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Today's News

  • District Court Docket, published May 20, 2015

    Judge J.R. Robards heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 16, 2015.

    Gaige T. Colston, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, buy/possess drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – bonded out.

    Christopher M. Cushingberry, hearing, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting less than $500) – agreed order signed.

  • Duncan Hines more than name of cake mix

    The Kentucky Humanities Council series, “Telling Kentucky’s Story,” will be presented by speaker Louis B. Hatchett Jr. on May 21 at 7 p.m.

    The program titled “The Importance of Duncan Hines” will be held at the Senior Citizen’s Center located at 160 Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

    Hatchett will tell the remarkable story of the Duncan Hines family and how Mr. Hines’ effort culminated in his name being placed on cake mix boxes.

  • Scholarship fund names recipients

    Thirty-four students were selected for $96,000 in scholarships from the Anderson County Scholarship Fund, the organization announced.

    The fund’s selection committee chose 31 recipients, and three were chosen by the United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee of Lawrenceburg.

    Each of the 31 students selected will receive a $3,000 scholarship. The other three students will receive $1,000 each.

    Half of the money will be distributed in August, with the balance distributed in December.

  • Hickory Drive abuzz over honeybee swarm

    By Janie Bowen, News staff

    When bees started coming from everywhere Thursday afternoon around the residence of Charlotte Guthrie on Hickory Drive, neighbors started buzzing. Several saw the swarm and came out to check it out.

    “I walked to the door and they were swarming,” said Guthrie. She said they had gathered into what looked to be about the size of a softball. Her daughter, Jean Mansfield, had a doctor’s appointment and couldn’t get to the car.

  • Chickens, and so much more

    By Ben Carlson, News staff

    People come from all over Kentucky and neighboring states to visit the wildly popular Lawrenceburg Chicken Swap, but it’s a safe bet Wendy Hume is the only one driving a refurbished meter maid cart that once roamed the streets of New York City, looking for illegally parked cars.

    Hume, who lives in Stringtown, said she uses the three-wheeled vehicle emblazoned on each door with a bug-eyed bird and the words “crazy chicken” to haul what she buys and sells back and forth to her home.

  • Sports the thread to old friends, new adventure

    By Jordan Alves

    Guest Columnist

    Sports.

    It doesn’t matter if we are talking about football, baseball and basketball, or even golf, tennis or soccer — sports bring everyone together.

    I found my way as a youngster growing up playing every sport I could with my best friends.

  • Bearcats blaze in sixth, burn Hills

    Anderson County exploded for five runs in the bottom of the sixth to defeat Western Hills, 8-6, in what turned out to be the high school baseball regular-season finale Friday night at Barnes Memorial Field.

    Trailing 6-3 to a team that had already beaten them once this year, the Bearcats sent 10 batters to the plate their final at bat on the home field this year.

    A scheduled game with Woodford County on Saturday was rained out. The Bearcats were scheduled to begin district tournament play Tuesday night against Spencer County at Shelby County.

  • Woodford rally doesn’t dampen Lady Cat state hopes

    Ariel Dailey belted a two-run home run with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Woodford County a 3-2 win over Anderson County in a battle of Top 10 teams last Wednesday in Versailles.

    Dailey drove in Morgan Grose, who had reached on an error and capped a three-run rally in Woodford’s last at bat. The uprising tagged a loss on Anderson junior Ally Moore, who pitched well, according to Anderson coach Brent Aldridge.

  • Five Bearcats make state meet

    Anderson County had a day of mixed results at the Class 3A, Region 5 track meet, held Friday at Montgomery County High School.

    On the good side, five Anderson performers earned berths at the KHSAA State Track Meet in six different events. The state meet will be held on Saturday, May 23 at the University of Kentucky. The competition is scheduled to get underway at 4 p.m.

  • Alves named Campbellsville SID

    A life-long love of sports has grown into a full schedule of activities for Jordan Alves in 16 university sports that include 26 different programs.

    Alves, a 2013 graduate of Campbellsville University and a two-year graduate assistant in the sports information department, was named in early May to the post of Sports Information Director, according to a news release. He replaces Chris Megginson, who returned to Alabama to be closer to family and pursue other work opportunities.