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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Bearcats looking for recipe to cook up success

    Glen Drury will never be confused with Emeril in the kitchen, but he's trying to concoct something that will be palatable come the latter part of February when the high school basketball tournaments begin.

    “There are some good ingredients in this bunch, but they have not mixed the recipe yet,” says Drury, who is looking for a way to replace four starters from a team that finished 21-10 and, more importantly, put an exclamation point behind the idea that Anderson County basketball is alive and well, thank you very much.

  • BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Deep, talented Lady Bearcats looking to revive expected dynasty

    It has been almost three years.

    It doesn't seem possible but it really has been almost 33 months since that night when Anderson County whipped Simon Kenton for the Eighth Region championship in 2010.

    It was supposed to be the start of a dynasty for a team that was made up, in large part, by middle schoolers when it took the floor for the state tournament a few days later.

    It just hasn't happened.

  • Education briefs: 11-21-12

    Saffell Street names
    students to honor roll
    Saffell Street Elementary recently released its honor roll for the first nine weeks of 2012:

    Fourth grade

    Shields
    A/B Honor Roll
    Taylor Dudley

    Dadisman
    All A’s
    Maggie Abner

    A/B Honor Roll
    Madyson Ripy
    Grayson Shouse
    Lily Hagan
    Alexis Lancaster

    Blackburn
    A/B Honor Roll
    Sara Barger
    Matthew Grzynkowicz
    Colin Kays
    Caleb Kendrick

  • District court docket: 11-21-12

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Sept. 20, 2012.
    Jessie L. Morris, arraignment, possession of marijuana, use/possess drug paraphernalia ñ pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 4.
    Katurah Prophet, disposition, fourth-degree assault (minor injury) ñ pretrial conference Oct. 4, bench trial Nov. 1.
    F.D. Robinson, III, arraignment, harassing communications ñ pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 10, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 1.

  • Youth take deer on opening weekend

    Anderson County youth display their prizes taken during the opening weekend of deer season.

  • School cop could be dropped in salary sharing dispute

    The sheriff’s office is requesting a reimbursement increase from the school board to continue its school resource officer program or it may have to pull the officer from the school, according to Anderson County Sheriff Troy Young.  
    Sheriff’s Office Deputy Paul Blackhurst currently serves as the county school resource officer at Anderson County High School, with the school board funding 25 percent of his salary.

  • Two to appear in court for sodomy, sex abuse felonies

    Jacob M. Hibbs, 36, of 1409 John Court in Lawrenceburg, was scheduled to appear in Anderson County Circuit Court on Tuesday morning for a disposition hearing regarding one felony count of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12, and two count of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class D felony.
    According circuit court documents, Hibbs allegedly subjected a victim younger than 12 years of age to sexual contact around July 1, 2001, again between January 2003 and December 2003 to the same victim, now under the age of 16; and for a third time around July 4, 2006.

  • Mill Creek Pike methamphetamine lab suspects indicted

    Two Lawrenceburg men arrested following a meth lab bust on Mill Creek Pike on Sept. 14 were indicted Nov. 7 by the Anderson County Grand Jury for complicity in manufacturing meth, a Class B felony.
    Indicted were Christopher James Caffee, 36, of 1940 Mill Creek Pike Road, Lawrenceburg, Jeffrey Wayne Goodlett, 38, of 430 Bondville Road, Salvisa; and Dylan T. Hawkins, 18, 1930 Mill Creek Pike, Lawrenceburg.

  • Learn how to resist holiday food temptation

    Weight-The Reality Series begins in December, just in time for the holiday season.
    During this time of year, the temptation to overeat or select less healthy foods presents itself at every social gathering and frequently at your workplace. Just avoiding weight gain is a success at this time of year.
    The information below comes from publications used in Weight-The Reality Series-Becoming Weight Wise. The seven session class will not only provide information on weight management but also support from the group, new recipes and cooking skills.

  • Christmas Parade of Lights to be held today

    Lawrenceburg’s annual Christmas Parade will be held Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m.
    All participants must fill out a registration form and sign a liability form.
    Registration and liability forms are available on the city’s website at www.lawrenceburgky.com or can be picked up at city hall in the foyer. All forms may be returned in advance to Parade Committee — City of Lawrenceburg, 100 North Main St. — P.O.  Box 290, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342 or during the line up for the parade.