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Today's News

  • Grill-off set for Saturday

    Anderson County residents will be grilling for a cause — a free medical clinic.
    The Grill Master Grill-Off fundraiser for the Anderson County Community Medical Clinic will be held at the Anderson County Community Park Lions Club pavilion on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.  
    Donna Crain Drury, chairman of the fundraising committee for the clinic, said a free medical clinic is something that Anderson County needs and would give more people the opportunity to get medical care.

  • Lawrenceburg says goodbye

     By Ben Carlson and Meaghan Downs
    News staff
    If worth were measured based on the number of friends she had, Marie Garmon would undoubtedly have been one of the wealthiest people in Anderson County.
    In what was described by a funeral director as one of the largest turnouts he’d even seen, an estimated 4,000 people paid their last respects to Garmon last Friday and Saturday before she was laid to rest in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.

  • Dove hunter charged with being drunk

    A Lawrenceburg man was jailed last Wednesday after being charged with hunting under the influence and second-degree wanton endangerment, according to documents on file in Anderson District Court.
    David Thomas Gaines, 43, of 1040 Lakeshore Drive was hunting doves around 8 p.m. Sept. 12 in a field about six miles south of Lawrenceburg when he allegedly fired his 12-gauge shotgun twice in the direction of another hunter, according to a report filed by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officer Jason Wells.

  • Moving up

    Zane Drury recently earned his yellow belt in Kenpo Karate. Zane studies Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu at Storm Martial Arts in Harrodsburg.Pictured, from left, are head instructor Adam Carey, Zane Drury and instructor J.R. Hines.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Determined, confident Lady Bearcats defeat Collins

    This time, there was little hand-wringing. There were no worried looks.

    It was just determination. And confidence.

    Lots of confidence.

    Anderson County turned back visiting Collins in four games to win a key 30th District volleyball matchup last Thursday. The Lady Bearcats simply believed in themselves in recording their first-ever victory over the Shelbyville school.

  • Moving up

    Zane Drury recently earned his yellow belt in Kenpo Karate. Zane studies Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu at Storm Martial Arts in Harrodsburg.Pictured, from left, are head instructor Adam Carey, Zane Drury and instructor J.R. Hines.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats get district win over Spencer

    Anderson got a district victory when the Lady Bearcats whipped visiting Spencer County in three games last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats showed their improvement in a 25-12, 17-25, 25-14 decision for their second win over Spencer this year.

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 19, 2012

    Jack Wells Memorial Scramble set

    The second annual Jack Wells Memorial Golf Classic will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in Lawrenceburg on Saturday, Sept. 22.

    The scramble is designed to raise money for the Father Charles McDonald Scholarship Fund and other outreach programs of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. The scramble will tee off at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.

    The cost is $60 per player. Foursomes can play for $200,The cost of the scramble includes 18 holes of golf along with a cart.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats start new season Friday night

    The high school football season has been underway for over a month, but every team is 0-0 now.

    At least they are in what matters.

    District play starts around the state this weekend. With it comes playing for berths in the state playoffs and jockeying for seeding positions in the tournament.

  • COLUMN: Bearcat boys' soccer situation a puzzling one

    Sometimes you just don't know what to believe.

    And those times when you dig a little deeper for more information and things get even more confusing? You count to 10, or whatever number suits you, take a deep breath, then realize you really aren't any closer to knowing all the facts than you were when you got started.

    Such is the recent turn of events involving the boys' soccer program at Anderson County High School.