Today's News

  • Anderson County Jail Log, published April 1, 2015

    The following people were have been charged and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    March 1

    Heather Hume was charged with failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance and bond violation by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Robert Walls was charged with parole violation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    March 2

    Anthony Hambrick was charged with failure to appear by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Bearcat netters looking to be doubly good

    Anderson County boys’ tennis could be doubly good in 2015.

    Led by a strong tandem of seniors Hunter Wilson and Brandon Boggs in the No. 1 doubles team, the Bearcats are looking for some strong performances in Eighth Region play.

  • Bearcats roll to victories over Woodford, Henry

    The Anderson County High School baseball team showed why the Bearcats expect to be in the thick of things for the Eighth Region championship with impressive wins at Woodford County and Henry County last week.

    The Bearcats have opened the season at 5-2.

    Anderson Co. 5, Woodford Co. 2

    At Woodford County last Tuesday, the Bearcats rode a solid pitching effort from sophomore right-hander John Paul Garmon for a 5-2 win.

  • Fire destroys Alton Road residence

    A fire destroyed a woman’s home early Thursday night at 1636 Alton Road.

    The owner, Sherry Perry, could only stand and watch as firefighters battled the blaze that burned her home and almost all of her belongings.

    “I had only been gone about five minutes when it started,” Perry said as neighbors gave her comfort and hot coffee.

    Perry said she was preparing to move out of the home and had just recently rented it.

    “My furniture, clothes, TV and almost everything was still in there,” she said.

  • No reason to think Wildcats’ winning formula won’t continue

    Notes that took longer to write than my bracket took to bust. …

    Kentucky just has that look of a champion.

    Give a push or two – or in Cincinnati’s case, three or four, or whatever number you want to put in there – and Willie Cauley-Stein will posterize some poor soul making an admirable, but misguided, attempt at stopping the inevitable.

    Stay close to the Wildcats, but somewhere around that 30- or 35-minute mark, the wall hits.


    Anderson County track and field might be a perfect example of more quality than quantity.

    Despite low overall numbers, the Bearcats appear to be strong in some events, including some possible state contenders, as the season got underway Saturday in the Western Hills Invitational meet.

  • Carlton closes door of hoops career at NAIA ceremony

    Fifteen years after he played his final basketball game for Georgetown College, Will Carlton has finally closed the door on his basketball career.

    But few who have ever laced up the high-tops could go out in such a big way.

    Carlton was inducted into the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the association’s men’s basketball tournament last week in Kansas City.

  • Conner, Kavanaugh coach selected for Hall of Fame

    The 2015 Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame class had a strong Anderson County flavor when it was announced last Tuesday.

    Jimmy Dan Conner, who led Anderson County to the 1971 state runnerup spot, and Earle Jones, who coached Kavanaugh High to a runner-up finish in 1930, are members of the newest Hall of Fame class. They will be inducted into the Hall during a ceremony at the State Theatre in Elizabethtown in July.

  • Wampler signs with Cumberlands
  • Stockton signs with Campbellsville