Today's News

  • Services announced for fallen trooper

    Funeral services for Trooper Eric Chrisman have been announced by Richie and Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg.

    Visitation will be Sunday, June 28 from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Monday, June 29 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. followed immediately after by a funeral service.

    Visitation and funeral will be conducted at Ninevah Christian Church on Ninevah Road.

    Pastors Terry Cooper and Will Cooper will officiate the service.

  • KSP: Trooper's vehicle collided with tractor-trailer

    The Kentucky State Police have issued more details surrounding the fatal crash that took the life of local Trooper Eric Chrisman.

    According to information provided by KSP, Chrisman was responding to a reckless driving compaint on US 62 Tuesday evening when he failed to negotiate a curve.

    Chrisman's cruiser crossed into the eastbound lane when an oncoming tractor-trailer collided with his vehicle around 5:48 p.m. approxiamately two miles west of Grand Rivers.

  • An old-school message to modern times

    Tommy Bowden is a football coach. At least that’s how he’s known to the masses.

    And even though he’s been away from the sidelines for more than six years, that success he had at Tulane and Clemson give Bowden an avenue to share his first love.

    Bowden, who also spent a year as Bill Curry’s first offensive coordinator at the University of Kentucky, was in town over the weekend, speaking at Hope Community Church Sunday morning.

    He was using a platform given by his enormous gridiron success to talk about his deep Christian faith.


    The Anderson County High School boys’ basketball team was scheduled to complete summer basketball Tuesday. Since the Bearcats began playing other teams in off-season workouts, they have given glimpses that the accolades putting them among the contenders for the Eighth Region championship in 2016.

  • Currens helps East to victory in all-star game

    Anderson County’s Kaci Currens scored 11 points as the East team beat the West, 71-69, in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association Junior All-Star Game held Saturday night at Bellarmine University in Louisville.

    Currens’ three-point shot gave the East a 49-48 lead late in the third quarter, the team’s first lead since the opening quarter. The East later went on a 10-0 run to take command of the annual all-star game.

  • Hoops Hall of Fame induction ceremony tickets on sale

    Tickets for the celebration to induct the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2015 are now on sale, according to a news release.

    The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the State Theatre in Elizabethtown.

  • Eye protection important for outdoor sports

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Every angler has at one time or another forgotten something in their rush to leave for a fishing trip.

    It’s disheartening when that something is sunglasses. Squinting and shielding your eyes for hours takes some of the fun out of the experience.

  • New web section for anglers launched


    Fisheries crews with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources routinely see a variety of trophy smallmouth bass, muskellunge, catfish and walleye while doing their sampling studies.

    Now the department is unveiling those stream secrets through a new information section on the department’s website, according to a news release.

    “Stream fishing is a whole lot better than people think it is,” said Fisheries Biologist David Baker, who headed the effort. “You can catch the fish of a lifetime in a stream.”

  • Department seeks more input on future quail restoration efforts

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is using an online questionnaire to gather additional public input about the future of quail restoration efforts in the state, according to a news release.

    Department biologists, realizing that simply stocking birds was not effective, crafted a 10-year restoration plan which focused efforts on improving habitat in six areas of the state.

  • Lady Cats have strong week at camp

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team was impressive during camp at Campbellsville University last week. The Lady Bearcats won five of seven games in the camp, which ran from Monday through Wednesday.

    “We defeated Robertson County, Henry County and Mt. Zion from Tennessee,” said Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell. “Our JV team beat Carroll County and Clark County.”

    Birdwhistell said the Anderson varsity dropped two games, losing to Clark County and Graves County.