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Today's News

  • Bearcat roller coaster finishes down at Collins

    SHELBYVILLE -- The Collins and Anderson County baseball teams could spent their entire summers at Kings Island and not have a roller coaster ride like they experienced Tuesday night.

    Collins spotted the visiting Bearcats an early six-run lead, then rallied again to overcome a 5-run deficit before holding on for a wild 13-12 30th District win.

    Whew! You could get tired just trying to say what happened.

  • Lady Cats take 4 of 5 in Florida

    Anderson County saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end when Owensboro Apollo defeated the Lady Bearcats, 7-2, in the final game of the Florida Beach Bash softball extravaganza Friday in Fort Walton Beach.

    The week of softball is not a tournament, but simply scheduled games between teams from several states that converge on the area for spring break.

    Anderson, ranked No. 6 in the state in last week’s poll, finished the week with four wins in five games.

  • Hyatt places third in Pikeville tournament

    Anderson County native Anna-Marie Hyatt finished third in the University of Pikeville Spring Invitational, held over the weekend at Stone Crest Golf Course at Prestonsburg.

    Hyatt, a junior at Campbellsville University, fired an 11-over 155 to place behind teammate Cassidy Scantland (150) and Pikeville’s Brittany Brophy (152). Campbellsville won the 9-team tournament, besting Pikeville by 22 strokes.

    Hyatt was named to the All-tournament Team and six Campbellsville golfers placed in the top eight of the tournament.

  • Anderson archers shoot in 3D tourney

    Archers from Anderson County High School and Anderson County Middle School competed in the Green River Regional Scholastic 3D Archery Tournament over the weekend.

    The tournament format differs from National Archery in the Schools Program competitions in that it uses life-sized 3D targets such as deer, bear, coyote and other animals in a wooded setting.

  • Researchers seek public’s help in locating barn owl nests

    Wildlife biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources need the public’s help in locating as many barn owl nesting sites as possible, according to a news release.

    The department is conducting a study to gain a deeper understanding of why the species has declined in the state, the release said.

     Barn owls, with their distinctive heart-shaped faces and dark eyes, were plentiful across Kentucky as late as the 1960s. Currently there are only about 50 documented nesting locations statewide.

  • April is here and the fish are biting throughout the state

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The grass is the deep forest green that only reveals itself in early spring. Keeneland opened last week and the Kentucky Derby is not far away.

    It is early April in Kentucky and the fish are biting all over the state.

  • Spring youth hunt prizes
  • Armed robbery suspect nabbed, passes out in police car

    Police tracked down and caught an armed robbery suspect earlier this afternoon after the man allegedly pulled a knife on a Walmart employee who had confronted him for shoplifting.

    The suspect, Charles Henry Crawford Jr., 46, of Frankfort took off on foot and was caught a short time later behind Liberty Tax Service, just south of Walmart on U.S. 127 Bypass.

  • Salsa, dips are easy light alternatives

    My favorite thing to keep in the fridge around spring and summer time are dips and salsas. They are full of color, vibrant flavor, light, and perfect for every occasion. They are also incredibly easy to prepare, they can be paired with so many different foods, and they’re the perfect appetizer.

  • Calendar of Events

    April 6
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center
    10:30 a.m. — Embracing Life with Joan Martin at the Anderson Senior Center
    11:30 a.m. — Lunch at the Anderson Senior Center
    1 p.m. — Yoga at the Anderson Senior Center
    2 p.m. — Cards and games at the Anderson Senior Center

    April 7
    8:30 a.m. — Breakfast Club at the Anderson Senior Center
    9 a.m. — Exercise videos, errands, and shopping at the Anderson Senior Center