Today's News

  • Hanks’ win Four Roses Open

    67 teams competed in the Four Roses Open at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course this weekend, and after all the drives, chips and putts, the two-man team of John Hanks Jr. and John Hanks Sr. won the tournament with a two-day score of 154.

    The Hanks’ team’s score was two strokes better than the second place team of Pic Shaw and Mike Ward. Finishing in a tie for third place one stroke behind Shaw & Ward was Warren Kinne & Graham Young and Roger Rogers & Jonny Stanley.

  • Bearcats get new uniforms

    Look good, feel good, play good.

    That’s a mantra that’s commonly used in sports, and that’s something that the Bearcats will believe in this season with their new uniforms.

    The wardrobe now consists of a red-colored home jersey with ‘Bearcats’ written across the chest, a white-colored road jersey with ‘Anderson’ written across the top and a gray-colored alternate uniform with ‘Bearcats’ written across the chest.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Gary McInturf

    The theme for most of the Bearcat Battles this summer is trying sports I have little to no experience in, and this week’s installment definitely follows that theme.

    My competitor for this week’s ‘Battles with Bearcats’ is Gary McInturf. McInturf is so far my most unique competitor because he is not an Anderson County student, nor did he even go to school in Anderson County.

  • Student-athlete participation record broken

    A record number of 106,931 student-athletes participated in one the KHSAA’s 13 sanctioned sports or six sport-activities in the 2018-19 academic year, which is new record.

    The old record, which was 106,241, was set after the 2017-18 academic year. The KHSAA participation figure has risen 6.8 percent since the 2012-13 season, mostly thanks to the increased interest in the six sport-activities – archery, bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, dance and esports.

  • Second allegation surfaces against teacher

     The Anderson County Attorney’s office is trying to get a judge’s permission to use another example of alleged disorderly conduct during the upcoming trial of a former middle school teacher who allegedly threatened to cut off a student’s penis and shove it down his throat.

  • ‘He’s a legend’

     Anyone who was anyone in the 1970’s Kentucky music scene knows all about Lawrenceburg’s multi-talented Rod Cunningham.

  • Study reveals Anderson’s pain pill consumption

     Anderson Countians consumed more pain pills per person than nearly every other county in the region between 2006 and 2012, according to data released last week by The Washington Post.

  • Feeling lucky?

     The Lawrenceburg Rotary has taken its fundraising efforts up a notch.

  • Scholarship fund created for slain teen

     On a May afternoon, Sharon Perkins called close friend and coworker Travis York into her office at Burgin Independent Schools. 

  • Policy, lunch changes highlight start of new school year

     With the start of the new school year scheduled for Aug. 8, the school district has released information about several policy changes, open houses and supply lists.