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Today's News

  • Net Cats shut out in rain-drenched regional tournament

     To say the Region 8 tennis tournament experienced a wacky week is an understatement. Saying it did not go as Anderson County had hoped is not.

    The Bearcats and Lady Bearcats were shut out of state qualifiers in a week that might have been dominated by the weather more than anyone's serve or backhand. Monday's first round was delayed, delayed again, then eventually called after a few matches because of rains that threatened all week.

  • State champs!

    The Anderson County Middle School softball team captured the Kentucky state championship Saturday night with a 3-2 win over previously undefeated Scott County in the final game at Cardinal Run Park in Lexington.

    Scott had defeated Anderson, 10-2, in a pool play game earlier in the tournament. The first two games of the tournament were pool play, sending teams to a single elimination tournament format later in the tournament.

  • TRACK: Eight Anderson performers advance to state meet

    (UPDATE: As of Sunday afternoon, all eight performers named below have been officially listed in the state meet by the KHSAA.)

    Eight Anderson County High School track performers have advanced to the state meet, to be held Saturday at the University of Louisville.

  • UPDATE: Parents arrested as ‘Hoarders’ nightmare on Beth Drive continues

    UPDATED FRIDAY, 6:45 P.M — Two people are now behind bars after police found them and their 2-year-old child living in a home filled with animal and human feces, and garbage reportedly piled several feet high throughout.

    Michael W. Hutchens, 24, and Anna G. Mauer, 24, both of 104 Beth Drive, Lawrenceburg, were each charged with one count of second-degree wanton endangerment.

    They are both currently lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center and are likely to be arraigned by video Monday morning in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • BREAKING: ‘Hoarders’ nightmare unfolding on Beth Drive

    Police and child protective services removed a 2-year-old child and two adults who have apparently been living in squalor so bad it stunk from the street in front of their home at 104 Beth Drive.

    There are reports of dead animals in the home, including what could be a decomposed cat, rats and what appeared to be cat feces.

    A second child has also been taken into protective custody and is a student at Saffell Street Elementary School.

  • UPDATED: Rain cancels another baseball game; Updated Anderson County High School sports schedule

    Remaining Anderson County High School spring sports schedule through May 20

    All times subject to change without notice.

     

    Baseball

    Thursday, May 9: Anderson Co. at Harrison Co., 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 10: DeSales at Anderson Co. 6 p.m.  CANCELED due to rain.

    Saturday, May 11: Anderson Co. vs. Male at PRP, 11:30 a.m.

    Sunday, May 12: Anderson Co. at PRP, 1:30 p.m.

    Monday, May 13: Scott Co. at Anderson Co., 5:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game following.

  • Stick horse ‘Derby’ at Christian Academy
  • Church briefs: 5-8-13

    Lawrenceburg Trinity Church of God changes service order
    Lawrenceburg Trinity Church of God is changing the order of its services, according to a press release. Starting Sunday, May 12, Sunday morning worship will begin at 10:30 a.m.
    Then starting on Wednesday, May 15, Sunday School classes will be held starting at 6:30 p.m.

     

  • Our trials and suffering have eternal purpose

    “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” (James 1:2-4).

  • Birth: Cunningham

    Shawna Rebecca Cunningham and James David Cunningham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Carson Lee Cunningham, born April 29, 2013.
    He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21.25 inches long.
    Big brother Bentley Cunningham welcomed Carson home.
    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Copper of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandmother is Edith Paterson of Lawrenceburg.
    Paternal grandparents are Warren and Nancy Cunningham of Lawrenceburg.