Today's News

  • Merry Christmas from some Bearcats!

    Anderson County High School students were ready for Christmas last Tuesday when the Bearcats hosted Louisville Brown. From left are Kaitlyn Riley, Claire Prater, Lindsey Bowman, Lauren Fowler, Amanda McDonald and Kelley Harlan.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Red River Classic to test Bearcats

    Anderson County boys’ basketball coach Glen Drury has a very succinct assessment of the Bearcats’ appearance in the Red River Classic at Powell County High School.

    “This is not a cupcake tournament,” he says.

    The three-day tournament tips off Thursday, Dec. 26 when Tates Creek takes on Wolfe County, a team that has already beaten Anderson this year, at 2 p.m.

    The Bearcats get tournament play underway when they take on Estill County in the next game at 3:30 p.m. Each team is guaranteed three games.

  • FOOTBALL: Cox named to Class of Commonwealth squad

    Anderson County High School football player Ross Cox has been named to the Class of the Commonwealth team, as selected by the Lexington Herald-Leader.

    A 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior, Cox's selection to the 22-man team was announced in Sunday's editions of the paper.

  • ‘Freedom’ car visits Lawrenceburg

    Edmonton resident Lynda Farley, owner of the ‘Liberty’ and ‘Freedom’ vans, made a stop at the Lawrenceburg Walmart parking lot on her way back from Frankfort Monday morning.
    Farley, who bought this 2010 KIA Sedona about three years ago, said she started placing bumper sticker messages including pro-smoking, political and religious statements all over the van the moment she bought the van from the dealer.

  • FDIC restrictions lifted on Town & Country Bank

    Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. announced last week that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (KDFI) have terminated the bank’s consent order, according to a news release from the bank.
    A consent order is a formal agreement between banks and regulators designed to help address improving certain areas of a bank such as credit quality, capital, earnings and liquidity.
    Town & Country has two branches in Lawrenceburg.

  • Country singer’s steakhouse to be auctioned off next month

    By the Advocate-Messenger
    HARRODSBURG — Eddie Montgomery’s Steakhouse will be put up for bid on the steps of the Mercer County Courthouse next month in a forced sale to repay some of the country music star’s debt.
    Boyle Circuit Judge Darren Peckler ordered the sale recently after declaring Montgomery and ex-wife Tracy Nunan in default on nearly $12.7 million in loans held by Central Bank and Trust Co. of Lexington.

  • Anniversary: Perry

    Herman and Peggy VanMeter Perry of Bagdad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 3-5 p.m. at the Bagdad Ruritan Club.
    Herman and Peggy were married Dec. 21, 1963 at Centenary Methodist Church in Shelbyville.  
    Their children, Sarah McGee and Chip Perry, invite all friends and family to celebrate with the couple at their reception.
    The couple request no gifts.

  • Making spirits bright
  • American Legion Auxiliary to award student essay contest prizes

    The American Legion Auxiliary will be awarding winning writers with $50 prizes through its Americanism essay contest.
    Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter in the “Americanism” essay contest and will answer the prompt: “How can I show my pride in being an American?”

  • Junior Cotillion members participate in holiday events

    Lawrenceburg Junior Cotillion members recently participated in community holiday events during the month of December, according to a news release.
    Students enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant and shopped for two Lawrenceburg teenagers to provide them with a happier holiday, according to the release.
    Some members also offered their services at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Gala, which was held at Eagle Lake Convention Center on Dec. 7.