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Today's News

  • Fall is time to celebrate apples, high school marching band

     This week I’m celebrating the Anderson County Band’s big win in Nelson County. They swept the competition, coming out grand champions.

  • Do you love enough to speak the truth of Christ?

     It was AW Tozer who said, “The world is perishing for the lack of the knowledge of God, and the church is famishing for want of his presence.”

  • Splatter Inc.’s Uebel is all about giving back to community

     When Splatter Inc. was founded in 2004, no one could have predicted it would reach its current level of success.

  • Haunted house draws large crowds opening weekend

     105 Evil On Main proved a bit too scary for some folks on the haunted house’s opening weekend.

    Organizer Troy Young said that of the roughly 250 people who dared enter the claustrophobic maze that includes horrifying clowns, and evil Santa and other ghouls, more than 50 became too scared to finish.

  • Boy Scouts shine brightest during cook-off

     Column as I see ’em …

  • Marnon hired as staff writer

     

    Christian Marnon has been hired as a staff writer at “The Anderson News.”

    He began his new job last Friday, and replaces former staff writer Brittany Fuller, who accepted a position with the Danville school system.

    Marnon grew up in Harrodsburg and is a graduate of Mercer County High School.

    He earned a news-editorial journalism degree at Western Kentucky University and says he is looking forward to providing news coverage of Anderson County.

  • Teens charged with breaking into school cafeteria

    Two teenagers and a juvenile have been charged with breaking into the Anderson County High School cafeteria, following an investigation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Kenneth Bailey Smith, 18, of 109 Seminole Court, Lawrenceburg, and Christopher W. O’Brien, 19, of 729 Moss Lane, Frankfort allegedly broke into the cafeteria Sept. 12 around 8:30 p.m., according to police reports.

    They were accompanied by an unnamed juvenile.

  • Durr completes police training

     John Durr of the Lawrenceburg Police Department was among 28 law enforcement officers from agencies across the state to graduate last Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training, the agency announced in a news release.

  • Game time is time for the games

    There was one reason I became a Dallas Cowboy diehard when I was a kid and remain one today.

    Roger Staubach.

    Just like today, it seemed that back in the early and mid-1970s the Cowboys were always on TV somewhere on the weekend schedule and was intrigued as Roger the Dodger zigged when defenses zagged. I knew if they were down but time was left on the clock, the Cowboys and Captain Comeback had a fighting chance.

  • Penny commits to Bellarmine

    Anderson County High School basketball player Cobe Penny has announced that he intends to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville to continue his collegiate career.

    “Excited to say that I have verbally committed to Bellarmine University!” Penny posted on his Twitter account Saturday.

    Penny is considered one of the state’s top players and is looking to lead the Bearcats to the state tournament after advancing to the Eighth Region championship game the last two years. Anderson is considered one of the favorites to advance to Rupp Arena.