.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • Correction

    An incident report issued March 4 by the Shelby County Detention Center says inmate Robert Harrison Phillips did not test positive for methamphetamine. A previous report from the detention center dated Feb. 19 indicated that Phillips did test positive for methamphetamine, which was the basis for an article that appeared in the March 4 edition of The Anderson News. The March 4 detention center report was written after that edition of the newspaper was distributed.

  • Much more than a fish tale

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    Going fishing with who was home on leave from the U.S. Army would have been special enough for Robert Boatman.

    Doing so and hauling in the biggest largemouth bass he’s ever caught made the experience priceless.

    Boatman, 45, who lives on Fairmont Road, pulled in a 7 pound, 5 ounce bass that measured 23 inches while fishing with his son, Staff Sgt. Donald Fuller, May 7 on Willisburg Lake.

  • Dare Graduation 2015
  • Locals named in ‘organized crime ring’

    Courtesy of The State Journal

    Five Lawrenceburg residents were among 12 people indicted last Tuesday by the Franklin County Grand Jury for what prosecutors say is their involvement in organized crime involving property theft and trafficking methamphetamine.

    Each was indicted for a Class B felony.

  • Police called when church hoops game turns violent

    By Ben Carlson and John Herndon

    News staff

    Police were called after a men’s church league basketball game ended in what a 911 caller described as a “riot” last Tuesday night at First Baptist Church on Main Street.

    Witnesses offered varying accounts of what happened when a team from Tyrone Baptist Church played a team from First Baptist, including differing views of which side started an altercation between a player who was ejected from the game for dunking and the game’s time keeper.

  • ‘Oh, my God, Daddy!’

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    Ethan Sizemore was already busting at the seams.

    While he and his second-grade classmates at Emma B. Ward Elementary School were busy making American flags out of construction paper last Wednesday afternoon, Ethan made it clear why he was making his.

    “My dad’s in the military and he’s coming home this weekend,” he said, nearly bubbling over with enthusiasm. “I can’t wait to see him.”

    He didn’t have to wait nearly that long.

  • Readers wish moms happy Mother’s Day

    Dear Mother, (Iris Case)

    Hello, mother, just wanted to let you know that I am truly blessed to have you as my mother.

    You will always be my Mother Bear and I will always be your baby boy.

    I hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day.

    Love,

    Adam Case

    Dear Mom, (Amanda Case)

    Mom, I want you to realize that my sister and I are very lucky to have you as our mother.

  • ‘I was born to do this'

    Ben Carlson, News staff

    Someone passing by the high school music room last Thursday afternoon could easily have assumed that the singing coming from within was the recorded voice of one of the world’s great opera performers.

    In time, they very well may be correct.

    The voice filling the room was that of Anderson County High School senior Hayden Bright, who is poised to make history this fall when he becomes what is believed to be the first local graduate to enter to the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts to study opera.

  • Soilder surprises son upon return from Middle East

    Watch this incredibly emotional video from this afternoon (Wednesday) when a second grader from Emma B. Ward Elementary School is surprised by the return of his father, who just completed nearly a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq and Kuwait. The student’s name is Ethan Sizemore. His father is Sgt. Brad Sizemore, a Blackhawk helicopter crew chief stationed at the Boone Center in Frankfort. Thanks for your service, Sgt. Sizemore, and welcome home.

  • Woman jailed for punching officer in mouth

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    A woman is behind bars after being charged with punching a Lawrenceburg police officer in the mouth early Tuesday morning on Poplar Drive, according to police reports.

    Katherine D. Yarborough, 31, 207 Hawthorne St., Frankfort, faces a host of charges that include second offense DUI, third-degree assault of a police officer, second-offense alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, prescription not in proper container and resisting arrest.