Today's News

  • Varble honored for helping saving a woman’s life


  • Smith makes finals at DYW event


  • Teen pleads guilty to armed robbery

    One of four teenagers charged last summer in a string of armed robberies has pleaded guilty, court documents show.
    Paul Tomlinson, who was 16 at the time of his arrest, accepted a plea offer Jan. 10 from the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, reducing his charge from first-degree to second-degree on two counts of complicity to commit armed robbery.
    The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office has recommended a 10-year prison sentence on the charges. Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 21 in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Mom jailed for smoking dope with daughter, 13

    A Lawrenceburg mom and her boyfriend remained behind bars Monday after they were caught allegedly smoking marijuana with her 13-year-old daughter.
    Marissa Erisman, 30, and Ronald Ledbetter Jr., 33, both of 201 Whitney Ave., were nabbed by the Kentucky State Police after they were found smoking marijuana with the child in an outbuilding at their residence, according to a police report.
    The incident occurred around 2 a.m. Jan. 10.

  • Suspected heroin dealer facing life sentence


  • Tough coach with tender heart led Bearcat ‘glory days’

    They might be called the glory days of Anderson County basketball.

    It was that period from the mid-1960s to the late 70s when the Bearcats enjoyed a sustained run of success that is unmatched in local history.

  • Whiteside pulls off rebound record

    WILMORE – With the Luce Center audio system balking last Tuesday, there was a real question if the National Anthem would be played before the Asbury-Midway women’s basketball game tipped off.

    That’s when Kali Whiteside took a step or two forward from the Asbury bench.

    “Oh, say can you see?” she sang.

    The crowd joined in and a setback was averted.

    It was fitting. Kali rebounded nicely from a problem.

  • Perry Central weapons too much for Bearcats

    How one looks at Perry Central’s 81-74 win over Anderson County Saturday night depends on the perspective.

    To the casual observer and perhaps most statewide observers, the Commodores’ win probably came as little surprise, even on Anderson’s home court. After all, Perry Central is considered a solid favorite to win the 14th Region, played defending state champion Dunbar to the wire and boasts what Anderson coach Glen Drury called “the No. 1 team in the state of Kentucky talent-wise.”

  • Shouse reaches 200th career win

    Asbury University men’s basketball coach Will Shouse earned his 200th career win as a collegiate coach Thursday when the Eagles outlasted visiting Alice Lloyd, 77-74, in Wilmore.

    Shouse, now in his 11th season as a head coach, improved his career record to 200-138. He spent two years at Kentucky Christian University, going 51-24. At Asbury, he has compiled a 149-114 record.

  • God First Basketball registrations under way

    Lawrenceburg United Methodist Church is taking registrations for God First Basketball until Jan. 26. The league is for boys and girls, ages 3-15 and is scheduled to run from Feb. 27 to April 23.

    The cost is $45 dollars for the first child in a family and $40 for each additional child. Players should be prepared to participate in a 20-minute evaluation session at registration.

    Sign-up dates and times are Thursday, Jan. 19 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Thursday, Jan. 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.