Today's News

  • No reason to keep using Frankfort’s jail

    Column as I see ’em …
    The days of taxpayers here subsidizing the jail in Franklin County should be over.
    Our inmates can be transported to the moon for all I care, so long as our police officers and jailer never again have to deal with Franklin County Jailer Billy Roberts.
    During last Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting, our jailer, Joani Clark, had finally had enough and told magistrates about Roberts’ behavior, and that she is negotiating with Shelby County to move our inmates there.

  • Four Lady Bearcats named to All-Tournament Team

    Anderson County basketball players Destiny Stewart, Sydney Brown, Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee were named to the All-Eighth Region Tournament team by the region’s coaches. The team was announced following Saturday’s regional championship game at Gallatin County High School.

  • Dynasty Delayed

    WARSAW -- There was no coronation. No celebration. Just stunned looks and tears.

    Anderson County's expected dynasty will have to wait another year or two.

    Walton-Verona's Courtney Sandlin saw to that when she sank a 10-foot jumper with 12 seconds to play giving her team a 40-39 win over defending regional titlist Anderson County in the girls' Eighth Region basketball tournament final at Gallatin County High School.

  • Dinosaurs come alive at Ward Elementary School
  • COLUMN: Clock error a tough call

    There are so many different hats to wear when writing local sports. Usually, they all fit together very nicely and all is well.

    Sports writers are fans. Don't let anyone tell you differently. Most of all they are fans of the games. If they were not, they would be writing about lesser things like gas prices, budget deficits and other things that are secondary to March Madness.

  • Bearcat baseball alumni invited to play again

    The Anderson County High School baseball program is sponsoring the inaugural Anderson County  Baseball Alumni Game. All former players are invited to come out for the event.

    There will be one 9-inning game pitting the odd year graduates versus the even year graduates. Also on the program will be raffles, door prizes, silent auctions, and much more. All proceeds will benefit the Anderson County High School baseball program. 

  • Mustangs celebrate football season

    The Anderson County Middle School Mustangs held their annual football banquet recently, celebrating a stellar 2010 season and two-year run as one of Kentucky's best middle school teams.

  • The Way We Were 3/9

    Kim Waldridge is seeking some information on Elizabeth Satterly. She was a school teacher and member the Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Elizabeth’s mother was Amanda Moore, who married Pendleton Satterly.
    This little bit of information was found in some letters they wrote to Kim’s grandfather.
    She would like more information and photos if possible.
    Another request is for information concerning a residence on South Main.

  • Anderson archers sweep regional tournaments

    The Anderson County archery teams swept the Region 7 archery tournament, held Friday in Nicholasville.

    The Anderson County High School team took the team championship with 3,341 points, while the Anderson County Middle School team finished in first place in that division with 3,294 points. Sixth-graders from the middle school also won the elementary team division with a score of 3,139.

  • Williams advances to national level in church competition

    Fourth-grader Ashleigh Williams brought home a first place trophy in the junior division of the Kentucky District Pentecostal Church of God talent competition late last month in Lexington.
    The 10-year-old sang “What Faith Can Do” as her selection for the female vocal solo. Her strong faith kept her from being nervous despite a large crowd, family members said.
    Excitement rose for the Emma B. Ward fourth grader as her name was called that she had won, they said.