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  • Introducing ‘Battles with Bearcats’

    Listen up Anderson County athletes, because I have an announcement I think you’ll be interested in.

    This summer I am going to introduce a weekly column in the paper called “Battles with Bearcats”, where I will be going head-to-head with Anderson County’s top athletes in their respective sport then write about the experience in the paper.

    I’ve already had a number of athletes reach out to me, up for the challenge, and I expect this column to be a lot of fun to read and write.

  • Mustang boys' soccer team wins conference title

    NICHOLASVILLE – The boys’ soccer Salt River Conference championship game was delayed a week because of inclement weather and conflicting schedules, but it was worth the wait for Anderson County.

    Last Thursday’s SRC title game between the Mustangs and West Jessamine ended in celebration and smiles for Anderson, as the Mustangs defeated the Colts 3-1 to capture their first SRC title under head coach George Geoghegan.

    “I’m really pleased with this team, they really came on,” Geoghegan said.

  • Anderson County’s Chamber of Commerce hosts golf tourney

    The Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course hosted one of its biggest tournaments of the year this past weekend, the Anderson County Chamber Annual Golf Classic.

    The proceeds from the tournament went to Anderson County’s Chamber of Commerce, and the money will be used to fund the operating costs for the group.

    The tournament was held on May 31 and June 1, with the teams getting to choose what day they compete.

  • LDGA begins tournament season with Battle in the ‘Burg

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted its first tournament at the Anderson County Community Park this past Saturday on a warm but ideal day for frisbee golf.

    A total of 45 disc golfers competed in the Battle of the ‘Burg Tournament, with Tracy Bottom posting the lowest score with a 96 for the 36-hole tournament. Bottom was the only player to sub 100 and his performance also earned him first place in the masters 40+ division.

  • Anderson athletes improve pre-meet ranks at state

    LEXINGTON – Every high school track team’s goal is to end their season at the state meet, and for the first time since 2016, that’s what Anderson County’s track team did.

    The 3A state track & field meet was at the University of Kentucky’s track facility this past Saturday, and Anderson’s Kynan Russell and Trinity Gottler competed amongst the state’s best.

  • Teacher claims principal bullied her after reporting sexual harassment to police

     A former middle school teacher charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly threatening a student claimed in a letter that she was systematically “bullied” by the school’s principal after she reported being sexually harassed, The Anderson News has learned.

  • DUI suspect’s truck wrecks ambulance

     Two Anderson County EMS employees were injured Friday night after the ambulance they were in was T-boned by a suspected drunk driver on Carlton Drive.

  • Abby’s road

     Abby Prater was doing what she set out to do, but not what she was meant to do.

  • City, newspaper team up for Food Truck Friday

     The City of Lawrenceburg and The Anderson News are teaming up to offer Food Truck Friday, scheduled for June 21 at the Lawrenceburg Green.