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Today's News

  • Beshear signs bill banning sale of e-cigarettes to children

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Calling the measure a big win for efforts to reduce tobacco use in the state and particularly among young people, Gov. Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 109 into law, banning the sale of all types of e-cigarettes to minors.

    The governor had specifically urged legislators to pass the bill during his State of the Commonwealth in January, and identified the effort as a key part of his legislative agenda.

  • Local teen and her horse make voyage through Trail of Tears

    What started out as a method to differentiate herself to gain entry to law school has become a journey of education and self discovery for 17-year-old Emma Swendsen who will take a more than two-month long horseback journey through the Trail of Tears.

  • City Council discusses process on equalization basin project

    An update on the equalization basin project and a recommendation for a zoning change to a property within city limits were the major line items on the Lawrenceburg City Council agenda Monday night.

  • It's wild, but it's no turkey

    Fred Cubberly grinned from ear to ear as he sampled Wild Turkey’s Kentucky Spirit in the distillery’s tasting room Friday. His bliss wasn’t born entirely from the bourbon. He’d only had an ounce or two. It was born out of the pleasure of simply being at Wild Turkey in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson duo named first team all state

    Anderson County High School basketball players Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee continue to haul in the awards.

    The Lady Bearcat seniors have been named to the Lexington Herald-Leader all-state first team, which was announced in Sunday's editions of that newspaper.

    The voting was taken from the state's coaches.

    Cann, a repeat selection to the first team, was third in the voting behind LaRue County senior Ivy Brown, the Player of the Year, and Elizabethtown sophomore Erin Boley.

  • It's fun again for Bearcats in drubbing of Spencer County

    Baseball is supposed to be a fun game.

    And, for a real competitor, winning is usually much more fun than ending up on the short end of the score. Such was the case for the Anderson County baseball team during last Friday's 8-0 win over 30th District rival Spencer County.

    Anderson erupted for six runs in the bottom of the sixth to break open a tight game and put to rest a brief two-game losing skid that saw the Bearcats struggle in every area but the pitching mound.

  • Scoreboard woes frustrate Bearcat baseball fans

    If some fans could issue a grade on the baseball scoreboard at Anderson County High School, chances are an “F” would be forthcoming.

    It could be an “F” for failure.

    Or it could be an “F” for frustration.

  • Lady Bearcats looking like powerhouse they were expected to be

    Anderson County softball is finally living up to its lofty pre-season expectations.

    Not that anything major was ever wrong with the Lady Bearcats, but after a week that saw them win seven of eight games by a combined 62-12 score, Anderson is showing signs it has designs not only on an Eighth Region championship but also making noise at the state tournament if the Lady Bearcats get there.

  • Anderson track team looks to keep climbing wall after big wins

    Anderson County track and field might have had its biggest day in years as the Bearcats and Lady Bearcats both posted wins at the Central Hardin Invitational Friday night.

    “The kids, as well as the coaches, were extremely proud of the finish for both teams,” said Anderson coach Keith Brown. “Thanks to a lot of things falling into place, we were able to come out on top. It was quite a scene to see all the parents who would not leave until we got those trophies.

  • Anderson lacrosse second in own tournament

    The Anderson County boys' lacrosse team placed second in the teams inaugural invitational tournament Saturday.

    Anderson defeated Collins, 10-9 in the first game of the tourney, but fell to Woodford County in the championship match.

    Collins recovered to beat E-town in the consolation game.

    Anderson got big tournaments from Dillon Harrod, who scored nine goals over the two games, and goalie Matt Moses, who recorded 31 saves in the two-game set.