Today's News

  • C.A. Collins transferring to Breathitt

    Anderson County will be without one of its top offensive weapons from last year’s 10-0 regular season squad this upcoming fall as running back C.A. Collins is transferring to Breathitt County.

    Collins led the 5A class in yards per carry at 11.3 last season, which was also the fourth best mark in the state. In 11 games, Collins accumulated 1,474 rushing yards and 21 rushing touchdowns, both were top 30 marks in the state.

  • Anderson Little League 11U All-Star team announced

    The Anderson County Little League has announced its under-11 All-Star team featuring 14 players.

    The roster consists of Ty Allen, Ethan Auxier, Tralee Burton, Brendan Butler, Charlie Cole, JD Cole, Hudson DeGarmo, Elijah Harris, Tyler Lay, Hayden Naylor, Ethan Peavler, Wyatt Shouse, Ty Slusher and Ryan Womack.

    The team might not compete in the All-Star district tournament according to the league’s public relations manager, but the league is trying to find a tournament for the team to play in.

  • Case, Nicholson win golf tourney in extra holes

    The Commandery of Kentucky Golf Tournament at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course came down to the wire this past weekend, with the two-man team of Shaun Case and Chris Nicholson winning in extra holes.

    The format for the tournament was two-man best ball. Each player on the team hit his own ball for the duration of the hole, but the best score on every hole from either teammate was the one that counted towards the team’s cumulative score.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Colin Kays

    In spirit of the Women’s World Cup, I figured now would be a great time to do another soccer battle for this week’s challenge.

    My opponent for the soccer battle was Colin Kays, a junior to-be striker for Anderson County. Kays has been on Anderson County’s varsity team since his freshman year, and he’s been playing soccer since he was eight years old.

    Kays plays soccer competitively almost all year long. He plays for the Bearcats in the fall and plays for a team in a Hispanic league during winter and summer.

  • Auto thefts ‘through the roof’

     Lawrenceburg Police Chief Bryan Taylor is pleading with city residents to help put a stop to the rash of recent car thefts.

  • Police collar suspected thief

     Eagle-eyed neighbors are being credited with providing a tip that landed a Lawrenceburg man behind bars after police found tens of thousands of dollars in stolen goods at his residence.

  • Fireworks slated for Thursday

     The fireworks display is scheduled for dusk July 4 in the county park.

  • City praises police officer, swears in new fire chief

     A standing room only crowd of friends, fellow first responders and more packed Lawrenceburg City Hall to say goodbye to the outgoing fire chief and welcome his replacement.

  • Fiscal court to recite Ky. pledge at meetings

     A second pledge of allegiance has been added to the open of Anderson County Fiscal Court meetings.

  • Texting 911 now an option

     While officials still prefer those who can call in their emergencies, an option to text 911 is now available.