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Today's News

  • SOCCER: Bearcats tie Fairdale

    Anderson County was unable to hold on to what could have been its first win of the boys' high school soccer season last Thursday.

    Fairdale scored inside the final 10 minutes to tie the Bearcats, 3-3, on the Anderson pitch.

    Anderson had broken a 2-2 tie when Joe Rose connected near the 20 minute mark in the second half, but Fairdale came back to salvage the tie.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 11, 2013

    Wells Memorial Golf Scramble to be held Oct. 5

    The Third Annual Jack Wells Memorial Golf Classic will be hosted by the Knights of Columbus of Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Oct. 5.

    The scramble will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course, beginning with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. A continental breakfast will be served from 7-8 a.m.

  • COLUMN: Real-life questions about praying

    I have to make this column fit into about 650 words.

    I could probably use 6,500. Or more.

  • MOTOR SPORTS: Local racer Borgia to compete in national event

    Anderson County resident Tom Borgia has been invited to participate in the Fourth Annual Legends at Budds Creek drag racing weekend, to be held Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 15 at Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Md.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats will way to 35-20 win over South Oldham

    Anderson County found a way to win Friday night.

    The Bearcats overcame a night in which the offense was not clicking and a quality opponent, South Oldham, was showing a big play capability.

    But somehow, the Bearcats willed their way to a 35-20 win before an overflow crowd at Hollie Warford Stadium.

    Anderson exploded for two touchdowns in the final five minutes to make the final score more one-sided than the game actually was.

  • Lawrenceburg residents organize poker run in honor of cop

    A poker run organized by two Lawrenceburg residents and held in honor of slain Bardstown officer Jason Ellis raised roughly $35,000 for the Ellis family.
    Two Lawrenceburg residents, Kevin and Stephanie Turner, helped to organize the “Officer Jason Ellis Benefit Poker Run” held Aug. 24 with the assistance of Matt Schrader at Joe Hill’s in Bardstown and the Kentucky Victory Owners Group (KY VOG), according to Poker Run volunteer Julie Woods.

  • Local artists to participate in Louisville art fair

    Lawrenceburg artists Brenda Plaster and Bob Gibson will be participating in the upcoming September Art Fair to be held Sept. 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mellwood Art Center in Louisville.
    The fair is free and features 150 juried indoor and outdoor artists as well as 200 resident artists, ‘The Art of the Quilt’ Exhibition, live music, food, children’s tent and more.
    For more information, contact 502-895-8650 or visit www.mellwoodartcenter.com. The Mellwood Art Center is located at 1860 Mellwood Avenue in Louisville.    

  • Western and Western Anderson school homecoming set

    The former Western/Western Anderson School will have a homecoming event on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Park on Broadway in Lawrenceburg.
    Potluck dinner will be served at 5:30. Everyone who was a student, graduate, teacher, principal, employee, or in any associated with the school is invited to attend the school’s first ever homecoming celebration and encouraged to bring their favorite homemade dish and drinks.

  • Engagement: Wilson-Dennis

    Velda Arietta and Harold Beach of Corinth and Marshal Sheldon of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynn Wilson of Salvisa, to Nathaniel Dennis of Salvisa, son of Gloria and Johnny S. Dennis of Salvisa.
    Grandparents of the bride are Helen Sheldon and the late Shelby Sheldon of Corinth.
    Grandparents of the groom are Leslie and Barbara McGaughey, Alice McGaughey, James Earl Dennis, all of Lawrenceburg, and Ann Dennis of Frankfort.

  • Engagement: Harvey-McClure

    Curtis and Colleen Harvey of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanne Marie Harvey of Conyers, Ga., to Chadwick McClure of Dallas, Ga., son of Catherine-Philpot Jones and stepfather Mark Jones of Forest Park, Ga.
    The bride’s grandparents are the late Mr. Charles Harvey and Mrs. Arnita Harvey and Mrs. Jean Ann Penny.
    The bride received a bachelor’s degree at Murray State University and a master’s degree at the University of Phoenix, Georgia campus grounds.