Today's News

  • 4-H student wins Gold Achievement

    Sadie Burge, a 16-year-old homeschooled student from Anderson County, was recently given the Gold Achievement Award for her participation in 4-H.

    With this award, she also received a full scholarship to the Teen Conference in June, as well as an $800 scholarship to use toward attending the National 4-H Congress Conference held later this year in Atlanta.

  • School board honors top teachers
  • ‘Read Across America’ gets fairy tale theme
  • Knife-wielding man jailed for threatening to kill woman, son

    A Lawrenceburg man remained behind bars Tuesday morning after threatening to slice a woman’s throat and kill her son if she called the police.

    Adam Brent Dye, 46, of 213 Lakeview Drive was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree terroristic threating and menacing following an incident that occurred March 9, according to a report filed by arresting office Nathan Doty of the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Suspect asks officer if weed, Suboxone count toward DUI


    A Frankfort man who allegedly ran from police during a March 9 traffic stop is facing numerous criminal charges after asking an officer if “weed and Suboxone” would count for a DUI, according to police reports.

    Gregory Bingham, 33, of 889 Devils Hollow Road is charged with DUI, felling police on foot, resisting arrest and careless driving after allegedly bolting from his car on Bell Street and leading police on a foot chase.

  • Police find woman hiding in closet, charge her for meth and heroin

    Police found a Lawrenceburg woman hiding in the basement closet of a Scenic Garden residence and charged her with numerous drug violations.

    Tammie Moore, 34, of 1328 Brenda Drive, was charged with first-degree trafficking of methamphetamine, first-degree possession of heroin and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (opiates) after police arrived at the Scenic Garden residence to serve her with a warrant.

  • Lanhams win speech contests

    Lawrenceburg residents Cynthia Lanham and Steve Lanham won honors at Toastmasters area and division speech contests recently, according to a news release.

    On March 4, Cynthia Lanham won second place at the Bluegrass Division Toastmasters International Speech Contest, while Steve Lanham won third place in the division evaluation contest.

    Both competed against winners and runners-up of the three areas in the division.

  • Ending cruel because Bearcats overcame so much

    It’s been a week now but it still seems the end of Anderson County’s basketball season was so cruel.

    Cobe Penny gets a shot he wants – a shot he nearly always hits – that would send Anderson County to the Sweet 16. The ball rolled. It teased.

    An estimated 4,500 fans in the Henry County High School gymnasium held their breath.

    The ball fall off the rim. I have seen Anderson’s season end in the last second several times over 32 years at the keyboard, but this one might have been the most cruel.

    Here’s why.

  • Anderson archers rule region again

    The Anderson County High School archery team captured its third consecutive KHSAA Region 5 championship Saturday at Grant County High School.

    The Bearcats outlasted Western Hills 3,385 to 3,374. A perfect score is 3,600. Both teams advance to the state tournament to be held April 20 in Lexington.

    Eighth-grader Henry Thompson successfully defended his individual regional title with a 298 out of 300 possible points. Teammate Isaiah Caldwell took second place with a 294.

  • The ‘Expert’ handicaps the big dance

    I still don’t know why someone came up with a name for a portion of The Anderson News NCAA bracket contest.

    Beat the Expert.

    And the “expert” is supposed to be me.

    Let me pause while I laugh at that moniker just a minute.

    I’m really not sure who came up with the name. It might have been our gifted and talented publisher, Ben Carlson. It might have been a former sales rep. I honestly can’t remember.