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Today's News

  • Eaton visits ‘church on the lake’

    Editor's note: This story was written by Linda Waggener, the marketing and media relations coordinator at Campbellsville University, and is reprinted with her permission.
    Campbellsville University alumnus, Dr. Jeff Eaton, traveled from Anderson County to Russell County on Labor Day weekend for his annual guest speaking engagement at the church he founded at Lake Cumberland’s Jamestown Marina boat dock 21 years ago.

  • Fox Creek Christian plans 3-on-3 tourney

    Fox Creek Christian Church will host its annual Thanksgiving Shoot Out 3-on-3 tournament on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. at the Fox Creek Christian Life Center.
    This will be a double elimination tournament with a 15 and under division and a 16 and over division.
    The entry fee is $20 per team and the proceeds will go toward bringing an Australian Junior team to the area in January for a mission opportunity.
    Contact Mark Wells at 502-839-8294 or foxcreek2020@yahoo.com to register a team.

  • Glensboro Baptist plans Thanksgiving dinner

    Glensboro Baptist Church is hosting its annual Thanksgiving dinner and pig roast on Thursday, Nov. 25 at noon.
    Meals are available for delivery. Those needing delivery should call 502-839-8290.
    Food baskets are also available.

  • Bearcat season ends in final minutes of regional championship

    John Hardin quarterback Eli Mitchell found Jeremy Harness open in the end zone with 2:16 to play to give the top-ranked Bulldogs a 28-24 win over Anderson County in the Class 5A, Region 2 championship football game.

  • County burn ban lifted

    Anderson County received just enough rain over the past few days to allow the county fire department to lift its burn ban, Fire Chief Mike Barnes said Thursday morning.
    “We’ve gotten over an inch of rain,” Barnes said.
    However, Barnes emphasized that the ban put in place by the Kentucky Division of Forestry is still in effect through Dec. 15.
    According to that ban, controlled burns must be 150 feet away from wooded areas and are only permitted between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • Auditor warns schools on excess spending

    During the past fiscal year, Anderson County Schools spent $1.1 million more than it had budgeted — a habit that, if not broken, could be devastating to the district, Auditor Denise Keen cautioned at Monday night’s board of education meeting.
    “You need to take a hard look at your budget,” Keen told the board members. “You cannot afford another $1 million (in excess spending).”

  • Fire, smoke ravage firefighter’s home

    Jimmy Robinson has plenty of experience putting fires out at other people’s homes, but Monday he was forced to do so at his own.

  • Beard eating story explodes

    Lawrenceburg is known nationally for its famous bourbon distilleries, but it is also now known as the place where a man was forced to eat his own beard.

  • ‘Tickle game’ abuser gets four years

    The man convicted of sexually abusing a first-grader was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday morning in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Football playoffs, hoops tip-off on tap

    It would be hard to imagine any small town being busier than Lawrenceburg for a sports fan this weekend. With the Anderson County High School football team making a strong showing in the state playoffs and basketball making its final preparations for tipoff, sports fans can get their fill of the action.