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Today's News

  • Collins turns Bearcat errors into district win

    SHELBYVILLE -- Just when it looked like Anderson County was turning the corner on the 2018 baseball season, the Bearcats’ defense wrecked Monday night.

    Seven errors, as scored by The Anderson News, allowed Collins to score six unearned runs in an 8-6 win over the Bearcats in a 30th District game at the Titans’ home park. Collins improved to 13-10 on the season and 3-2 in district play. Anderson, which had won two of its last three and was showing signs of coming around just in time for the post-season, fell to 3-16, 0-3.

  • Riley leads Cumberlands to 7th consecutive MSC title

    Anderson County native Kaitlyn Riley captured her second consecutive Mid-South Conference individual women’s golf championship in leading the University of the Cumberlands to its seventh consecutive MSC championship.

    Riley shot a one-over 73 in the third round of the championships, held at Bowling Green Country Club last Monday through Wednesday. Riley led the Lady Patriots as they expanded a four-stroke lead entering the final round to a 28-stroke final margin over Cumberland University of Tennessee.

  • Bearcat spring game set

    The Anderson County High School football team will be conducting the annual spring game today, Wednesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. on Bob Ware Field.

    The spring game is the culmination of spring practice sessions. Kentucky High School Athletic Association rules allow 10 practices inside a span of 15 school days. The spring game was originally scheduled for last Friday but rains and wet grounds played havoc with the Bearcats’ schedule. Anderson has until Friday, May 4 to complete spring practice.

  • Top teams thump Lady Cats

    Anderson County’s resilience will be tested after a week of taking on some of Kentucky’s best high school programs.

    The Lady Bearcats took three resounding losses to a trio of ranked teams as they entered the final month of the regular season. Anderson’s record stood at 6-8 after the weekend.

  • ‘Get out of my trash!’

     A Lawrenceburg man was taken to jail after allegedly pointing two guns at a father and daughter rifling through his curbside trash last week.

  • Woodside elated after being drafted by Bengals

    Lawrenceburg’s Logan Woodside fulfilled a life-long dream earlier today when he was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round of the NFL Draft.

    “I knew Cincinnati liked me,” said Woodside, the record-setting quarterback who starred for the Toledo Rockets.

    Woodside was outside of his family’s home when his phone rang. On the line was Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis.

  • Anderson County jail log

     From staff reports

  • Suspect charged with trying to bust car window with gun

     A Lawrenceburg man was arrested April 22 for allegedly grabbing his girlfriend by the throat and attempting to smash out her vehicle window with a loaded handgun, all in front of three children, according to an arrest report filed by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

  • No apology for being stay-at-home mom

     My grandmother always told me when I grew older to “marry a rich man and be a stay-at-home wife and mother.”

  • Church briefs

     Pigeon Fork Baptist weekly services