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Today's News

  • Will trash pickup become mandatory?

    Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway grimaced, thought about it, then said it anyway.
    Knowing that he’s certain to get some serious blowback, Conway floated a trial balloon during last Tuesday’s meeting of the Anderson County Fiscal Court to make trash collection mandatory county-wide.
    Conway stressed that the idea is just that — an idea — and that he’s very interested in getting feedback from the public.

  • COLUMN:Fitzpatrick drawing major college interest

    It all came out of the blue for Chris Fitzpatrick.

    Check that. It all came out of the purple last fall when Anderson County football coach Mark Peach handed his junior center that first recruiting letter.

    It was LSU.

    Yes, that LSU. As in Les Miles, Saturday night in Baton Rouge, Geaux Tigers and all that goes with it.

    Purdue started mailing. So did Northwestern, Boston College and Western Kentucky. Kentucky has also begun to call.

    It seems like a lot of hullabaloo over a guy who is only noticed when he messes up.

  • Conference tourney runner-up

    The Anderson County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team was runner-up in its conference tournament, held April 15. Team members are, front row, from left: Ally Hayes, Taylor Phillips, Baylee McKenzie, Lizzie Jones, Regan Darst and Emily Couch. Middle row: Mattie Bowman, Emily Taulbee, Laiken Bowen, Kate Webb, Taylor Brock and Brittany Wilson. Back row: Amber Kelly, Taylor Owens, assistant coach Bob Hardin, Rebekah Cardwell, Ashley Moses, assistant coach Tanya Best, assistant coach Tanya Bowman, Katy Carmichael and head coach Bobby Hardin.

  • COLLEGE: Hamrick named All-Conference

    Anderson County resident Kristen Hamrick has been named an honorable mention All-Mid-South Conference tennis selection in voting by the league’s coaches.

    Hamrick, a freshman, had posted a 14-4 record going into Monday’s MSC Tournament championship match. The Tigers fell to Lindsey Wilson, 5-4, in the tournament final.

    Hamrick, who played in last year’s Kentucky high school state tournament, helped lead Campbellsville to its first Mid-South regular season championship

  • National Champs, Again

    Alex Chilton, front, Brianna Allen, left, and Sarah Christopherson perform for the Anderson County Dance Cats in the national championships, held in Indianapolis. The team claimed its fourth straight national championship in the U.S. Finals, held on April 16 in Indianapolis.

  • This week in Anderson County Sports: April 27, 1011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School
    Baseball
    Friday, April 29: Anderson Co. in LaRue Co. tournament, 8 p.m.
    Saturday, April 30: Anderson  Co. in LaRue Co. tournament, TBA
    Tuesday, May 3: West Jessamine at Anderson Co., 5:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity baseball
    Thursday, April 28: Ballard at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.
    Monday, May 2: Anderson Co. at Dunbar, 6 p.m.

    Freshman baseball
    Wednesday, April 27: Shelby Co. at Anderson Co., 5:30 p.m.

  • ACMS BASEBALL: Solid pitching carries Mustangs to victories

    For the majority of this baseball season, pitching has been strength of the Anderson County Middle School baseball team.

    It continued this week as the Mustangs added two more victories to their win total.  Brette Thompson and Wesley Jorette combined to pitch seven innings of no-hit baseball at Georgetown Middle School last week.  

    The duo struck out seven and walked four in the 9 – 2 Mustang victory.

  • Somer-Slam participants

    Members of the Lawrenceburg Martial Arts School competed in the 12th Annual Somer-Slam and the Southern Kentucky Grappling Challenge in Somerset on March 26. The team won several trophies and medals while competing in Kata, Sparring and Grappling. This is the third and largest competition for the school, with over 40 schools and 400 participants competing in the event. Team members are, from left: Sensei Tim Hurt, Jack Carlson, Josh Fugate, Brandon Rodgers, Chris Monks and Sensei Kenny Rodgers.

  • Thunder place second, third

    The AC Thunder 8-and-under coach-pitch baseball team has played in two tournaments this spring, finishing second in the Jauger Invitational at Nicholasville and third in a tournament at Frankfort. Team members are, front row, from left: Jalen Newton, Isiah Fitzpatrick, Brice White, Tyler Walton and Wesley Ashby. Back row: Gabe Lewitt, Gabe Elliott, Carson Woolridge, Westin Holloman and Jacob Castle.

  • Cann named honorable mention All-State

    Anderson County High School freshman Makenzie Cann earned an honorable mention on the Louisville Courier-Journal All-State basketball team, announced in Sunday’s edition. The prestigious team honored in the state’s largest newspaper is selected by the state’s coaches. Coaches are not allowed to vote for players on their teams.