Today's News

  • Winners named in Lion’s Club’s 5K Run/Walk

    The Lawrenceburg Lion’s Club hosted a 5K Run/Walk for Sight on Saturday during the Burgoo Festival to raise money to buy eyeglasses for the under-privileged people in Anderson County.

    Forty-nine people participated in the and everyone was able to finish the 3.1-mile course in less than one hour.

    The fastest runner in the event was Austin Dillow of Lawrenceburg, who ran the course in 17 minutes and 20 seconds. Second was Aaron Hume of Lawrenceburg with a time of 18:28.

  • Marching Bearcats place first in Pulaski County Invitational
  • Sixth grader to sing National Anthem at Keeneland

    The largest crowd to witness sixth grader Lauren Wash sing is about 500.

    That’s about to change in a big way.

    On Oct. 11, Wash will sing the National Anthem in front of thousands of people during the fall meet at Keeneland.

    “I’m actually really excited,” the 11-year-old veteran of numerous pageants and musicals said Monday afternoon. “I’ve done a lot of things over the years, but haven’t done anything as big as this.”

  • Operation Kidsafe will be here Oct. 5-10

    Operation Kidsafe will be in Lawrenceburg Oct. 5-10 at Chrysler of Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.

    Operation Kidsafe provides parents with a private record of their children’s fingerprints, which will be recorded for their private use free of charge during the event, according to a news release.

    No special information is needed, and no data-basing will be done, organizers said. Parents take home the only record of the visit, which can be handed to law enforcement during an emergency.

  • Sheriff named to association’s board

    Anderson County Sheriff Troy Young has been selected to serve on the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association Board of Directors, the organization announced.

    “It is both an honor and a privilege to work with the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association,” said Jerry Wagner, the organization’s executive director.

  • Community briefs

    VFW sponsors youth contests

    VFW Post 4075 and its Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two youth contests, the organization announced.

    The first is the “Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition,” which is open to students in grades nine through 12.

    Entry deadline is Nov. 1.

  • Senior Center Calendar

    Thursday, Oct. 1

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Exercise

    9 a.m. Shopping & Errands


    Friday, Oct. 2

    10:30 a.m. Make your own ice cream

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Cards/Games


    Monday, Oct. 5

    8:30 a.m. Yoga with Jenny

    10:30 a.m. Jammin with Jeff

    11:30 a.m. Lunch

    12:30 p.m. Rook Club


    Tuesday, Oct. 6

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. Tai Chi/Exercise

  • District soccer washed out Monday

    The Anderson County girls had taken a 2-0 lead in the first 25 minutes when storms postponed the 30th District tournament Monday at Spencer County High School.

    Anderson and Spencer were to have finished playing at 5:15 Tuesday after press deadlines.

    The 30th District Boys’ soccer tournament was to get underway Tuesday night with Collins playing Spencer County upon the completion of the girls game. The Anderson County and Shelby County boys were to follow.

    The championship matches are set for Thursday, Oct. 18 at Spencer County High School.

  • Bearcats hold off Woodford for district win

    VERSAILLES – For almost 24 minutes, Anderson County looked like a team ready to make a run at its third regional championship in five years. The Bearcats were a team that looked like the one that had risen to as high as third in the state in the polls over a month ago.

    “We played about as well as we could to go up 28-0,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said. “What happened after that, we will have to work on.”

  • Fellowship Baptist Church to celebrate 75 years

    ival to celebrate Fellowship Baptist Church’s 75th year at its current location is scheduled for Oct. 14-18 at the church, located at 1819 Hammonds Creek Road.

    Evangelist will be Alan Witham.

    Nightly concerts are scheduled for 6:30, followed by services at 7 with dinner served on the grounds.

    Performing Wednesday, Oct. 14 will be The Hilltop Trio.

    Special singing will be featured Thursday, Oct. 15, and The Patriot Quartet will perform Friday, Oct. 16.