Today's News

  • Senior Night special for Lady Cat soccer

    The season rarely went like the Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team wanted but the Lady Bearcats got a bit of a reprieve in their final regular-season game last Wednesday.

    Anderson rolled past Eighth Region rival Henry County, 5-0, to give the outgoing seniors something to remember in their final home game.

    “We went with all our seniors in and loaded them up front for scoring options,” Anderson coach Jason Earnest said.

  • Truck Tug of War set for park this weekend

    The Kentucky Truck Tuggers will be hosting a Truck Tug of War at the Anderson County Community Park on Saturday, Oct. 15. The action starts at 6 p.m.

    According to a news release, the program will host multiple classes, including three sanctioned classes: 4,300 pound 4x4, 5,500 pound 2-wheel drive and the 6,000 pound 4x4.

    The release said there will also be multiple street stock classes available, allowing anyone to participate.

    Admission is $10 with children 5-9 admitted for $5. Those under 5 are admitted free.

  • Free to Breathe 5K to be held in Lexington

    From staff reports

    The Central Kentucky Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and a 1-mile walk will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5 at Coldstream Park, located near the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Farm in Lexington.

    According to a news release, all proceeds from the race will benefit Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy group dedicated to doubling the lung cancer survival rate by the year 2022.

  • Correction

    Anderson County Middle School football player Caleb Puckett was incorrectly identified in a story about the Mustangs’ win over East Oldham in the Sept. 28 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Fall offers good trout fishing across state

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Anglers treasure the fall months in Kentucky.

    The shortening periods of daylight and the cooler, drier air bring welcome relief from summer and bring on the fall colors. It’s during this time of transition that some of the best fishing of the year can be had.

    For trout anglers, fall offers a smorgasbord of opportunities.

  • Elder bows out in first round of state tourney

    Anderson County High School golfer Hayden Elder shot an uncharacteristic 12-over 84 in the opening round of the Leachman/KHSAA Boys State Golf Tournament Friday at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Elder, a junior who had carded a 74 in the Region 4 Tournament at Maywood, did not survive the individual cut of 76.

    Cullan Brown, a junior from Lyon County, took the individual championship with a two-day total of 139 (66-73), while Louisville St. Xavier won the team title with a 606. St. X had shot par (288) as a team during the first round.

  • Plenty of tricks for a treat

    The family that scares together stays together.

    At least that’s what works for the family of Andrew and Kelly Smith of 202 Dogwood.

    For the past several years the Smiths have gone all-out in decorating for Halloween. “For two or three years we did a ‘Walking Dead’ theme,” Andrew explained. “This year it seemed appropriate to do some clowns.”

    For the past two weekends, Andrew and his children Dylan, 15; Jordan, 13; and Savannah, 11, have been busy disguising their home as an insane clown and freak asylum.

  • Resilient Bearcats turn back Woodford

    Two words were all Mark Peach needed to describe what he had just seen.

  • Police investigate creepy clown sighting

    Lawrenceburg police are investigating a creepy clown sighting that began late last night near Sonic and later involved members of the high school girls’ soccer team.

    Lt. Mike Schell of the Lawrenceburg Police Department confirmed the investigation, which has not resulted in any arrests. Schell said police were called out at 11:15 p.m.

    Superintendent Sheila Mitchell said police told her that they initially responded to a call from Anderson County EMS staff about someone wearing a creepy clown mask near Sonic on U.S. 127 Bypass.

  • State qualifier