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Today's News

  • Trial set for teacher accused of threat

     An Anderson County District Court judge set a trial date last Thursday morning for a former middle school teacher who allegedly threatened to cut off a seventh-grader’s penis and shove it down his throat after questioning why she isn’t charged with a more serious crime.

  • Likins named best SRO in Kentucky

     Anderson County teachers, principals and staffers often publicly commend the strong rapport the district’s school resource officers have built with students at the respective schools they protect.

  • Turf field OK’d, sort of

     The Anderson County School Board reached a decision last Tuesday on long-awaited improvements to school athletic facilities, but it came with strings attached.

  • Fiber optic provider eyeing move into Lawrenceburg

     City officials are in talks with a company considering bringing fiber optic phone, TV and internet service to Lawrenceburg.

  • City budget includes funds for new fire truck

     The Lawrenceburg City Council gave a tentative nod last week to a new budget that will purchase a new fire truck.

  • Changing lanes can’t slow down top middle school teacher

     He switched subjects and grade levels halfway through this past school year, yet Nick Cann still managed to take home Anderson County Middle School’s “Teacher of the Year” honor. 

  • Democrat hopefuls spar as primary nears

     If health issues matter when it comes to your vote for governor in the May 21 primary election, the candidates have given you a few things to think about.

  • Golf tourney raises cash for United Way

    This past weekend the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course hosted the United Way Golf Scramble Tournament, with all proceeds going to the United Way of the Bluegrass organization.

    According to Carol Bates, Vice President of regional development for the organization, the tournament raised roughly $4,500. The tournament has been in place for 25 years, and it has helped raise over $100,000 for United Way, Bates estimates.

    Nine teams participated in the tournament, with a four-man team of Jerry Carlton, Will Carlton, Gerald Gilpin and Tim Tingle coming out on top.

  • Bearcats get beat on Senior Night

    Members of the Anderson County baseball team hoped to send its seniors off with a win on Senior Night this past Monday, but they were unable to do so as they were beaten 10-0 in five innings by Southern High School.

    Before the game, each of the four seniors – Dylan Sizemore, Cameron Harrod, Colton Cornish and Bailey Turner – were honored for their efforts towards the program. Each player received a commemorative wooden bat and basket full of treats, which they had to store away for later after the game.

  • Tough loss ends with emotional celebration

    Monday night’s Senior Night softball game for the Anderson County Lady Bearcats was an emotional night for the seniors.

    It all started with their game against Garrard County, which Anderson ended up losing by one run in extra innings. The Lady Bearcats fought their was back from multiple deficits, but base running mistakes in the bottom of the eighth cost Anderson the win.