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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Burkhead plays well in All-Star series

    Molly Burkhead really did not know what to expect when she reported for the East-West All-Star softball series.

    Playing a position where she had never lined up and going against some of the state's best, Burkhead turned in a strong performance in the three-game set, held at Louisville's Ballard High School, June 15-16.

    Burkhead, who was a member of the West Junior All-Stars from Regions 1-8, went 3-for-8 on the weekend as her team defeated the East Junior All-Stars but lost to both of the senior teams.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Cann, the coach, leaving Lady Bearcat program for LCA

    Getting a job opportunity without submitting a resume doesn't happen very often, so Nick Cann had to make a change of plans when it did.

    Cann, who has worked with the Anderson County girls' basketball program as an assistant coach five of the last six seasons, has left for Lexington Christian Academy, where he was named head coach last Monday.

    It's an opportunity Cann, felt he could not turn down, especially since he wasn't looking to move.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcat stars take part in all-star series

    The experience was good but the end result left room for improvement for Anderson County girls' basketball players Eriel McKee and Makenzie Cann.

    The rising seniors were part of the Kentucky Junior All-Star team that played Indiana in a two-game set earlier this month. Indiana won both games, leaving the pair and their teammates with a mission to seek some revenge in the series next summer.

    Both players are considered to be Miss Basketball candidates.

  • Sports briefs for June 26, 2013

    High school dead period in effect

    The annual dead period, mandated by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association went into effect on Tuesday and will remain in effect through July 9. The 15-day period is intended to give high school athletes a respite from scholastic sports. During the dead period, coaches are not allowed interact with athletes regarding their teams. Players are also not allowed to use school training facilities during the dead period.

    Players may work out on their own as long as a coach is not supervising.

  • Lady Bearcat volleyball participates in Relay for Life

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team participated in the 2013 Anderson County Relay for Life event, according to a news release. The event was held Friday at Legion Park.

It was the second annual team bonding event that the team has actively participated in to help raise funds for a cure. Together the team donated a total of $350.00 to help increase cancer awareness and to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against this disease.

  • SOFTBALL: Future stars on display at softball camp

    Could the next softball superstar be living in Anderson County?

    A large number of girls – and a few boys – were doing their best to make sure they have a chance to become the best at the annual Anderson County Lady Bearcat Softball Camp last week. The camp was held at the school and drew over 50 campers.

    Sessions included learning the basics of softball, from bunting to fielding to base running. Anderson County High School coach Brian Glass said the campers used both the Lady Bearcat field and indoor practice facility.

  • OUTDOORS: Real camping produces many great memories of the outdoors

    Any campers out there?

    I mean real campers. Not those of you who load fresh towels and toiletries into a 40- or 60-foot long recreational vehicle and hit the road for places unknown or maybe known.

    Whether you know where you’re headed or not, the “RV thing” is not camping.

  • Church briefs: 6-19-13

    Pigeon Fork hosts homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church special Homecoming service will be held June 23 at 11 a.m.
    The Rev. Brian Owens will be preaching and New Vision Gospel will be singing. The public is welcome. Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Lawrenceburg.

    St. Lawrence Catholic to host
    yard sale and craft bazaar
    St. Lawrence Catholic Church will host its first yard sale and craft bazaar June 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Plan B pill ruling a victory for ‘abortion industry’

    Last week the U.S. Justice Department opted out of pursuing any legal action against the April ruling of District Judge Edward Korman that eradicated any age-restrictions on the purchase of Plan B Emergency Contraceptive, or the so-called “morning after” pill. Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is quoted in an article on Politico.com as saying that this decision represented a “huge breakthrough for access to birth control and a historic moment for women’s health and equity.”

  • Relay for Life calendar: 6-19-13

    Anderson County Relay for Life announces the following events for June. To publicize your team Relay events, contact Griffin Gillis at griffingillis.relayforlife@gmail.com or call 502-517-1986.

    Relay for Life event
    to be held Friday
    Relay for Life of Anderson County will be held on Friday, June 21 from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the American Legion Fairgrounds Lawrenceburg City Park.

    Knitted Ruffled Scarves
    to be sold at Relay