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Today's News

  • 10-29 church briefs

    Faith, family and fall week

    Mount Vernon Baptist Church will host a Faith, Family and Fall Weekend from Friday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 2.

    •Friday, there will be a Trunk or Treat starting at 6 p.m.

    There will be plenty of food, fun and candy.

    •Saturday, there will be a Turkey Shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shooting categories are for men, women, boys and girls. There will also be a chili cook-off.

  • 10-29 community briefs

    City Trick or Treats hours

    The City of Lawrenceburg Trick or Treat hours are Friday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

    Trick or Treat on Main is on Friday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. City officials advise to please watch closely for all pedestrians during this time.

    Last chance to visit Misery Manor

    Misery Manor will continue from Oct. 29-31 the Eagle Lake Convention Center located at 1008 Eagle Lake Drive. The haunted house starts at 7:30 each night and tickets are $5 at the door.

  • A dream fulfilled

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Just getting the chance to hunt a bull elk with his son, nephew and grandsons by his side would have probably been reason enough to rejoice for Lawrenceburg’s Bobby Hume.

    Successfully harvesting a 700 pound 7x7 bull with his family in tow made the experience even better.

  • Bearcats marching toward state title

    By John Herndon

    Sports Editor

    The Anderson County High School marching band’s practice schedule has apparently become a local legend. The Marching Bearcats are hoping to add the hardware to back those long hours up.

    “I was sitting in the stands with a staff member after our performance talking about all of our errors and trying to think of what our score may be,” Anderson band director Patrick Brady said following Saturday’s regional competition at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

  • Humane Society seeks help with injured dog’s vet bills

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Sam the pit bull, who was hit by car in Anderson County, is getting a second chance in a foster home, allowing him to safely heal and recover.

    Sam was taken to a local animal hospital and later transported to animal control after being involved in a car wreck Sept. 5 on Van Buren Road. He sustained several injuries, including three fractures in his pelvis, a broken Sacroiliac joint and a broken hind leg.

  • Tipton, Stevens vie for new state representative seat

    By Ben Carlson

    News staff

    Kent Stevens (D) and James Tipton (R) will square off Tuesday to see who will be the state representative in the newly created 53rd District seat.

    Both responded to a round of questions regarding increasing the minimum wage, rising electricity costs due to EPA regulations on coal mining and unfunded state mandates, including those that affect school districts.

    Their biggest disagreement surfaced regarding the minimum wage, with Stevens calling for it to be raised and Tipton saying the opposite.

  • Myles, Hellard compete for Family Court Judge

    Myles seeks second term on bench

    Meet John David

    Name: John David Myles

    Age: 59

    Occupation: Family Court Judge

    Education: BA Centre College; University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

    Family: Wife, Mary Helen Myles

    By Lisa King

    Landmark News Service

  • Scenes from the Anderson County Marching Bearcats

    Scenes from the Anderson County Marching Bearcats' regional win and recent football game performance.

  • Still a mystery

    What really happened that night in Shelbyville?

    I mean what really happened? For over 20 years, I have heard stories about that night when the Anderson Bearcats were robbed of their first district football championship.

    Or it was the night when the Bearcats played their collective hearts out but saw their first district championship slip through their fingers when an official had the courage to make a crucial call that nullified what might have been the winning touchdown.

  • Collins pays visit, unsure of playoff fate

    You can forget the notion that when Collins comes to town Friday night, Anderson County will be hosting a meaningless football game.

    For one thing, ever since he took over at his alma mater 10 years ago, Anderson coach Mark Peach has bristled at the suggestion that any game is meaningless. This one is no exception.

    “Collins is a quality football program,” Peach says. “This is a good opportunity for us to work on some things and get better prior to the playoffs.”