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  • OUTDOORS: Hunters should prepare summer archery checklist

    By Art Lander, Jr.

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    June is the halfway point on the calendar and is highlighted by the longest day of the year: the official start of summer on Friday, June 21 this year.

    For Kentucky’s 90,000 plus archery deer hunters, the Summer Solstice seems to trigger another seasonal phenomenon – the need to get ready for the upcoming hunting season.

  • Tuggers benefit Relay for Life

    The Kentucky Truck Tuggers sponsored an event to benefit the Anderson County Relay for Life at Eagle Lake Convention Center last Friday. “We had a great show and raised a nice chunk of money for Relay,” said event coordinator Melanie Wiley.
    Event winners were: 4200 lb. 4X4 – Justin Jones of Stamping Ground; 5500 lb. 2WD – Eddie Wiley of Lawrenceburg; 6000 lb. 4X4 – Mike Chesser of Mt. Washington; Stock 2WD – Jimmy Grooms of Lawrenceburg; Stock 4WD – Todd Nethery of Mt. Eden.

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    The Anderson County Middle School archery team placed third in the nation in the National Archery in the Schools Program competition, held in Louisville on May 10. They had also finished second in the state competition. The team will participate in the NASP World Tournament, to be held in St. Louis, Mo., the last week of June.

  • Tourney runner-up

    The Central Kentucky Batcats' 12-and-under softball team placed second in tournaments the last two weekends. The team finished as runner-up in the Future Stars Tournament, held in Harrodsburg on June 8-9. The Batcats then placed second in the Summer Slugfest 2013, also in Harrodsburg, on Sunday.

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  • Future Bearcats learn at youth camp

    From June 10-13 boys from second through eighth grades enjoyed a fun and intense time learning the rules of the game of football.

    “It’s a great time to work with our young ones on the fundamentals of football and have fun,” said Coach Mark Peach, head coach of the Anderson County High School football team.

    This year the camp has 50 campers with 10 players on the high school football team assisting as coaches.

    “They get excited about the high school guys, because that’s who they see on Friday nights,” Peach said.

  • UPDATE: Man who fell from tree pronounced dead

    A man died Monday morning in Lawrenceburg after falling 30 feet from a tree, according to the Franklin County Coroner’s Office.

    The man is identified as Ramiro Rosario Gomez, 36, who Coroner Will Harrod said was a resident of Danville.

    Gomez was apparently employed by Indiana-based Townsend Tree Service, which has been trimming trees across Lawrenceburg for the past several weeks for Kentucky Utilities.

  • UPDATE: Grenade in school parking lot was real

    UPDATED 5:30 P.M. — Police have determined that the grenade found Monday afternoon in the parking lot of the Phoenix Academy school building on Industry Drive was real.

    Police said the grenade, which was found by a teacher around 12:30 p.m., had been modified. It appeares that someone threw the grenade toward the school building from the side of Champions Cheerleading facility next door.

    State Police Detective Ben Wolcott said late Monday afternoon that the grenade was indeed real, but lacked the mechanism to make it explode.

  • On to the World Series