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Today's News

  • Man charged with murdering woman, unborn baby

    The man accused of gunning down a pregnant Lawrenceburg woman and her unborn baby was arrested late Tuesday night and charged with first-degree murder.
    Derrick J. Morris, 33, of Frankfort was arrested by the Kentucky State Police, according to a news release. He is also charged with first-degree robbery in the shooting death of Lauryn Kinne, 22, and her unborn child which occurred early Tuesday morning at her home at 307 Saffell St. He is currently being held in the Shelby County Detention Center.

  • Take the Anderson County Community Health Assessment

     The Anderson County Health Department has just released a survey that will be used to determine the future direction of the agency, and find out what you think are the county's most pressing health concerns. Please take the survey and share it with friends.

    Follow the link below:

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/STXLVDK

  • Noon wins ‘Miss Pickle’ award

     Sherry Noon, youth and family services manager at the Anderson Public Library, received a statewide award March 28 as part of the Kentucky Public Library Association spring conference in Lexington, the library announced in a news release.

  • Rotary helps equip new K-9 with $1,000 donation

     K-9 Ty, a 1-year-old black lab, is the newest dog in training for narcotics detection at the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. 

  • Maynards win bronze in ‘Top Job’ competition

     Lawrenceburg-based Maynard Studios Inc. won a bronze award in the 2019 Ernest Wiemann Top Job Competition for outstanding craftsmanship sponsored by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA), according to a news release.

  • Coroner grateful after sheriff donates four-wheel-drive vehicle

     The Anderson County Coroner’s Office now has a four-wheel drive vehicle for off road recovery missions and for use in inclement weather, according to a news release.

  • Why you should cheer for Auburn in the Final Four

    With Kentucky’s basketball season coming to an end this past weekend, it’s time to find a new team to cheer for in the NCAA Tournament for those who still have an interest in college basketball.

    The Final Four teams to choose from are Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn, a school from each of the top conferences in college basketball this year. Since it’s unlikely that many of you have connections to any of those schools, the first place to start when it comes to choosing a Final Four team would be to pick based off conference.

  • Anderson makes huge strides at Lady Titan Classic

    In the first three games of the softball season for Anderson County, the Lady Bearcats scored five total runs while giving up 36, resulting in three straight losses.

    In the five games since, which all occurred last week, Anderson scored 54 runs while giving up 13, which has helped spark a five game winning streak after starting the season 0-3.

    The winning streak began last Thursday in a home game against Spencer County, a game Anderson desperately needed to win considering district seeding.

  • Bearcats’ slump continues into April

    After starting off the season with a one-run loss to Mercer County and an 8-3 win over Franklin County on March 19, the Bearcat baseball team is still searching for its second win of the season as the calendar flips from March to April.

    In the previous week’s games, Anderson went 0-2 and was outscored by five to extend their losing streak to six games. Anderson’s record now stands at 1-7, which ranks at the bottom of the 8th Region standings.

  • Additional fishing access opened at Taylorsville Lake

    As fishermen in Anderson County gear up for the annual spring white bass run, their planning for the run just got a lot easier thanks to an announcement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    The KDFWR recently announced that a portion of River Road that runs alongside the Salt River is now open for those wanting to fish in the area. The gated access at Palmer Road and Old River Road off KY 44 at Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area will remain open from dawn to dusk, giving fishers more area to chase the white bass on their spring run.