Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats roll past West Jessamine in record-setting rout


    Anderson County simply prepared for a football game.

    No question that it was a special one, being the last homecoming night for a senior class that has spent most of its high school career ranked in Kentucky's Top 10 teams in Class 5A. But no one could have seen the onslaught that was coming.

  • BLOG POST: Steve Jobs changed how I cover sports

    I will have to admit I didn't know who Steve Jobs was until several years ago. By that time, Jobs had already made much of his mark as one of the founders of Apple Computers and they were common place. When one of the founders of Apple computers died Wednesday, it seems everyone knew who he was. 

  • Search warrant leads to heroin, narcotics drug bust

    Two men were arrested on charges of first degree trafficking and possession of controlled substances, city police said, after Lawrenceburg police officers searched an 105 Alice Drive apartment Wednesday evening and found an undisclosed amount of heroin, marijuana, narcotics and cash in the residence.

    Daniel S. Hamill, 24, and Jimmy L. Wash, 36, were charged with first degree trafficking of a controlled substance, first degree possession of a controlled substance, third degree possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Central Hardin, Bardstown improve stellar seasons with victories over Lady Bearcats' soccer




    Central Hardin scored three times in the second half to defeat host Anderson County in girls' soccer action Monday night.

  • Church briefs: 10-5-11

    Prayer walks scheduled
    Prayer walks are scheduled for the second Sunday of each month at Anderson County High School, organizers announced.
    Those participating are asked to meet at the school’s front door at 2 p.m.The next walk is scheduled for Oct. 9

    Alton Christian Church hosts revival
    Alton Christian Church will host a revival Oct. 9-12 at 6:30 p.m. with the Rev. Leon Thomas presiding. There will be special music nightly.

  • A stroke of faith changes football star

    Forty-one years ago, Steve Starnes played football alongside Al Cowlings and O.J. Simpson as the Buffalo Bills fifth-round draft pick out of the University of Tampa.
    He also played for the Green Bay Packers and the (former) Boston Patriots.
     He was big and burly. Then he injured his neck and his professional football career, the dream of many little boys and grown men, was cut short. Five years ago a stroke nearly took his life.

  • Community calendar: 10-5-11

    Oct. 8: Repair Affair event, 7:30 a.m.
    Oct. 8-9: “The Crucible,” presented by the Anderson County Community Theatre, Lawrenceburg Green
    Oct. 9: Marlowe grade school reunion, noon to 4 p.m., American Legion building, Anderson County fairgrounds
    Oct. 14: Movie Night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Lawrenceburg Green


  • Cunningham honored as ‘senior star’

    The late A.C. Cunningham, 92, of Lawrenceburg was selected as a Senior Star by the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, it was announced.
    Cunningham is to be honored at an Oct. 13 luncheon in Lexington.
    His family has been invited to attend in his stead.
    Cunningham was active in the Lawrenceburg community, delivering Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors for the Anderson Senior Center.
    He planted and maintained a garden for the Adult Day Care Center.

  • Engagement: Costiloe-Toll

    Joseph K. Costiloe and Elizabeth A. King announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacquelyn Elise Costiloe to Charles Wallace Toll, son of Charles and Cindy Toll.
    The wedding will be held at Alton Baptist Church on Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m.
    The reception will be at the Lawrenceburg American Legion to follow.
    All friends and family are invited.

  • Relay for Life calendar: 10-5-11

    Relay for Life hosts golf scramble, House of Trees
    Relay for Life will host the “Swing fore a Cure” golf scramble Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.
    Registration begins at 9 a.m.
    Cost is $50 per player or $200 for four-person team, which includes meal.
    Optional mulligans, skirts, kick and throws will be available.
    There will also be a car giveaway for a hole in one.