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Today's News

  • Sports briefs for June 18, 2014

    Aldridge named region's coach of the year

    Anderson County High School softball coach Brent Aldridge has been named the Eighth Region Coach of the Year by the region's coaches.

    Aldridge, in his first year at the helm, led the Lady Bearcats to a 29-10 record and an extended run in the post-season. The Lady Bearcats won the 30th District and Eighth Region tournaments and won a game at the state tournament.

    Curry named all-state

  • Camp Calvary golf scramble tees off June 28

    The annual Camp Calvary golf scramble will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course on Saturday, June 28. The shotgun start begins at 8 a.m.

    The cost for each golfer is $60, which includes green fees, care and lunch. Registration gets underway 45 minutes before tee off.

    For more information, contact Craig Jenkins at 502-517-1332.

  • Mudcats host annual Classic

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats' 17-and-under baseball team will be hosting the Eighth Annual Mudcats Classic from Friday, June 20 to Sunday, June 22.

    Six teams will be playing in the tournament at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field. Pool play will be held on Friday and Saturday with the bracket portion of the tournament being held on Sunday.

    The championship game is set for Sunday at 6 p.m.

  • The Lineup, June 18, 2014

    Anderson County High School

     

    Girls' basketball

    Kentucky-Indiana All-Star series

     

    Indiana 83, Kentucky 70

    June 13 at Beck Center, Transylvania University, Lexington

  • Finishing the race
  • All-American Winners
  • Anderson grand jury sentences Cram to 25 years for murder

    Terrance Cram, 50, was sentenced to 25 years for the 2011 murder of his landlord Tena McNeely Wednesday.

    Anderson County Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman also charged Cram with five years for tampering with evidence and an additional five-year sentence for the fraudulent use of McNeely’s credit cards.

    Cram, of 1226 Clay Burgin Road, was indicted for the brutal murder of his landlord in June 2011. Cram pleaded guilty to the murder of McNeely in April.

  • Parting embrace
  • Anderson County students, staff raise $1,900 for custodian

    Anderson County High School Principal Chris Glass called Custodian Ricky Spaulding in the gym to help clean up a “mess” Wednesday of last week.

    The gym, filled with students and staff for a pep rally, exploded in cheers and applause when Spalding entered, armed with a mop bucket and wet floor sign to tackle the mess.

    The “mess” was a trash can filled with $1,900 the students and staff raised for Spaulding to visit his son, Jacob, who is stationed with the U.S. Navy in Italy, and meet his 2-month-old granddaughter, Harper.

  • Marquee events launch this week in Lawrenceburg

    The Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company Summer Concert Series kicks off Friday on the “Lawrenceburg Green.”

    Opening night features Sunset Blond, a rock band, from 6-10 p.m.

    Edwardo’s Pizza will be available along with inflatables for children.

    Food and activities begin at 6 p.m. and the band will perform starting at 7 p.m.

    The City of Lawrenceburg and The Anderson News are also major supporters of the Series.

    Relay for Life events