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Today's News

  • Mustang tracksters prepare for state

    Several members of the Anderson County Middle School track and field team will be competing in the state championship meet on Saturday, June 4.

    The meet will be held at the University of Louisville.

    Schools are allowed to have one entry in each event.

    Boys scheduled to participate include Logan Ritchie in the 100- and 300-meter hurdle events, Matthew Stamper in the 200-meter dash and high jump, Zach Knight in the 40 meters, Mason Pierce at 800 meters, Jordan McHugh at 1,600 meters and Jalen Newton running the 3,200 meter race.

  • Bearcat basketball camp next week

    The Anderson County Bearcat Basketball Camp will be held from Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9 according to a news release.

    The camp sessions will last from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. each day.

    The camp is open to boys and girls entering kindergarten through eighth grade. Those entering kindergarten through third grade should report to Robert B. Turner Elementary School. Those entering grades 4 and 5 should report to Saffell Street School with those entering grades 6-8 should report to Anderson County High School.

  • Bearcat football camp set

    The Anderson County Bearcat Football Camp will be held on Friday, June 3 from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Anderson County High School field house.

    The camp will have a Friday Night Lights theme and is open to young people entering grades 2-6.

    The cost is $40 in advance, $45 at the door with checks payable to ACHS Football.

    For more information, contact Head Coach Mark Peach at 502-839-0366.

  • Baseball camp set for park

    A one-day baseball camp, sponsored by Wal-Mart, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, according to a news release.

    The camp will be held at the Anderson County Community Park baseball fields, the release said.

    The camp will feature one day of training and competition, according to the release.

    Organizers of the camp said fundamentals of hitting, fielding, pitching, catching and base running will be covered.

  • Three Bearcats medal at state meet

    LEXINGTON – The final results of the KHSAA Class 3A Track and Field Meet might have been a synopsis of the now completed 2016 season at Anderson County High School.

    Only three Bearcats survived the regional and at-large eliminations to advance to the state and those three had mixed results, a finish driven by high expectations and hampered to a degree by medical issues.

  • Man sustains 'significant' injuries when motorcycle collides with tree

    A Lawrenceburg man suffered what first responders described as “significant head and chest injuries” when the motorcycle he was riding earlier this evening smacked into a tree on Ninevah Road.

    People at the scene identified the victim as Dwayne Hawkins, 50, who lives nearby and had to be airlifted to an area hospital. They said that Hawkins’ family had been notified and left the scene shortly after the helicopter transporting him took off.

  • Lady Cats own district fifth straight year

    TAYLORSVILLE – Sometimes, it seemed like Anderson County was playing against two opponents in going for its fifth straight 30th District softball championship.

    The linescore says Anderson's opponent was Shelby County, a team that had not beaten Anderson since the 2009 district final. But in reality, the Lady Bearcats' biggest nemesis was Anderson County.

    But in spite of themselves, the Lady Bearcats rallied from a 4-1 deficit to whip Shelby, 8-5, in the district championship game last Tuesday at Spencer County High School.

  • Smith to be honored for 34 years

    Second Christian Church will celebrate Pastor R.E. Smith’s 34th pastoral anniversary at 11 a.m. June 5.

    A luncheon celebration in the fellowship hall will follow morning worship.

    Smith and his wife Verna will be honored.

    The celebration is being hosted by the Second Christian Church Usher Board. Minister Carr, associate pastor at High Street Christian Church in Mount Sterling, will be the guest speaker.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The church is located at 106 Church Street, Lawrenceburg.

  • Lady Bearcats slam Carroll in regional opener

    BEDFORD – The calendar said that it was Memorial Day, but Bailey Curry was ready for the Fourth of July.

    Curry set off some the fireworks in the form of a walk-off grand slam to send Anderson County to an 11-0 win over Carroll County in the opening round of the Eighth Region Softball Tournament Monday at Trimble County High School.

    With Anderson firmly in control with a 7-0 lead, Curry sent a 1-1 pitch from Carroll pitcher Andrea Searcy into orbit. Curry’s blast landed perhaps 50 feet beyond the fence in right-center, 200 feet away.

  • Veterans, fallen honored at Memorial Day service

    Guest speaker Col. Brian Wertzler gave a speech about the history and importance of Memorial Day at the Memorial Day Service at American Legion Fairgrounds Sunday. Veterans and those who gave their lives for our country were honored.