Today's News

  • Trip of a lifetime

     Over a lifetime of globetrotting, Elizabeth Swartz has seen it all — the Mediterranean’s rich blue hues, the snow-dusted Pyrenees mountains, and the lights of Paris from atop the Eiffel Tower. 

  • Anderson ranks near top for overdose deaths

    It’s a ranking no one wants, yet it could have been a whole lot worse.

    Anderson County ranked 11th in Kentucky in per-capita drug overdose fatalities in 2017, according to a report issued recently by the state’s Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. 

  • ‘Outpouring of generosity’

     Geri Sipe had every right to be nervous.

  • Suspect jailed for threatening police officers

     A Lawrenceburg man allegedly threatened to beat up police officers and have “sexual intercourse” with their wives remained behind bars Monday following his arrest.

  • Worker falls, rescued at Four Roses
  • Taylor honored at Freedom Fest

     Mikaya Taylor’s singing is still turning heads. The rising eighth-grader at Anderson County Middle School, who was first featured in The Anderson News almost three years ago, has cut a CD, and continues to sing around Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio when she can. 

  • Honoring a past, prepping for the future

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg is taking the next step toward fielding a complete athletic program.

    The school is in the final stages of opening a new weight room to give those taking part in Ram athletics a way to improve their strength training and athletic performance.

  • Christian Academy makes winning move, embraces building’s history

    A major tip of the hat needs to go to Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg its attempt to preserve history and acknowledge its tie to Anderson County’s past.

    CAL purchased its current North Main Street facility in 2012 and has been cognizant of the importance of that building ever since. Originally built as Anderson High School in 1950, the building housed Anderson Junior High/Anderson County Middle School and the Early Childhood Center before those schools relocated.

  • Young Lady Bearcat golfers take the course

    The paradoxes surrounding the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team aren’t difficult to understand but turning them into a big finish in tournament play might be as hard as sinking a 40-foot putt.

    It can be done, but won’t be easy.

    On one hand, eight girls have been working the Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course in preparation for the Lady Bearcat season, which opens Thursday at Boyle County. It’s the largest number of girls to start the season under the guidance of Coach Robert Hanks, now in his fifth season.

  • Academy seeking donations to repair roof, looks to share memories with community

    Ever since Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg acquired its current facility in 2012, the school has made an effort to remember the building’s historic ties to Lawrenceburg and Anderson County.

    Located on North Main Street, the building was originally erected to house Anderson High School, which was formed as a consolidation of Kavanaugh and Lawrenceburg high schools in 1949. After the current Anderson County High School opened in 1967, the building housed Anderson Junior High, which was later renamed Anderson County Middle School, and the Early Childhood Center.