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Today's News

  • Bearcats looking at new roles during spring practice

    With some changes coming to Anderson County football, spring practice might take on added significance in 2016.

    Approximately 30 boys went through the first week of drills last week as the Bearcats not playing spring sports went through a myriad of drills for the 2016 season.

    “We have had a great first week,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said Thursday. “We wanted to look at some new things offensively and look at some folds at multiple positions and have been able to do so.”

  • Bearcats pick up first win

    Anderson County picked up its first win of the baseball season Friday night when the Bearcats defeated host Henry County, 8-5 in nine innings.

    Anderson, which had lost its first 12 games of the season, plated three runs in the top of the ninth for the win. Luke Dowell ripped a two-run double, then scored on Bryce Edmondson’s single.

    Henry County fell to 12-4 on the year.

  • Lady Cats fall to Top 5 teams in Scott classic

    GEORGETOWN – The Anderson County High School softball team’s trip to Scott County over the weekend saw the Lady Bearcats drop three straight games for the first time in four years, but coach Brent Aldridge isn’t worried.

    His sixth-ranked Lady Bearcats faced a murderous weekend schedule, taking on Scott County, ranked No. 2 in the state, fourth-ranked Male and top-ranked McCracken County.

  • Anderson explodes, defeats Collins in district matchup

    Anderson County’s explosion started so unexpectedly. It happened so quickly. But by the time it was over, the Lady Bearcats had made Collins pay dearly.

    Anderson erupted for 8 unearned runs in the bottom of the second inning, then cruised to a 12-4 win over visiting Collins Tuesday night. Anderson gained a quick advantage in the 30th District seeding race, defeating the only district team that has beaten the Lady Bearcats since 2012.

  • Weather radio programming free at Kroger Saturday

    The Anderson Radio Club will program weather radios for free for residents Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Kroger.

    Residents can bring in a weather radio they already own or buy one at Kroger for programming. Those interested will need to bring a battery for their radio so the programming is not lost when it is unplugged.

    Having a weather radio ensures you will only hear alerts for your area and you are not bothered by alerts that are not for your area.

  • Pierian Women's Club art show Saturday

    The fifth annual Pierian Women’s Art Show will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the ACHS auditorium.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The show will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the students.

  • Man charged for letting dog starve to death

    A Lawrenceburg man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly tied up a dog in his back yard and allowed it to starve to death.

  • Boy OK’d for girls’ softball team

    County officials will allow a boy to play on a girls’ softball team in the parks and recreation league this spring, Judge-Executive Orbrey Gritton has confirmed.
    “The county’s stance is simple,” Gritton said. “We have no policy that says a boy can’t play.”
    Gritton said the boy is 8 years old, has never played sports and his parents expressed concern that he might be injured playing Little League baseball.

  • Needle exchange committee adds two

    Two city council members volunteered Monday night to participate in a controversial needle exchange program being proposed by the Anderson County Board of Health.
    Council members Paul Thomas Vaughn and George Geoghegan will join representatives from the health board, fiscal court and other local officials when the committee holds its first public meeting 10 a.m. April 25 at the health department building on Glensboro Road.
    Mayor Sandy Goodlett said he would likely attend the meeting as well.

  • Rose family is on a mission

    Lawrenceburg natives Steve and Alissa Rose are back in town, but not for long.
    The couple and their children recently returned home in hopes of raising enough funds to support their latest mission in life: helping orphaned teenage girls in Honduras.
    Rose, 47, and his family have planned a variety of fundraisers to support their program titled El Camino de La Vida (The Path of Life), the first at Gatsby Gallery on Main Street on Friday, May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.
    The gallery will host a silent auction of photos of the people of Honduras and ministry sites.