Today's News

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 9, 2011

    5K run to benefit Bearcat basketball

    The inaugural Bearcat 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, starting at Anderson County Middle School. The entry fee is $15 per person until Nov. 2 and $20 after that date.  

    All proceeds from the run will benefit the Anderson County High School boys' basketball team.

    The race will be broken down into age classifications. Door prizes will be awarded to those who enter but one must be present to win

  • Bearcats hold off South Oldham, advance in state playoffs

    There would be no deja vu all over again for Anderson County Friday night

    The Bearcats broke a 26-all tie with 4:50 to play, then held on to defeat visiting South Oldham, 33-26 in the first round of the state Class 5A football playoffs Friday night.

    Ethan Kelly burst through a gaping hole in the right side of the South Oldham defense for a 4-yard touchdown. Bill Rose's extra point finished the scoring.

    Anderson, now 9-2 on the year, moves on to host district foe Montgomery County, an upset winner over Cooper, in the regional semifinals.

  • Make sure Santa gets the message

    If you’ve been good this year, tell Santa all about it by submitting your letters to The Anderson News.

    For the 34th consecutive year, the News will help Santa by publishing the letters and pictures of Anderson County’s children.

    Santa only asks one thing. In order to make sure he can get through them all, please keep letters to 100 words.

    Letters should be e-mailed to santa@theandersonnews.com. Photos should be attached to the letters they accompany and should be saved in JPEG format.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: UK women get ready for season

    Expectations are high for the University of Kentucky women's basketball team. Despite the loss of Southeastern Conference player of the year Victoria Dunlap, the Wildcats return most of the team that won 25 games last year, have guard Amber Smith back after sitting our last year with an injury and have signed one of the nation's best recruiting classes. Kentucky had four McDonald's All-Americans on the roster.

  • Pumpkin carving at Robert B. Turner Elementary
  • Winners named in Ward pumpkin contest
  • District court docket: 11-2-11

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Oct. 10, 2011.
    Devon Sellers, show cause, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure to notify department of transportation of address change – continued to Dec. 5.
    Justin Taylor, show cause, license to be in possession – failed to appear.
    Franklin P. Uhlman, show cause, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – continued to Jan. 30.

  • Christian Academy to host Veterans Day service

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students and staff invites the community to join in its Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary of Anderson Christian Church, the school announced.
    The school encourages all veterans to attend so that it may recognize and appreciate them, the school said in a news release.
    Students will provide entertainment and there will be an inspirational speaker.

  • Academy students named to honor roll

    The following Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students were named to the All A and all A/B honor rolls for the first nine weeks of fall 2011:

    All ‘A’ honor holl
    Heather Ward, fifth grade; Gabe Elliott, third grade.

    All ‘A/B’ honor holl
    MacKenzie Andrade, fifth grade; Camden Henson, Taylor Nevins, Jonathan Pinkston, fourth grade; Melody Dezarn, Ethan Durham, Aislinn Gay, Erica Hickman and Phillip Maxfield ll, third grade.

  • 4-H club named Candy Kingdom

    Mrs. Thompson’s first period class met for its 4-H meeting.
    The meeting started with a vote for a club name, and was named Candy Kingdom.
    Brice White came up with the idea and the club loved it.
    After Emma Jorette called roll everyone had to tell his or her favorite animal. Camden Nicholson led the program with a short play about Kentucky. The play gave fun facts about Kentucky and gave kids experience in talking in front of groups.
    The speakers were Tad Prophet, Hannah Whitaker, Roston Young and Bekka Adams.