Today's News

  • Saffell Street students participate in Math Madness
  • Christian Academy students learn about Seder

    Some students at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently participated in a Messianic Passover Seder, the school announced.

    A Seder is a traditional Jewish feast that marks the beginning of Passover and commemorates the freeing of the Hebrews from the Egyptians.

    A Messianic Seder does this but also adds the element of honoring Jesus as the final passover lamb and symbolizes his death and resurrection, school officials said.

  • Turner Elementary students participate in ‘Ag Adventures’

    An estimated 500 students at Robert B. Turner Elementary School participated in an “Ag Adventures” program March 17 sponsored by Farm Bureau, according to a news release.

    Students watched as a demonstrator portrayed a chef filming a live cooking show who, with the help of a talking horse named Derby, taught the students the origins of pizza. Students learned that the most important ingredients for pizza are the sun, air, water and nutrients from the soil, according to the news release.

  • Blue-blood in her veins, even in Badger Land

    You know that old saying about there being a reason for everything? Deanna Conaty will vouch for it being true.

    Back when she was looking at her children’s school calendar, Conaty noted spring break running from March 30-April 3. The itinerary was very simple: Travel to Lawrenceburg.

    Make that travel to friendly territory from her home in Mequon, Wis.


    It has been five years since Kristen Hamrick made it to the state tennis tournament. Not only did she make it – the only Anderson County player to ever get to the state in singles play – Hamrick advanced.

    Just as she hopes Anderson County girls’ tennis will advance under her leadership.

    Hamrick is back on what she called her home court during those days when she was considered one of the top high school players in Kentucky. She has answered the call to lead the Lady Bearcat tennis team as their new head coach.

  • Rusty Lady Bearcats sharp enough, pound Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – What do 8 runs and 14 hits get you?

    For the Anderson County Lady Bearcats it was last Tuesday’s win at Shelby County and a long conference with coach Brent Aldridge following the 30th District softball game.

    Anderson put a big time hurt on Shelby County but Aldridge noted, “We are still rusty and didn’t play clean.”

    In other words, the Lady Bearcats should be better. Much better.

  • Lady Mustangs second in conference tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School volleyball team finished second in the Salt River Conference tournament, held at the school last week. West Jessamine defeated Anderson in the championship game last Thursday. The team also placed second in the Washington County Invitational during the season and won its bracket in the Lindsey Wilson Blue Raider Classic.

  • Spring football begins Monday

    With a strong core returning but also some gaping holes to fill in the lineup, the Anderson County High School football team is set to open spring practice on Monday, April 6.

    The Bearcats will have a window of 15 school days to get 10 practices in. Head coach Mark Peach says the Bearcats will try to work on 10 consecutive days if weather permits.

  • Cubert, Drury academic all-conference

    Thirty-six Mid-South Conference cheerleading student-athletes earned Academic All-MSC honors, conference officials recently announced. Two Anderson County residents have been named to the team, according to a news release.

    In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status, the release said.

    Morgan Cubert and Courtney Drury, both Anderson County High School graduates, have been selected to the academic all-conference team.

  • Big Blue fans turn out in Cleveland