Today's News

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Anderson boys remain unbeaten with win over Sayre

    The Anderson County boys’ basketball team stayed unbeaten Tuesday night with a 61-32 win over visiting Sayre.

    Anderson is now 6-0 on the season for the first time since the 1996-97 campaign.

    Sophomore Luke Mann came off the bench to lead the Bearcats with 13 points, sinking a trio of 3-pointers in the second quarter when the Bearcats took control.

    Lowell Gordon added nine points while Seth Carmichael pulled down eight rebounds.

  • Salato Wildlife Education Center closes for the season

    The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort closed its doors for the winter on Dec. 11, according to a press release.

     The center, which is operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, will reopen on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, the release said.

  • OUTDOORS: Catch some fish during Christmas break

    By Lee McClellan
    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources
    Most of us get some time off during the upcoming holidays. With all of the stress surrounding Christmas, what a better way to blow off some steam and get away from work and family obligations than hearing your drag screech from a trophy fish?  

    Winter is one the most productive trophy fishing times of the year for sauger, striped bass and even largemouth bass from farm ponds if the weather conditions cooperate.   

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Bearcat defense throttles Walton-Verona

    Anderson County continued its surprising start with a 69-48 home-court thumping of regional rival Walton-Verona on Saturday night.

  • A word about holiday sports deadlines

    With sports schedules being much different in the Christmas holiday season than the rest of the year, it is important to remember special holiday deadlines for submitting information for publication to The Anderson News.

    The News office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 in observance of Christmas and on Friday, Dec. 30 in observance of New Year’s Day.

    All sports news items must be submitted by noon on Thursday, Dec. 22 and Thursday, Dec. 29 for inclusion in the Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 editions of The Anderson News.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Dunbar runs past Lady Bearcats

    Paul Dunbar exploded in the second quarter, then went on to defeat Anderson County in girls’ basketball acion last Tuesday in Lexington.
    Anderson opened a nine-point first quarter lead but Dunbar outpointed the Lady Bearcats 29-6 in the second period to take control.

  • Christian Academy routs Danville Christian

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams defeated Danville Christian 65-21 in boys’ high school basketball action on Dec. 2. The game was played at the Anderson County Early Childhood Center.

    This was the second meeting of the season, with CAL winning the first by 34 points.

    Coming into this game, Ram coach Cory Robinson was in a difficult position, not wanting to allow his players to play without intensity, but also desiring to teach the life lesson of being merciful.

  • COLUMN: Tebow talk a refreshing change

    This year, I don’t think I will have to worry too much about people forgetting Jesus Christ during Christmas season.

    Tim Tebow has taken care of that.

    Or more specifically, the reactions of misguided souls who are curiously offended by his open profession of his Christian faith have made sure sports fans are talking about Christ at Christmas.

    Unfortunately, that talk says a lot about us as people, no matter what one thinks of how Tim Tebow chooses to live what he believes.

  • Anderson sweeps Shelby in district doubleheader

    Anderson County's boys pulled away in the second half while the Lady Bearcats cruised in a doubleheader sweep in high school basketball action Friday night at Shelby County.

    The Bearcats improved to 4-0, opening some daylight in the third quarter then pulling away in the fourth quarter for an 87-77 win over the pesky Rockets.

    Jay Smith scored 13 of his game-high 23 points in the final two minutes to seal the win. Smith hit 11-of-12 free throws to keep Shelby at bay.

  • Collision on US 127 causes diesel spill

    A pick-up truck and an 18-wheeler collided at the intersection of US 127 and Glensboro Road near Walmart on Wednesday afternoon, causing a diesel spill that stopped east and westbound traffic on Glensboro Road.

    State Trooper Harris said the accident happened when the female driver of the pick-up failed to yield the right of way to the southbound semi.

    The driver of the pick-up truck, the only occupant in the vehicle, was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital, Harris said. The driver of the semi was not injured.