Today's News

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: From project to prospect


    Not many who saw Kali Whiteside play basketball as an eighth-grader could have foreseen her becoming much of a factor for the Anderson County girls' basketball team.

    They saw someone who had little feel for the game and an odd-looking shot. But if they looked closely, they also saw someone blessed with height and pure athleticism.

  • WRESTLING: Four Bearcats move on to state, but four just miss


    RADCLIFF – Anderson County's final trip through Region 2 of high school wrestling was a bittersweet experience. As a team, the Bearcats finished fourth, a strong showing considering they had lost 10 grapplers off the 2012 regional runner-up squad.

  • Youth wrestlers have good showing at region


    The Anderson County Youth Wrestling Club had 13 medalists at the Central Kentucky Youth Wrestling League Tournament, held Sunday in Richmond. The medalists will be competing in the Kentucky Youth State Wrestling Tournament to be held on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Second half lockdown sends Anderson girls past Owen


    Anderson County went on a 16-2 scoring spree in the third quarter to bury homestanding Owen County in girls' high school basketball action Monday night.

    Tied at the first two quarter stops, Anderson broke a 13-13 halftime deadlock with its signature defensive pressure causing most of Owen's problems.

  • Illusions teach Christian message
  • Church briefs: 2-6-13

    Westside Church
    announces events
    Past events
    On Jan. 19 the Westside Church family went to Gattitown.
    Upcoming events
    On Feb. 8 there will be Discipleship Training Class at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
    On Feb. 10 there will be communion at the 11 a.m. service.
    On Feb. 10 there will be a prayer walk at the high school at 2 p.m. Meet at the front doors.
    On Feb. 10 special guest singers “New Vision” will perform Sunday night at 6 p.m.

  • Agriculture Commissioner visits FFA students to promote license plate Ag Tag program

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer and State Rep. Kim King stopped by the Anderson County High School Jan. 29 to speak with local Extension representatives and FFA students to promote the state’s Ag Tag program.
    Starting in March, Anderson County drivers renewing their farm license plates have the option of donating $10 to be used toward 4-H, the FFA and Kentucky Proud.
    Those renewing their plates can ask their county clerk to put $10 toward programs that will come back to benefit Anderson County, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said.

  • Birth: Drury

    Russ and Morgan Drury of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Izzabella Layne Drury, born Jan. 22, 2013, at Central Baptist.
    She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Tammi and David Jenkins of Lawrenceburg and Tracey and Robert Bonzo of Bardstown. Maternal great-grandparents are Pat and Teddy Brothers, Cheri and Steve Young, Beverly and Don Bonzo, and Ruby and Dennis Oaks.

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  • Relay for Life to host kick off

    The 2013 Relay for Life kick off will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Anderson County Public Library. The kickoff will be a drop-in meeting from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., with a presentation beginning at 6 p.m.
    There will be information for 2013 Relay for Life available at the kickoff meeting and during the presentation.
    Some of the information and activities for the evening include: