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Today's News

  • Youthful, talented Bearcats look to surprise

    Knowing what to expect from the Anderson County boys’ soccer team as its season begins might prove to be one tough task.

    On the one hand, the Bearcats lost five seniors from last year’s 6-11-1 team that lost to Shelby County in the first round of the 30th District Tournament. Gone are Garrett Pritchert, Joe Rose, Daniel Peach, David Simmons and Ethan Woodrow.

    But back is a nice group of young players that has the potential to develop into a solid team by season’s end.

  • Familiar face looks to direct Lady Cats to new heights

    Bob Hardin’s volleyball journey has never been easy.

    And ride that put Hardin in charge of the volleyball program at Anderson County High School has been simultaneously circuitous and direct.

    A long-time assistant who had occasionally directed the Lady Bearcats over the last three seasons, Hardin was officially named head coach of the program on July 13, two days before fall practice was set to begin.

  • Taylor Co. wins JOY Tournament

    Taylor County used a two-under 70 from Ellen Kehoe to shoot a combined 319 for the championship of the JOY Invitational girls’ high school golf tournament held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Taylor County was six strokes better than second place Boyle County with Scott County coming in third at 330. The tournament drew 78 girls’ high school golfers from around Kentucky.

    Kehoe took individual medalist honors.

  • Sports briefs for Aug. 20, 2014

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    The service is free and can be sent directly to your smartphone if you like. Herndon provides news updatesand live updates of games he is covering.

    Just for fun, Herndon also talks a little about area colleges and a lot about the Cincinnati Reds. He even throws in a little bit of country music commentary too.

    Just follow him to join the fun.

  • Toles controls Dix River, leads Bearcats to big day

    It was a week of ups and downs for the boys’ golf team from Anderson County High School.

    The Bearcats turned in one of their best rounds away from the home course at Wild Turkey Trace on Saturday, but the team had a down day in a loss at Scott County on Thursday.

  • Perfect weather conditions should signal great dove season

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.

  • Former UConn standout named UK women’s basketball assistant

    Former Connecticut and Women’s Basketball National League standout, Tamika Williams, has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Wednesday.

Williams, 34, comes to the Commonwealth after success at every level in the game of basketball and more than eight years of coaching experience. Williams’ hire rounds out the UK Hoops coaching staff as she joins new assistants Adeniyi Amadou and Christian Stefanopoulos.

  • Woman involved in U.S. 62 car wreck dies

    According to the Fayette County Coroner's Office, Courtney Meyers of Holland, Ohio died as a result of a car wreck on U.S. 62 Thursday afternoon.

    Myers, 20, was a passenger from one of the vehicles involved in the collision at the intersection of Hunter Ridge Drive and U.S. 62. She died from her injuries at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

    Myers funeral arrangements are still pending at this time.

     

  • Mount Eden firehouse blaze deemed ‘not suspcicious,’ fire chief says

    By Lynette Mason

    Landmark News Service

    Less than a week after a devastating fire destroyed the Mount Eden firehouse, four apparatus, supplies and equipment, Mount Eden Fire Chief Doug Herndon and his all-volunteer crew of firefighters, are back in the business of protecting and serving the Mount Eden community.

    The early morning fire last Tuesday consumed the facilities and equipment, but it did not take the spirit and determination from the department.

  • Eagle Lake Expo Center featured in HGTV show ‘Endless Yard Sale’

    Film crews from the cable network HGTV set up this past weekend at the Eagle Lake Expo Center to shoot “Endless Yard Sale.”

    The show is a special on the 127 Yard Sale, highlighting the unique items shoppers can find.

    The competition-style show featured two teams who were given a certain amount of money to shop at the yard sale.

    The goal was to bring back their findings to an appraiser to assess their value and make more than they initially brought in. The team who found the most valuable items won the competition.