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Today's News

  • Gillispie headed to trial, maybe

    With what amounts to a sentencing offer still on the table from the county attorney, Billy Gillispie’s attorney inched the former UK basketball coach closer to a trial when he appeared Monday morning in Anderson District Court.

    County Attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis and Gillispie’s attorney Bill Patrick agreed on a second pretrial conference date for Nov. 2 at 10:30 a.m., and for a trial to be held Feb. 10-11 in District Court.

  • Price tag for new Early Childhood Center: $6.3 million

    The Anderson County Board of Education took the first step last week toward building a new Early Childhood Center — but don’t expect any ground to be broken for at least a couple years.

    At a special meeting Sept. 28, the board approved a BG-1, which is a project application form the district submits to the Kentucky Department of Education.

    However, district officials don’t expect to be able to start on the project for two to three years, said Superintendent Kim Shaw.

  • Check here for veterans' photos

    On Veterans Day, the Anderson News will publish a special section saluting the local men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.

    We are accepting new photos for the section, but if you have submitted a photo for our Hometown Heroes section in the past, you do not need to resubmit it. Photos that have been published in previous editions automatically will be included this year.

    To view the most recent Hometown Heroes section, published in 2005, click below:

  • Anderson volleyball advances to regional tournament

    EMINENCE – The Anderson County High School volleyball team pulled away in the third and deciding game to defeat Henry County in the District 28 Tournament, being held at Eminence High School.

    After a pair of nip-and-tuck games that saw tie scores and lead changes as the norm, the Lady Bearcats never trailed in the third to post a 26-24, 20-25, 25-15 win. The Lady Bearcats got 13 kills from Hannah Smith and got huge games from defenders Cindy and Sandy Zhang, who sparked the third-game rally with deft passing.

  • SPORTS BUZZ for Oct. 10: Friday's win showed a lot of what is to like about Anderson football

    I don't know when I have seen a more dominating performance by an Anderson County football team over a good opponent than I did Friday night at Bullitt Central.

    This was one that was supposed to be close. It was touted by some writers as one of the top games in the state. Two unbeaten 5A teams, both with aspirations of making noise in the post-season.

  • Point taken!

    There aren’t many things in the life of a teenager that can top that day when he gets his driver’s license, but Neal Wells isn’t your ordinary 16-year-old.

    He’s a football player. A good one.

    And just two days after being able to take a spin without someone sitting to his right, Wells came up even bigger to help Anderson County outlast visiting Jeffersontown for a major district win Friday night.

    And just like his driving now, Wells made the biggest play of the night on his own.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Aug. 3.

    Shana L. Bowman, hearing, license to be in possession, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance -- bonded out.

    Bradley D. Comp, arraignment, third-degree terroristic threatening -- continued first appearance Aug. 27.

    Bryan E. Duke, motion to revoke probation, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- motion granted, to serve five days.

  • Conference champs!

    The Anderson County Middle School football team rolled past Shelby West 29-14 last Tuesday to with the regular season conference championship and remain unbeaten on the year.

    The Mustangs spotted Shelby West an early 6-0 lead, then roared back for the win.

    With time running out in the first quarter, Anderson quarterback Zachary Carmichael connected with Ross Cox on a 25 yard touchdown pass, but the conversion failed.

  • COLUMN: Make the effort to volunteer in the community

    Volunteering, a great opportunity to help people, meet people, and get recommendations for college. In fact, just getting involved in our community helps. Have you ever thought about it? While sure we can’t all be a mayor or judge, but the little things we do help so much.

  • 'We can make it better'

    There is a widespread perception that the Kentucky-Indiana high school basketball all-star series is on life support, but Anderson County coach Glen Drury believes the series could become a hoops version of Lazarus.

    Last week, he took an official step toward pumping life into the series, at least on the south side of the Ohio River, by accepting an offer to coach the Kentucky boys’ team in 2011.