Today's News

  • Breakfast, shootout to raise funds for student

     A pair of fundraisers to help pay for a Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg student’s back surgery have been scheduled.

  • True courage

     On a night when members of the Anderson County Fire District received their annual awards, the biggest ovation came for someone who isn’t a firefighter.

  • No proof ousted clerk given new contract

     The lawsuit filed earlier this month by the former city clerk includes a claim that he was reappointed to a two-year term Dec. 1, 2018, but no such records exist at Lawrenceburg City Hall.

  • Boblitt named to All-Star team

    This offseason, Lady Bearcat senior Lauren Boblitt will play in her first career All-Star game as she’s been named to the Kentucky High School Girls Basketball All-Star team.

    Boblitt and her Kentucky teammates will play Ohio’s All-Star team on April 13 at Thomas More College in northern Kentucky. Boblitt mailed in her application less than a week ago, and is now set to participate in the game next month.

  • Little details spark big change for Lady Bearcats

    A span of four days featured two different versions of the Anderson County girls’ basketball team last week.

    On Jan. 23, the Lady Bearcats suffered their largest defeat of the season with an 11-point loss to Franklin County. In that game, Anderson’s offense turned the ball over more than usual while doing little to stop Franklin’s offense.

  • My top 10 for Sports Figure of Year Award

    I recently had the privilege to submit a ballot for the Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year Award.

    For those of you who don’t know what that is, it is an award that’s given to the most prestigious figure in sports who has any legitimate kind of tie to Kentucky. The award can be given to any athlete, coach, administrator or horse, as long as he/she has a tie to Kentucky.

    PGA golfer Justin Thomas won the award in 2017, and former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the award in 2016.

  • State tournament pairings announced

    With as good of a season as the Anderson County girls’ basketball team is having, it’s never too early to start thinking about the postseason.

    On Monday afternoon, the KHSAA released the brackets for the boys and girls Sweet 16 State Tournaments, featuring the regional pairings for the first round. If the Lady Bearcats were to advance out of the 8th Regional Tournament, they would be matched up against the winner from the 12th Regional Tournament in the first round.

  • Bearcats gearing up to kick off heavy road schedule

    Bearcat fans have had the treat of watching the boys’ basketball team play at home for most of January, but that’s going to change for most of the rest of the season.

    After playing six straight home games in January, Anderson County’s next six games will all be on the road before they return to Lawrenceburg for Senior Night on Feb. 15. The Bearcats are 6-5 in games away from Lawrenceburg, which is better than their 3-5 home record.

  • Lady Bearcats bounce back with beatdown over Owen County

    After coming off their third loss in six games, Anderson County put together an impressive performance at Owen County on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Lady Rebels 65-33.

    The Lady Bearcats’ 65 points were the most they’ve scored since scoring 80 against Elizabethtown on Dec. 22. Anderson also held Owen to 10 first half points, which is when they first opened up a huge lead.

    “We were just going hard, we were getting 50-50 balls, everything was going good,” Jaclynn Ruble said after the game.

  • Too many mistakes costs Lady Bearcats at Franklin County

    FRANKFORT -- Despite a pair of second half comebacks, the Anderson County girls’ basketball team lost to Franklin County on Wednesday night with a final score of 55-44.

    The 11-point loss is tied with the biggest loss the Lady Bearcats have suffered all season, with the other 11-point loss coming in December 2018 to DuPont Manual.