Today's News

  • $50,000 in stolen items seized on Wildcat Road

    Police seized an estimated $50,000 worth of stolen items and cracked the case of stolen saddles from a stable in Harrodsburg when they executed a search warrant Monday afternoon on Wildcat Road.
    The items were seized at 1044 Wildcat Road at a residence owned by John Crutcher.
    Det. Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said Crutcher was already in the Carroll County Jail on burglary and other charges stemming from his arrest in Trimble County, and that no charges based on what was discovered Monday are pending further investigation.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Mustangs second at Johnson County

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team placed second in the Johnson County Duals, held Saturday. Ten middle school teams from Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia participated in the meet. Anderson defeated Sheldon Clark, Chesapeake (Ohio) and Fairland (Ohio) before losing to Grundy (Va.) in the finals. Eighth-grader R.J. Boies went 4-0 on the day to improve to 12-0 on the season.

  • Inmate charged with escape

    By Lisa King


    Police are looking for an inmate who escaped custody while on work release Wednesday by stealing a vehicle that was found ditched later in Anderson County.

    Andrew Joseph Wilson, 21, from Richmond, was serving time for burglary, theft by unlawful taking, and possession of a controlled substance, from Woodford and Pulaski counties.

  • Parents charged with abusing 10-month-old

    A Lawrenceburg couple is behind bars for allegedly abusing their 10-month-old child to the point that he's in danger of losing a kidney.

    Billie J. Combs, 20, and Aaron J. Gilbert, 21, of 1270 Jenny Lillard Road were arrested and charged early this morning for criminal child abuse following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Lady Bearcats preach virtues of ball movement, shooting in romp

    There have probably been fire-breathing, brimstone-raining sermons nicer than the one delivered by Anderson County last Tuesday.

    The top-ranked Lady Bearcats burned Christian Academy of Louisville with crisp ball movement and rained 3-pointers – 12 of them, if you are counting – on the visitors in a 73-30 romp.

    And, it could have been worse.

  • Education briefs: 12-11-13

    School board
    member appointed
    Donna Drury, school board member, was recently appointed to a one-year term on the Kentucky Education Commissioner’s Local School Board Members Advisory Council, according to a news release from Superintendent Sheila Mitchell.

  • A year after Newtown, Anderson fine-tunes school security

    Change in school security came with two new buzzers.
    School staff at Robert B. Turner and Saffell Street Elementary now stop people at the door and ask for names before visitors to any Anderson County school are allowed to enter and sign in at the office.
    Diane Womack, bookkeeper and attendance clerk at Robert B. Turner Elementary, said the new security buzzer system at Turner — installed this past summer — requires front desk staff to ask visitors to identify themselves in addition to their usual offers of assistance.

  • Wedding: Goins-Casey

    Stephanye Goins of Frankfort, Valorie Casey and Earl Casey, both of Lawrenceburg, are proud to announce the marriage of their children, Sarah Elizabeth Goins and Derrick Thomas Casey of Lawrenceburg.
    The ceremony and reception were held at Cliffview Resort in Campton on Oct. 13, 2013, at 3 p.m. The ceremony was officiated by a dear friend, Pastor Jeremy Warren of Monterey Baptist Church. The wedding colors were purple and green, and the bride wore a Vera Wang gown.

  • County Clerk’s office donates Christmas money to senior center
  • Community calendar: 12-11-13

    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office