Today's News

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats win four of five in Wayne County Duals

    The Anderson County wrestlers rolled to four victories in five matches during the Wayne County Duals held Saturday.

    The Bearcats defeated Letcher County Central, Danville, Barren County and Scott County but lost to the host team, a perennial state power.

    Chris McDaniel was undefeated on the day at 132 pounds, while T.W. Stockton (145) and Travis Kaelin (195) were also undefeated on the day.

    Team results

  • BASKETBALL: Christian Academy rips Georgetown, Winchester, Somerset

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams defeated the Georgetown Crusaders, a home schooled group, 67-41, recently. The game, played at the Early Childhood Center Gymnasium drew 164 fans. From the start the Rams outmanned the Crusaders. Coming off a loss last week, CAL Coach Cory Robinson was not satisfied with sloppy play early in the game against Georgetown. He pulled the starters within the first minutes, apparently getting their attention as the Rams outscored Georgetown 31-5 in the second quarter.

  • Bowling Green ends Bearcat dream



    BOWLING GREEN – All season long, Bowling Green had been touted as the best Class 5A football team in the state and the Purples showed why Saturday night at Western Kentucky University's L.T. Smith Stadium.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lexington Catholic bombs away to defeat Lady Bearcats


    Lexington Catholic connected on 11 three-point shots to defeat host Anderson County 60-51 in a battle of teams ranked in the pre-season Top 15 on Friday night.

    “We didn't defend the three at all,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Peach says making finals brings back fond memories

    Anderson County football coach Mark Peach has not been a regular in making the state championship game as a head coach but he's not a stranger to playing on the final weekend, either.

    “This week, it all came back to me,” Peach said after Thursday's community pep rally at Anderson County High School. Peach had taken Hancock County to the finals 12 years ago.

  • FOOTBALL: At least one Bearcat fan has a bit of purple and gold blood

    At least one Lawrenceburg resident has plenty of Bowling Green blood in her veins, but she was  bleeding red on Saturday night.

    “Heading down to watch the Bearcats in the (state football) finals is exciting to me but because it will be in Bowling Green, playing the Purples at Western Kentucky University makes it even more special. Bowling Green is my home away from home and always has been,” Tamara Smith, of Lawrenceburg, said last Thursday.

  • STATE FINALS UPDATE: Underdog status does not deter Bearcats

    The Anderson County football team knows what kind of chances the rest of the state is giving the Bearcats to upset Bowling Green in the state Class 5A championship game on Saturday night. And that does not deter the Bearcats.

    Both major computer polls list Bowling Green as about a three-touchdown favorite to deny the Bearcats their first state championship.

  • Ghost hunter looks to establish downtown ghost walk

    Many downtown storefronts may be closed, but paranormal investigator Jeff Waldridge knows they’re not really empty.
    A paranormal enthusiast, Waldrige is looking to take his paranormal investigating hobby into downtown Lawrenceburg to impart local lore and uncover haunts of Main Street historic buildings and residences.
    After all, Waldridge experienced his first paranormal sighting on Main Street at the old Lawrenceburg hotel on Court Street.

  • Community briefs: 11-30-11

    Pierian Woman’s Club
    welcomes new member
    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club held its monthly meeting Thursday evening, Nov. 17, and welcomed new member Meaghan Downs.
    Guests Patti Hyman and Maria Cataldi were introduced and invited to join the club.
    Musical entertainment was provided by singer Amanda DeWill, who sang Amazing Grace. Morgan Faulkner gave a talk about “Women of Palestine.”

  • Church briefs: 11-30-11

    Salvisa Christian Church
    hosts free clothes day
    A community free clothes day will be held Dec. 5 from 2-6 p.m. at Salvisa Christian Church, 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.
    The clothes are free and in all sizes.
    For more information, contact Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

    New Liberty hosts
    annual  dinner Dec. 4
    New Liberty’s annual Thanksgiving-Christmas meal will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at noon at the Lodge Hall located on US 62.