Today's News

  • BLOG: Anderson very impressive in regional opener

    About 40 minutes before tipoff of Tuesday's Eighth Region Tournament game, I asked Anderson County girls' basketball coach Tony Kays if his team was ready to play.

    It was a legitimate question as the Lady Bearcats have had a tendency to play to the competition at times and have slacked a little against teams that they are supposed to handle, such as Oldham. To make matters more interesting, Oldham had a team that many thought could be a spoiler in the region.

  • Lawrenceburg woman gets 25 years for trying to kill grandmother

    The Lawrenceburg woman charged with trying to kill her grandmother by torching her house was sentenced last week in Circuit Court to 25 years in prison.
    Cheryl Brogan, 43, was sentenced to 20 years on an amended charge of second-degree arson and five years for first-degree wanton endangerment. She was originally charged with first-degree arson and attempted murder.
    Brogan, who was her bed-ridden grandmother’s primary caregiver, set ablaze her grandmother’s home at 309 Center St. last March before fleeing for Arkansas.

  • Cattlemen donate to Senior Center
  • Anderson County Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    Anderson County Farm Bureau will celebrate Food Check-Out Week on March 2, the organization announced.
    Future Farmers of America members from Anderson County High School will mark the occasion by handing out literature and speaking with customers at Kroger about how affordable food is in the United States, organizers said.

  • The place to ‘bee’

    Bluegrass Beekeeping School is scheduled for March 12 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, organizers announced.
    The program offers two tracks. There will be a basic introductory course for new beekeepers and those interested in beekeeping as a hobby.
    There will also be a large number of sessions for experienced beekeepers to deepen their knowledge of bees, their behaviors and their management.
    The featured guest speaker will be Diana Sammataro, a honey bee researcher from the US Department of Agriculture Honey Bee Research Lab in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Gast graduates from UK
  • Middle school names Students of the Week
  • Saffell names December, January ‘Citizens of the Month’
  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following computer classes over the next several weeks.

    Basic Microsoft Word
    When: Tuesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 10 from 6-8 p.m.
    Where: Adult Learning Center, 219 E. Woodford St. with instructor Beth Feddersen
    Cost: $30
    Description: Learn basic computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, but a main focus will be on Word. You will learn the toolbars within the program and how to save and cut and paste documents.

  • Community Calendar 3/2

    Wednesday, March 2
    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.
    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    City/county government