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Today's News

  • Rams Ready

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys' basketball team has opened its season. Team members are, front row, from left: Hunter Wells, Nathan Ward, Chandler Royalty, Michael Secen, Ethan Gray and Caleb Hatton. Back row: Michael Cooper, Josh Smith, Jason Smith, Nathan Bain, Asa Brown and Zach Dennis.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats must stop more than Barker to advance on Friday

    It might be easy to forget the real reason Anderson County is hosting Conner for a high school football game Friday night. But that is the nature of the beast these days.

    Contrary to popular opinion, the big story is not that Drew Barker is coming to town. Yes, it's that Drew Barker, the guy that walks on Southeastern Conference water, if you were to listen to some University of Kentucky football fans.

  • COLUMN: A refresher course in fandom

    It's time for a refresher course in football fandom and we're just in time for Friday night.

    In case you missed it – and chances are you have been mountain climbing with a Tibetan monk if you have missed it – Anderson County will be hosting Conner in the state Class 5A playoffs Friday.

    You know Conner. And we are not talking Jimmy Dan, either.

  • BASKETBALL: McKee selects Morehead

    Anderson County girls' basketball player Eriel McKee's announcement of her college choice was simple, yet enthusiastic, last week.

    McKee, a senior, posted “It's official I'm a MSU Eagle!” on her Twitter account last Monday night.

    McKee chose Morehead State and is expected to sign her national letter-of-intent with the school during the early signing period, which begins today, Nov. 13, and runs through next Wednesday, Nov. 20.

  • SWIMMING: Swim Cats look for first state berth

    Anderson County swimming has become much more than just a dip in the pool.

    While the Swim Cats are still looking for that first person to earn a berth in the state meet, they are growing ever closer. Whether they are able to make that breakthrough this year remains to be seen, but coach Karla Williams is excited about her team's chances.

  • Anderson County deer hunt

    Anderson County youth display their prize deer.

  • FOOTBALL: Anderson survives Cooper upset bid, advances in state playoffs

    Anderson County survived and advanced Friday night.

    “That's all that matters now,” Bearcat coach Mark Peach said after his team withstood a major scare from Cooper to record a 45-35 win in the first round of the state Class 5A playoffs at Hollie Warford Stadium.

    The top-seeded Bearcats, the state runner-up in 2011, overcame a 14-point deficit to oust last year's state runner-up. The Bearcats rallied from a 35-21 halftime deficit with a dominating performance in the second half.

  • Community calendar: 11-6-13

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Junior Cotillion hosts dinner, masquerade ball

    More than 50 members of the Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion and their guests recently attended a dinner event focused on basic table manners and masquerade ball, according to a news release.
    The dinner was followed by a masquerade ball where party goers were encouraged to wear a fun, creative masquerade mask that matched their individual personality and style, event organizers said in the release. The event was hosted by the cotillion organization and held at Anderson County Middle School.

  • Health department kicks off new diabetes program

    The Anderson County Health Department will be kicking off its revitalization of its diabetes support group with Anderson County Diabetes Health starting Nov. 12.
    The health department’s new program will replace the diabetes support group that previously met every month for education about diabetes prevention and treatment, along with sharing of diabetic recipes, and listening to information from guest speakers.
    The new program, Anderson County Diabetes Health, will meet in the health department’s community room at 6:30 p.m.