Today's News

  • COLUMN: Playing and praying story in a class of its own

    Picking the biggest stories of the year can sometimes be easy, but usually it is tough. When pondering all that happened in 2013, I came to realize the biggest story to hit Anderson County sports might not have been a sports story at all, but was in a class all its own.

    Surely you remember the week before Anderson County's football home opener. The Bearcats were to play South Oldham.

  • 12-point buck
  • Wrestling action at Woodford
  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: No. 2 E-town takes down top-ranked Lady Bearcats

    LEXINGTON – After his team had pulled the mild upset over No. 1 Anderson County in the championship game of the Republic Bank Classic last Monday, Tim Mudd, coach of No. 2 Elizabethtown, was quick note what the prestigious title meant.

    Very little.

    “There is still a lot of basketball to be played between now and the end of February,” Mudd said.

  • COLUMN: Plenty of sports memories in 2013

    I can't really tell you the best Christmas present I ever got.

    That electric football game – Packers vs. Colts – I got when I was nine years old has to rank near the top.

    Over the years, I have gotten my share of gifts that would mean little to most people but are etched in my mind because of the circumstances surrounding them. There have been a few books on that list. It is a list that includes some photos and even a pair of socks that I knew meant more to the person who gave them than they did to me.

  • Community calendar: 12-25-13

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Community briefs: 12-25-13

    Extension office offers
    variety of classes
    The Anderson Extension office, located in the county park, will offer the following classes over the next several weeks. Some class sizes are limited. For more information, call 839-7271.

    Nurturing Parenting Skills
    Parents who are involved in dependency cases only, must have referral from caseworker. Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.  Cost is $15 for entire 16-week course.
    Learn to Cook

  • Red Cross offers CPR, first aid and babysitting classes

    The American Red Cross will offer babysitter’s training plus pediatric first aid/CPR certification on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Red Cross building, located at 318 Washington St. in Frankfort.
    The class is for 11- to 15-year-olds.
    The cost is $140 per person, and students must be pre-registered and prepaid to attend.
    Students must bring a sack lunch each day.
    Register online at https://classes.redcross.org at least five days before the class.

  • Birth: Young

    Jonathan and Erin Young of Elizabethtown announce the birth of their son, Braxton Carter Young, born Nov. 21, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.
    Big sister Peyton, 17 months, welcomed Braxton home.
    Maternal grandparents are Nicholas and Robin Moore of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are John and Sandy Carter.
    Paternal grandparents are the Rev. Darrell and Shad Young of Murray. Paternal great-grandparents are James and Ann Young.

  • Local FFA member awarded national American FFA degree

    Emily Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg, a member of the Anderson County FFA chapter, was recently awarded the American FFA degree at the 2013 National FFA convention and expo held in Louisville.
    The award recognizes demonstrated ability and outstanding achievements in agricultural business, production, processing or service programs, according to a news release.