Today's News

  • Little Leaguers split first two state games

    The Anderson County Little League All-Stars split their first two pool play games in the state tournament, which began on Saturday in Prestonsburg.

    In the opener on Saturday, Marion County romped past Anderson, 10-0 in a game called after five innings because of the “mercy rule.”

  • Senior League drops state tourney opener

    BUCKNER – Even though Anderson County led 2-0 midway through its first round game of the Senior League state baseball tournament, one got the feeling the margin was not safe.

    It wasn't

    South Oldham erupted for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, then added an insurance run one inning later to defeat Anderson 4-2 at in the double-elimination tournament at Oldham County High School.

  • Sports briefs for July 25, 2012

    FCA presents “Coach's Bible”

    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes presented Graham Carlton, head wrestling coach at Anderson County High School and baseball coach at Anderson County Middle School, with a copy of The Coach's Bible on July 11. Carlton, along with high school football coach Mark Peach and middle school wrestling coach Travis York, were honored for their participation in the Character Coaches program. Peach and York were not able to attend the presentation.

  • Coach pitch league has many players

    Coach pitch league teams played in the Anderson County Little League this summer.

  • Lynn Drive man busted for indoor pot patch

    A Lawrenceburg man is behind bars after the Kentucky State Police uncovered 68 marijuana plants growing in his apartment Thursday afternoon on Lynn Drive, according to a news release.

    Arrested was Chester L. Byrd, 46. He has been charged with cultivating marijuana, over five plants, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    He was charged and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center, according to the news release.

  • Little League and Senior League state tournament schedules


    The Anderson County Little League All-Stars will open play in the state tournament when they play Marion County on Saturday, July 21 at 6 p.m. All tournament games are being held at Stone Crest Field in Prestonsburg.

    The tournament is a pool play event with the top two teams from each pool advancing to the elimination tournament.

  • District court docket: 7-18-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on June 11, 2012.
    Aaron Caudill, show cause, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – bench warrant.
    David R. Cooley, diversion completion, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – dismissed.
    Laura A. Shoemaker, review, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia – show cause.

  • Church briefs: 7-18-12

    Alton Christian announces
    upcoming events
    Alton Christian Church is collecting items for the Galilean Children's Home, according to a news release.
    Church members will also be taking a trip to the Galilean Home on July 23.
    The church’s youth group is studying the Book of Mark.

    Church of Christ holds
    vacation Bible school
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host its vacation Bible school July 22-25 from 7-9 p.m.
    “Bible Roundup” will be the theme of the week.

  • Alton Baptist welcomes new minister

    Chance McConnell has accepted the position of director of ministries and education at Alton Baptist Church, and will coordinate the church’s programs in outreach, discipleship and missions.
    A native of Princeton, McConnell is a recent graduate of Campbellsville University with a degree in pastoral ministries, and will be enrolling in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in the fall.

  • Birth: Turner

    Danielle Sparks and Derek Turner of Frankfort announce the birth of their daughter, Avari Nicole Turner, born April 26, 2012, at 5:49 p.m. at St. Joseph East Women’s Hospital.
    She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 17 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Tim and Melinda Sparks of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Wendall and Virginia Lawson of Versailles.
    Paternal grandparents are the late Sterling Turner and Carla Turner of Frankfort. Paternal grandparents are the late Bobby Turner and Dorothy “Tom” Turner.