Today's News

  • Teen with rare condition seeks to help others

     When Carrie Grimes gave birth to her daughter, Graci, 15 years ago, she knew she wouldn’t be bringing her home. 

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  • Court Place renamed Judge Ollie J. Bowen Street

     80 YEARS AGO

  • Tyrone bride’s wedding anything but typical

     Most brides wouldn’t even consider traveling by train to their wedding while wearing their gown, let alone having their wedding dinner consist of scarfing a couple of sausages from a street vendor.

  • Madness can’t describe what tourney has become this year

    You probably won’t believe this but I had another column written to run in this space.


    I looked at the calendar, decided that I wanted to watch more of the NCAA Tournament, so I wrote a nice little opinion piece last Wednesday and counted myself ahead of the game.

    That plan was busted.

    How appropriate, given the weekend.

  • Bearcats till swinging for the big prize

    When a high school sports program has built a reputation like Anderson County baseball, there is always a high expectation.

    As they open the 2018 season, things are no different for the Bearcats. as they are coming off a regional runner-up finish -- the tying run was on base when the final out was recorded in the championship game against Simon Kenton -- and are expected to be a force in the Eighth Region and a contender for their third 30th District title in four years.

  • Optimistic Lady Bearcats look to rule the courts

    There is guarded optimism around the courts for the Anderson County girls’ tennis team as the 2018 season gets underway.

    Numbers are strong as 11 girls are out for the team and Coach Holly Wampler says others might join the team. The Lady Bearcats have some experience and expect to be competitive in most matches.

    In the season opener last Thursday, the Lady Bearcats defeated Collins, 3-2, even though the top two singles players went down to defeat.

  • Bearcat netters look to reach potential

    With five starters back from last year’s lineup, Anderson County boys’ tennis is in a position that the Bearcats could be improved over last season.

    It’s all in untapped potential, however. Anderson has the ability to be “really good” according to Coach Seann Speray. But in last week’s season opener at home against Collins, the Bearcats won just one of five varsity matches.

  • Anderson archers have big day

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team hosted the Mustangs’ pre-state tournament Saturday with the local teams having outstanding days.

    The Anderson County High School team captured first place with five individuals earning medals in the high school division. Henry Thompson took first place, Wade Wilson second, Luke Slone third and Dalton Burkhead fourth in the boys’ competition while Maura Dean placed third on the girls’ side.

  • Largemouth bass removal planned on Beaver Lake

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Crews from the fisheries division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will remove largemouth bass from Beaver Lake in Anderson County in the coming weeks to alleviate overcrowding and improve growth rates of fish.