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Today's News

  • Jail Log for April 9, 2014

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail April 1-5, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    April 1
    Bear Norton for DUI 1st and operating on a revoked or suspended license by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    April 2
    Bertha Sutton for receiving stolen property under $10,000 by Anderson County Sheriff's Office.

    April 3
    Amy Carpenter for a Scott County warrant by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • Anderson Co. free clinic is open again with new hours
  • Spillman joins The Anderson News team

    As a journalist, Shelley Spillman considers herself a “collector of narratives.”

    “It’s not about me. I tell the stories of people and things that impact the community,” she said.

    Spillman, who became news editor of The Anderson News Thursday, has worked for 2 years at daily newspapers, primarily covering education and business beats.

  • Final 2014-15 kindergarten registration is this Monday, April 14

    The final kindergarten registration date for the 2014-15 school year is April 14 at the Anderson County Board of Education from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Students are eligible to attend kindergarten if they turn 5 years old on or before Oct 1, 2014. Registration is required for all students, including those who are currently attending pre-school at Sparrow Early Childhood Center.

  • Scholarships are available to those providing early childhood education

    Kentucky’s child care providers and those who train child care providers might be eligible for the Early Childhood Development Scholarship to further their college education.

    The scholarships are available to those who work at least 20 hours per week or provide training in early childhood development at least 12 times per year for an approved organization. Kentuckians employed as a preschool associate teacher in a state-funded preschool program are also eligible.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Mustangs place fourth in Frankfort boys' tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School girls' soccer team took on the boys over the weekend, finishing fourth in the six-team Frankfort Invitational Tournament. The Lady Mustangs joined the tournament when the organizers needed a team at the last minute.

    “We played really well and were close to the championship game,” said Anderson coach Daniel Rogers.

  • Strong pitching, balanced offense carry Rams to season-opening wins

    Cold temperatures could not stop the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg baseball team from scoring a victory in the season-opener.

    The Rams overcame temperatures in the 30s to rout visiting Grace Baptist, 17-7, to raise the curtain on the season on March 25. After a see-saw start, Christian Academy took the lead for good in the bottom of the third. Michael Cooper delivered a bases-loaded double to score three runs to highlight the uprising and push the Rams' lead to 9-3.

  • Big prizes on youth hunt weekend

    Anderson County youth display turkey season prizes.

  • CAL Hoops Coach Does It “His” Way

    Humility can be defined as “unassuming, insignificant, meek, modest, not proud or haughty.”

    Christian Academy boys' basketball coach Cory Robinson certainly exemplifies the essence of each of those references in both his coaching style, his leadership ability and his interactions with others through his personal walk with the Jesus Christ.

  • COLUMN: Local Wildcat fans show just how Blue their blood really is

    If anyone from around these parts had made a reservation to travel to the Final Four a month ago, most of us would have thought they were either crazy or just college basketball junkies.

    Or maybe Louisville fans.

    After all, back in early March, it looked like the Cardinals were the only team inside the Commonwealth's borders that would have even a slight chance of playing in Jerry Jones' mansion.