Today's News

  • Marching Bearcats take title in season’s first competition

    The Anderson County High School marching band saw the 2015 season get off to a rousing start when the Marching Bearcats took the grand champion honors in the Warrior Classic, hosted by Southwestern High School, near Somerset.

    Anderson County, which competes in Class 4A in Kentucky Music Educators Association contests, outpointed South Laurel, a 5A school, by 6.5 points for the overall championship. Anderson defeated Pulaski County by 8 points to win Class 4A.

    Anderson also won the overall color guard and percussion competitions.

  • Bearcats defeat Owen for season’s first win

    Anderson County picked up its first win of the boys’ soccer season Monday, romping past host Owen County 10-2. No other details were available at press time. Anderson is now 1-6-2 on the year.

  • Lady Bearcats squander big lead to highly regarded Marshall

    A trip to the lake region of Kentucky was not what the doctor ordered for the Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team over the weekend.

    The Lady Bearcats blew a 3-0 lead as host Marshall County rallied to tie Anderson in the Marshall County Classic Saturday. Later that day, the Lady Bearcats turned in a poor performance as McCracken County whipped the Lady Bearcats, 5-2.

    “Playing two games in one day was probably not a great idea with this team,” Anderson coach Jason Earnest said.

  • Lady Cats score district win over Shelby, host VolleySMASH tourney

    Anderson County simply needed to beat Shelby County last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats overcame an opening set loss to defeat the visiting Lady Rockets, 3-1, last Tuesday.

    Anderson took control in the third game, going on to win, 25-17, then rolled in the fourth set, 25-11. The Lady Bearcats broke open a close match behind a stellar service from senior Taylor Phillips early in the decisive frame. Phillips took over with her team in front 8-6. By the time Shelby solved things with a timeout, Anderson was leading 14-6.

  • Backup kicker a ‘shining star’ in first varsity action at Boyle

    A season that had already seen Anderson County football suffer more than its share of crucial early-season injuries took a strange turn last week when the Bearcats were without kicker David Simmons at Boyle County.

    Simmons, who had demonstrated the power to kick long, was injured while playing for the school’s soccer team last Tuesday at East Jessamine.

  • Sidewalk Days return to Lawrenceburg this week

    Bargain hunters will delight starting Thursday when Lawrenceburg Sidewalk Days kicks off in Lawrenceburg.

    The three-day event will culminate on Saturday with live music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street, which will be closed to traffic to allow merchants to showcase their wares.

    The event, sponsored by the City of Lawrenceburg and The Anderson News, marks the first time in recent years that sidewalk days have been held. The goal is to promote local shopping opportunities and give new merchants and restaurants a chance to introduce themselves to the public.

  • Church news briefs, Sept. 16, 2015

    Central Baptist to celebrate anniversary

    Central Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg will celebrate its 25th anniversary Sept. 19-20.

    The Sammy Glass Family will sing Saturday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m., followed by a special 25th anniversary celebration service at 11.

    A potluck meal will follow the Sunday morning service.

    The church is located at 1958 U.S. 127 Bypass North.

    Pastor Rick Clark invites all to attend.

    Call 502-839-5013 or 502-319-0903 for information.

  • Roast a perfect meal for after church

    By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking Columnist

    Growing up in a large family, things could be a bit unpredictable at times.

    There were a few things that were inevitable, there was sure to be a squabble between one of us seven sisters and brothers from time to time. We would all be at church every Sunday morning without fail, and momma would always have her famous roast, potatoes and carrots in the oven and ready for us to eat when we got home.

  • Senior Center Calendar

    Yoga for the Back

    When: 8:30 a.m. Mondays from Sept. 21 to Dec. 7

    Admission: free

    Where: Anderson Senior Center, 160 Township Square

    Description: This one hour yoga class will offer participants a weekly practice of stretching, strengthening and relaxing with a focus on reducing back pain and the risk of that pain becoming chronic.

    Instructor is Jenny Howard Owen, a certified and registered yoga teacher.

    All adults are welcome.

    Participants should bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

    Gentle Yoga

  • Anderson County High School class of 1995 to hold reunion

    The Anderson County High School class of 1995 will hold its 20-year reunion Sept. 26 at Eagle Lake Convention Center.

    The reunion is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., according to a news release.

    For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page, ACHS Class of ’95 Reunion.