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Today's News

  • Topper Pride
  • Dearinger, Team Kentucky move on to Elite 8

    Anderson County Middle School football player Darion Dearinger and Team Kentucky have moved on to the quarter-final round of the national middle school football tournament. Team Kentucky, made up of some of the best middle school players from around the state, defeated South Atlanta, Tampa, and Dade County, Fla., in previous tournament games to advance.

    It is the first time Team Kentucky has made it to the Elite 8 round.

    The final three rounds will be held from Dec. 16 through Dec. 20 in Naples, Fla.

  • Wrestlers rumble at Boyle

    The Anderson County High School wrestling team won four of five duals matches to take third place in the Boyle County Big Brother Duals, held Saturday.

    The Anderson County Middle School program also participated in the meet

    Anderson boasted six unbeaten wrestlers with senior K.J. Sunbom and sophomore Joseph Taylor leading the way with four pins in five bouts. Sunbom owned the 160-pound class while Taylor rolled through the 182-pound class.

    Other Anderson wrestlers finishing unbeaten on the day were Caleb Gettelfinger, Chase Fink and R.J. Boies.

  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission Proposes New Hunting Regulations

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer and elk hunting regulations at its quarterly meeting Dec 2.

     

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. All recommendations must be approved by legislators before they become law.

     

  • This week's news briefs

    Empty Bowls dinner is Dec. 8
    The school district’s annual Empty Bowls Dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in the cafeteria at Emma B. Ward Elemen-tary School.
    Students from Ward, Robert B. Turner and Saffell Street ele-mentary schools have created handmade bowls and will serve a meal of soup, break and drink for $10 ($3 in a disposable bowl), with all proceeds donated to hunger-fighting charities.

    Blood drive at First Baptist

  • This week's grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted Nov. 22 by the Anderson County Grand Jury, according to records provided by Anderson Circuit Clerk Pam Rogers.
    Christopher McIntosh, 22, 1507 Daniel Drive, Lawrenceburg was indicted on a charge of second-degree assault for an incident that happened June 9. McIntosh allegedly committed the offense when he intentionally caused physical injury to Gabriel E. Grant by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, according to the indictement. The charge is a Class C felony, punishable by five to 10 years in prison.

  • This week's Anderson County jail log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Nov. 14
    Jeffrey Bettiga was charged on a Shelby County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Jenny Wright was charged with flagrant non-support by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    Thomas Combs was charged with failure to appear or pay by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Nov. 15

  • Holland pleads not guilty

    The man charged with fourth-degree assault after he allegedly choked the high school girls’ volleyball coach pleaded not guilty last Thursday in Anderson District Court.
    Kenny Holland, 43, of 108 Djeddah Drive, faces up to a year in jail and a maximum $500 fine for the incident that occurred Oct. 10 before a volleyball match at the high school.
    A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Jan. 18, followed by Holland’s next court appearance Jan. 26.

  • Woman charged with DUI, drugs after hitting utility pole

    A woman who told police that she crashed into a utility pole on North Main Street while using the GPS device on her phone is facing numerous drug and traffic charges.
    A vehicle driven by Nancy A. McCarty, 49, of 226 East Vista, Lawrenceburg struck the pole around 1:30 a.m. Dec. 3 in front of a residence on North Main Street, injuring three men in the vehicle and sending her to jail.

  • Farm Bureau earns award

    Stewart Gritton, president of Anderson County Farm Bureau (center), accepts the award for outstanding membership and program achievement from John Sparrow, chief executive officer of KFB Insurance Companies (left), and David S. Beck, executive vice president of the KFB Federation (right), during a Dec. 2 recognition and awards program in Louisville. The award honors county Farm Bureau offices who meet the company’s profitability requirements and whose insurance policy growth meets or exceeds its annual growth goal.