Today's News

  • Outpouring for Kenny was well deserved

    By Ben Carlson, Publisher

    Column as I see ’em …
    First, a little housekeeping.
    I pointed out in last week’s column how, in its new budget, the fiscal court cut about $9,000 from Senior Center funding.
    That’s true but should have included additional context in that the amount the center was given was the amount it asked for, according to Judge-Executive Orbrey Gritton.
    It marks the first time I’ve ever heard of a senior center or similar agency asking to have its funding reduced.

  • Bank announces plans to celebrate anniversary

    Century Bank will host a cookout for the community on Friday, July 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside of its main office on Glensboro Road.
    The cookout is one of several events planned to celebrate the bank’s 15th anniversary, according to a news release.
    Century Bank opened its doors in July 2000.
    Also planned is a Kid’s Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 8, featuring inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, giveaways and free snow cones.
    On July 9, the bank will give away two shopping sprees from 2 to 6 p.m. at its branch in Kroger.

  • Theater group to present Snow White

    Tickets for next month’s presentation of Snow White go on sale June 22.
    The play will be an adaption by Lawrenceburg’s Catherine Partlow, according to a news release.
    Performances are scheduled for July 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., and July 12 and 19 at 2 p.m.
    Tickets are $10 per person or $7 for groups of eight or more. Children under 5 are admitted free.
    The play, presented by Anderson County Community Theatre, will be performed at the high school.
    For tickets and more information, call Partlow at 502-600-0614.

  • Play to feature Lawrenceburg residents

    A musical featuring a number of Anderson County residents is scheduled this at Franklin County High School.
    “Mary Poppins, The Musical” will be presented by the Bluegrass Theater Guild from June 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and June 28 at 2 p.m.
    General admission is $15; $12 for students and seniors.
    Call 502-223-2117 for more information.

  • Gast completes dental school


  • Gash earns Eagle Scout rank


  • Sixth grader qualifies for rodeo finals

    I have already had the inquiries.

    We’re talking about the Anderson County fastpitch softball team, of course.

    It is the kind of of thing you have to expect when any team, any sport, advances to the final four of the state tournament and could have won the whole shebang with a break here or there. Beyond that, anyone who remotely follows the game would know the slugger who set a new state record for home runs – Anderson’s Bailey Curry – just completed her sophomore season.

  • Curry first team all state

    Anderson County High School softball player Bailey Curry was named first team all-state in voting by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association released last week.

    Curry was named to the Class 3A squad, as teams are picked based on enrollments although competition is not classified by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    Curry, a sophomore catcher, belted 20 home runs, setting a new state record. Curry hit .536 with an on-base percentage of .626. She drove in 59 runs in 44 games and had an OPS of 1.77.

  • Carolina rig perfect for post spawn bass fishing

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.

    June finally has arrived in Kentucky and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way up toward the high 70s.