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Today's News

  • Man charged with rape of mentally disabled sister

    Auston G. Satterly, 18, of 34834 Mt. Eden Road, was scheduled to appear Oct. 16 in Anderson Circuit Court for a disposition hearing regarding the alleged incest and rape of his 21-year-old mentally disabled sister.
    Satterly was arrested Jan. 25, 2012, for incidents dating back to November 2011 through December 2011, according to Kentucky State Police reports.
    He has pleaded not guilty to one count incest, a Class B felony; one count rape in the first degree, a Class B felony; and one count rape in the third degree of a person incapable of consent.

  • Cops: Suspect hid girlfriend’s pot in Summer’s Eve box

    A Lawrenceburg man was on his way to surprise his girlfriend with a gift, but was sidetracked by police confiscating $7,200 worth of pot from his residence.  
    Charles Scharbrough, 45, of 1060 Mudlick Road was charged Oct. 15 with cultivating marijuana five plants or more and a failure to wear a seat belt.
    Lawrenceburg Police Officer Jeremy Cornish said he performed a routine traffic stop last Thursday afternoon on Scharbrough’s vehicle because of a possible DUI complaint and a failure to wear a seat belt, according to the citation.

  • Smiles all around as child-tying suspects appear in Circuit Court

    The grandmother and parents accused of tying up a 3-year-old girl for up to 16 hours a day laughed and hugged as they exited a courthouse elevator Tuesday morning just minutes after appearing in Anderson Circuit Court.
    The grandmother, Carolyn Case, also smiled as she exited the courthouse by one door, while the girl’s parents, Rebecca and Herbert Medley, attempted to hide their faces while exiting from another door.

  • Soccer and volleyball regional pairings announced

    The Eighth Region soccer and volleyball tournament pairings were announced Saturday. All of the tournaments will open Monday, October 15 at various sites.

    On paper, it appears the Anderson volleyball and girls' soccer teams got a favorable first round pairing.

  • Franklin's Timmons snatches victory from Bearcats

    Fourteen seconds.

    Fourteen measly seconds were all that stood between Anderson County and the Class 5A, District 6 football championship Friday night.

    But when Ryan Timmons is on the other team, those 14 seconds could seem like 14 years.

    Timmons took a kickoff 80 yards on the final play of the game to lift Franklin County to a 56-52 win over Anderson County at Benny Watkins Field at Franklin County High School Friday night.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Bearcats win district crown

    SHELBYVILLE -- Anderson County got goals from Madeline Wilson and Autumn Miller in the first half then made them stand up to defeat Spencer County, 2-0, in the 30th District Tournament championship game, held at Collins High School.

    The Lady Bearcats got on the board in the 20th minute when Madeline Wilson scored on a free kick from only about five yards out. Spencer had been called for a hand ball when the goalie picked up the ball after receiving a pass from a teammate.

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  • Veteran designation driver’s licenses available

    Kentucky veterans are able to obtain driver’s licenses imprinted with the newly authorized “veteran” designation, which became available Sept. 24, according to a news release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
    Veterans must present a Department of Defense form 214 to verify service when they visit Circuit Court clerk’s office. There is also a $20 renewal fee.

  • Methodist church gets a kick out of God 1st soccer league
  • Church briefs: 10-10-12

    Fellowship Baptist
    to host revival, homecoming