Today's News

  • Two charged with stealing shotguns on Macland Drive

    From staff reports

    A pair of Lawrenceburg men were charged Oct. 20 with stealing guns from a residence on Macland Drive, according to police reports.

    Ryan Eckhart and Shannon Cunningham, both of 1141 Versailles Road, reportedly entered the residence and swiped a .12 gauge and .410 gauge shotgun.

    They were arrested on a bench warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Both entered pleas of not guilty Oct. 22 in Anderson District Court and are next scheduled to appear Oct. 29.

    Two charged

    with trafficking pot

  • 2-year-old OK after SUV rolls twice, hits two vehicles

    Five people were transported to area hospitals following a three-car wreck last Friday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 151 and US 127.

    None had what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

    The wreck occurred when an SUV headed north on US 127 collided with a minivan pulling out from Frankfort Road. The SUV rolled twice before colliding with a third vehicle that was stopped at the light in the southbound lane.

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  • Madison Southern flies past Bearcats for district title

    BEREA – Madison Southern dominated Anderson County early on its way to a 43-28 whipping of the Bearcats in high school football action Friday night.

    Madison Southern, picked by most to at or near the bottom of Class 5A, District 6 when the season started, wrapped up the school's first district championship with a first half display worthy of a championship.

  • Oldham outburst ousts Lady Bearcats in regional tourney

    INDEPENDENCE – Oldham County erupted for three goals in the final 20 minutes – two coming in the last 180 seconds - to defeat Anderson County, 4-1, in the Girls’ Eighth Region Soccer Tournament Tuesday night at Simon Kenton High School.

    Oldham, the 29th District runner-up, moved on to to the regional championship game but lost to Simon Kenton, 4-3, in a penalty kick shootout.

  • Red zone woes give Bearcats the blues

    The red zone was practically the dead zone for Anderson County last Friday.

    The Bearcats had seven chances inside the Montgomery County 20 yard line but largely came up empty in a 14-10 loss to Montgomery County at Warford Stadium.

    Anderson spent much of the game within sight of paydirt but only had a Ryan Martin touchdown and a short field goal from Ben Simmons to show for their efforts.

  • Montgomery star does not hear the cheers

    Everyone in Warford Stadium knew what was coming.

    Or, if they didn’t, they should have.

    Montgomery County was trailing Anderson County 10-7 with less than three minutes to play and down to one timeout. The Indians faced a fourth-and-16 at their own 29.

    They lined up for the punt everyone knew would not be coming.

    “That was all we had left,” Montgomery coach Dan Gooch would say later.

  • District champs! Again!

    TAYLORSVILLE – Anderson County was not supposed to have any trouble with Collins in the 30th District Soccer Tournament championship game, but there the Lady Bearcats were staring at a 2-1 deficit with less than 10 minutes to play last Thursday night.

    “We were very frustrated,” Anderson coach Jason Earnest said. “It told the girls at halftime, ‘Don’t panic and don’t get too frustrated. We are going to get our chances.”

    Madeline Wilson made sure of that.

  • Lady Mustangs win conference title at wire

    Sophie Smith buried a 3-pointer with time running out to life Anderson County Middle School girls’ seventh-grade basketball team past Lincoln County in the championship game of the Salt River Conference Tournament last Thursday.

    The finals were held at Bate Middle School in Danville.

  • Spencer erupts in tie-breaker, ousts Lady Bearcats in district tourney

    TAYLORSVILLE – The bottom could not have fallen out of Anderson County’s ship at a worse time.

    The Lady Bearcats saw host Spencer County score the first nine points of the tiebreaker then go on to a 15-5 win in the decisive fifth set to take the 30th District Volleyball Tournament semifinal game Monday night.

    Spencer roared in the fifth game, getting a quick advantage on a thunderous kill by Summer Drury. By the time Anderson regrouped, the Lady Bearcats were already in a hole so deep they could not not escape.