Today's News

  • Brothers arrested, charged with car break-ins

    Justin Thornberry, 23, and his brother Jason Thornberry, 20, of 139 Ballard St., have been charged with eight counts each for more than 100 car break-ins in Anderson County over the last three months.
    Both Thornberry brothers were arrested March 14 and each charged with three counts of alleged theft by unlawful taking, distribution of firearms; one count of theft of uncontrolled substance; and four counts of fraudulent use of credit card after reported lost/stolen for under $500.

  • News briefs: 3-28-12

    Ruritans plan fish fry
    The Mount Eden Ruritan Club will host its annual fish fry April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m., the club announced.
    The meal will include fish, coleslaw, baked beans, potato wedges, drink and dessert.
    For more information, call 502-376-4291.

    Horseman receives
    Impact Award
    Barbara Horseman of Lawrenceburg was honored March 20 by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women for her efforts to improve the economic status of women and girls in Anderson County, according to a news release.

  • Egg hunt set at Legion for Saturday

    The American Legion Auxiliary and city of Lawrenceburg will host a community Easter egg hunt March 31 at 1 p.m. at the Legion.
    According to event organizers, the egg hunt will feature more than 8,000 eggs, free drinks, free pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, prize baskets and money eggs.
    The event is for children ages 1-12. The rain date for the event will be April 7.
    The American Legion is located at 725 West Broadway.

  • Lady Mustangs win Mercer tournament

    The Anderson County Middle School girls' soccer team won the King Middle School Pre-Season Tournament Saturday night. The Lady Mustangs beat Bondurant, 7-0, Friday, then defeated Elkhorn in a shootout to win the title.

    They were tied 1-1 with Elkhorn Middle 1-1 at the end of regulation and after a 10-minute overtime. Anderson won the shootout, 4-3. Anderson selections to the All- Tournament team were Madeline Wilson, Lyndsay Chelf and Hannah Drury.

  • Health board OKs massive payroll cuts

    Employees will soon be paying for the controversial new health department building out of their own paychecks.
    The Anderson County Board of Health unanimously approved a massive payroll decrease last Tuesday night as the final step of solving the fiscal crisis caused in part by the new $2 million building.
    The decision will chop roughly $155,000 from the department’s payroll through a series of furlough days and dropping positions from full- to part-time.
    The decision takes affect July 1, the first day of the health department’s new fiscal year.

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  • Dillow signs with Kentucky State

    Anderson County High School senior Austin Dillow, second from front right, signs an NCAA national letter-of-intent to run track and cross country at Kentucky State University during a ceremony at the school last Thursday. Dillow qualified for the state cross country meet all four years of high school and also made the state wrestling tournament all four years.

  • Talking smack, and a Cardinal in a casket

    It was probably just the calm before Saturday’s storm.

  • Alleged fake pot peddler enters not guilty plea

    Craig Vaughn, the owner of Herbal Awakenings who spoke out openly against Anderson County’s fake pot ban, pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanors at his arraignment in Anderson County District Court on March 22.
    Police arrested the 30-year-old Vaughn on Feb. 17 for one count of drug paraphernalia — deliver/manufacture and one count for “any misdemeanor not covered by the codes.”
    Vaughn will be back in District Court on April 11 for a pre-trial conference.

  • BASEBALL: Franklin punishes porous Anderson defense

    If anyone needed a reminder that baseball can be a wacky game, he got it in Anderson County's third game of the high school season.

    Franklin County pounced on seven Bearcat errors along with several other mental gaffes to post an 11-4 win at Barnes Memorial Field last Wednesday. And this was over an Anderson team that has expected its pitching and defense to carry it to a spot among the contenders in the Eighth Region race.