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Today's News

  • Bearcats rout Montgomery as Kelly scores six times

     

    One step closer to Bowling Green.

    That's how Anderson County football coach Mark Peach described his team's 56-20 rout of Montgomery County on Friday night.

    “We are one step closer to Bowling Green,” Peach told his team in the post-game meeting. “We are one step closer.”

  • BLOG: Shocking can't describe events at Penn State

    I really don't have a lot to offer on the scandal at Penn State that has now cost Joe Paterno his job. Like you, I get news like that from the national media.

    And I am stunned.

  • Victims' names released in fatal Versailles Road wreck

    The names of the two women killed in Wednesday’s head-on collision on Versailles Road in Lawrenceburg have been released.

    Morgan Hellard, 23, of Lawrenceburg and Vicki Fackson, 49, of Versailles were both pronounced dead at the scene by the Anderson County Coroner’s Office, according to a report released early this morning by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Meet the classroom: 11-9-11
  • Rotary offers scholarship

    The Lawrenceburg Rotary Club announced that Peace Fellow scholarship applications are now being accepted.
    Fellows can earn a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.
    The Peace Fellows are leaders in promoting national and international cooperation, peace and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers and through service activities.

  • Trial requested for child porn suspect

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office has requested a trial date for a Lawrenceburg man facing more than 100 child pornography charges here and in Shelby County.
    Mark Hawks, 55, of 402 Secretariat Drive, Lawrenceburg appeared Monday in Shelby County Circuit Court for a pretrial conference on charges in both counties.
    Commonwealth’s Attorney Laura Donnell requested a trial date, and Hawks is scheduled to appear again in Shelby Circuit Court on Monday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m.

  • Church briefs: 11-9-11

    Salt River Independent Baptist
    to host concert
    Salt River Independent Baptist Church will host The Kentucky Mountain Trio in concert on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Salt River Independent Baptist is located at 1126 Salt River Road.

    Lawrenceburg Church of God
    hosts revival
    Lawrenceburg Church of God invites the community to its spiritual revival Nov. 13-16, Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m.
    Evangelist Farrell Kyser will be the guest speaker.

    New Hope Baptist Church

  • God will forgive even a sinner like me

    I am a sinner.
    I often worry that my own sin is too great for me, and that God surely cannot forgive all of my wrongdoings.
    Thankfully, I know that he can and will forgive you and me if we humble ourselves before him.
    I enjoy reading the Old Testament books of Kings and Chronicles because I often can see glimpses of who God is.
    These four books tell much of the rise and fall of kings of Israel and Judah. One such king was Manasseh, who learned a great lesson regarding God’s great power and his willingness to forgive.

  • Grant helps GED grads move toward college

    A state grant will assist GED graduates transition into college, the Anderson County Adult Education Center announced.
    Over the next 12 months, students who earn GED diplomas can apply for financial aid through FAFSA, complete college applications and research their college and career preferences on-line at the center, utilizing a special software program.
    The program is designed to help graduates transition from the center to postsecondary programs in the state.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 11-9-11

    3rd annual House of Trees
    The third annual House of Trees will be held Friday and Sunday, Nov. 18-20 at West Park Shopping Center, US 127 Bypass.