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Today's News

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    50 YEARS AGO
    Dec. 15, 1960
    The newly formed choral group of Western High School, Eaglettes, were to present a program of Christmas music at the school under the direction of Don Hart. Members of the group were: Ruth Ann Hawkins, Shirley Wilson, Sue Wells, Janet Kirsch, Elizabeth Satterly, Jeanne Blakeman, Dixie Darnell, Sharon Turner, Nova Jean Brown, Brenda Rucker, Rita Gash, Carolyn Casey, Peggy Satterly, Dottie Carter, Marjorie Corley, Rita Campbell and Geraldine Drury.

  • Wildnerness Trail donates turkeys to area churches

    The National Wild Turkey Federation recently donated 40 frozen domestic turkeys to help families in Lawrenceburg, the organization announced in a news release.

  • Malachi Thomas Spaulding birth

    Matthew and Megan Spaulding of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Malachi Thomas Spaulding, on Oct. 30 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Bill and Marna Bollinger of Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Dr. Mitch and Kathy Spaulding of Stanford.
    His great-grandparents are Roy and Mildred Hicks and Dora Spaulding.

  • Anderson Senior Center calendar - 12/22

    Wednesday, Dec. 22
    10:30 a.m., Blood pressure check
    10:30 a.m., Karaoke with David Perkins
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards

    Thursday, Dec. 23
    Friday, Dec. 24
    Center closed for Christmas holiday

    Monday, Dec. 27
    10:30 a.m., Balloon volleyball teams
    11:30 a.m., Lunch
    12:30 p.m., Games/cards
    7 p.m., Rook club

  • Community calendar - 12/22

    Wednesday, Dec. 22
    Education
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

  • Sand Spring plans New Year’s Eve concert

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host a New Year’s Eve Southern Gospel Concert on Friday, Dec. 31.
    Food will be served on the second floor of the fellowship hall beginning at 6 p.m.
    The concert will start at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary and will end at 12:01 a.m.
    Donations for food will be accepted.
    A love offering will be taken for the groups during the concert.
    Groups performing are The Hilltop Trio of Lawrenceburg, The Patriot Quartet of Salvisa, The Shireys of Columbia, S.C., and Steve Ladd of Nashville, Tenn.

  • Wrestlers to compete in Woodford tournament

    Some of Kentucky's best wrestling teams will be descending on Woodford County High School for the Yellow Jacket Invitational to be held on Monday, Dec. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 28.
    Anderson County, which has several impressive wrestlers early in the season, will be part of the field.
    In the recent Bearcat Duals, held on Dec. 11, Anderson wrestlers Shea Sparrow (130 pounds), Austin Dillow (135) and Jacob Vincent (145) were undefeated in their respective weight classes.
    T.W. Stockton and Chris McDaniel went 4-1 at 160 and 125 pounds respectively.

  • Bearcats, Lady Bearcats hoping to spread holiday hoops cheer

    The Anderson County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will continue their busy holiday schedules through next week with both teams looking for big tournament wins.

    The Bearcats were to continue play in the McCreary Central Tournament through Thursday, Dec. 23. Anderson fell to Wayne County on Monday afternoon but was to continue playing in the consolation rounds.
    Next week, the Bearcats will head to Lexington Sayre for the Spartans' Holiday Classic. Anderson will be in a round-robin affair with Harlan County, Somerset and the host school for the three-day event.

  • Turnovers not sweet for Lady Bearcats

    LEXINGTON – Elizabethtown showed why it is considered one of the top girls' basketball programs in Kentucky and that Anderson County has a way to go before it is considered in the elite Monday afternoon.
    The Lady Panthers dominated the final three quarters to score a 58-47 victory in the Republic Bank Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

  • 100 years of basketball: The Legacy lives on

    HARRODSBURG – It still happens occasionally when Betsy Sale introduces herself.

    "Betsy Sale. Harrodsburg, Kentucky. “

    "Are you any relation to ‘Aggie’ Sale?”

    Betsy Sale smiles broadly. “It used to happen often,” says the daughter of the University of Kentucky basketball legend. “It happens occasionally now. It feels good. It is nice to know that people remember him.”