Today's News

  • Peach the common thread in all Anderson unbeaten teams

    When Anderson County rolled to its 45-6 win over North Oldham, the 2018 Bearcats became only the third Anderson team to achieve perfection since Anderson High School was formed in the fall of 1949.

    It’s a difficult task, regardless of the program, given the complexity of playing well every week and avoiding season-changing injuries. Each of the three seasons have their own unique characteristics.

    At Anderson, though, there is one common thread with all three teams.

    Mark Peach.

  • Briscoe named to All-State Tourney team

    Anderson County Middle School basketball player Brylee Briscoe was recently named to the all-tournament team in the seventh-grade division of the middle school state tournament, held at the Kentucky Basketball Commission in Lexington.

    The Mustangs made the Elite Eight in the tournament.

  • Pierce qualifies for state XC meet

    Anderson County High School runner Mason Pierce has qualified for the KHSAA state cross country meet.

    Pierce advanced to the state as an individual qualifier with a 16th place finish in the Class 3A, Region 6 meet held in Danville Saturday. Pierce covered the 3.1 mile course in 17:55.79.

    The Anderson boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the event but Pierce was the only qualifier.

    Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Austin Matthews won the title with a 16:22.18 time. Lafayette won both the boys’ and girls’ regional titles.


    GOSHEN -- In more than two decades of coaching high school and college football, Mark Peach had never had a ride like the one he took Friday night.

    Moments after Anderson County had delivered a 45-6 knockout at North Oldham, several members of the Bearcat team hoisted Peach on their shoulders and carried their coach toward the Mustang Stadium end zone where he would be conducting the customary post-game meeting.

  • Taco Bell worker tests positive for Hepatitis A

    The Taco Bell restaurant located at 1008 Bypass South in Lawrenceburg is temporarily shutting its doors today after an employee at the restaurant tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to Tim Wright, the county’s director of public health.

    Wright said he has spoken with the restaurant’s regional manager, who assured him the store will be closing today to “thoroughly clean and sanitize the facility.”

  • Amy McGrath remains breath of fresh air

     The first time I met Lt. Col. Amy McGrath, she was brand new to politics, and I had never so much as put a candidate’s bumper sticker on my car. 

  • Beware of poison hemlock in pastures

     Poison hemlock is toxic to a wide variety of animals including man, birds, wildlife, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and horses.

  • Welcome to three-month hiatus from the heat

     Well, the frost is on the pumpkin! We’ve had just enough to start the color roll. The leaves on the trees will soon be sporting their true colors and it’s Mother Nature’s last masterpiece before the winter blahs.

  • Support needed for Antitrust Safe Harbor Legislation

     Information provided by news publishers is essential to our democracy. And now more than ever, it’s important to remind our political leaders of the critical role we play in society.

  • Church briefs

     Events planned at Emerge Ministries