Today's News

  • Mercer gets revenge, upsets Lady Bearcats

    It only seemed like the Anderson County team meeting lasted nearly as long as the softball game the Lady Bearcats had just lost.

    Anderson saw a nine-game winning streak come to an end Friday night when Mercer County upset the home-standing Lady Bearcats, 3-1.

    It was the same Mercer County the Lady Bearcats had pummeled, 12-0 just 15 days before.

  • Collins blasts Bearcats in district matchup

    If there was any doubt about the best baseball team the 30th District, Collins obliterated it last Thursday.

    The Titans blasted three home runs – two of them 3-run shots – and pounded 16 hits in a 14-3 romp past host Anderson County at Barnes Memorial Field last Thursday.

    Collins pitcher Zac Wiley, a Bellarmine University signee, overcame a bit of a rough start to limit Anderson to five hits. Wiley struck out 11 and issued one walk, that going to lead off hitter Josh Brown.

  • Wedding: Veits-Kirkbride and Bierly

    Beverley Veits-Kirkbride, of Newark, Ohio, and Dr. Kevin J. Bierly, of Lawrenceburg, are proud to announce their marriage.

    The bride is employed by the Newark City Schools in Newark, Ohio.

    The groom is employed by Bierly Family Chirppractic.

    The wedding took place on April 12, 2014 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Rev. William B. Anderson officiated the ceremony.
    The couple honeymooned in Gatlinburg, Tenn. and will reside in Lawrenceburg.

  • Eli Cole Stidham

    Katelyn and Matthew Stidham of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their son, Eli Cole Stidham, on March 19, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort.

    He weighed 7pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 ? inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Mark and Emily Scott of Lawrenceburg. His maternal great-great grandparent is Rhetta Mountjoy or Lawrenceburg.
    His paternal grandparents are Dennis and Anne Stidham of Lawrenceburg.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Local native designed Ky. Wildcat mascot suit

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 30, 1964

    Are you asking for trouble?

  • District Court Docket April 30, 2014

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Apr. 17, 2014.

    Anthony T. Hawkins, arraignment, second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension – pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Apr. 24.

    Carlos R. Hernandez, arraignment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence – pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days to serve, 30 day operator license suspension, $728, installment/deferred payment Oct. 2; no operator/moped license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to seven days to serve (concurrent).

  • Spring sports schedule changes

    Spring sports schedule changes


    The heavy rains this week have prompted several changes in the schedules published in the print edition of this week's Anderson News.

    High School Baseball

  • Saffell Street Elementary May Citizens of the Month

    Shown are, front row, from left: Hannah Chambers, Cameron Upchurch, Baylon Beasley and Emma Kelly.
    Second row: Regan Dudley, Kristen Mitchell, Kileigh Turner, Eric Morgan, Emma Tinsley, Brian Nichols, Sarah Anderson and Rylee Stephens
    Third row: Wyatt Cooper, Trent Nation, Jacob Kinney, Blake Sutherland, Lucas Grimes, Haylee Thurman and Landon White. Aubree Bowman is not pictured.

  • Church news briefs April 30, 2014

    Glensboro Christian Church will host yard sale
    The Glensboro Christian Church, located at 1099 Plum Lane Lawrenceburg, KY 40342, will host their annual yard sale Thurs., May 1- Sat., May 3 at 8 a.m. There will be a large variety of items for sale, and this event will go on rain or shine.

  • Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness...but what about joy

    By Brian Owens

    Faith Columnist

    When you read the Bible, you are reading the very Word of God. Every word of it is “God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16), making it inerrant, infallible and the final authority in all matters of faith and practice. Yet, while all scripture is authoritative, not every portion of scripture is equally applicable to every situation.