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Today's News

  • Eagles, one and all

     Lawrenceburg Boy Scout Troop 37 celebrated three new Eagle Scouts on Saturday, April 6, in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at First Christian Church.

  • Teachers to conduct random searches

     Anderson County public school students will be subjected to random searches with metal detector wands while entering buildings at the start of the next school year.

  • ‘This place reeks with talent’

     More than 25 Kentucky-based artists, most of whom are local, will be on display this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the third annual “Spring Fling” art festival in Lawrenceburg. 

  • Otherworldly drama

     Several actors with Anderson County Community Theatre claim they’ve had paranormal encounters inside the T.B. Ripy House. 

  • Wrestling with priorities

    What if a baseball game was scheduled and there was no one there to pitch?

    Or what about the wrestling meet without a referee? Could a March Madness game be rescheduled because neither team had enough to play?

    None of those scenarios would be far-fetched if Anderson County wrestling parents Brad Briscoe and Blake Drury have their way. The two are part of what is now an informal local drive to challenge parents to reevaluate priorities when it comes to one’s faith and how it relates to sports.

  • Education-based sports designed to put academics first

    By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Julian Tackett, Commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    Today many parents are trying to live out a dream through their sons and daughters – the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year-round. Equally unfortunately, most of these dreams are never realized.

    The odds of a sports scholarship paying for even a portion of a college education are minuscule.

  • Central Hardin sweeps Bearcats

    Central Hardin used two stellar pitching performances to sweep Anderson County in a baseball doubleheader Friday at Cecilia.

    Central Hardin sophomore Cooper Jones and senior Brendan Grider each gave up only one hit in shutting down the Bearcats.

    The Bruins took the first game, 6-2, reaching Anderson starter Hayden Elder for two runs in each of the second, third and fourth innings. Grider was dominant in the second game as Central Hardin won, 10-0, in five innings.

  • Lady Cat JV has good showing in E-town tourney

    The Anderson County High School varsity softball team was unable to get on the diamond during spring break as a tournament at Collins, in which the Lady Bearcats were entered, was canceled, leaving Anderson with no games.

    However, much of the varsity team also plays on the junior varsity and got in four games Friday at a JV tournament hosted by Elizabethtown High School.

  • Hall of Famers, hoops heroes

    Even though he was still in elementary school when the Kentucky Colonels basketball team folded, the memories are still vivid for Keith Currens.

    The Anderson County resident revisited some of those memories along with many other moments of hoops history when he and his wife, Tamara, attended the American Basketball Association Reunion at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Saturday.

    All proceeds from the event benefited the Dropping Dimes Foundation, formed to offer financial assistance and other support to former ABA players who did not have a pension.

  • Fink fantastic at national meet

    Anderson County High School wrestler Chase Fink had an impressive weekend wrestling with Team Kentucky. Competing in the National Wrestling Coaches Association/USA National Scholastic Folkstyle Duals, held at Crawfordsville, Ind., over the weekend, Fink won five of seven bouts, defeating grapplers from Indiana, Illinois and Nebraska along the way.

    Fink was part of Team Kentucky White, one of three teams in the organization. He is being coached by former Woodford County High School coach Rusty Parks.