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Today's News

  • Easter egg hunt rescheduled for Saturday at American Legion

    The annual community Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 and the city of Lawrenceburg, has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. at the American Legion fairgrounds.
    More than 8,000 eggs will be filled with candy and some prize eggs. Five different age groups will be participating, ages 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and there will be an area for special needs children.
    Free pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be available for all children. Refreshments will also be provided.

  • Library officials discuss ‘at least’ $1M expansion

    To better serve the public, the library needs more space, according to Library Director Pam Mullins.
    A building expansion, to be exact.
    One that’s necessary, Mullins said, to accommodate patrons who attend children’s library programs, as well as to properly shelve children’s circulation materials.
    With the upcoming fiscal year budget to be set by the end of May, the library board will need to make a decision soon as to what an expansion in 2014 would look like.

  • Business license haggling continues

    Questions remain over who will or won’t have to purchase one, but one thing is certain: enforcement of the county’s business license ordinance could soon be conducted by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    During its meeting last Tuesday night, the Anderson County Fiscal Court held a first reading on the ordinance that included a lengthy debate on whether commercial and residential landlords, and a list of others, should be required to buy a business license.

  • Researchers seek public’s help in locating barn owl nesting locations

    Researchers are seeking the public's help in finding more nesting sites of Kentucky's remaining barn owls, according to a news release.

    Barn owls, with their distinctive heart-shaped faces and dark eyes, were plentiful across Kentucky as late as the 1960s. Currently, however, there are only about 25 documented nesting locations statewide.

    Wildlife biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources need to locate as many barn owl nesting sites as possible to gain a deeper understanding of why this species has declined in the state.

  • Turkey hunters will encounter gobblers of all ages this season

    By Art Lander, Jr.

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

                With opening day of the statewide season just three weeks away, Kentucky turkey hunters can look forward to encountering gobblers of all ages this spring.

  • Trying not to let conflicts get in way of turkey opener

    Twenty-four years ago on April 22, 1989 the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources had not established a spring turkey season in central Kentucky. 

  • Anderson archers place third at state championships

    The Anderson County archery team placed third in the inaugural KHSAA archery state championships, held in Louisville last Tuesday.

    The Bearcats turned in a team score of 3,408 behind Henderson County's 3,415 and state champion Trigg County, which scored a 3,453.

  • Three Rams named all-stars

    Three Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg basketball players have been named to the Kentucky Christian Schools Athletic Association all-star team.

    Matthew Robinson, a 6-foot-1 senior guard has played for the Rams since he was in the sixth grade. Robinson served as the Rams’team captain and was selected as a first team KCSAA all-star. This is the third time he has been selected to the all-star team.

  • Young Lady Bearcats give coach reasons to smile

    Anderson County softball coach Brian Glass is smiling mighty big these days.

    It is true that the Lady Bearcats seemed to catch fire at the end of the 2012 season, winning their third 30th District title in five years and advanced to the Eighth Region semifinals four the fourth time in six seasons.

    The Lady Bearcats only finished 18-16, but Glass focuses on last May. “Toward the end of the season, there is no doubt we got a lot better,” he says. “We started trusting one another as a team.”

  • Tindall on target at Midway

    Anderson County High School student Brooke Tindall recently signed a national letter-of-intent with the Midway College archery team in a ceremony at the school. Those in attendance were, front row, from left: John Tindall (Father), Brooke Tindall, Shelly Tindall (mother) and John Tindall (brother). Back row: Anderson County assistant coach Dana Mehs, Midway coach Cliff Tompkins, Anderson County head coach Dave Frederick and Anderson County assistant athletic director Jeremy Cook.