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Today's News

  • High school band boosters announce golf tourney

    A golf scramble to support the Anderson County High School Band Boosters is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 at Wild Turkey Trace, the organization announced.
    Rain date is Sept. 1.
    Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8.
    Entry is $60 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf, green fees, cart, lunch and a chance to win prizes.
    Awards will be given to the top three teams, along with closest to the pin, longest drive and for a hole in one.
    Sponsorships are also needed.

  • Gone fishin’
  • Adult-sized Erector set
  • They’re staying fit and having fun

    Sneakers tap the gym floor rapidly, a little out of sync with the pairs of arms swooping from left to right.
    It’s Monday morning and Lawrenceburg’s “Fit N’ Fun Girls” are working to get their heart rates up, like they have been for almost a decade since their fitness group first formed.
    Back in 2002, about six Anderson County women gathered at the United Methodist Church’s gym to get their one-hour work out.

  • Filing deadline nears for city council, school board

    Only two incumbent city councilman and one school board member had filed for re-election this fall as for Monday afternoon.
    The deadline to file is 4 p.m. Aug. 14 and, so far, filings have been few and far between for six city council and three school board seats.
    Incumbent city councilmen Bobby Durr and Tommy Vaughn have filed, along with challengers Troy Settles, Dan Stumph and Allen Kays.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats turn to former star to lead program

     Five head coaches in five years is not exactly the textbook formula for building a high school sports program.

    But that is Courtney DeLong's welcome to her new position as volleyball coach at Anderson County High School. DeLong, one of the best ever to serve and set for the Lady Bearcats, is undaunted.

    “I think with me being new, it is different for the team,” DeLong says, “but I can relate to that. When I was in high school, we had a different coach my last three years.”

  • Current Lady Bearcats defeat volleyball alumni

     The Anderson County High School volleyball team hosted its inaugural Alumni Game on July 21. The current Lady Bearcat team defeated the alumni team, winning the five-game set, 3-2.

    The current team win the first two games 25-12 and 25-17 before the alumni rallied for a 25-23 win in the third game.

    “By game two, the alumni team had kind of worked through all the bad plays and were playing pretty well,” Anderson coach Courtney DeLong said in a release.

  • Police chief refutes woman’s coercion claim

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department had nothing to do with a defendant’s claims that police coerced her at gunpoint and threatened to take away her children if she didn’t admit to a crime.
    That’s the stance being taken by acting Lawrenceburg Police Chief Chris Atkins, who refuted an article in last week’s edition of The Anderson News which accurately reported on a motion filed in District Court that accused his department of coercion.

  • B-double-E-double-R-U-N Beer run!


    A man went on a beer run at a local supermarket, and then allegedly ran off with the booze.
    Rodney Daniels “JB” McClanahan, 26, of Cynthiana, snatched two 18-packs of Bud Light beer cans and took off running into the Walmart parking lot last Wednesday afternoon with a store manager chasing him on foot, according to a report filed by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
    According to city police officer Josh Satterly, McClanahan threw the beer up against a fence on U.S. 127 Bypass and fled into the nearby Burger King restaurant to hide.  

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