 in the 300 in a meet last week at Western Hills High School.

  • Juniors vie for Distinguished Young Women title on Saturday

    The 31st annual 2013 Distinguished Young Women program, formerly known as Junior Miss, will be held April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Anderson High School Auditorium.
    Admission will be $10 per person. Nine high school juniors will compete for $4,450 in scholarship awards, provided by Anderson County individuals and businesses participants for the 2013 Distinguished Young Women program.

  • OUTDOORS: Sportsman's Club hosts youth hunt

    The Anderson County Sportsman’s Club held its Annual Turkey Youth Hunt on April 7-8. The event was hosted by officers David Goodlett, Jason Wells and Sgt. Phillip Crane, with 20 youth, between ages 10-15, who participated.  Six youth successfully harvested a turkey.

    This event was a great opportunity for the youth to experience hunting during the Youth Turkey Hunt in Anderson County. The youth enjoyed this time as they watched and listened for opportunities to harvest a turkey.

  • Sports Briefs for April 18, 2012

    Anderson track has big day at Woodford

    Sims, Woodrow, Davis shine

    The Anderson County High School track and field team had a strong showing at the Woodford County All-Comers meet last Tuesday. The Bearcats placed fourth in the field while the Lady Bearcats finished sixth.

  • God is only authority on scripture

    In response to my column two weeks ago regarding the authenticity of the Bible, I received an email from a reader.
    I always welcome emails from my readers, of course. This particular reader made claims that the Bible was actually property of the Catholic Church. The reader went on to elaborate that per the Catholic Church, the Bible was not the only writings of Christianity.
    Finally, my correspondent said we know this to be true since the Roman Catholic Church says so.
    Now, not to pick at other religions, but this doesn’t hold water for me.

  • Westside Community Church volleyball team wins tournament
  • Anniversary: Bailey

    John and Ada Bailey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren on April 22 from 2-4 p.m. at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road.
    They were married on April 23, 1962, at Epworth Methodist Church in Lexington.
    John was employed with IBM/LexMark International in 1967 and retired in 1999.
    Their children are John (Debbie) Bailey, Jr., of Lexington; Rebecca (Chuck) Osbourn of Versailles; and Julia (Aaron) Hornsby of Taylorsville.
    The couple resides in Stringtown, Lawrenceburg.

  • News briefs: 4-18-12

    Fish fry, auction planned
    A fish fry and auction is scheduled for April 28 at Emulation Masonic Lodge 688 starting at 5:30 p.m.
    The lodge is located in Sharpsville, a community in Washington County on Highway 53 about three miles south of the Bluegrass Parkway.

    Women’s Club Presents Hats Off!
    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club (LPWC) will host Hats Off!, its annual luncheon and style show, at the Family Living Center of St. Lawrence Catholic Church on April 21.