Today's News

  • Police track down escaped suspect

     Police in Shelbyville were able to track down a Lawrenceburg man who escaped custody last Thursay after allegedly forcing his way into a residence on Hamlin Way.

  • Teacher allegedly cursed, threatened security guard

     More details about a second allegation of disorderly conduct were revealed last Thursday during a hearing for the former middle school teacher who allegedly threatened to cut off a student’s penis and shove it down his throat.

  • Ready to safely pick up, deliver students

     The Anderson County Schools Transportation Department under the direction of Director Tim Gabbard has prepared at great lengths this summer to ensure all students in Anderson County will be transported to and from school at the highest levels of safety possible.

  • Anderson bracing for addition of Woodford

    Since entering the 30th District in 2012, Anderson County has seen little resistance from its opponents and won six of the last seven district titles, including the previous five straight.

    During that span, the Lady Bearcats have only lost three regular season district games, and have posted five separate perfect regular season district records.

  • Bearcats more prepared under year two of Pritchett

    It may be hard to notice from the sidelines, but year two of the Anderson County boys’ soccer team under head coach Jeff Pritchett is completely different than the year one version.

    There are a number of reasons why the two teams are different, which is the main thing Pritchett learned from his first season of coaching the Bearcats.

    “Kids grow, and you got to be willing to adjust to the kids that you have,” Pritchett said. “I’m not a coach that comes in and does the exact same thing every year with the same team.”

  • Lady Bearcats start season with win

    DANVILLE – The Anderson County girls’ golf team started its season off on a good note, as they won the Central Kentucky Golf Classic this past Monday by 47 strokes.

    Anderson’s team score of 380 was 47 strokes better than second place finisher Boyle County and 170 strokes better than third place finisher Mercer County.

    Those three teams were the only teams in the field, but head coach Robert Hanks is still proud of the way his team performed.

  • Lady Mustangs go 3-2 at eighth grade tourney

    BEREA - The Lady Mustang basketball team kicked off its season with an 8th grade tournament in Berea this past weekend, in which the team went 3-2 over a stretch of two days.

    The three wins were mostly by considerable amounts, as Anderson beat Powell by 37 and Jackson by 20 on the first day, followed by beating Knox by one on the second day.

  • ‘A great honor’

     Lawrenceburg Police Chief Bryan Taylor on Monday became only the second person in the nation to be honored by the National Background Investigations Bureau for his willingness to cooperate and provide information that helps keep America safe.

  • Barr talks bourbon, fire truck, ‘radical left’


     Editor’s note: The Anderson News is working to arrange an inteview with Democrat Joshua Hicks, who has filed to run against Barr in 2020.

    The effects of the ongoing trade wars on bourbon, the possibility of securing a new fire truck for Lawrenceburg and next year’s re-election campaign were all top of mind when Congressman Andy Barr (R-Lexington) visited Lawrenceburg last week.

  • EDA begins search for full-time director

     The Anderson County-Lawrenceburg Economic Development Authority made its first step last Wednesday in hiring a full-time director.