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Today's News

  • 09-24 Church briefs

    Salt River Independent Church upcoming events

    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church will host their seventh annual homecoming service on Sunday, Sept. 28.

    Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and Sunday service starts at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served on the grounds at 1 p.m.

    Salt River Independent Baptist Church is located at 1126 Salt River Road in Lawrenceburg.

    •The Sammy Glass family will be bringing music and the message on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. to kick off their revival.

  • Dangerous drugs to be discussed

    From staff reports

    The ongoing heroin epidemic and other drug-related concerns will be discussed Wednesday, Oct. 1 during an event titled “Community Chat: A Time to Act.”

    Sponsored by the Anderson County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, the event will feature discussions on heroine, the dangers of electronic cigarettes and “alcopops” (energy drinks laces with alcohol) and other drug trends, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Burgoo on tap for this weekend

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    The arrival of fall means one thing for certain in Anderson County: it’s time to burgoo.

    The annual Burgoo Festival kicks off Friday with a full array of entertainment, activities, live music and the wildly popular burgoo cookoff to support Shop With a Cop.

    The cookoff, this year featuring eight teams, is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the stage at the Lawrenceburg Green.

  • City police make meth bust on Fairview Drive

    From staff reports

    Two West End Drive residents pleaded not guilty after Lawrenceburg police busted them on methamphetamine charges last Wednesday morning at 104 Fairview Drive in Lawrenceburg.

    Justin Robinson, 33, and Sarah Ruth Waldridge, 29, both of 102 West End Drive were arrested after police received a complaint of a strong ammonia odor coming from a shed behind the Fairview Drive residence.

  • Cub Scout master out to ‘Brave the Blue’

    By Shelley Spillman

    News Editor

    Travis Huber, cubmaster for Cub Scout Pack 38, plans to repel down the 410 foot-tall Lexington Financial Center building if his fundraising goal of $2,000 is met.

    “I want to make this year as big and crazy as possible,” said Huber. “What better way than climbing down a building?”

  • Mom busted for leaving child alone to get high

    From staff reports

    When Brianna Mowry allegedly decided to leave her small child home alone and walked to a neighbor’s house to catch a buzz, it’s doubtful she thought Lawrenceburg police officers would be waiting for her when she returned home.

    Mowry, 19, of 121 Hunter Ridge, Lawrenceburg was “clearly under the influence of what she said was marijuana” when Chief Chris Atkins spotted her walking home last Tuesday afternoon, according to an arrest report.

  • Toles tops conference

    Entering the final week of the 2014 season, the Anderson County boys' golf team appears to be hitting its stride at the right time.

    The Bearcats will play in the Region 4 Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Connemara Golf Course in Nicholasville.

  • College football roundup

    How teams with Anderson County players fared last weekend.

    Anderson County College Football Roundup

    Northwestern 24, Western Illinois 7
    Northwestern got in the win column with a win over Western Illinois. The Wildcats broke a 7-7 tie in the first quarter and never looked back. Anderson County High School graduate Chris Fitzpatrick is the team's long snapper for Northwestern.

    Western Michigan 45, Murray State 14

  • TOTAL DOMINATION

    HARRODSBURG – Anderson County football is doing just fine, thank you.

    The Bearcats showed answered some of the questions about their status as pre-season district favorite and regional contender with a resounding 36-0 thrashing of host Mercer County Friday night.

  • Scouting now increases chances for a successful deer hunt

     

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    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources