Today's News

  • God knows our needs, has plans for our lives

    Do you experience worry, anxiety, fear in your life? Dumb question, right? All I have to do is turn on MSNBC, or Fox News for awhile to see the political scene, storms, flooding, ISIS, and the economy, and I am ready to go out and play in the traffic. It’s enough to make your head explode.

  • Church briefs

    Sand Spring Baptist Church

    Trip to state fair set for Aug. 25

    Sand Springers are planning on attending the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 25.

    They will leave the church at 8 a.m.

    Discount tickets may be purchased at Kroger using your Kroger Plus card.

    The signup sheet is in the church atrium.

    Parent-student luncheon planned

    A parent-student luncheon is scheduled for Aug. 28 at Sand Spring Baptist Church.

    The luncheon will take place following the second service.

  • Cucumbers from above
  • Anderson field to be named for Best of Bearcats

    It’s been a long time coming. Too long, really, but that usually goes with the territory of doing something so meaningful, so right and so fitting.

    Anderson County High School will name its football field in honor of Bob Ware before Friday’s home opener with George Rogers Clark. The Anderson County Board of Education approved the move in January after a lengthy process largely spearheaded by Ware’s longtime friend, Teresa McWilliams.

  • Lessons learned in loss at South Oldham

    CRESTWOOD -- Mark Peach loves lessons from yesteryear. It does not matter if the lessons are from World War II or from the football field, the history buff will find a lesson from the past to apply to the present and the future.

    “Last year, South Oldham came to our place and we beat them,” Peach reminded his team Friday night. “There is no reason we can’t learn from this and do the same thing,”

  • Experienced Cats out to snap district drought

    With 10 seniors on the roster, the Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team believes it has what it takes to claim the program’s first district soccer title.

    “This is my largest senior class,” says Anderson coach Khamisi Campbell. “We will definitely miss Ben Simmons (now at Georgetown College), Noel (Weber, an exchange student who returned to Germany) and Bruce (Ly, who graduated), but we have several seniors in this class that will contribute immensely.”

  • Lady Cats take third in I-65 soccer meet

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team took third place in the I-65 Battle of the Turfs, hosted by Elizabethtown and Louisville Mercy last week.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated South Warren in the third-place match after defeating Mercy but losing to Louisville Male in the semifinal.

    Anderson had to go to penalty kicks to outlast South Warren. The score was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation but Lady Bearcats won the shootout 4-3 to claim the win at Elizabethtown.

  • Rain can’t dampen Joy tourney

    Intermittment rain could not stop the annual Joy of Golf Invitational Tournament, held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    The event, one of Kentucky’s largest girls’ high school tournaments, brought in 24 teams and several unattached golfers from as far east as Sheldon Clark, in Martin County, and as far west as Greenwood, from Bowling Green.

  • Anderson golfers defeat Woodford

    Anderson County rode strong play at the top to defeat Woodford County, 175-195, in boys’ high school golf last Monday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Anderson County’s Hayden Elder, a junior, carded a 37 to earn medalist honors, while Anderson’s Andrew Peach recorded a 40. Both scores were well under Woodford’s best at 46.

    “The match was slow-paced which made it hard for our team to get into a good rhythm,” said Anderson coach Nate Hollon. “I was proud of the team doing what they needed to do to get the win.”

  • Carnahan Bowl set for Sept. 24, seeking sponsors

    The annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, benefiting the Anderson County Middle School football program, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Anderson County High School, according to a news release.

    The Mustangs will entertain East Oldham Middle School for a double-header with the varsity game played at 11 a.m. The junior varsity game will follow.

    Seth Carnahan was an Anderson County Middle School player who died while playing in a creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was 13.