Today's News

  • Harvey tipped his hat and took a bow at celebration

     Compiled by Janie Bowen

  • Junior Conservationists, volunteers pitch in to clean up Lawrenceburg

     Overcast skies and cold drizzle didn’t deter a small contingent of local conservationists and volunteers from following through on a community-led litter cleanup Friday morning in Lawrenceburg.

  • Anderson loses close battle with Collins

    The Anderson County boy’s tennis team hosted Collins on Monday night and lost a close battle with the Titans, 5-4.

    The Bearcats were able to take care of the singles portion of the match, as they won four of the six solo matches.

    Zach Edwards, D.J. Bierly, Jacob Alteri and Ethan Smith all logged victories for Anderson, and normally the four team points scored would have been enough to win the overall match.

  • Anderson track competes at invitational

    Despite less than ideal weather conditions, the Anderson County track team competed in the Heart of the Bluegrass Invitational at Mercer County this past Saturday, and came away with 11 top-10 finishes.

    Four boys and two relay teams scored points for the Bearcats, which helped fuel a seventh place finish for Anderson boys’ team among some of the state’s top competition.

    Two girls finished in scoring positions for Anderson’s girls team, which put them in a tie for 17th place.

  • Lady Bearcats crush Shelby County in four innings

    After a weekend where multiple Anderson County softball games were canceled due to weather, the Lady Bearcats came out of the gates fast on Monday afternoon against Shelby County and defeated the Lady Rockets in four innings 15-0.

    The win moves the Lady Bearcats to 10-6 on the season and 2-1 in 30th District play, which is tied for the best with Collins.

  • Bearcats lose another game to Collins

    The Anderson County baseball team hosted Collins on Monday night hoping to snap their lengthy losing streak, but the Bearcats weren’t able to slow down the Titans’ offense and lost 13-5.

    The loss extends Anderson’s losing streak to 16, dropping them to 1-17 on the season

    “I thought big picture offensively, we played well enough to be in ball games,” Bearcat head coach L.W. Barnes said after the game. “Again, our pitching and the defense let us down.”

  • Lady Bearcat tennis defeats Collins

    On Monday afternoon, the Lady Bearcat tennis team hosted Collins in a district match, and came away with their first home victory of the season with a 3-2 win over the Lady Titans.

    The match started with two singles matches, and Gigi Gossett and Kieran Birdwhistell got Anderson off to a good start with two wins.

    Gossett defeated her opponent 6-0, 7-5 while Birdwhistell won smoothly 6-1, 6-2.

  • Lady Bearcats gearing up for Capital City Classic

    In the past two weeks that the Anderson County softball team has been in school, they’ve played in a weekend tournament.

    This weekend, the Lady Bearcats will yet again compete in another tournament, their third in four weeks, as they’ll aim for the first place prize in the Capital City Classic.

    In the previous two weekend tournaments Anderson competed in, the Lady Titan Classic and the Lady Dragons’ Classic, the Lady Bearcats placed second, and they’re hungry to end that streak of runner-up finishes with a first place finish instead.

  • Italian tennis player experiencing American traditions Lawrenceburg-style

    The last time that Valeria Maurizi, a member of the Anderson County girls’ tennis team, played tennis, she was a small child.

    And in a different country on a completely different continent.

    Maurizi is originally from Moiano, Italy, a small town two-and-a-half hours southeast from Rome. Moiano is also less than an hour away from Naples, an town that sits right along the Tyrrhenian Sea coast.

  • Mustangs take in UK game

    To be the best, sometimes you have to watch the best and try to replicate what they do in order to have success.

    That was one of the reason’s why the Anderson County Middle School softball team went to a Kentucky softball game a little over a week ago. The main purpose of going to the game was to build the team’s bond and chemistry heading into the state tournaments that lie ahead on the Mustangs’ schedule.

    Mission accomplished.