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Today's News

  • Swim Cats strong at Shelby

    The Anderson County High School swim teams placed third in a seven-team meet held at the Family Activity Center in Shelbyville last Wednesday night.

    The Swim Cats trailed by Collins and Shelby County in both the boys’ and girls’ standings. Other teams in the meet were East Jessamine, West Jessamine, Spencer County and St. Francis of Louisville.

    Eighth-grader Carley Duncan had a big night, placing fourth in the 50-yard freesyle and swimming a personal best of 30.45. She also placed sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke.

  • Western Hills, Spencer to test Bearcats’ resolve to win

    It’s basketball Homecoming Week for Anderson County as the Bearcats host Western Hills Friday night, but the game of the week is set for next Tuesday night.

    Spencer County will be coming to town for a showdown with major post-season ramifications.

    “If we win that game, we are the two,” Anderson coach Glen Drury said of the 30th District Tournament seedings.

  • 1-14 published district court docket

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec. 29, 2014.

    Terry West, preliminary hearing, first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – referred to Grand Jury.

    Nicholas C. Andrew, arraignment, convicted felon in possession of firearm – continued to Dec. 31.

  • 1-14 jail log

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

    Jan. 1

    Joseph Botkins was charged with alcohol intoxication and second degree disorderly conduct by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    James Vincent was charged with failure to appear in court or pay fines by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Jan. 2

    Raymond Wilcock was charged with alcohol intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Here’s how a relationship with Christ gives new life

    By Larry Coleman

    Faith Columnist

    We should realize based on our definition of faith that true Christianity is not a religion. The creator didn’t initiate a religion when he breathed his life into the first man. That is why the “ian” at the end of the word Christian is so important to understand.

    It means to be characterized by, in this case a person Christ.

    If you call yourself a Christian you are telling others that you are not religious, but that you have a living relationship with a person.

  • 1-14 church briefs

    Central Baptist Church to host concert

    Central Baptist Church will host a Frankfort gospel group “Redemption” in concert Jan. 18 during the Sunday morning worship service at 11.

    All are welcome.

    For more information or directions, contact the Rev. Rick Clark at 502-319-0903. Central Baptist Church is located at 1958 US 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg.

    —from staff reports

  • A full page ad from 1974
  • 1-14 Extension Calendar

    From staff reports

    The following are free classes offered by the Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office, according to a news release.

    For more information, call 839-7271.

    Jan. 15

    Taking control of your diabetes: This is six-part series on managing diabetes. The class starts at 10 a.m.

    Jan. 22

    Planning for later life: This class starts at 10 a.m. and will feature information on long-term care, wills and the orderly transfer of property.

  • State Rep. Tipton takes oath
  • Students participate in School Board Recognition Month

    From staff reports

    Members of the Anderson County Board of Education were recognized by students during meeting Monday night for National School Board Recognition Month.