Today's News

  • DeLong named MVP during fall series

    Team Black got a run-scoring single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to win the Seventh Annual Cols’ World Series, defeating Team White, 1-0, on Saturday at Gary Wright Field in Danville. The win is the fifth straight by Team Black.

    Playing a five-inning game due to the number of pitchers available, the teams found themselves in a pitchers’ duel after a 13-8 score in game one of the series.

  • Early muzzleloader deer season held this week Oct. 15-16

    The first of two seasons created especially for hunters who want to take deer with muzzleloading firearms is coming up.

    Kentucky’s early muzzleloader deer season, which debuted in 1990, will be held this year on the weekend of Oct. 15-16. In the past decade, the muzzleloader deer harvest has averaged 16,272 deer a year. A high of 19,918 was taken during the 2004-05 season, and a low of 13,179 bagged last season. 

  • GOLF: Riley makes cut at state golf tourney

    Anderson County golfer Kaitlyn Riley made the first day cut at the state golf tournament, being held at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Riley shot a 14-over 86, tying with nine other players for 34th place in the tournament. The golfers will hit the course again on Saturday.

    See the Oct. 12 edition of The Anderson News for complete details.

  • 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