Today's News

  • Marching Bearcats ride victory into regional meet
  • News briefs

    Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club

    meets Oct. 20

    The regular monthly meeting of the Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club is at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Anderson County Health Department Community Room.

    Amy Kate Smith, Anderson County’s Distinguished Young Woman, will speak.

    The book “The Narrows” by Michael Connelly will be discussed. “A Walk to Remember” will be distributed for discussion at the November meeting.

    Guests are welcome.

  • Light bulb sets housed tobacco on fire; barn destroyed

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Oct. 20, 1966

    The Selective Service had confirmed that it was ordering pre-induction physical examinations for all men in the 26 to 35 age bracket and classified as 1A and 1A0, single or married men without children.

    The national recheck could possibly produce about 50,000 potential draftees, about one month’s worth in terms of this moth’s draft call.

  • Birth — Marley Grace Trimble

    Marley Grace Trimble was born Aug. 20, 2016 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and measured 19 1/4 inches at birth.

    Marley is the daughter of Madison Brummett and Blake Trimble of Lawrenceburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Kristi and Justin Tinsley, Jamie Brummett and Terry and Kelley Trimble, all of Lawrenceburg.

  • Birth — Nadia Rashelle Slattery

    Nadia Rashelle Slattery was bornSept. 27, 2016 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.

    She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth.

    Nadia is the daughter of Kalan Slattery of Frankfort and Rasheed Seraji of Harrodsburg.

  • Calendar of events

    Oct. 19

    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast club at the Anderson County Senior Center

    9 to 10 a.m. — Congressman Andy Barr, Anderson County office hours, outside the judge executive’s office at 137 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg.

    10:30 a.m. — Arnold Clark and Friends and blood pressure checks at the Anderson County Senior Center

    11:30 a.m. — Potluck lunch at the Anderson County Senior Center

    1 p.m. — Rook and games at the Anderson County Senior Center

  • Darkness can only exist when there is no light

    Do you feel overwhelmed, frustrated, even angry when you look around at what

    is happening in our country? Are you shocked and even hurt when you see the political

    race to the bottom unfolding in the media each and every day? I can tell you that I am experiencing all of these emotions.

  • Church briefs

    Glensboro Christian Church

    Revival is planned

    for Oct. 21 to 23

    Evangelist Rick Burdette of Gardenside Christian Church in Lexington, will be the featured speaker at the revival scheduled for Oct. 21 to 23.

    On Oct. 21, Dana McCoy will provide special music at 7 p.m. with preaching to follow at 7:30 p.m.

    Victory Road will present special music at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 with preaching to follow at 7:30 p.m.

  • Bearcats rout Montgomery, returning home for playoffs

    MOUNT STERLING -- You know things are going right on the football field when a team makes a turnover on the opponent’s side of the field but gets the ball back five yards further upfield on the very next play. 

    That’s what it was like for Anderson County Friday night. Actually, saying things were going right for the Bearcats would be like saying The Rolling Stones are a band.

    It’s a monumental understatement. 


    SHELBYVILLE – Dalton Wells didn’t have to wait to start the celebration.

    The Anderson County High School senior drove his penalty shot to the right side of the net. Before it had even nestled in the net, Wells had begun ripping his shirt off to set off a wild celebration never before seen in the history of Bearcat soccer.

    Wells’ shot gave Anderson a 4-2 lead with one kicker left in a tie-breaker shootout with host Collins in the 30th District tournament championship match last Thursday.