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Today's News

  • Local archers hit mark in 3D tourney

    Four Anderson County archery programs made strong showings in the Bearcat Spring National Archery in the Schools Program/International Bowhunters Organization 3D Challenge.

    All four of the Anderson teams finished in the Top 3 in their respective divisions.

  • Lady Bearcats tip Ballard, Woodford, Western Hills

    Anderson County rallied from a 13-point deficit to defeat Ballard, 61-54, in girls’ high school basketball action last Wednesday in Louisville.

    The Lady Bearcats were looking at absorbing a whipping when they suddenly came alive to record their ninth straight win. Jaclynn Ruble led the Lady Bearcats with 17 points while Lauren Boblitt scored 15 and grabbed 10 rebounds.

  • Bearcats get needed win over Owen County

    Thursday’s 67-39 romp past visiting Owen County was just about everything Anderson County needed as the Bearcats entered the final week of the regular season.

    The Bearcats were relatively healthy and they were able to freely play against an overmatched opponent.

    “We played more five-as-one,” Anderson coach Glen Drury said. “It’s taken a long time but we had 24 assists tonight. We have been preaching that all year. We made shots and played five-as-one.”

  • Simon Kenton finds trail to victory, spoils Bearcat Senior Night

    Simon Kenton showed why it is considered a major threat to winning the Eighth Region Friday night with a 67-53 win at Anderson County.

    The Pioneers used a big third quarter for the difference in the Pioneers’ first-ever win at Anderson and put a sour taste on the Bearcats’ Senior Night. It was Anderson’s first Senior Night setback since 2011, although the celebration was wiped out by snow in 2015.

  • Bearcats to close out regular season

    From staff reports

    Anderson County will close out the boys’ basketball regular season with a pair of road games to get the Bearcats ready for the 30th District Tournament.

    Wednesday, the Bearcats travel to Powell County in a game scheduled over the weekend. The Bearcats had several games canceled because of snow and Anderson coach Glen Drury wanted to get his team on the court one more time.

  • Senior center calendar

     Wednesday, Feb. 14

  • Firefighter helps save cousin's burning home

    A young couple’s home just off Hammond’s Creek Road sustained serious damage when it caught fire Friday morning, but it could have been a whole lot worse.

    Firefighters, including the couple’s cousin, were able to respond quickly to the remote location and snuff out the flames that started near the home’s woodstove and quickly spread to the ceiling at attic.

  • Goodlett sentenced to nine years for child pornography

    Kyle Goodlett, 37, a 1998 graduate of Anderson County High School, was sentenced this morning in Louisville to nine years in prison on child pornography charges, according to a report on the website for The News Enterprise in Elizabethtown.

    He was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release after he completes his sentence.

    Goodlett spent three years as principal at LaRue County High School and previously worked in several capacities at Elizabethtown High School.

    Full story to follow.

  • Woman arrested while fleeing house fire

     Suspected methamphetamine spilled from a woman’s makeup bag early Monday morning, right in front of the police officer helping her across the road to escape a house fire, according to a police report.

  • Judge will decide fate of fired health nurse

     The Anderson County Health Department is turning to a judge in an effort to make permanent the firing of a nurse who allegedly gave a child the wrong vaccine and then committed fraud to cover it up.