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Today's News

  • Lady Cats third in Bardstown tourney

    BARDSTOWN -- The end result was not exactly what the Anderson County girls’ basketball team wanted, but the Lady Bearcats were smiling heading into the Christmas holiday.

    Anderson finished third in the eight-team Bardstown Christmas Classic, routing Bourbon County, 81-44, in the consolation game Friday night at Bardstown High School.

    Earlier, the Lady Bearcats had romped past Marion County in the opener but suffered a bit of an upset when they fell to Bardstown in the semifinals.

  • Anderson archers strong in Turner tournament

    Anderson County archery teams were very strong in the Robert B. Turner Elementary School archery tournaments held on Dec. 16.

    In the bulls eye tournament, Turner took first place with Saffell Street School second in the elementary division. The Anderson County High School team won the high school division while the Anderson County Middle School team placed second in the middle school division.

  • Swim Cats compete at Woodford County Invitational

    The Anderson County High School swim team competed in the 16-team Woodford County Invitational on Dec. 16, improving their times, according to Coach Georgia Kennerly.

    The Anderson camp was keenly interested in the 500-yard freestyle where Swim Cat senior Reece Arredondo finished at 5:08.9, just ahead of his brother, sophomore Riley Arredondo’s 5:10.10.

  • Wrestlers take title in Wolverine Duals

    The Anderson County High School wrestling team have a strong showing, taking all five of its matches to win the Wolverine Duals at Western Hills High School last Thursday.

    The Mat Cats rolled to wins over Bryan Station (60-12), Spencer County (60-24), Western Hills (60-15), Dunbar (57-6) and Scott County (39-24).

  • Excellent winter fishing in Lake Cumberland Tailwater

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Consistency is a trait all anglers love in a body of water. Most lakes and rivers in Kentucky go through seasonal temperature swings that make fishing tough during the hottest and coldest months of the year.

    The Cumberland River below Lake Cumberland fishes as consistently as any body of water in Kentucky. The water temperatures of the Cumberland River at Burkesville ranged from 55 degrees Dec. 11 to 53.5 degrees Dec. 14 to around 53 degrees Dec. 18.

  • Hyatt continues tradition of feeding people in need

     Few likely detected the tangy aroma of homemade meatloaf wafting outside Ciara Hyatt’s kitchen Wednesday in Lawrenceburg, but 100 plates of her made-from-scratch family recipe were given to people in need.

  • Hyatt continues tradition of feeding people in need

     Few likely detected the tangy aroma of homemade meatloaf wafting outside Ciara Hyatt’s kitchen Wednesday in Lawrenceburg, but 100 plates of her made-from-scratch family recipe were given to people in need.

  • Property taxes here aren’t the highest, but they’re close

     

    It’s almost inevitable.

    When taxing districts set their property tax rates each year, one of the most common refrains is that Anderson County/Lawrenceburg have the “highest tax rates around.”

    That isn’t true, but rates here certainly aren’t the lowest, either.

  • Church briefs

     Candlelight service at Alton Baptist

  • What will you do with the greatest gift?

     Can you remember the anticipation, the joy, the excitement that was attached to Christmas when you were a child? Do you recall the fascination of the packages neatly wrapped under the tree, the bright lights, the Christmas carols, even the hustle and bustle?