Today's News

  • Dramatic goal lifts Lady Cats to district title

    SHELBYVILLE – As Claire Prater went to the ground, Anderson County could only hold its collective breath Saturday afternoon.

    Prater, a senior had been pushed to the ground by a Shelby County defender inside the penalty box, but a similar play less than five minutes before had only resulted in yellow cards for Anderson head coach Jason Earnest and his assistant, Jamey Earnest.

    This time, with less than eight minutes remaining in a tie game for the girls’ 30th District soccer championship, the foul was called.

  • A quick wake up call

    SHELBYVILLE – There can be no letdowns, no off nights and no looking ahead once a team gets to the post-season.

    It does not matter which sport. The old adage is still true.

    Anderson County almost found that out when the top-seeded Lady Bearcats took the court in the 30th District Volleyball Tournament Monday night at Shelby County High School.

    “We had played Spencer County four or five times (actually three) and had beaten them, so I think we overlooked them a little bit,” Anderson coach Bob Hardin said.

  • Lady Bearcats outlast North Oldham in regional tourney opener

    By Brad Stephens, Landmark News Service

    GOSHEN – Anderson County has spent recent weeks working on penalty kicks after missing all three it took in a shootout loss Sept. 11 against Paul Laurence Dunbar.

    That work paid off Monday night to help the Lady Bearcats keep their season alive.

    All five Anderson shooters hit their kicks in a PK shootout to give the Lady Bearcats a 2-1 road win against North Oldham in the Region 8 quarterfinals.

  • District volleyball pairings set

    Pairings for the 30th District Volleyball Tournament have been announced.

    The tournament gets underway Monday, Oct. 20 at Shelby County High School.

    Anderson County won the district's top seed and will play fourth-seeded Spencer County Monday at 6 p.m. Second-seeded Collins will play the host school, third-seeded Shelby County, at 7:30 p.m.

    The championship game is set for Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

  • District soccer roundup: Lady Bearcats match postponed until Saturday, Bearcats eliminated in first round

    UPDATED, Oct. 16, 2 p.m.

    Anderson County High School athletic director Rick Sallee informed the Anderson News that the 30th District Girls' Soccer Tournament championship game has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 18 at noon at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.  Field conditions are unplayable as of Thursday.



  • Students collect, donate canned goods to food pantry

    By Shelley Spillman

    News staff

    Anderson County High School students started out with the simple goal of providing more canned goods for the food pantry this year during their annual Stuff the Bus fundraiser.

    Last year, students raised approximately $4,000 worth of canned goods and non-perishable food items. This year, the students shattered their record, collecting an estimated $10,000 to $12,000 worth of canned goods.

  • Saffell names citizens of month
  • Turner students celebrate success
  • 10-15 Jail Log

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Sept. 29

    Alshammari Alumaidi for a Fayette County warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

    William Robinson for a Fayette County warrant by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Robert Thompson failure to appear in court or pay fines, two counts of theft by deception in the amount of less than $10,000, theft by deception in the amount of less than $500 by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Mr. Anderson County High School crowned