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Today's News

  • Democrats hungry for a local victory

     Column as I see ’em …

  • Be on the lookout for baby snakes

     What a fun weekend of family and farming I had. I can’t think of a more delightful way to spend the hours of the day. It was just the right recipe for keeping me strong as I cherish these days with my 20-year-old Zeus boy.

  • Anderson Archers compete at state championship

    Some of Anderson County’s archers had a busy weekend in Frankfort at the 2019 Kentucky State ASA Championship this past weekend, as three Bearcat archers took home first place medals in their respective divisions.

    Ashley Thomas, Jacob Newby and Michelle Newby all placed first in their respective divisions as individuals while Madalynn Puryear placed fourth in the female middle school fixed pins class.

  • Anderson golf set to tee-off season

    The Anderson County boys and girls’ golf teams will begin their seasons in the coming days with separate tournaments away from Lawrenceburg.

    The boys’ squad will begin its season on Aug. 2 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville for the Bullitt East Invitational. Just three days later, the team will play in the Rocket Invitational at Weissinger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Payton Baum

    It’s been a while since I’ve been competitive in a ‘Battle with a Bearcat,’ but in my most recent competition, I gave my opponent a little run for her money.

    My opponent for my latest Battle with a Bearcat was Payton Baum, a sophomore multi-sport athlete at Anderson County. You can watch Baum compete on the basketball court and the softball field for the Lady Bearcats, and our challenge took place on the field.

  • Wise wins Chainferno Tournament

    The Lawrenceburg Disc Golf Association hosted the Chainferno Tournament this past Saturday at the Anderson County Community Park, and Colin Wise came away with the win with a score of 111 (15 under par).

    Finishing one stroke behind Wise was Ethan Harbolt with a 112, and finishing in a tie for third was Tommy Flake and Michael Hill. Wise and Harbolt were in the advanced division of the tournament while Flake won the masters division and Hill won the intermediate division.

  • Saffell Street Elementary teacher to stand trial

     A Saffell Street Elementary School teacher who allegedly “used her foot” on a student while removing the child from her classroom is scheduled to stand trial in October.

  • Bible elective remains on hold

     More than two years after the state legislature approved Bible literacy electives for Kentucky high schools, school officials here have yet to do the same. 

  • Mom sues jail over son’s death

     The mother of a Lawrenceburg man who died while in custody at the Franklin County Regional Jail has filed a federal lawsuit against the facility alleging wrongful death, battery and gross negligence, according to federal court documents.

  • Chief: ‘Lawrenceburg is growing and so are we’

     The Lawrenceburg Police Department is getting some elbow room.