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Today's News

  • McKee selected as MVP

    Anderson County's Eriel McKee was selected as the Kentucky National Guard's Most Valuable player of the Lady Bearcats' opening round win over Meade County. McKee scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds and four assists as the Lady Bearcats advanced with a 75-51 win Thursday night.

  • Cann named to All-Tournament team

    Anderson County's Makenzie Cann was named to the Sweet 16 all-tournament team following Friday's loss to Elizabethtown. Cann scored 24 points in the opener against Meade County, but was held to eight points against the eventual state runner-up. Others named to the team by the tournament coaches were Essence Gray of Danville; Dee Givens of Lafayette; Marshall County's Bailey Greer; and Haley Sue Foutch and Alex Young of Ashland Blazer.

  • Anderson All-stars ready for action

    The Anderson County youth basketball all-star teams are ready for action.

  • COLUMN: A joy to watch

    For five years, I've had the good fortune to witness excellence in the making.

    Like a whole bunch of people from Anderson County who occupied Diddle Arena in Bowling Green last week, and a lot more who were not able to attend Thursday or Friday, I just wanted to see that excellence on display two more times.

    Unfortunately, it didn't happen that way for the Lady Bearcats.

  • Student stunt delays Elite Eight game

    BOWLING GREEN – Only 20 seconds had been played in Friday's Elite Eight game in the girls' Sweet 16 when officials stopped the action as baby powder fell to the Diddle Arena floor.

    Some people in the Elizabethtown student section threw baby powder in the air in an apparent attempt to mimic LeBron James' ritual of throwing rosin in the air at the start of his games.

  • Snowball overtakes Lady Bearcats in Elite Eight

    BOWLING GREEN – After the brutal winter of 2014, it was almost a cruel irony that the basketball season in Anderson County ended with a snowball.

    Not a literal one. Just the figurative kind that Elizabethtown used to demolish the Lady Bearcats' state championship hopes Friday night in the quarterfinal round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16.

  • Top-ranked E-town stands in Lady Bearcat path to state championship

    BOWLING GREEN – Anderson County knows what it is up against Friday night.

    The Lady Bearcats, ranked No. 2 or No. 3 in the state, depending on the rating system, have the task of trying to take down No. 1 Elizabethtown in the quarterfinals of the Sweet 16.

    Tipoff between the teams ranked 1-2 most of the season is set for 9 p.m. at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

  • Business as usual as Lady Bearcats oust Meade County

    BOWLING GREEN -- Anderson County had been there before and it showed Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats recovered from a slow start to dismantle Meade County, 75-51, in the final game of the firsr round at the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16 at Diddle Arena.

  • Church briefs: 3-12-14

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
     to hold clothing giveaway
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will be hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lawrenceburg Church of Christ.
    The clothes are free for anyone who needs them, event organizers said in a release.
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ has a “clothing closet” where people bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, and provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Religious freedoms in peril around the world, and at home

    According to news reports, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un has apparently ordered the execution of 33 Christians who are charged with having had contact with a Baptist missionary in an attempt to start 500 underground churches in the oppressed country.