Today's News


    It was the first day of December but Anderson County was not feasting on a holiday diet to open the Christmas or boys’ basketball seasons.

    Woodford County was more like tough steak and spinach Friday night, controlling the Bearcats almost from the outset to post a 58-48 win, spoiling the Bearcats’ opener. Woodford, which had already played two games, remained unbeaten at 3-0.

  • Anderson swimmers looking for strong showings despite changes, low numbers

    It has been a year of change for the Anderson County High School swim team but the Swim Cats keep striving for some strong showings in the 2017-18 season.

    The Bearcats have only 11 swimmers -- six boys and five girls -- which puts them at a major disadvantage in team scoring. Those numbers do not allow Anderson to field complete teams to compete in every event, but Anderson does have some solid swimmers who could make a push for regional honors and possible berths in the state swim meet.

  • No moral victories for Lady Cats

    One could look at Anderson County’s effort in a 67-58 loss to powerful Louisville Mercy last Thursday and get a good feeling about the Lady Bearcats and their potential.

    After all, the Lady Bearcats suited up only two players with significant experience and rely heavily on freshmen and eighth-graders. But there they were, a young group of lady Bearcats who had pulled within 52-49 when Jaclynn Ruble buried a three-pointer with 4:34 to play.

  • Anderson archers win qualifer meets

    Two Anderson County archery teams took first place in their respective divisions as they competed in their first state qualifier tournaments Saturday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    The Anderson County Middle School team and the Robert B. Turner Elementary School team took first place in the competition.

    In addition, the Bryce Foster took first place in the boys’ middle school division while teammate Michael Bishop placed fifth.

  • Dozens participate in God First soccer
  • Sooo weee!

     The first time Emma B. Ward Elementary Principal Bobby Murphy “kissed a pig,” he cut some corners. 

  • School bus mechanic filed inaccurate inspection reports

     The head mechanic at the Anderson County school bus garage knowingly filled out or signed off on inaccurate monthly inspection reports, an issue that came to light after state inspectors removed four buses from the road for mechanical and safety concerns.

  • AG: Man tried to lure minor for sex

     A Lawrenceburg man who allegedly tried to “acquire a minor for sex and engage the minor in human trafficking” is now behind bars.

  • Nurse busted for stealing pain meds

     A registered nurse at Heritage Hall remained behind bars Monday for allegedly stealing pain medication and medical records from patients at the nursing home.

  • Troopers team up to ‘Cram The Cruiser’

     The Kentucky State Police is accepting donations for their eighth annual “Cram The Cruiser” holiday food drive through Dec. 1.