Today's News

  • Historic district commission plans first public hearing

    The historic district commission will hold its first public hearing Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Anderson County Senior Citizens Center.
    The first public hearing was moved to the Dec. 6 after a scheduling conflict with Gideon’s International.
    The proposed historic district area would include:

  • Chamber changes Gala date due to football game

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its annual Christmas Gala due to the high school football team advancing to the state finals.
    The gala, which was scheduled for Saturday night, has been moved to Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Eagle Lake Convention Center.
    “We do not want the residents of Anderson County to miss either event so we felt that it was the right thing to do,” said the chamber’s executive director, Pam Rice.
    Tickets for the event are still available by calling Rice at 680-1268.

  • Santa’s coming to town!

    Christmas comes but once a year, and Lawrenceburg will ring in the holiday festivities this weekend with a variety of local events.  
    The annual Lighting of the Green will begin with a remembrance ceremony at the Anderson County Senior Citizens’ Center on Friday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Those who wish to have the names of their deceased loved ones remembered in the roll call should call city hall at 839-5372. Those attending will also be able to light remembrance candles to honor loved ones.

  • Wild Turkey to Obama: ‘Give us the bird’

    Will President Obama give Wild Turkey the bird?
    That remains to be seen, but it’s exactly what Anderson County’s world-famous distillery is hoping for.
    The bird in this case isn’t the also-world-famous single-digit salute. Instead, it’s the turkey Obama pardoned last Wednesday in a traditional White House ceremony that gives a reprieve to a turkey the day before Thanksgiving.

  • Bearcats growl, reach state finals

    Think things were crazy in the stores over last weekend? That might have been mild compared to anything pertaining to the Anderson County High School football team.
    The Bearcats will be playing in the state championship game for the first time on Saturday, squaring off against the state’s top-ranked team in Class 5A, Bowling Green. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m., Eastern time, at L.T. Smith Stadium on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

  • Bowling Green routs John Hardin in state semi-finals

    By Chuck Jones, Landmark News Service

    BOWLING GREEN — Mama didn’t say there’ll be days like this.

    The John Hardin Bulldogs had their worst game of the season in their biggest game of the season and the result was an embarrassing, lopsided loss – the fourth worst in the program’s 11-year history.

  • Wife says Peach endured with boundless optimism

    With all those red and navy blue shirts that have been popping up around town, those first days on the job at Anderson County might seem like something from another century.

    “Mark has reminisced about the first season here,” says Julie Peach, the wife of Anderson head football coach Mark Peach. “He had noticed none of the players were wearing their 'spirit wear' to school. He asked the players why and they told him that other students made fun of them when they wore it.”

  • COLUMN: Peach got rid of stinkin' thinkin', got team thinking big


    Looking back, that first photo shoot I had with a team coached by Mark Peach might have been one of the worst in the history of journalism.

    Seeing that Peach has always been one of those guys who would point out that the sun often shines in the eye of a hurricane, I asked Peach to gather the seniors on his first team. They all gathered around a table, each holding a book from my library. Peach, of course, was the instructor.

  • State football semi-final as seen through the lens of Myles Young

    Photos of the state semi-final win, all taken by Myles Young.

  • More photos from Anderson County's state semi-final win

    Photos from Anderson County's win over Southwestern to earn a trip to the state championship game.