Today's News

  • Bearcats work lots of OT to split with Franklin, Owen

    Franklin County forced a three-way tie at the top of the boys’ 25th District soccer race when the Flyers outlasted Anderson County, 2-1, in a shootout last Tuesday.
    Two nights later, the Bearcats avoided a three-way deadlock for spots 4-6 with their own 2-1 shootout win over Owen County.

  • Lions sponsor 5K Run/Walk for Sight during Burgoo Festival

    The Lawrenceburg Lion’s Club hosted a “5K Run/Walk for Sight” on Oct. 1 during the Burgoo Festival to raise money to buy eyeglasses for the underprivileged people in Anderson County.   

    The 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) course began at the Lion’s Club Pavilion in Anderson County Community Park and proceeded down the road out of the park, past Anderson County Middle School.

  • Lions Club crowns ‘The Fastest Kids’ In Anderson County during Burgoo

    The “Fastest Kid in Anderson County” race was run down the middle of Main Street in Lawrenceburg during the Burgoo Festival on Saturday, according to a news release.

    The Lawrenceburg Lions Club hosted the event and awarded trophies were awarded to the fastest two runners in each age group. The club also awarded medals to all participants.

    Winners in the 5-and-under division were Nathan Hardin, first, and Skyla Taulbee, second.

  • 57 compete in disc golf tourney

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the second annual Autumn Classic Disc Golf Tournament on Sept. 24. A field of 57 players participated in the 36-hole event played at both the Anderson County Community Park Disc Golf Course and the Lawrenceburg City Park Disc Golf Course.  

    Players competed in a morning session of 18 holes before lunch and then 18 holes in the afternoon.  Two divisions, advanced and advanced masters, had to have sudden-death playoff holes in order to resolve first place ties.  

  • FOOTBALL: No excuses as Bearcats roar past Woodford

    VERSAILLES – There would be no excuses for Anderson County.

    The opportunities to explain a slow start were plentiful but the Bearcats righted themselves then responded with a 31-13 victory at Woodford County last Friday.

  • Friday sports update: Anderson soccer teams sweep

    Friday sports update

    Girls' soccer routs Western Hills

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team routed Western Hills 4-0 to earn the No. 3 seed in the upcoming District 25 tournament. The game was played at Anderson County Middle School after two postponements due to unplayable field conditions.

  • Thursday morning update: Lady Bearcat soccer match reset for Thursday



    Thursday sports update


    The Anderson County-Western Hills girls' soccer match, which was orginally scheduled for Monday night, is now on for Thursday night at Anderson County Middle School.

  • Robbery suspect arrested at Best Western

    UPDATED THURSDAY, 11:47 A.M.: The name of a man arrested outside of the Best Western hotel Wednesday afternoon has been released by the Kentucky State Police.

    Mark A. Sparks, 24, of Paris was arrested after he leaped from a second floor window of the hotel. He is charged with first-degree robbery, the state police announced, and other charges are pending.

    Sparks was charged for the Sept. 22 robbery of a pharmacy in Paris.

  • Truck, tractor pull begins tonight

    What do giant tractors, enormous diesel trucks and a swimming pool have in common?
    Normally, not much. But in Lawrenceburg, the first two may someday bring about the third as thousands of people flock to Lawrenceburg over the next several years and leave behind enough money for a public swimming pool.
    That project kicks off in earnest this Friday and Saturday when the Kentuckiana Truck Pullers Association stages one of its biggest events of the year in Anderson Community Park.

  • Claylick Methodist Church hosts free annual burgoo dinner on Oct. 3

    Claylick United Methodist Church, located on Claylick Church Road, will host a free burgoo dinner Oct. 3.
    Bring your own spoon, bowl and beverage.
    Serving starts at 5 p.m. and the Patriot Quartet will perform at 7.

    Westside Community church
    Westside Community Church had a pizza party Sept. 25 at the America Legion Park after the morning service.
    The church provided the pizza, drinks and plates.
    The church had a special guest singer, Blessed Hope, on Sept. 25 during the 6 p.m. Sunday night service.
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