Today's News

  • Furious dad says he wasn’t told of threat

     Jason Beasley says it took weeks to be notified that a teacher allegedly threatened to cut off his then 13-year-old son’s penis and shove it down his throat.

  • Murder victim’s sister wants ‘max’ sentence

     The sister of Kyle York, a teenager shot to death April 13, said last Thursday she wants “the max” for Jordan Witt, the 18-year-old girl charged with his murder.

  • Mayor taps Barnes to replace Hume as city fire chief

     The Lawrenceburg City Council on Monday unanimously approved Mayor Troy Young’s recommendation to name the city’s next fire chief.

  • Woman hospitalized to have meth removed from ‘lady parts’

     A woman suspected of having methamphetamine hidden in her “lady parts” was taken to an area hospital to have it removed following her arrest, according to police reports.

  • Christian Academy students receive lesson on seedlings

     Just as Mother Nature deploys numerous methods of seed dispersal to create new trees, Beverly McElwain of the Anderson County Conservation District scattered a new batch of burgeoning conservationists into the world Monday morning. 

  • Anderson ends slump with string of wins

    For most of the season, the biggest storyline that shadowed the Anderson County baseball team was a lengthy losing streak, but that’s no longer the case.

    After Anderson’s losing streak had extended to 16 games, the longest since L.W. Barnes became head coach of the Bearcats in 1999, Anderson has won four of their last five, all of which were pretty convincing victories for the Bearcats.

  • Bearcats wrap up spring practice

    There are four phases to the offseason program for the Anderson County football team, and the Bearcats just wrapped up phase two.

    After a productive weight room phase during the winter months, the Bearcats just finished their annual spring practices last week, the second phase of the offseason program.

    “Pretty much checked the boxes, we got done everything we needed to do,” head coach Mark Peach said. “Thankfully the weather cooperated, you never know in Kentucky.”

  • Multiple Bearcats place at invitational

    The Anderson County track team continued its great 2019 season by posting 22 top-10 marks at the Boyle County Invitational this past weekend.

    15 of the top-10 performances were from the boys, which helped fuel a fifth place finish for the Bearcats out of 14 teams. Seven Lady Bearcats posted top-10 marks, which earned them a 12th place finish.

    The Bearcats had two athletes make the podium, including Mason Pierce, who was the winner of the boys’ 1600-meter run.

  • Tourney raises cash for Challenger League

    This past weekend the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course hosted a four-man scramble tournament with all proceeds going to the Challenger Little League in Lawrenceburg.

    Checks were still being processed as of Tuesday morning, but the tournament raised somewhere between $7,500-8,500 for the league according to Bart Lewis, the commissioner for the Challenger League. That is the most money the tournament has raised since its inception two years ago.

  • Anderson to host pair of tough games

    After beginning the week with a loss to East Jessamine and a game against Collins, the Anderson County softball team will host Franklin County and Taylor County to conclude the week’s slate of games.

    Before facing Collins, the Lady Bearcats had lost three of their previous five games and held a record of 10-7. Their losses were to teams with stellar records, which is a by-product of creating a difficult schedule.