Today's News

  • anderson county jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were arrested in August and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Aug. 1

    Austin Caffee was charged with receiving stolen property by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Elizabeth Gilbert was charged with receiving stolen property by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    David Baker was charged with receiving stolen property and theft by deception by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Aug. 3

  • United Bank, Here for What’s Next

    The two Lawrenceburg branches of United Bank & Capital Trust Co. have a history going back to the 1880’s. Now in 2017, our employees remain committed to community involvement and attention to customer needs.

    Come see our friendly staff at the Main Street Branch, where Branch Manager Barbie Markwell and her team are ready to help you open an account. Our lenders, Randy Leet and Libby Goodlett are happy to discuss financing needs large or small.


    80 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 2, 1937

    A number of women of the Royalty community met at the home of Mrs. C. E. Champion and formed a Homemakers Club. Helen Morgan, Home Demonstrator for Anderson County did a canning demonstration at the meeting.

    Mrs. Charles Duncan was elected president; Mrs. C.E. Champion, vice president; and Callie Gritton, secretary.

  • The importance of being the world’s salt and light

    If you have spent time around church, you most likely are familiar with the expression that we, as followers of Christ, are to be “salt and light.”

    I believe for most of us that expression has become cliché and meaningless.

    Jesus said in John 8:12: “I am the light of the world, he who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

  • senior calendar

    From staff reports

    The following events are scheduled during August at the Anderson County Senior Center, located on Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

    Aug. 30

    8:30 a.m.: Coffee Club

    10:30 a.m.: Music entertainment

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12 – 2p.m.: Farmers Market sale in the parking lot

    12:30 a.m.: Card games and card room activities

    Aug. 31

    8:30 a.m.: Coffee Club, yoga

    9:30 a.m.: Chair exercises, shopping, errands, and appointments

  • Inspired by Challengers

    There are times in life when you are truly challenged by something you see.

    Bill Lewis was one of those people and because of a simple gesture, Anderson County kids who have physical difficulties will benefit for many years.

    Mr. Lewis passed away two weeks ago. He was not an Anderson County native. He never worked in Anderson County nor did he ever live here. Yet, he was greatly touched when he visited one day about two years ago.

  • Beaver Lake to be lowered in fall

    The Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources plans to lower Anderson County’s Beaver Lake in late fall, according to a news release. The action is part of an effort to improve panfish and largemouth bass fishing in the 158-acre lake.

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife will hold a meeting to outline the project and take questions from the public at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26. The meeting will be held at the Anderson County Cooperative Extension office at 1026 County Park Road.

  • Bearcat soccer routs Henry County

    The Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team got back on the winning track Thursday night with a 6-0 win over Eighth Region foe Henry County.

    Five days after taking its first loss of the season, Anderson dominated Henry from the outset as Shane Quire scored three goals and had two assists to lead the Bearcats. Ben Seibold found the net twice and also had two assists while Trenton Watson took a pass from Logan McChesney for a score.

  • Lady Cats pounce on, devour Spencer for first district win

    Anderson County had its first district win of the season settled quickly last Wednesday night.

    The Lady Bearcats scored three times in the first 14 minutes on their way to a 7-1 rout of visiting 30th District foe Spencer County.

  • Net Cats serve coach’s first win

    Any win is a time to be happy, but when the Anderson County High School volleyball team romped past Owen County last Tuesday night, it was a time for even bigger smiles.

    Not only did the Lady Bearcats get their first win of the season, doing so on their home court, but new coach Ryan Brown claimed his first match victory as a head coach.

    “This was the first home game and in front of the home crowd,” Brown said. “We beat a regional team and this is something to build on.”