Today's News

  • Short day at the office

    DRY RIDGE -- About all anyone needed to know to explain Anderson County’s win at Grant County Friday night could be found near the bottom of the box score.

    “Total elapsed time: 1:45.”

    That’s one hour and 45 minutes for a high school football contest. They normally last close to 150 minutes.

    The Bearcats’ 43-8 rout of Grant County was effectively over when Grant tried an onside kick to open the game but Anderson’s Andrew Lykins picked up the ball and sprinted 48 yards for his first career touchdown.

  • Bearcats explode, overcome Shelby

    The task before the Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team had been simple but had become daunting in less than 20 minutes.

    The defending 30th District champions needed a win over Shelby County to avoid falling to the No. 4 seed in the upcoming district tournament but were looking squarely at a 2-0 deficit against a Shelby County team appearing to gain more confidence with every pass last Thursday night.

  • Lady Bearcat golfers solid but short of state berth

    NICHOLASVILLE -- While Anderson County had hoped for a higher finish in the Region 7 Girls’ Golf Tournament, the Lady Bearcats got better in 2017. The proof is on paper, Lady Bearcat coach Robbie Hanks said.

    Anderson carded a 393 team score, good enough for eighth place in the 15-team tournament held at Keene Run Golf Course last Tuesday.

  • Local doctor busted for trafficking morphine


    A Lawrenceburg doctor was arrested Wednesday afternoon on drug charges, The Anderson News has confirmed

    Dr. Kenneth Hines, 73, was removed from his office at 504 West Broadway by the Kentucky State Police after being indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (morphine), according to the state police.

    Federal officials with the Drug Enforcement Agency were also present and seized Hines’ license to write prescriptions, the state police said.


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  • Church Briefs

     Homecoming at Mount Pleasant

  • Revival services at Friendship and Unity

     Revival services are scheduled for Friendship and Unity Baptist Church, the church announced.

    Singing will begin Saturday, Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m., followed by a service at 6. Soup will be served following the service.

    Revival continues Sunday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m., and will include a turkey dinner following the service. Guest preacher will be Jordan Simpson from Unity Baptist Church.

    “Come and join us help pack the pews,” organizers said.

    The church is located at 3683 Bardstown Road.

  • Homecoming at Mount Pleasant

      Homecoming is scheduled for Mount Pleasant Baptist Church on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m., the church announced.

    There will be special music during the morning service provided by Vernon House and his group.

    Dinner will be provided following the worship service.

    House and his group will also perform at 2 p.m.


  • Plenty to learn at grazing conference

     Livestock and forage producers can learn about new concepts relate d to pasture weed control during the Kentucky Grazing Conference.

  • Clerk’s office to issue passports

     Anderson County residents will soon have another location from which to obtain a passport.