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Today's News

  • Live, from Lawrenceburg, it's 'Comic Relief'
  • Cordia mess a time to look at transfer business

    Kudos to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association for its action against Cordia last week.

    In case you missed it – and if you were even remotely following sports in Kentucky last week, there is no way you could have – the governing body for high school sports in Kentucky laid down the law to Cordia last week.

    It wasn’t just a talking to or a slap of the wrist.

    It was a good old-fashioned razor strap whipping with a long probation following.

  • Good fall squirrel season expected statewide

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Generations of hunters have honed basic hunting skills and techniques and provided tasty table fare by stalking the forest for squirrels.

    For a young Chris Garland, squirrel hunting provided a gateway into the woods and remains a family tradition.

  • HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Lady Cats win two in Blue Grass Games

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team earned a pair of wins in the Blue Grass State Games, defeating Henry County and Rowan County on July 26. Two more games, scheduled for July 27, were canceled due to the torrential rains that moved through the Lexington area.

    The games do not count in the regular-season standings, but teams often use them as an opportunity to scrimmage against live opponents.

    Against Henry, the Lady Bearcats took a 3-1 win as senior Claire Prater and freshmen Taylor Harley and Kinzie Roberts all scored.

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Bearcats fifth in 5-Star General Classic

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team finished sixth in its first two tournaments of 2014 season.

    The Bearcats placed high in the prestigious Five-Star General Classic at Picadome on Friday, ahead of defending state champion West Jessamine and several other perennial powers. Louisville St. Xavier won the tournament with a five-over 293. Louisville Trinity was eighth strokes back in second place while West Jessamine’s Connor Haas took individual honors with a 66.

  • Young Mudcats drop two in season-ending twin bill

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats’ 14-and-under baseball team ended its season last Tuesday with a pair of losses to the Kentucky Rockers at Anderson County High School’s Barnes Memorial Field.

    The Rockers took a 9-0 win in the opener, silencing the Mudcat bats.

    “Connor Pike and Bailey Turner each pitched three innings for us. Neither of them threw bad,” said Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver. “They just hit the ball and we didn’t.”

    The Rockers broke a scoreless tie in the top of the fourth when they scored five runs.

  • Taylor takes fifth in Midwest Nationals

    Joe Taylor, an eighth-grade wrestler at Anderson County Middle School, recently placed fifth at the Midwest National Finals, held in Bloomington, Illinois, July 12.

    Taylor competed in the seventh- and eighth-grade, 133- to 137-pound class.

    Taylor, wrestling with the Bluegrass Warriors wrestling club of Louisville, split four bouts to place in the tournament.

  • Cotton to suit up for Milligan College

    Conor Cotton, a member of the Anderson County High School Class of 2014, signed to play baseball at Milligan College during a ceremony at the school last Wednesday.

    Cotton, who was a pitcher and outfielder for Anderson County’s regional runner-up team this spring, will man the same positions at Milligan, a Christian liberal arts college located near Johnson City, Tennessee. Cotton was named to the 30th District and Eighth Region all-tournament teams and received Anderson’s Derek Wells Pitching Award and Bearcats’ Most Valuable Player award.

  • WEDDINGS: Phillips-Thorpe

    John David Thorpe of Hazard and Kimberly Dawn Phillips of Lawrenceburg announce their marriage on June 7, 2014 in the hometown of the bride. The couple was joined in marriage at the home of the bride’s mother in Honeysuckle Estates.

    The outside ceremony was officiated by Rev. Bob Karsner. The bride was presented in marriage by her father. The bride was attended by matron of honor Robin Sutcliffe and bridesmaid Kayla Tracy.

  • WEDDINGS: York-Fryar

    Elizabeth York, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth York of Lawrenceburg, and Michael Edwin Fryar, son of Alan Fryar and Carol Ruthven of Lawrenceburg, were married June 7, 2014.

    The bride is a granddaughter of Jim York, the late Vicki Shelburne York; the late Dr. Lewis Wash and Doris Wash.

    The groom is the grandson of William and Mary Alice Fryar; Amy Ruthven and the late Melvin Ruthven.

    The wedding and reception took place at the home of the bride’s parents in Lawrenceburg.