Today's News

  • Conway donates marriage funds to Shop With a Cop
  • History continues to be made at Salt River Independent Baptist

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats rout Lafayette in opener

    Sydney Brown scored 15 points to lead Anderson County to an easy 64-35 win over visiting Lafayette in the season-opening girls' basketball game for both teams Tuesday night.

    Brown connected on 7-of-9 shots from the field, scoring at will against the smaller Lady Generals. Eriel McKee added 14 points for the Lady Bearcats while Makenzie Cann scored 11.

  • Your attendance is requested

    I’m an expert in attending meetings.
    And you should be, too.  
    Contrary to common knowledge, things happen at those public meetings.
    I know that’s a pretty big shock. You might want to sit down for a moment.
    Money exchanges hands, new policies and ordinances up for review and passage.
    I should know. I write about them.

  • Bad apples spoiling Southwestern’s barrel

    Column as I see ’em …
    Somerset, home of the Southwestern football team Anderson spanked so badly Friday night to advance to the state finals, is apparently home to a few rather sore losers.
    It was bad enough that one of Southwestern’s assistant coaches had to be booted out for mouthing off to a referee, but he really went over the top when he apparently flipped the bird to Anderson fans while leaving the field.
    Who does he think he is? Jets coach Rex Ryan?

  • News briefs: 11-30-11

    Anderson County Retired Teachers
    group to meet Thursday
    The Anderson County Retired Teachers will meet Dec. 1 at the First Lawrenceburg Christian Church at 6 p.m.
    Those attending are asked to bring hors d’ oeuvres.

    Christmas in Mackville event held Dec. 10
    The Mackville Community Center will host the Christmas in Mackville Show on Dec. 10, featuring the Larry Sanders and the Borderline Band.
    Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with a country ham dinner being served from 5:30-7 p.m. The band will perform at 7 p.m.

  • Was blind, but now he sees

    Rick Bois climbed down from the tree stand, made his way to the buck he had just shot and started to count.
    But not the way one might think.
    Instead, he reached out for the deer’s antlers and, as his hands moved from one point the next, he continued counting until he reach the glorious number 10.
    It’s a trophy buck he never saw, and a trophy rack he’ll only ever touch.
    That’s how life is for Bois, a blind 43-year-old Lawrenceburg resident who for nearly the past decade has lived in total darkness.

  • Historic district commission plans first public hearing

    The historic district commission will hold its first public hearing Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Anderson County Senior Citizens Center.
    The first public hearing was moved to the Dec. 6 after a scheduling conflict with Gideon’s International.
    The proposed historic district area would include:

  • Chamber changes Gala date due to football game

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its annual Christmas Gala due to the high school football team advancing to the state finals.
    The gala, which was scheduled for Saturday night, has been moved to Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Eagle Lake Convention Center.
    “We do not want the residents of Anderson County to miss either event so we felt that it was the right thing to do,” said the chamber’s executive director, Pam Rice.
    Tickets for the event are still available by calling Rice at 680-1268.

  • Santa’s coming to town!

    Christmas comes but once a year, and Lawrenceburg will ring in the holiday festivities this weekend with a variety of local events.  
    The annual Lighting of the Green will begin with a remembrance ceremony at the Anderson County Senior Citizens’ Center on Friday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Those who wish to have the names of their deceased loved ones remembered in the roll call should call city hall at 839-5372. Those attending will also be able to light remembrance candles to honor loved ones.