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Today's News

  • LPD confiscates counterfeit merchandise at 127 Yard Sale

    Yellow crime scene tape surrounded three vendor tents at the Eagle Lake Expo Center Saturday afternoon.

    The Lawrenceburg Police Department confiscated counterfeit purses and other items bearing a trademark logo.

    Detective Jeremy Cornish said, in accordance with state law, the Lawrenceburg Police Department was obligated to confiscate the fake merchandise. He said they have to notify the trademark holder such as Dolce and Gabanna. If the trademark holder does not want the merchandise, the LPD will have to destroy it.

  • Branson sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter

    Timothy Branson was sentenced in Anderson County Circuit Court Friday for the death of his wife, Modena Sutton Branson, who was shot to death at her home on Ballard Road in 2012.

    Branson, 51, was sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter and five years for wanton endangerment charges for a total of a 20-year consecutive prison sentence.

    In June, Branson accepted the Commonwealth's plea agreement to enter a plea of guilty, which amended the charge of murder to first-degree manslaughter.

  • Anderson County Schools bus routes schedule

    Anderson County Schools bus route information
    2014 - 2015

    AM bus pick up times for the Anderson County Schools

  • Blaze destroys Mount Eden Fire Department

    By Lisa King

    Landmark News Service

    An early morning blaze ripped through the Mount Eden Fire Department Tuesday morning, destroying the metal structure and all it contained.

    Lt. John Butler with the Mount Eden Fire Department said the fire occurred at 5:13 a.m., and destroyed the building and all the department owned.

  • Live, from Lawrenceburg, it's 'Comic Relief'
  • Cordia mess a time to look at transfer business

    Kudos to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association for its action against Cordia last week.

    In case you missed it – and if you were even remotely following sports in Kentucky last week, there is no way you could have – the governing body for high school sports in Kentucky laid down the law to Cordia last week.

    It wasn’t just a talking to or a slap of the wrist.

    It was a good old-fashioned razor strap whipping with a long probation following.

  • Good fall squirrel season expected statewide

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Generations of hunters have honed basic hunting skills and techniques and provided tasty table fare by stalking the forest for squirrels.

    For a young Chris Garland, squirrel hunting provided a gateway into the woods and remains a family tradition.

  • HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Lady Cats win two in Blue Grass Games

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team earned a pair of wins in the Blue Grass State Games, defeating Henry County and Rowan County on July 26. Two more games, scheduled for July 27, were canceled due to the torrential rains that moved through the Lexington area.

    The games do not count in the regular-season standings, but teams often use them as an opportunity to scrimmage against live opponents.

    Against Henry, the Lady Bearcats took a 3-1 win as senior Claire Prater and freshmen Taylor Harley and Kinzie Roberts all scored.

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Bearcats fifth in 5-Star General Classic

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team finished sixth in its first two tournaments of 2014 season.

    The Bearcats placed high in the prestigious Five-Star General Classic at Picadome on Friday, ahead of defending state champion West Jessamine and several other perennial powers. Louisville St. Xavier won the tournament with a five-over 293. Louisville Trinity was eighth strokes back in second place while West Jessamine’s Connor Haas took individual honors with a 66.

  • Young Mudcats drop two in season-ending twin bill

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats’ 14-and-under baseball team ended its season last Tuesday with a pair of losses to the Kentucky Rockers at Anderson County High School’s Barnes Memorial Field.

    The Rockers took a 9-0 win in the opener, silencing the Mudcat bats.

    “Connor Pike and Bailey Turner each pitched three innings for us. Neither of them threw bad,” said Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver. “They just hit the ball and we didn’t.”

    The Rockers broke a scoreless tie in the top of the fourth when they scored five runs.