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Today's News

  • Simply perfect

     When classes start this fall at Eastern Kentucky University, one thing is almost certain: RJ Boies will be in his seat, ready to go.

  • County attorney to retire, for now

     Bobbi Jo Lewis is retiring from her position as Anderson County Attorney, effective Thursday.

  • Christian Academy to launch new school

     Four local women have partnered with a faith-based vision for students and families in need. 

  • Unplanned holiday reminds of Anderson’s diamond excellence

    It just seemed weird to spend time with my family on Monday.

    I mean real family time not just being in the same zip code for a while.

    To most people that statement seems weird since most people see Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer.

    But while many families have been grilling hot dogs or spending time at the lake on that last Monday in May, my Memorial Day is usually different.

  • Bearcat season summarized in district loss at Collins

    SHELBYVILLE -- Anderson County’s baseball season that began with high hopes ended with a two-day summary of the frustration the Bearcats experienced all season in the 30th District Tournament at Collins High School last week.

    The scoreboard said Collins rolled to a 10-1 win in the semifinals of the district tournament, quickly ending Anderson’s season. In the Anderson dugout, though, it was a reminder of a season coming off a run to the regional championship game ending with a 7-24 record.

  • Fish without a license this weekend

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 2-3, according to a news release.

    Free Fishing Weekend, an annual event since 1992, offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to fish Kentucky waters without a license or permit. Limits on the size and number of fish that anglers may keep still apply. Additionally, anglers may keep trout without possessing a trout permit during free fishing weekend.

  • Downtown to get hairy this weekend

     Just as the sun began to climb the horizon, Jeff Waldridge heard the howl. 

  • Hyatt prepared and ready to go

    Bryan Hyatt believes he’s ready and prepared for the challenge.

    Of course, anyone who has worked around Glen Drury for nearly 20 years knows everything begins with preparation. It doesn’t matter if one is talking about an upcoming basketball season, a tournament game or a routine January practice with a patsy coming up on the schedule.

  • A Memorial Day to remember

    It was 1968, and Lawrenceburg’s Roy Toney was among the thousands of American soldiers fighting in the Tet Offensive during the war in Vietnam.

    Little did he know at the time — and wouldn’t find out until just recently — that one of his cousins was right there, fighting alongside him.

    “We had no idea,” said Toney, a native of Mississippi who had only seen his cousin, Larry Brown, a couple of times during his youth.

  • ‘Taffy’ finds role as therapy dog

     John Thacker had no intention of owning a dog.