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Today's News

  • Reds Caravan to make multiple area stops

    The annual Cincinnati Reds’ Caravan will be making several area stops during its tour through Reds’ Country, according to a news release.

    The popular Caravan will give fans the opportunity to interact with current and former Reds players, Minor League prospects, front office personnel and broadcasters.

    The South Tour of the Caravan will stop in Louisville at Louisville Slugger Field from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 and in Lexington at Fayette Mall on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Bearcat football award winners announced

    The Anderson County High School football team closed out th 2016 season with the annual awards banquet recently.

    Senior Bryndon Labhart was named the team's Offensive Most Valuable Player and Defensive MVP while Logan Mann and Dalton Wells were named the Special Teams Most Valuable Players. Mann was also named the recipient of the Cunningham-Hawkins Leadership Award.

  • Mat Mustangs second in district tourney

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County Middle School wrestling team placed seventh in the District 7 Tournament, held Saturday at Anderson County Middle School.

    The Mustangs finished with 202 points, three behind the champions from Carr Wrestling Academy and 10 points ahead of Woodford County.

  • Surprising rout a reminder of Anderson’s district dominance

    TAYLORSVILLE – On paper, everything looked like a showdown when Anderson County traveled to Spencer County last Thursday.

    Instead, Anderson underlined, highlighted and put an exclamation point on its dominance of 30th District girls’ basketball

    The Lady Bearcats’ 58-27 win over Spencer, a team that had battled Anderson only to lose by 9 points in December, surprised most observers. Perhaps it should not have.

  • Big game coming for Lady Bearcats

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team should have much to play for when the Lady Bearcats host Collins Friday night in the first game of a double-header.

    Anderson and Collins are scheduled to tip it off at 6 p.m. The junior varsity teams play at 7:30 in the school’s auxiliary gym while the boys’ varsity is playing Central Hardin in the main gym.

  • Whiteside battles with former Anderson teammate

    When Asbury hosted Midway last Tuesday, there was a bit of a story within the story as Kali Whiteside was occasionally facing her Anderson County teammate, Libby Pike.

    Pike got 10 minutes of playing time as Midway earned a 92-85 win in double overtime. On several rebounds, Whiteside and Pike went after each other, pushing and shoving for position.

    Whiteside finished the game with 14 rebounds while playing almost the entire game. Pike was credited with two points and a rebound.

  • City council notebook: Cameras debated at rail crossings

    Cameras debated at rail crossings

  • South Anderson blamed for bulk of water rate increase

    Lawrenceburg water and sewer customers are likely to see their bills go up nearly 12 percent in April, if a proposed rate increase is approved by the Lawrenceburg City Council.
    The increase in water rates is largely being blamed on the South Anderson Water District’s decision to purchase water from the Frankfort Plant Board, marking a drastic cut in what it was purchasing from Lawrenceburg.

  • Growing pains

    One of Anderson County’s fastest growing business has a problem.
    A land problem.
    “We had a record-setting year,” said George Cummins, owner of Salt River Outfitters, which provides hunting experiences for hunters all over the nation here and in Kansas.
    “It’s the best we’ve ever had, but I need to lease more land to continue growing.”
    That Cummins has been extremely successful in the ultra-competitive guided hunt industry isn’t a surprise, given the numbers his hunters posted this year.

  • Friends, family grieve as illness claims life of their beloved ‘cowboy’

    Stephen Baker was the “kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back, an ear to listen to or a shoulder to cry on,” his sister said.
    Sunday, there were plenty of tears shed for the longtime Anderson County firefighter who passed away at the age of 39 following a lifelong illness.
    Baker’s death drew an incredible outpouring from fellow first responders and thousands of people whose lives he touched.