Today's News

  • At Alton Ruritan Field, it's 'Play Ball!'

    For nearly 50 years, slow-pitch softball enthusiasts from Anderson and surrounding counties have descended on the Alton Ruritan Field during the summer.

    The club hosts the Anderson County Church League with women's and men's teams playing four nights a week through mid-August.

    Last Tuesday, the Ninevah Christian women defeated Tyrone Baptist 9-6.

  • Vote on swimming pool expected Tuesday

    Residents could find out Tuesday if Anderson County will get its own public swimming facility.

    Judge-Executive John Wayne Conway said Friday that he intends to bring his proposed $2.8 million swimming facility to a vote when the Anderson County Fiscal Court meets Tuesday at 10 a.m. A work session is scheduled for 9 a.m.

    Both are open to the public, and the 10 a.m. meeting will include time for public comments.

  • Three vehicles collide on US 127

    Three vehicles were involved in a wreck Friday around 1:30 p.m. on US 127 near the Bluegrass Parkway.

    The wreck happened just north of the Parkway in the northbound lane of US 127 in front of the Valero gas station.

    No one appeared to be injured in the accident that involved the mini-van, a pickup truck and a smaller car. No other details were immediately available.

    Responding were the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police and Anderson County Fire and EMS.

  • Downs promoted to news editor

    Meaghan Downs was promoted recently from staff writer to news editor of The Anderson News.
    Downs joined the newspaper’s staff two years ago fresh out of college and immediately became a tremendous asset.
    “She excelled from day one,” said Publisher and Editor Ben Carlson. “During her short time with us, Meaghan has continued to take on additional responsibilities and has handled each very well.”

  • She ‘likes’ The Anderson News!
  • District Court Docket: 6-26-13

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on April 22, 2013.
    Amanda M. Chambers, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – failed to appear, bench warrant.
    Steven R. Cox, show cause, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to June 3.
    Stephen P. Dasher, show cause, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security – continued to July 1.

  • Lawrenceburg police announce arrests, citations

    The Lawrenceburg police department recently issued the following arrests and citations: å
    Travis F. Rowe, 36, Lawrenceburg and John P. Wolverton, 30, Frankfort were charged and arrested June 22 for trafficking in a controlled substance first degree following an investigation by Officer Jeremy Cornish and Lt. Mike Schell.
    Russell C. Walker, 18, Lawrenceburg was charged and arrested June 19 with DUI during a traffic stop on Waterfill Avenue by Officer Chris Beach.

  • Church Briefs: 6-26-13

    Capital City Christian Church to host Down East Boys concert
    Capital City Christian Church in Frankfort will host the Down East Boys in concert on June 29 at 7 p.m.
    Attendees are asked that they give a $10 donation at the door.
    Doors will be open for seating at 6:15 p.m.
    For more information, contact Jon at 502-695-1188.

    Mount Eden Christian to host
    July Fourth yard sale

  • Is your church watering down God’s message?

    “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also the Greek.” (Romans 1:16)

  • Student receives laptop from General Cable