Today's News

  • Hollywood ‘heroes’

     Lawrenceburg resident and Kentucky State Police trooper Josh Satterly realized fairly quickly after stopping a threatened school shooting earlier this month that he was going to get plenty of media attention for his efforts.

  • Residents fear Monkey’s Eyebrow store to go XXX

     Residents in the Monkey’s Eyebrow area of western Anderson County are bracing for what they say will soon replace a small general store sold there last week.

  • ‘Huge’ turnout expected

     If you just can’t wait to get out and vote this coming Tuesday, you’re not alone.

  • Rain, relocate, repeat

    There are times when I feel like this column is sounding like a scratched record.

    If you are under the age of 35 and have never experienced the joy of hearing a short portion of a song play over and over again, you really don’t know what you are missing. Ask your parents about it sometime.

    And if you are under 35 and played high school sports for Anderson County, there’s a chance you’ve experienced a home game or match moved to another locale simply because the facilities at Anderson were in too bad a shape to host the event.

  • Inaugural Glen Drury Classic tips off hoops season

    The inaugural Glen Drury Classic is set to tip off the local basketball season on Nov. 10.

    The classic will showcase all the teams that are in the Anderson County girls’ and boys’ basketball programs. The classic tips off at 11:30 a.m. with the Anderson County Elite fourth grade girls’ team.

    The Lady Bearcat varsity team, which has been pegged as the Eighth Region favorite, scrimmages Frederick Douglass at 6 p.m.

  • Peach the common thread in all Anderson unbeaten teams

    When Anderson County rolled to its 45-6 win over North Oldham, the 2018 Bearcats became only the third Anderson team to achieve perfection since Anderson High School was formed in the fall of 1949.

    It’s a difficult task, regardless of the program, given the complexity of playing well every week and avoiding season-changing injuries. Each of the three seasons have their own unique characteristics.

    At Anderson, though, there is one common thread with all three teams.

    Mark Peach.

  • Briscoe named to All-State Tourney team

    Anderson County Middle School basketball player Brylee Briscoe was recently named to the all-tournament team in the seventh-grade division of the middle school state tournament, held at the Kentucky Basketball Commission in Lexington.

    The Mustangs made the Elite Eight in the tournament.

  • Pierce qualifies for state XC meet

    Anderson County High School runner Mason Pierce has qualified for the KHSAA state cross country meet.

    Pierce advanced to the state as an individual qualifier with a 16th place finish in the Class 3A, Region 6 meet held in Danville Saturday. Pierce covered the 3.1 mile course in 17:55.79.

    The Anderson boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the event but Pierce was the only qualifier.

    Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Austin Matthews won the title with a 16:22.18 time. Lafayette won both the boys’ and girls’ regional titles.


    GOSHEN -- In more than two decades of coaching high school and college football, Mark Peach had never had a ride like the one he took Friday night.

    Moments after Anderson County had delivered a 45-6 knockout at North Oldham, several members of the Bearcat team hoisted Peach on their shoulders and carried their coach toward the Mustang Stadium end zone where he would be conducting the customary post-game meeting.

  • Taco Bell worker tests positive for Hepatitis A

    The Taco Bell restaurant located at 1008 Bypass South in Lawrenceburg is temporarily shutting its doors today after an employee at the restaurant tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to Tim Wright, the county’s director of public health.

    Wright said he has spoken with the restaurant’s regional manager, who assured him the store will be closing today to “thoroughly clean and sanitize the facility.”