Today's News

  • ACMS, Turner archers strong in NASP meet

    From staff reports

    Anderson County archers were on target Saturday in the National Archery in the Schools Program Kentucky state championships held Thursday through Saturday in Louisville.

    Anderson teams took placed high in all three of the 3D ISO competitions and placed in the Top 10 in the bullseye divisions.

  • Bearcats archers take state NASP/IBO 3D title, set world record

    The Anderson County High School archery team was deadly accurate in the Kentucky National Archery in the Schools Program state championship at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

    In the NASP/International Bowhunters Organization 3D Challenge, the Bearcats set a new world record with 1,737 points of a possible 1,800 points for six archers. The performance won the program’s second state championship in five years.

  • Oh, Canada!

    When he was younger, George Cummins probably dreamed of one day hunting in the Canadian wilderness.

    Now, he’s considering going into business there.

    Cummins, owner of Salt River Outfitters in Lawrenceburg, is contemplating expanding his business into Saskatchewan, a prairie land loaded with lakes, rivers and loads of fish and wildlife.

  • Loyola’s run more than cool hoops story

    Random thoughts while trying to stay warm and dry …

    One of the craziest things I have ever seen reported about college sports was that of Sister Jean’s press conference a the Final Four in San Antonio.

    Really. She had a press conference.

    On the day before the national semifinals, a 98-year-old nun fielded questions at one of the most attended media events of the entire NCAA Tournament, and you’ve got to admit her story of being the team chaplain was one of those cool stories that came along just when major college sports needed it.

  • Parkway breakdown leads police to stolen skid steer

     From staff reports

  • Tipton explains votes, says he kept his word

     State Rep. James Tipton (R-Taylorsville) is defending his votes on pension and tax reform and a new state budget — votes that sparked an angry response from teachers and state employees and drew the threat of a lawsuit from the attorney general’s office.

  • Middle school teacher pleads not guilty

     An Anderson County Middle School teacher pleaded not guilty to shoplifting last Thursday, but not before revealing she has been previously been convicted on other criminal theft charges.

  • Fired cop sues city

     A lawsuit filed last week by a former Lawrenceburg police officer contains a laundry list of allegations of wrongdoing by city officials and fellow officers, along with a claim they refused to help him overcome symptoms of PTSD after he shot a suspect in the face.

  • Candidate forum to be streamed live

     Can’t make it to Thursday night’s candidate forum sponsored by The Anderson News? No problem. The newspaper will stream the forum live on its Facebook page.

  • Throw out your junk!

     Spring cleaning and have a bunch of junk you want to get rid of?