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Today's News

  • Trial set for alleged puppy killer

    The Lawrenceburg man who is charged with stomping a puppy to death before setting it on fire will let a jury of his peers decide if he is guilty or innocent.
    Paul “Doobie” Dearinger was expected to enter a plea last week in Anderson District Court, but opted instead to stand trial on a second-degree misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
    The trial is now set for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 in District Court.

  • FOOTBALL: Peach looks back on season and to the future

    The process is still ongoing for Anderson County football.

    Back when he was hired to restore Bearcat football in December of 2004, Mark Peach uttered some words rarely heard in conjunction with Anderson County and football.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Improved Bearcats notch two wins

    Anderson County was supposed to be a better basketball team this year than it was last season. If the early returns are any indication, the Bearcats will be living up to those expectations.

    Anderson is now 3-0 after wins over Garrard County and Whitley County last week.

    The Bearcats opened their home season with an impressive 59-43 win over a Garrard County team that some feel might be worthy of some attention in the 12th Region.

  • Bearcats to get first test of season at Shelby

    Anderson County will get its first test of the young basketball season Friday night when the Bearcats take on Shelby County in the second game of a doubleheader at Shelbyville.

    The Anderson and Shelby girls will play the first game at 6 p.m.

    While the Anderson girls will be heavily favored, the boys' game will give some insight into both teams and where they stand in the 30th District and the Eighth Region.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL Lady Bearcats outlast Lincoln

    If it is true that one of the marks of a good team is beating another good team when playing poorly, then the Anderson County girls have the potential to make the current basketball season an exceptional one.

    The Lady Bearcats shot less than 30 percent, committed 18 turnovers, had numerous mental mistakes and still knocked 12th Region favorite Lincoln County from the ranks of the unbeaten last Friday night.

  • Another look at the state finals from Myles Young

    A final look at the state Class 5A championship game from Myles Young.

  • CAL dissects cow’s eyes
  • Church briefs: 12-7-11

    Church offers free
    gift wrapping
    New Life Christian Fellowship Church will offer free gift wrapping for items purchased at Tractor Supply on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the church announced.

    Graefenburg Christian Church hosts puppet show
    The Graefenburg Christian Church Youth Puppet Ministry will present “Psalty’s Christmas Calamity” for two performances on Dec. 14 and Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m.  
    Everyone is welcome.

  • Turn to God in bad times, and good

    When do we most often cry out to God?
    Usually it is in time of great need or distress. It often happens when we have had a personal loss, financial loss or perhaps a death or illness.
    Belief in God during hard times is a normal human attribute. I inherently believe even atheists, deep down, realize this whole thing isn’t one big mistake and that God does exist.
    It is certainly fine to call out to God when we are in distress, but how important is it for us to do the same during good times, too?

  • Anderson Spelling bee winners compete for county title