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Today's News

  • My turn is next, queen of pranks

    There’s an old adage that says it’s a bad idea to argue with someone who buys ink by the gallon (that would be me).
    It’s also a bad idea to get into a prank war with someone like me, particularly when the prank involves purchasing an ad in The Anderson News Extra that pokes fun at me for turning 50 this week.
    Cheri Johnson, a health department nurse who fancies herself Lawrenceburg’s Queen of Pranks, did just that, placing an ad in Monday’s Extra in a somewhat lame attempt to exact a measure of revenge for a crime I did not commit.

  • Dentist takes Anderson News to Micronesia
  • Bumper crop
  • News briefs: 10-2-13

    Reward offered for the recovery of cheerleading bag, backpack
    Parents of middle school student Taylor Ferry are looking for any information regarding the theft of Taylor’s cheerleading bag and backpack allegedly taken during last Friday’s homecoming football game.

  • Crouch sustains head, shoulder injuries in wreck

    A Lawrenceburg man is recovering after suffering a severe head injury last Thursday morning in a one-car wreck on Rice Road.
    Nick Crouch, 25, sustained head and shoulder injuries when the vehicle he was driving left the road and struck a tree around 6 a.m. near his home on Rice Road.
    “He had a pretty traumatic head injury,” his brother-in-law David Cartinhour said Monday afternoon by phone. “He also fractured his right shoulder. He’s doing pretty good and is up and around but he will be in the hospital for a while.”

  • Scores move district into top 25 in state

    Newly released state test results reported significant improvements for the district — moving Anderson County into the top 25 percent of districts across the state for its overall score — while highlighting work that still needs to be done on science, social studies and the ACT.
    Although the goal this year was to make the top 20 percent, administrators say they’re pleased with the 2012 test score results released by the Kentucky Department of Education last Friday.

  • Be afraid. Be very, very afraid

    Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Leatherface, Michael Myers and a incredibly scary looking clown named Captain Spaulding are spending October in Lawrenceburg and are bent on scaring the be-jeepers out of as many people as possible.
    Jason and his other ghoulish Hollywood pals won’t be wandering the streets of Lawrenceburg killing teenagers who wander off the beaten path, or in Freddy’s case fall asleep, but they will be hanging out at Eagle Lake throughout October to help raise money for Shop With a Cop.

  • Thousands here must sign up for Obamacare

    Obamacare, the federal law that forces individuals purchase health insurance, went into effect Tuesday when the state’s insurance exchanges opened for business.
    Officially called President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the law was passed in 2009 and requires individuals who have no health insurance or whose health insurance does not comply to purchase it or face financial penalties from the Internal Revenue Service.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Cats place high in Volley SMASH Tournament

    Anderson County placed second in the silver bracket of the Second Annual Volleyball SMASH Tournament, held at the high school Friday and Saturday. Eight additional teams participated with LaRue County being crowned the gold champions in a stellar performance over Madison Central for the title.

    Anderson fell to Bardstown (25-19, 25-27, 15-6) for silver bracket crown.

  • Homecoming 2013