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Today's News

  • Tough loss ends with emotional celebration

    Monday night’s Senior Night softball game for the Anderson County Lady Bearcats was an emotional night for the seniors.

    It all started with their game against Garrard County, which Anderson ended up losing by one run in extra innings. The Lady Bearcats fought their was back from multiple deficits, but base running mistakes in the bottom of the eighth cost Anderson the win.

  • Anderson track competes at Conference Championships

    LEXINGTON – The Anderson County track team kicked off its postseason at the Central Kentucky Conference Championships at Henry Clay High School last weekend, with the boys’ team taking sixth place and the girls finishing 12th.

    For the boys’ team, it’s the highest they’ve finished since being the runner-up in the 2014 meet. It’s the first time they’ve finished in the top-10 as a team since 2016, and the seventh top 10 finish in the meet’s 10-year history.

  • Henry Thompson wins NASP/IBO 3D nationals

    LOUISVILLE – Sophomore Anderson County archer Henry Thompson made history at the NASP Eastern National and the Eastern National IBO 3D Challenge National tournaments this past weekend, as he placed first in both national competitions.

    Thompson scored a 297 & 27 10s in the IBO 3D competition and a near-perfect 299 & 29 10s in the NASP competition to claim the top prize in both tournaments.

    Thompson etched himself in the history books with his performance.

  • Edwards advances in Region Tournament

    The Anderson County boys’ tennis team competed in the 8th Region Tournament on Monday and had both of its singles competitors and doubles teams win its first round match.

    None of Anderson’s entrants were able to advance out of the second round except the Bearcats’ top singles player Zach Edwards, as he won his second round match and will compete in Wednesday’s portion of the competition for a chance to qualify for state.

  • Anderson News Student-Athletes of the Year

    The Anderson News will honor two Anderson County athletes for their achievements athletically and in the classroom.

    Next week, The Anderson News will present a male and female athlete from Anderson County High School with The Anderson News Male/Female Student-Athlete of the Year Award.

    The nominees for the girls’ award are Lauren Boblitt, Anna Foley, Jaclynn Ruble and Lexi Tinsley. Nominees for the boys’ award are Riley Arrendondo, C.A. Collins, Colton Cornish and Wesley Ruehrwein.

  • Trial set for teacher accused of threat

     An Anderson County District Court judge set a trial date last Thursday morning for a former middle school teacher who allegedly threatened to cut off a seventh-grader’s penis and shove it down his throat after questioning why she isn’t charged with a more serious crime.

  • Turf field OK’d, sort of

     The Anderson County School Board reached a decision last Tuesday on long-awaited improvements to school athletic facilities, but it came with strings attached.

  • Fiber optic provider eyeing move into Lawrenceburg

     City officials are in talks with a company considering bringing fiber optic phone, TV and internet service to Lawrenceburg.

  • City budget includes funds for new fire truck

     The Lawrenceburg City Council gave a tentative nod last week to a new budget that will purchase a new fire truck.

  • Likins named best SRO in Kentucky

     Anderson County teachers, principals and staffers often publicly commend the strong rapport the district’s school resource officers have built with students at the respective schools they protect.