Today's News

  • Anderson tandem flirts with state berth

    Luke Warford and Lowell Gordon were so close to advancing to this week’s state tennis tournament.

    But the cruel reality of an elimination tournament is just that – elimination.

    The Anderson County juniors advanced to the fourth round of last week’s Region 8 tennis tournament at Franklin County High School before falling to Matthew Stewart and Thomas Schaller of Oldham County 6-1, 6-3. Stewart and Schaller advanced to this week’s state tournament. The top four entries advance to the state.

  • Mason commits to Centre

    Anderson County High School senior Elizabeth Mason has committed to play soccer at Centre College. She publicly announced the decision during a ceremony at the school last Wednesday.

    With Centre competing at the NCAA Division III level, Mason will not receive any athletic scholarship money. Any financial aid will be academic or need-based. She did, however, sign a letter of commitment with the school.

  • BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cats end season on sour note

    Anderson 6, Franklin 2
    Anderson County took advantage of numerous Franklin County errors and Logan Woodside collected three runs batted in as the Bearcats defeated the Flyers, 6-2, last Thursday night in Frankfort. It was the second time in little more than a week that Anderson had been successful against Franklin.
    Woodside drove in Granville Hayes with a fourth-inning single then belted a two-run home run, his sixth of the season, in the sixth inning to put the icing on Anderson’s cake. Woosided finished at 3-for-4 and scored three runs.

  • Heavy rains put damper on spring hunting

    I am pretty sure most of you out there are like me and are tired of all the rain.
    I know the folks with river properties are, whether it be here along the Kentucky, along our northern border with Ohio or in far west Kentucky’s Mississippi River shores. Let’s keep all these folks in our prayers as they continue to battle the forces of nature whether it is from water, tornadoes or anything else uprooting their lives.

  • This week in Anderson County Sports, May 25, 2011

    This week in Anderson County Sports

    Anderson County High School

    Wednesday, May 25:  30th District Tournament championship game at Spencer County High School, 6 p.m.

    Monday, May 30: Eighth Region Tournament begins at Simon Kenton High School, TBA
        (Pairings will be posted at www.theandersonnews.com as soon as possible after they are announced.)


  • District tourneys put on hold

    UPDATED, May 24, 3:55 p.m.

    The 30th District baseball semifinal between Anderson County and Spencer County has been postponed a second time. The game is now scheduled to resume on Wednesday, May 25 at 5 p.m. at Spencer County High School.

    The Anderson County-Collins softball game set for Tuesday night is still on for a 7:30 start.


    The 30th District baseball and softball tournaments were put on hold Monday night when strong thunderstorms moved through the area.

  • BASEBALL: 30th District Tournament schedule

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    30th District Baseball Tournament

    Hosted by Spencer County High School


    Monday, May 23 (First round game)

    (5) Eminence at (4) Shelby Co., 6 p.m.

    (Game suspended. No resumption date set._


  • SOFTBALL: 30th District Tournament schedule

    30th District Softball Tournament schedule All games at Shelby County Athletic Complex

    Monday, May 23 (4)Shelby Co. vs. (5) Eminence, 6 p.m.

    (Game suspended in third inning. To resume on Tuesday, May 25, 5 p.m.)

    Tuesday, May 24 (1) Spencer Co. vs. Shelby Co.-Eminence winner, 6 p.m.; (2)Collins vs. (3) Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, May 25 Championship game, 6:30 p.m.


  • Farmdale Baptist to celebrate 30th anniversary

    Farmdale Baptist Church will observe its 30th anniversary Sunday, May 22 with a special morning worship service at 10:45, dinner on the grounds and a special celebration service at 2 p.m.
    All those associated with the church in the present or past are invited to join us for this important day of commemoration, according to a news release.
    Former pastor Ross Bauscher (currently with the Kentucky Baptist Convention) will preach in the morning worship service.
    Malcolm Lunceford, former interim pastor at Farmdale, will participate in the afternoon service.

  • Thomas Allen Hawkins

    Thomas and Terri Hawkins of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son May 6, 2011, at 9:11 a.m. at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    Thomas Allen Hawkins weighed 3 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 15 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Randy and Virginia Soard of Versailles
    His paternal grandparents are John and Kathy Hopper of Lawrenceburg.