Today's News

  • Senior Center calendar of events

     The following events are scheduled at the Anderson Senior Center, located on Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

  • News briefs

     Gavin named to Youth Salute

    Andrew Gavin, a student with Christian Homeschoolers in Lawrenceburg (CHIL), is among students from across Kentucky to be selected for the 38th annual Youth Salute, according to a news release. Gavin, a cadet with the Anderson County Fire Department, plans to pursue a career in education and serves as treasurer on the CHIL leadership council.

  • Lawrenceburg police beat

     The Lawrenceburg Police Department responded to the following recent incidents, according to information provided by Chief Mike Schell.

  • ‘Star Wars’ on the Green

     A free showing of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is scheduled for Friday, July 27, from 7-11 p.m. There will be free popcorn and drinks, inflatables for kids starting at 7 p.m., and shaved ice for sale at the Kona Ice truck. The movie was previouslu scheduled for last Friday, but postponed due to inclement weather.

  • Anderson native named to manage KHSAA events

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association filled a newly created position on its staff this week with the hiring of Dan White as its Event Management Specialist, according to a news release.

    White comes to the KHSAA from the University of Pikeville, where he spent the last five years as UPIKE’s Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director, the release said.

  • Bearcats excited as season nears

    Something was just different when I stopped by to watch a little of the Anderson County Bearcats’ football practice Monday morning.

    By the time I got to the field, practice was almost over, but the Bearcats were working on some line techniques, then Bearcat coach Mark Peach got the team together to go over some final things before dismissal. He said a few words, blew his whistle and the team clapped in unison. It was the same as always.

  • Stick It to Dangerous Currents With a Wading Staff

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Those of us who wade rocky streams for smallmouth or tailwaters for trout sometimes bite off more than we can chew.

    An eddy on the other side of the stream looks inviting and the more you stare at it, the more you want to cast there. The only problem is a waist-deep run with strong current lies between you and the enticing water.

  • World Series winners
  • Mudcats win Kentucky Classic

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 13-and-under baseball team took the championship of the Kentucky Classic tournament in Harrodsburg on July 15. The Mudcats won three of four games, avenging an opening loss to the Bat Jackets with a 13-5 romp in the championship game.

    The Mudcats, a summer travel team made up entirely of Anderson County players, had a 9-5 record on the year after the tournament.

  • World Series champs