Today's News

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Russell bests own record

    Anderson County High School graduate Jacob Russell broke his own school record as he passed for 426 yards to lead Campbellsville University to a 42-34 Mid-South Conference win over Pikeville Saturday afternoon in Campbellsville.

    Russell connected on 29-of-42 passes with two interceptions. He threw for four touchdowns, the longest being a 54-yard strike to Tyus Alcorn. Russell also ran for 42 yards and a score.

    Campbellsville improved to 4-2 on the year.

    Georgetown 14, Bluefield 0

  • Montgomery Co. storyline mirrors that of Woodford

    Things almost sound like an instant replay for Anderson County football this week.

    When the Bearcats were prepping for their game at Woodford County last Friday, they were getting ready for a team that had not beaten Anderson in years, had rarely come close over that time and, most importantly in the present, had to feel it had what it takes to beat the Bearcats in 2015.

    Montgomery County comes to town Friday with practically the same storyline.

  • Garmon’s numbers impressive since his return to action

    By Aaron Steele

    Sports Columnist

    It’s always a hassle returning from an off-season injury, but boy does the Bearcat’s John Paul Garmon make it look easy. It all started during the summer when Garmon injured his foot playing basketball. The road ahead looked rough, but he was determined to rally for an impressive comeback.

  • Chosen ‘for such a time as this’

    By Larry Coleman

    Faith Columnist

    “For such a time as this?” This comment comes from the little Book of Esther found in the Old Testament.

    If you are a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ have you been chosen by God the Father “for such a time as this?”

    Oh NO! You say “I’m not of importance like Esther. How could my life be prepared for such a time as this?

  • Church News Briefs, Oct. 14

    Fellowship Baptist to celebrate 75 years

    Homecoming revival to celebrate Fellowship Baptist Church’s 75th year at its current location is scheduled for Oct. 14-18 at the church, located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Evangelist will be Alan Witham.

    Nightly concerts are scheduled for 6:30, followed by services at 7 with dinner served on the grounds.

    Performing Wednesday, Oct. 14 will be The Hilltop Trio.

    Special singing will be featured Thursday, Oct. 15, and The Patriot Quartet will perform Friday, Oct. 16.

  • Community briefs

    Rose earns promotion

    Kentucky State Police Facilities Security Lt. Harry E. Rose, a Lawrenceburg resident (center), receives his promotion certificate from Ky. Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. J. Michael Brown (left) and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer at a ceremony in Lexington on Sept. 30.

    An eight-year veteran of the agency, Rose is a 1978 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2004 graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    He is a son of the late Robert Rose and Lou Rose of Lawrenceburg.

  • WEDDING: Barch-Scott

    Allison Barch and Michael Scott were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Huber’s Orchard in Borden, Ind.

    Rev. Patrick Mangan officiated.

    A reception followed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter o Mike and Vicky Barch of Lawrenceburg, and the granddaughter of the late Glen and Frances Mumert, and Joe and Peggy Barch.

    The groom is the son of All and Rosanne Scott of Niles, Mich. He is the grandson of the late Anthony and Delores Sergio, and Sandra and the late Clyde Scott.

  • After-school treats can be nutritious

    By Ciara Hyatt

    Cooking columnist

    Quick after-school treats can be nutritious, too

    When I pick my kids up from school, I am always eager to hear about their day. I want to know if they did anything new and exciting, how they did on their tests, and most importantly, were they kind and helpful.

    After they hurry me through my questions, they have one and only one question for me, “what is for snack? “ I’m sure if you have little ones, that is their first question, too.


    50 YEARS AGO

    Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1965

    New store to open

    A new Ben Franklin store was set to open Oct. 28 under the ownership of Estill Wright of Georgetown. His son, Michael, would manage the store.

    The store was to be located in the building formerly occupied to the J.J. Newberry Company and was being remodeled with new fixtures and display counters installed. The building was to be completely air-conditioned. Plans for the grand opening would be announced soon, Wright said.

    Farm Bureau officers

  • Crime/Jail Log

    The following people were charged and transported to jail during the past week, accrding to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Oct. 5

    Leamond Hilol was charged with giving false name, fishing without a license and on Mercer County warrants by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Darrell Peach was charged with alcohol intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Ashley Drury was charged with two counts of failure to appear by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Oct. 6