Today's News

  • Reds Caravan in area

    The annual Cincinnati Reds Caravan will be making two area stops to give fans a chance to interact with Reds’ players and front office personnel.

    According to a news release, the South tour, one of four legs of the caravan, will stop in Louisville at Slugger Field on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The tour will also stop in Lexington at Fayette Mall on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

  • COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: McKee gets fifth double-double

    SIU-Edwardsville 62, Morehead State 61

    Morehead State squandered a 14-point second-half lead as SIU-Edwardsville claimed an Ohio Valley Conference road win last Thursday. The final score was SIU-Edwardsville’s only lead of the game. Anderson County resident Eriel McKee continued her stellar play for Morehead State, leading the Eagles with 17 points and 13 rebounds. It was her fifth double-double of the year.

    Morehead State 67, Eastern Illinois 62

  • Swim Cats strong at Shelby

    The Anderson County High School swim teams placed third in a seven-team meet held at the Family Activity Center in Shelbyville last Wednesday night.

    The Swim Cats trailed by Collins and Shelby County in both the boys’ and girls’ standings. Other teams in the meet were East Jessamine, West Jessamine, Spencer County and St. Francis of Louisville.

    Eighth-grader Carley Duncan had a big night, placing fourth in the 50-yard freesyle and swimming a personal best of 30.45. She also placed sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke.

  • Western Hills, Spencer to test Bearcats’ resolve to win

    It’s basketball Homecoming Week for Anderson County as the Bearcats host Western Hills Friday night, but the game of the week is set for next Tuesday night.

    Spencer County will be coming to town for a showdown with major post-season ramifications.

    “If we win that game, we are the two,” Anderson coach Glen Drury said of the 30th District Tournament seedings.

  • 1-14 published district court docket

    Judge Betty A. Springate heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec. 29, 2014.

    Terry West, preliminary hearing, first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – referred to Grand Jury.

    Nicholas C. Andrew, arraignment, convicted felon in possession of firearm – continued to Dec. 31.

  • 1-14 jail log

    The following people were recently arrested and transported to jail, according to information released by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Jan. 1

    Joseph Botkins was charged with alcohol intoxication and second degree disorderly conduct by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    James Vincent was charged with failure to appear in court or pay fines by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Jan. 2

    Raymond Wilcock was charged with alcohol intoxication by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Burkhead to compete in state county fair pageant

    News staff

    There’s a lot of work that goes into pageantry. Hours of preparation in makeup, styled hair coated with hair spray that seems to defy gravity and of course, no beauty queen would be complete without the perfect evening gown that shimmers in the spotlight.

    Though it takes a lot of time, this year’s Miss Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show Queen Molly Kate Burkhead said the preparation is the “fun part.”

  • Here’s how a relationship with Christ gives new life

    By Larry Coleman

    Faith Columnist

    We should realize based on our definition of faith that true Christianity is not a religion. The creator didn’t initiate a religion when he breathed his life into the first man. That is why the “ian” at the end of the word Christian is so important to understand.

    It means to be characterized by, in this case a person Christ.

    If you call yourself a Christian you are telling others that you are not religious, but that you have a living relationship with a person.

  • 1-14 church briefs

    Central Baptist Church to host concert

    Central Baptist Church will host a Frankfort gospel group “Redemption” in concert Jan. 18 during the Sunday morning worship service at 11.

    All are welcome.

    For more information or directions, contact the Rev. Rick Clark at 502-319-0903. Central Baptist Church is located at 1958 US 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg.

    —from staff reports

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