Today's News

  • Anti-bullying program hosts event

    The book, “Virgil: The Bully from Cyberspace,” and its animal characters were the focus of an anti-bullying event Oct. 10 for children in first through third grades in Anderson County, according to a news release.

    The book, written by Lorrie Christel Sanchez with Carol Blank, assisted Back Up Bully! program director and lead instructor Donna Crain Drury in presenting a half-day workshop.

    Lessons for 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds during the workshop were on friendship, empathy, respect for others, self-esteem and bullying prevention among children.


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Sept. 9, 1965

    Real estate sales

    Three tracts of real estate belonging to the late Robert E. Taylor was sold at public auction for $17,350. The property was located five miles west of Lawrenceburg on U.S. Highway 127 at the Nevins Road.

    One tract containing 12 acres and a home was purchased by Clarence Cottrell for $9,525; the second tract of nine acres was sold to Carl Chilton for $3,575 and the third tract of nine and a half acres was purchased by Mrs. Ruby Chilton for $4,250.

  • Politicians learn about senior meal program

    Local, state and federal politicians got a first-hand look last week at the meal program offered at the Anderson Senior Center in Lawrenceburg.

    “We invited them to visit the center so we could show them how important the meals program is to seniors in Anderson County,” said Steve Carmichael, the center’s director.

    “It was an effort throughout the state by senior centers to share information with those making budgetary decisions that would include continued support of our seniors and the services that are so desperately needed.”

  • Senior Center Calendar Oct. 28

    Wednesday, Oct. 28

    10:30 a.m.: Embracing Life/Brain Health

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 p.m.: Rook Club

    1 p.m.: Yoga with Jenny


    Thursday, Oct. 29

    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Club

    9 a.m.: Exercise

    9:30 a.m.: Shopping and errands

    11 a.m.: Lunch Bunch at the Cookout


    Friday, Oct. 30

    10:30 a.m.: Ghostly Bash Halloween Party

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 p.m.: Hocus Pocus on the Big Screen

    Monday, Nov. 2

  • Two charged with stealing shotguns on Macland Drive

    From staff reports

    A pair of Lawrenceburg men were charged Oct. 20 with stealing guns from a residence on Macland Drive, according to police reports.

    Ryan Eckhart and Shannon Cunningham, both of 1141 Versailles Road, reportedly entered the residence and swiped a .12 gauge and .410 gauge shotgun.

    They were arrested on a bench warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    Both entered pleas of not guilty Oct. 22 in Anderson District Court and are next scheduled to appear Oct. 29.

    Two charged

    with trafficking pot

  • 2-year-old OK after SUV rolls twice, hits two vehicles

    Five people were transported to area hospitals following a three-car wreck last Friday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 151 and US 127.

    None had what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

    The wreck occurred when an SUV headed north on US 127 collided with a minivan pulling out from Frankfort Road. The SUV rolled twice before colliding with a third vehicle that was stopped at the light in the southbound lane.

  • First place
  • Madison Southern flies past Bearcats for district title

    BEREA – Madison Southern dominated Anderson County early on its way to a 43-28 whipping of the Bearcats in high school football action Friday night.

    Madison Southern, picked by most to at or near the bottom of Class 5A, District 6 when the season started, wrapped up the school's first district championship with a first half display worthy of a championship.

  • Oldham outburst ousts Lady Bearcats in regional tourney

    INDEPENDENCE – Oldham County erupted for three goals in the final 20 minutes – two coming in the last 180 seconds - to defeat Anderson County, 4-1, in the Girls’ Eighth Region Soccer Tournament Tuesday night at Simon Kenton High School.

    Oldham, the 29th District runner-up, moved on to to the regional championship game but lost to Simon Kenton, 4-3, in a penalty kick shootout.

  • Red zone woes give Bearcats the blues

    The red zone was practically the dead zone for Anderson County last Friday.

    The Bearcats had seven chances inside the Montgomery County 20 yard line but largely came up empty in a 14-10 loss to Montgomery County at Warford Stadium.

    Anderson spent much of the game within sight of paydirt but only had a Ryan Martin touchdown and a short field goal from Ben Simmons to show for their efforts.