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Today's Sports

  • Morgan leads golf Cats over Sayre

    Anderson County overcame some early missed shots to nip Lexington Sayre 154-155 in boys’ high school golf action last Tuesday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    “We were fortunate that Sayre’s five-man missed a par putt on the final hole,” said Anderson coach Jim Beward. “That said, I thought we hung tough despite some poor shots early and managed to get a couple of needed birdies later in the round.”

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  • An heirloom jewelry story: the...

    I wore my strand of pearls today, the ones my husband gave me on our wedding day.

    Though I have a good amount of jewelry in my wooden jewelry box, this piece is my favorite. It always makes me feel beautiful and elegant. Real pearls have a slight weight around your neck; it’s a constant reminder of the best day of my life and makes me feel engulfed in love.

  • Adult Learning Center offers...

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will be hosting the American Sign Language I class.

    The course is designed for adults over 16 who have little or no knowledge of sign language, according to a news release.

    Arlene J. Hoffman, certified ASL instructor, is the teacher for this class. Students will learn the manual alphabet, ASL vocabulary, numbers, colors, games and more.

    After taking this class, students should be successful at communicating with the deaf and hard of hearing. Students should bring lined paper or notepad and a pencil or pen.

  • LPD: ‘Drive sober or get pulled...

    If you drink and drive in Anderson County beware, the Lawrenceburg Police Department has joined forces with law enforcement throuhgout the nation for the “Drive sober or get pulled over” campaign Aug. 13-Sept. 1.

    The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb alcohol impaired driving in August through the Labor Day holiday.

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  • Choices have consequences

    I have never understood why some people do not want their kids to attend public schools, but want some of the benefits those schools offer.

    In case you missed it, Rep. Stan Lee (R-Lexington) announced last week that he had pre-filed legislation for the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly that, if passed, would allow home-schooled students to play sports for their local public school district.

    Here we go again.

  • Anderson golfers continue strong...

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team continued with its strong early-season with a seventh-place finish in the Flyer Classic at Juniper Hills Golf Coiurse in Frankfort, then scored an impressive conference win over Shelby County at Wild Turkey Trace last Thursday.

    The Shelby win was the Bearcats’ first in conference play this season.

    Against Shelby, the Bearcats scored a 151-166 win as Jordan Morgan shot a 36 to tie Shelby’s Dakota Baatz for the low score of the match. Baatz, however, earned medalist honors when Morgan bogeyed No. 9.

  • Reed rallies to take Wild Turkey...

    Morgan Reed carded 69s in both rounds to win the Championship Flight of Wild Turkey Trace 2014 club championship on Aug. 2-3. Reed was the only person entered who shot below par on both days of the tournament.

    Reed controlled the par 72 course and overcame Drew Hockensmith who had shot a five-under 67 the first day of the tournament but slipped to a 74 in the second round to finish with a two-day total of 141, three strokes behind Reed.

  • Lady Bearcat softball team hosts...

    The Anderson County High School Lady Bearcat softball team will be hosting a golf scramble on Sunday, Aug. 17, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    The cost of the scramble is $60 per person.

    Food and drinks will be provided and prizes will be awarded for closest-to-the-pin and longest drive. According to a news release, a hole-in-one on No. 8 wins a car.

    A silent auction will be conducted in conjunction with the scramble.