Today's News

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 12, 2014

    Could you use an extra $10,000?

    The Anderson County High School basketball teams and cheerleaders are sponsoring a raffle for $10,000, to be drawn during Cat Madness on Saturday, Nov. 22.

    Tickets are $10 each and one person will win the big prize during Cat Madness. The winner does not have to be present to win.

    The Anderson teams will be hosting Woodford County for Madness in what is being billed as “The Battle for the Bridge.”

  • Fishing remains productive during deer season

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

    Kentucky offers some of the finest deer hunting found anywhere, and the modern gun deer season stands as one of the most anticipated opportunities each year.

    Its allure draws many anglers away from the water in November.

  • First buck
  • Leading the Break
  • Bearcats look to cool Dragons’ fire

    It is the rematch nearly everyone was expecting. It is just hitting a week earlier and in a different locale than originally called for.

    Anderson County visits South Oldham Friday, Nov. 14, for the second round of the state football playoffs. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

    It will be a rematch of a game played on the same field back on Sept. 5. South Oldham won that one 52-43. The Dragons jumped to a quick 14-0 lead, then fought off furious Anderson rally. The Bearcats tied things at 28, fell behind 42-28, then rallied again.

  • Human remains found in Anderson County

    Hunters found identification papers in a western Anderson County field Saturday. Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputies searched the area and around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night found skeletal human remains, according to Detective Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office.

    Taylor said the sheriff's office and the coroner are working this as a death investigation.

    For the full story, see the Wednesday print or e-edition of The Anderson News. 

  • Bearcats roll past Scott in playoff opener

    Brayden Russell caught two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Anderson County to a 32-13 win over Scott High in the first round of the state Class 5A playoffs Friday at Warford Stadium.

    Russell caught a 49-yard scoring strike from Zachary Carmichael just 55 seconds into the contest, giving Anderson a lead it would never relinquish.

  • 11-05 community calendar

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in November. The Anderson Public Library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.


    Workshops and Clubs


    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1:00


    Doctor Who

    When: Friday, Nov. 7

    Time:  6-8 p.m.


    APL Book Club

    When:  Monday, Nov. 10

    Time:  6-7 p.m.


  • Paden-Steele engagement

    Kim and Burt Paden of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Paden, to Nathan Steele, son of Ben and Ronda Steele of Richmond, Virginia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Anderson County High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in web design and interactive media. She employed as a web designer. She is a granddaughter of George and Norma Barnhart and Dorthy Paden.

    The groom-to-be earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. He is employed as an audio visual technician. He is a grandson of Pat Kramer.

  • Carlton wedding anniversary

    Mary Ann and Marvin Carlton of Lawrenceburg celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 2.

    They were married Oct. 2, 1948.

    They have five children Mary Jo Houchins, Rita Adams, Roger Carlton, Marvin Lee Carlton and the late Darlene Disponett.