Today's News

  • Fan threats toward NCAA referee not surprising

    I wish I could say that I am surprised by actions of a lunatic fringe of “fan reaction” after the Kentucky Wildcats went down in the NCAA Tournament.

    But I’m not.

  • Thompson wins two state NASP championships

    The Anderson County archery teams had big days at the National Archery in the Schools Program state tournaments, held Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

    Middle schooler Henry Thompson took the individual championship of the target and 3D divisions, earning two scholarships in doing so.

  • Early April is Trophy Largemouth Bass Time

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Now that the Kentucky-based teams are no longer in the NCAA basketball tournament, the Final Four isn’t nearly as exciting, and somewhat depressing, to watch.

    The best cure for any bruised feelings left by March Madness is to get out in early April and chase largemouth bass. A huge largemouth bass shaking its head vigorously trying to throw your white spinnerbait soothes any broken basketball heart.

  • Lady Cats look to get back on diamond

    The Anderson County High School softball team hit a stretch of tough luck last week as the Lady Bearcats were shut out for the week.

    Anderson, which dropped two spots to No. 14 in the statewide poll after the first week of the season, was not silenced by opposing pitchers, but by uncooperative weather and some unexpected cancellations.

    The Lady Bearcats’ 30th District game at Shelby County, originally scheduled for last Tuesday, was canceled due to wet grounds at the Rockets’ facility. No makeup date has been announced.

  • Dance Cats celebrate successful season, careers

    The Anderson County High School dance team held its annual awards banquet at the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course clubhouse. Those earning awards were: Team Choice Award – Alexis Gootee; Most Improved – Kaylin Hatchell; 110 Percent Award – Bailey Pederson; Coaches Award – Madison Gullett.

    The Dance Cat seniors recently completed their varsity careers with a number of notable accomplishments, according to Coach Lisa Ann Winfrey. “They have been with me since the sixth grade when I had the middle school team,” Winfrey says.

  • Anderson County Youth Church Basketball
  • Woman faces methamphetamine, heroin, booster seat charges

    A woman whose toddler was not in a booster seat was charged March 25 with first-degree possession of heroin and methamphetamine, according to court documents.

    Beverly Barton, 35, of 102 Fairview Drive, Lawrenceburg was pulled over by deputy Alan Robinson of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office due to her license plate not being illuminated, according to a criminal citation.

  • Spring veggies the pefect fit for warmer weather recipes

    Spring is here. The red buds are in bloom, the warmer weather, fresh cut grass, and lots of rain.


    80 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 1, 1937

    Paul Waddell and Edward Sweasy, who went on a jaunt to Miami, Florida, Feb. 14, were to return on the upcoming Sunday.

    Lin Mountjoy reported the sale of 10 Kelvinators in the month of March. Local buyers included E. B. Cartinhour, Mrs. Lucien McBrayer, Blakemore McBrayer, Kerb Woods, Jim Goff, John Edd Sweeny, Frank Donnell, Marvin Gaines, Walter Smith and one out of town.

    A county committee on 4-H Club work was organized.

  • Home damaged? Dynamic Restoration can help

    The last thing homeowners want to do when they’ve experienced a fire or other damage is get buried under a mountain of insurance forms and try to figure out how to get their homes properly and professionally repaired.

    That’s where Dynamic Restoration LLC — a fully licensed and insured restoration company located at 206 East Court St., Lawrenceburg — comes in.