https://www.theandersonnews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Attorney: 'Cobe did not destroy anything' https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/attorney-cobe-did-not-destroy-anything <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/penny_franklin_composit_0.jpg" alt="From left, Blake Franklin, Brandon Ball and Coby Penny were all arraigned Thursday morning in Anderson District Court on vandalism charges. They all entered pleas of not guilty." title="From left, Blake Franklin, Brandon Ball and Coby Penny were all arraigned Thursday morning in Anderson District Court on vandalism charges. They all entered pleas of not guilty." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The attorney for one of the four teenagers allegedly involved in vandalizing sports facilities at Anderson County High School claimed Thursday morning that his client, Cobe Penny, 18, had nothing to do with the vandalism.</p> <p> &ldquo;The evidence will show that Cobe did not destroy anything,&rdquo; said Lexington-based attorney Noel Caldwell.</p> <p> &ldquo;I can&rsquo;t predict what will happen, but Cobe is a great, great kid.</p> Teenager charged with manslaughter https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/teenager-charged-manslaughter <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7-18_watson_brianna_a1_rgb.jpg" alt="Brianna Watson walks away after pleading not guilty to a charge of second-degree manslaughter Tuesday morning in Anderson Circuit Court. She is charged in the DUI-related death of Sydney Peffer." title="Brianna Watson walks away after pleading not guilty to a charge of second-degree manslaughter Tuesday morning in Anderson Circuit Court. She is charged in the DUI-related death of Sydney Peffer." align="left" hspace="6" width="62" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Seventeen-year-old Sydney Peffer died in a DUI-related wreck more than a year ago on Alton Station Road.</p> Two charged after baby revived with Narcan https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/two-charged-after-baby-revived-narcan <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/huddleston_tn_rgb.jpg" alt="Huddleston" title="Huddleston" align="left" hspace="6" width="65" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;A Lawrenceburg couple was indicted last week for &ldquo;allowing&rdquo; their infant child to ingest an opioid, according to documents on file in Anderson Circuit Court.</p> Meth is making a comeback https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/meth-making-comeback <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7-18_meth_comeback_cornish.jpg" alt="Det. Jeremy Cornish of the Lawrenceburg Police Department holds up a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine seized during a recent bust. Cornish says the drug is being seen much more frequently these days than heroin." title="Det. Jeremy Cornish of the Lawrenceburg Police Department holds up a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine seized during a recent bust. Cornish says the drug is being seen much more frequently these days than heroin." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Fear, profit and availability are all reasons why crystal methamphetamine has, at least for now, supplanted its evil counterpart, heroin, as the drug most currently available in Lawrenceburg.</p> School staff now trained to ‘Stop the Bleed’ https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/school-staff-now-trained-%E2%80%98stop-bleed%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7-18_stop_the_bleed_brady.jpg" alt="Anderson County Marching Bearcats director Patrick Brady uses gauze to pack a simulated knife wound during a ‘Stop the Bleed’ training session at the high school last Thursday. " title="Anderson County Marching Bearcats director Patrick Brady uses gauze to pack a simulated knife wound during a ‘Stop the Bleed’ training session at the high school last Thursday. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;It only takes minutes for a gunshot victim to bleed to death.&nbsp;</p> A life lesson about sports https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/life-lesson-about-sports <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mom_and_eriel.jpg" alt="File photo Former Lady Bearcat great Eriel McKee poses for a photo with Corinne Herndon, mother of Sports Editor John Herndon. John says his mom loved God, gospel music and basketball, especially the Bearcats and Lady Bearcats. John’s mom passed away last week. She was 89 years old." title="File photo Former Lady Bearcat great Eriel McKee poses for a photo with Corinne Herndon, mother of Sports Editor John Herndon. John says his mom loved God, gospel music and basketball, especially the Bearcats and Lady Bearcats. John’s mom passed away last week. She was 89 years old." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> The biggest fussing I&rsquo;ve endured in the last 10 years probably came in March of 2013.</p> <p> The Anderson County Lady Bearcats had just won the Eighth Region in dramatic fashion and were ranked No. 2 in Kentucky going into the state basketball tournament at Western Kentucky University&rsquo;s Diddle Arena. My wife and I packed our bags, notebooks, laptops and cameras and made arrangements with a church friend to take care of our sixth-grade daughter for what we believed would be a lengthy stay in Bowling Green.</p> Perry to celebrate 95th birthday https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/perry-celebrate-95th-birthday <img src="https://www.theandersonnews.com/sites/www.theandersonnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/7-18_louise_perry_95_birthday0001.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;Friends of Louise Perry are invited to her 95th birthday reception scheduled from 2-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at the Anderson Senior Center in Lawrenceburg.</p> <div> She requests cards only&mdash;no flowers or gifts.&nbsp;</div> Church briefs https://www.theandersonnews.com/content/church-briefs-70 <p> <strong>&nbsp;Fellowship Baptist plans vacation Bible school</strong>Fellowship Baptist Church, located on 1819 Hammonds Creek Road, is scheduled to host its vacation Bible school on July 23 to 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.</p>