Today's News

  • Charitable organization opens in Lawrenceburg

    A new charitable organization called The LIGHT Center opened earlier this month at 700 West Broadway, Suite 3, in Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

    In addition to helping people deal with their daily living necessities, the center serves as a community hub that coordinates services provided by other charities, churches, organizations and charitable individuals, the news release states.

    The center has served approximately 40 people, families and other charities multiple times since its inception in June, organizers said.

  • Church News Briefs, Oct. 28

    Claylick UMC to kick off series Nov. 1

    Claylick United Methodist Church will sponsor a special series of discussions intended to provide help and hope to people who struggle during the holiday season, the church announced.

    The series is called “Season of Hope” and is geared toward those who have lost loved ones, are dealing with family illnesses, or are experiencing difficulties within their families.

  • Deer season off to hot start

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Cold air poured into Kentucky over the past weekend and dropped overnight low temperatures below freezing across much of the state.

    The cool down didn’t cool off the deer hunting. It’s been hot since early September.

  • Bearcats host Collins on Senior Night

    When Anderson County and Collins agreed to play a football series, beginning in 2013, it had the promise of being one of Kentucky’s best rivalries.

    Unfortunately, circumstances – different ones each year – have prevented the anticipated classics.

  • Cat hoops promising

    By Aaron Steele

    Sports Columnist

    Anderson County basketball season is right around the corner. With an impressive 29-19 record over the past two seasons, the Bearcats and head coach Glen Drury look to continue to turn heads.

    The Bearcat basketball team, much like this year’s football team, is having what would be considered by some as a rebuilding year. Former star point guard Austin Cummins continued his career at Anderson University, an NCAA Division II school in South Carolina.

  • J.D. Shelburne to appear at Cat Madness

    Rising country music artist J.D. Shelburne is scheduled to make an appearance at Anderson County’s Cat Madness on Saturday, Nov. 21.

    Cat Madness will feature a scrimmage between the Anderson County and Woodford County boys’ basketball teams,.

    Shelburne, a Spencer County native, is making inroads in Nashville with his latest song, “Hometown.” The video was trending No. 1 on CMT.com last week.

    Shelburne will be singing during the night and will be giving a mini-concert to close out the night’s festivities.

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  • Anderson County Youth Hunt 2015
  • Voters head to polls on Tuesday

    Kentucky will elect a new governor, attorney general and agriculture commissioner when voters head to the polls Tuesday.

    Atop the Election Day ticket is the race for governor, which features Republican hopeful Matt Bevin, Democrat Jack Conway and Independent party candidate Drew Curtis. The trio will vie to fill the seat currently occupied by Steve Beshear.

    The governor’s race has garnered headlines statewide, with Bevin lobbying to upend the state’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare and Conway lobbying to keep it in place.

  • Health dept. urges people to vaccinate for the flu

    Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death, according to a news release from the Anderson County Health Department.

    Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over a period of 31 seasons between 1976 and 2007, estimates of flu-associated deaths in the United States range from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000.