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Today's News

  • Church briefs

     Fall festival at Alton Christian 

  • Pumpkins are for more than just carving

     When I sit down to write my column each week, I’m inspired by the season, people I talk to (people come up to me and ask what I will write about and make suggestions- I love it!) and what I will feed my own family.

  • Rumor not correct, but points to issues in prep sports

    The news came as a bit of a surprise but wasn’t totally unexpected. Thankfully the “news” going around Anderson County was, in reality, only a rumor.

  • Lady Mustangs advance to state final four

    The Anderson County Middle School girls’ basketball team completed a season to remember Sunday afternoon in the state middle school basketball tournament, held at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

    The Mustang varsity advanced to the state semifinals before falling, 43-41, to Robert Campbell Middle School, a feeder to George Rogers Clark High School. The loss ended the Lady Mustangs’ season at 23-3 and is believed to be only the second time Anderson has advanced to the Final Four.

  • Public auction of surplus and confiscated items set for Oct. 30

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its fall public auction of surplus and confiscated items Oct. 30 according to a news release. The auction will take place at department headquarters in Frankfort.

    Surplus auction items include boats, Yamaha and Evinrude boat motors, four-wheel-drive Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks, office equipment, Polaris and Bombardier ATVs, pond aerators and more. Bidding on surplus items is open to everyone.

  • Drury, Davis selected for volleyball honor

    Two members of the Anderson County High School volleyball team were named to the 30th District All-Tournament team, as selected by the coaches. Seniors Sydney Davis and Hannah Drury were named to the team.

    The team was announced after last Tuesday’s championship match at Collins High School. Collins defeated Shelby County for its fourth straight district title.

  • Ripy, Quire named to district’s honor team

    Anderson County High School soccer players Shjon Ripy and Shane Quire were named to the 30th District All Tournament team by the district’s coaches. The team was announced after the district championship match, won by Collins, on Oct. 12. Ripy is a junior while Quire is a senior.

  • Madison Southern ends Bearcat district title hopes

    BEREA – All season long, Andeson County had known that Madison Southern would be the best football team it would see. The Bearcats also knew that Carter Smith would be the best player to line up across from them during the 2017 regular season.

    It took all of 21 seconds for everyone watching Friday’s Class 5A, District 6 matchup to be reminded why.

  • Bearcat band marching for elusive state title

    It is just two more steps to the realizing the dream for the Anderson County High School Marching Band.

    The Marching Bearcats placed second in the Kentucky Music Educators Association quarterfinal competition, held at Madison Southern High School Saturday. Anderson placed .20 of a point behind perennially strong Grant County in the quarterfinal, commonly referred to as the regional meet.

  • Anderson's rabbits receive national awards

     Most 5-year-olds would struggle to spell the word rabbit.