Today's News

  • Franklin rips Lady Cats

    Franklin County jumped on Anderson County early, then cruised to a 6-2 win over the Lady Bearcats in high school soccer action Saturday night at the Sower Soccer Complex in Frankfort.

    Franklin led 4-0 before Anderson regrouped. By that time, the hole had already been dug.


    LOUISVILLE -- Kicking the door in? This was a total demolition.

    “All week, he had been saying we needed to come out and kick the door in,” Anderson County junior Charles Andrew Collins said of Coach Mark Peach’s effort to motivate the Bearcats for Friday’s football game at Valley.

    The door was down in 15 seconds. On the game’s first play from scrimmage, Collins took a handoff, then motored 60 yards for a touchdown. It was the perfect start to a night when Anderson did little wrong in routing the hosts 45-7.

  • Cats get better against Garrard

    The Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team had one mission after some one-sided losses two weeks ago: Get better.

    “We took a hard look at ourselves,” Coach Jeff Pritchett said about his team after suffering blowout losses to Scott County and Collins. “We took a hard, hard look at ourselves. We looked at where we are and made some changes. We made some changes in the formations. We had some players in different spots. We have to be willing to play the spots the team needs you to play.”

  • Internet service cut, to be restored, near Four Roses

    The company that provides internet service to residents near the Four Roses distillery on Bonds Mill Road asked for and was given permission this morning to cross a picket line formed by striking union workers.

    All Points Broadband will install a solar panel on a grain bin owned by the distillery to power a wireless repeater device after electicity to that device was apparently cut just one day after union members went on strike over a contract dispute.

  • Four Roses union workers go on strike

    Union workers at the Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg went on strike this afternoon after union members voted unanimously to turn down the company’s final contract offer.

    Several dozen members of the local and nearby unions started picketing near the distillery around 3:30 this afternoon on Bond Lillard Road, holding signs and waving as most passing vehicles beeped their horns in approval.

  • Bevin here Friday for community forum

    Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to hold a community forum Friday afternoon in Lawrenceburg, his office announced this afternoon.

    The forum is to discuss economic development and other key initiatives in the state, according to a news release, which did not indicate if Bevin would field questions from those in attenance.

    The forum will begin at 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 34, 725 West Broadway St.

    The forum is open to the public.

  • Breaking news: Health director orders proof of hepatitis A vaccine

    Any child who cannot provide proof that he or she has been vaccinated for hepatitis A or has a qualifying exemption from receiving the vaccine will be sent home from school by order of the Anderson County Health Department, according to an announcement this afternoon from Tim Wright, the county’s director of public health.

    Following last week’s outbreak of the highly contagious liver infection at the high school, the district said it would require students to have the vaccine by Monday, Sept. 10.

  • Support the men, women who make Four Roses work

     I love my daddy. Plain and simple. He’s the hardest working man I know. He has always done what was necessary to take care of his family and make ends meet.

  • A minister, congregation and the freedom of enslaved Kentucky pastor

     The patchwork quilt was sewn by hand, with approximately eight stitches per inch.

  • Some rules weren’t made to be broken

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