Today's News

  • Man jailed on decades-old sex abuse allegations

     A Versailles man was indicted last week on allegations that he decades ago sexually abused a child under the age of 12, and later a child under the age of 18, according to indictment information on filed in Anderson Circuit Court.

  • Christmas parade lights up Lawrenceburg

     City officials feared the worst, but Mother Nature didn’t rain on the Lawrenceburg Christmas Parade Saturday evening. 

  • New Record Set for Modern Gun Deer Season

    Special to The News

    A record 106,797 deer were taken over Kentucky’s 16-day modern gun season that concluded Nov. 25, according to a news release. The total topped the previous record from 2015 by almost 1,400 deer.

    “We anticipated an increase in harvest for the season due to several changes in deer regulations implemented earlier this year,” said Gabe Jenkins, Deer and Elk Program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Mustang archers stand out in shootout

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team participated in the Western Hills High School Service Dog Shootout Saturday. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to SIT Service Dog program, which trains service dogs for individuals with special needs.

  • Coaches pick nine Bearcats to All-District grid team

    Nine Anderson County High School football players have been named to the Class 5A, District 6 All-District Team in a vote by the district coaches.

    Anderson running back Charles Andrew Collins had already been named the District Player of the Year earlier in November.

  • Regional power visits Anderson Friday night

    If one is looking for a problem area for the Anderson County boys’ basketball team, he only has to look at Bearcats’ physical stature. Specifically, he would look at the height.

    Anderson has no varsity player listed over 6-foot-3.

    That smallish roster will get a tall test -- pun intended -- Friday when Walton-Verona pays a visit to Lawrenceburg.

    Walton-Verona, ranked as one of the favorites in the Eighth Region, boast the region’s top player in 6-10 Dieonte Miles, an athletic shot blocker who changes the game by his very presence.

  • Hyatt ready for different challenges with Bearcat program

    When Bryan Hyatt strode onto the basketball court at Henry County High School last Tuesday night, the path was strikingly familiar. He left the Anderson County locker room located in the hallway running under one of Kentucky’s largest gymnasiums, turned left, then made his way around a curve and throughan end door to that venue he’d visited numerous times before.

  • Lady Cats ready for memorable year

    Anderson County knows that just about everybody has picked the Lady Bearcats to roll through the Eighth Region.

    The Lady Bearcats know that they are supposed to be playing in Rupp Arena, where the girls’ state high school basketball tournament will be played for the first time. They know there are some unrealistic souls who are so sure that the Lady Bearcats will claim their first regional title in five years that anything short of a trip to Rupp would be considered a seasonal failure.

  • Bearcats pass first test in Hyatt’s coaching debut

    NEW CASTLE -- Anderson County answered some questions last Tuesday.

    With practically a new cast of characters, the Bearcats have not been picked to maintain the high level of play they have enjoyed for the last few years. However, in the season opening win at Henry County, the Bearcats showed signs they have different expectations with a 60-45 win that might not have been that close.

  • Rice, Maxberry lead Bearcats in Saturday afternoon romp

    Anderson County was not going to let anything spoil Saturday’s party.

    The Bearcats took control early then exploded in the third quarter on their way to a 75-44 win over Bellevue Saturday afternoon.

    The game was the first home contest for new Bearcat coach Bryan Hyatt.

    The Bearcats forged a 22-12 lead after a quarter and never saw their cushion get smaller than nine points the rest of the way.