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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Two named all-tourney; Glass Coach of Year

    Lady Bearcats named all region

    Two Anderson County High School softball players were named to the Eighth Region's All-Tournament team last week. Junior outfielder Molly Burkhead and sophomore shortstop Corrin Robinson were selected to the all-tournament team, which was announced after the championship game Wednesday night.

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  • Woman injured when car flips on US 127

    An unidentified woman was injured Friday afternoon around 3:30 when the car she was driving overturned in the southbound lane of US 127.

    Her injuries did not appear to be life threatening, according to first responders at the scene.

    The wreck happened during a heavy thunderstorm, but it is unknown if weather played a role.

    The Kentucky State Police is investigating. Also responding were the Anderson County Sheriff's Office, Anderson County Fire Department. A Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officer was also at the scene.

  • Congressman Barr in town today

    Congressman Andy Barr will meet constituents today (Friday) from noon to 1:30 p.m. at La Isla Mexican Restaurant, located 751 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg.

    “I hope you will please stop by to share your thoughts on legislation, to get help with federal agencies, or even just to chat,” Barr said in a news release.

    “The event is a casual, come-and-go opportunity for constituents to visit directly with me, and part of an ongoing series I have held across the Sixth District since being sworn into office.

  • SOFTBALL: Oldham County veterans end young Lady Bearcats' dream in semis

    Thirty minutes after it was all over, faint smiles tried to break through the tears.

    The hugs lasted longer than they normally do. Words were not necessary.

    The tears, some still lingering despite the smiles, spoke all that needed to be said.

    Anderson County's softball season had come to an end. Oldham County, the defending champion and Kentucky's seventh-ranked team, had killed the dream with a 4-2 win in the Eighth Region semifinal on the Lady Bearcats' home field

  • Church briefs: 5-29-13

    Sand Spring Baptist
    to host garage sale
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg, will have a garage sale Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to noon.
    Many items will be available, according to the church’s press release, and all priced to sell.

    Sand Spring Baptist Church hosts
    gospel group concert

  • Parlez-vous francais? At high school, not any more

    Limited staff allocation funds led the Anderson County High School site-based decision-making council to say “au revoir” to offering French to students for the upcoming school year.
    According to Anderson County High School Principal Ronnie Fields, the high school needs 180 students to sign up for French in order to justify hiring an instructor for a part-time position.
    Only 141 students enrolled in French language courses for the upcoming school year, Fields said via e-mail.

  • Three Mercer County men busted for allegedly being meth ‘smurfs’

    Three Mercer County residents are scheduled to be arraigned May 30 on charges that they were supplying cold pills to be used to manufacture methamphetamine, according to documents on file in Anderson District Court.
    Known by police as “smurfing,” the activity typically involves methamphetamine “cooks” paying others to purchase ingredients used to make drug.

  • District court docket: 5-29-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on March 25.
    Philip W. Aldridge Jr., arraignment, operating vehicle with expired operator’s license – dismissed.
    Feven K. Asbeha, hearing, failure to produce insurance card – amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, pleaded guilty, $243, installment/deferred payment June 3.