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Today's News

  • Farm Bureau wins Gold Star Award

    Sue Litkenhus (right), of the Anderson County Farm Bu-reau Women’s Committee, accepts the 2016 Gold Star Award of Excellence from Betty Farris (left), chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau state Women’s Committee. The award was presented during a Dec. 2 recognition pro-gram at the 97th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting. The award honors county women’s committees for active participation in leadership development programs, agri-cultural promotion, educational initiatives and numerous other aspects of support to the local Farm Bureau.
     

  • Advanced Chorus to perform Sunday

    Director Sue Lou Smith (seated at piano) leads the Anderson County High School Advance Chorus practice Monday morning in anticipation of its Sunday, Dec. 11 performance which is open to the public. The performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Bearcat Theater at the high school. Tickets are $5.

  • Gabhart achieves rank of Eagle Scout

    Austin Gabhart of Boy Scout Troop 37 in Lawrenceburg poses for a photo with Scoutmaster Kevin Cox after being presented with Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout Court of Honor, during a recent ceremony at First Christian Church. He is a son of Daniel and Carrie Gabhart of Lawrenceburg.
     

  • Help on the way to Gatlinburg

    A-1 Mobile Trailer Repair and the Kentucky Truck Tuggers did their part Friday to collect items for the victims of the devastating fires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Thanks to donations from shoppers, the group filled a 23-foot trailer and headed for Gatlinburg the next morning.

  • Legislature needs to stop going soft on heroin dealers

     

  • Saffell Street Elementary names honor roll students

    Saffell Street Elementary School has released its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the school year.
    Fourth grade
    All A’s
    Julie Blackburn
    Gracie Burus
    Makenzie Caldwell
    Elijah Castle
    Kelsey Conley
    Blake Doyle
    Autumn Garland
    Corey Goodin
    Trey Graham
    Reese Griffin
    Aiden Hawk
    Kendall Krider
    Sloane Matthews
    Braelon O’Dell
    Lacey Osborne
    Emma Pettit
    Madison Postlethwaite
    Ethan Presley

  • Cann makes first start for Wildcats

    Anderson County resident Makenzie Cann earned her first start for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team Sunday when the 17th-ranked Wildcats traveled to archrival Louisville.

    No. 7 Louisville pulled out a 69-67 win in overtime at the KFC Yum! Center, ending Kentucky’s streak of five consecutive wins in the series.

    Cann scored three points and pulled in four rebounds in 45 minutes of action. Cann and teammate Makayla Epps never exited the lineup.

  • Maxberry’s first varsity points give Bearcats OT win in opener

    Brennon Maxberry picked a good time to score his first varsity basketball points for Anderson County on Friday night.

    The sophomore guard snared a missed free throw, then sank a short jump shot just before the final buzzer to give Anderson an 84-82 win at East Jessamine in double overtime. Trailing by one inside the final 10 seconds of the second overtime, Anderson got the ball to Christian Gritton, who was fouled as he drove the lane. The junior hit his first shot but missed his second.

  • See-saw first week for Lady Cats

    Anderson County saw where it is and what needs to be done to get where it can be in the first week of the girls’ high school basketball season.

    The Lady Bearcats can be very good, as shown in a 64-46 win at Thomas Nelson Tuesday night, saw just how big the gap they want to bridge to become elite when Louisville Mercy routed the Lady Bearcats, 75-35, the following night.

  • Peach disappointed with season result, but excited for future

    Short post-season runs have not been common at Anderson County in the Mark Peach era.

    “It’s always a big adjustment,” Peach said recently as he reflected on a season that ended in the first round of the state playoffs. Bullitt Central claimed an overtime win over the Bearcats to send the Bearcats to an early exit with a 4-7 record.