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Today's News

  • Lady Bearcats advance to regional final again

    CARROLLTON – Anderson County girls' basketball coach Clay Birdwhistell demands 32 minutes of effort every game.

    Even that was not enough for the Lady Bearcats Saturday night as they needed an overtime period to defeat Walton-Verona, 65-60, in the Eighth Region Tournament semifinals.

  • Snow removal proceding in city, county; Flood warning issued

    UPDATED, March 5, 11:30 a.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Kentucky River, affecting several Kentucky counties, including Anderson County.

    According to the warning, the water at Frankfort lock was measured at 27.6 feet. Flood stage is 31.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast for Friday morning to Friday evening as the river rises and crests near flood stage Friday morning. The river should fall below flood stage Friday afternoon.

  • Closings for March 5

    UPDATED, March 5, 9:25 a.m.

    The City of Lawrenceburg offices will be closing at noon today, according to Robbie Hume, city clerk administrator.

     

    We have learned of several closings in Anderson County so far.

    Anderson County schools are closed on Thursday, March 5. The system's central office is also closed today.

    Anderson County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis used her Facebook page to announce that her office is closed today and said that District Court is also canceled for Thursday.

  • Anderson County schools closed Thursday

    Anderson County schools will be closed on Thursday, March 5 due to slick roads, according to a message on the school system's Twitter account.

    Check back for more news concerning the latest round of winter to hit Anderson County.

  • City, state bracing for latest winter storm

    Local residents are urged to use extreme caution as the winter of 2015 refuses to go away quietly.

    The City of Lawrenceburg, which lost all of its snow plows in a fire at the city maintenance building on Feb. 22, is bracing for a storm that the National Weather Service is predicting could dump nearly a foot of snow on Anderson County.

  • Asbury Eagles soar in KIAC Tourney

    Scenes from the first round of the KIAC Tournament at Asbury University: Asbury women vs. IU-Kokomo and Asbury men vs. Rio Grande.

  • Flood-prone residents advised to seek shelter

    Anderson Countians should prepare for flooding and significant snowfall over the next few days, according to Bart Powell, the county's public safety director. In a news release, Powell said the flooding event will occur over the next 12 to 72 hours, adding that snow will begin falling Wednesday afternoon. He said citizens living in flood-prone areas should be prepared to evacuate and warned that they should not wait until it's too late to seek shelter.

  • County residents advised to seek shelter

    Anderson Countians should prepare for flooding and significant snowfall over the next few days, according to Bart Powell, the county's public safety director. In a news release, Powell said the flooding event will occur over the next 12 to 72 hours, adding that snow will begin falling Wednesday afternoon. He said citizens living in flood-prone areas should be prepared to evacuate and warned that they should not wait until it's too late to seek shelter.

  • Bearcat improvement makes year special

    When someone has been writing sports for a little over 30 years, the teams and times tend to run together.

    What year was it that three of the top five teams in the Eighth Region were in the 30th District? (That was 1986 when Shelby County and Anderson County and Eminence all ended up in the same bracket of a five-team, blind-draw tournament. And for the record, Oldham County won the Eighth Region.)

    When did Will Carlton go off on Cairo, Ill. for 39 points?

  • LADY CAT DISTRICT DOMINANCE ENDS

    TAYLORSVILLE – Everyone knew that Anderson County’s district dominance would eventually come to an end, but that did not make it any easier when it did.

    Tears flowed on the Lady Bearcat bench following their 48-38 loss to Shelby County in the 30th District Tournament championship game Friday night at Spencer County High School.

    “There were a half-dozen kids in tears in the locker room” Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell said. “We came down here with every intention of winning this game.”