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Today's News

  • Kentucky Senior Games underway

    The Kentucky Senior Games got underway on Aug. 19, giving senior adults opportunities to compete in a variety of sports, according to a news release. The competitors have a chance to move on to the national competition.

    The National Senior Games began with the vision to promote healthy lifestyles for adults through education, fitness and sport. Each state has its own state Senior Games, and competitors can qualify every other year for Nationals.

  • Carnahan Bowl seeking sponsors

    The annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, benefiting the Anderson County Middle School football program, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Anderson County High School, according to a news release.

    The Mustangs will entertain East Oldham Middle School for a double-header with the varsity game played at 11 a.m. The junior varsity game will follow.

    Seth Carnahan was an Anderson County Middle School player who died while playing in a creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was 13.

  • Anderson girls have good days on course

    Strong play from young players made for a solid week for the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team last week.

    The Lady Bearcats won a match, lost one and finished second in a quad-match.

    Last Monday, Collins defeated the Lady Bearcats 202-215 in a match held on the narrow fairways of Shelbyville Country Club. Senior Cheyenne Searcy led Anderson with a 48 over the 9-hole competition, followed by Jaclynn Ruble’s 51.

  • Road trip not nice for Bearcat golfers

    The short, tight course at Shelbyville Country Club was more than the Anderson County boys could overcome in a high school golf match last Thursday.

    The Bearcats dropped a 176-187 decision to host Collins as Hayden Elder led the Bearcats with a 9-hole count of 41.

  • Lady Cat volleyball picks up district win

    It was not perfect, but a good week of practice paid off for the Anderson County High School volleyball team in a 3-1 win at Spencer County last Thursday.

    The Lady Bearcats were more aggressive than in the first three matches of the season, taking a 26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-21 win over their district rival.

  • Bearcats rally past Clark in home opener

    It was one of those nights for Anderson County's Blake Franklin. Make it one of those nights he never wants to forget.

    The junior running back ran for 133 yards, three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as Anderson County rallied from a 14-7 deficit to defeat visiting George Rogers Clark, 24-14, in high school football action Friday night.

  • Lady Bearcat volleyball sees two slip away

    The Anderson County High School volleyball team saw its season open with what seemed like repeat performances last week.

    The Lady Bearcats opened the campaign by dropping all three sets to West Jessamine, one of the favorites in the 12th Region.

  • Yes, there really are some bad ideas

    Saving the old Glensboro schoolhouse is something I would love to see happen, but not if it’s going to be done foolishly.

    That’s about the only way to describe an idea that was apparently the motivation for the fiscal court and school board to recently delay for 30 days the likelihood that the crumbling structure in front of the high school is doomed.

  • Now is time to prepare for winter

    Well, the rains have stopped. At least for several days. Just in time for cool nights and open windows. Now, if I can just get my carburetor adjusted on the tractor, I’ll only be in slightly high clover.

    Only two more Saturdays left at the produce stand and all I can think about is summer coming to a close. Soon, the weather won’t be nearly as favorable for outdoor chores. Now is the time to start preparing for that “opposite” season. I don’t even like to use the word.

  • Learning to live with bumble bees

    Bumble bees are social insects that nest in protected places: belowground in abandoned burrows of small mammals, in birdhouses, stuffing in abandoned furniture, or under piles of grass or rags in sheds or barns.

    They visit flowers to collect pollen to feed their larvae and nectar that provides them with energy.

    Do not disturb