Today's News

  • Rodeo champ

    Brandon Hittle was the winner of the All-Around Saddle 10- to 13-year-old division of the Kansas Junior Rodeo Association. He won the all-around buckles in the calf-tying and breakaway roping and the average buckles in goat-roping and team roping competitions. Brandon is the son of Brent and Marlene Hittle and the grandson of L.D. Bontrager of Anderson County.

  • Special deadline for holiday edition of The News

    Because of the New Year’s Day holiday publishing deadline, all submitted sports news, announcements and photos to be published in the Dec. 31 edition of The Anderson News should be submitted by Friday, Dec. 26 at 9 a.m.

    Submissions can be made via e-mail at jpherndon@theandersonnews.com, online at www.theandersonnews.com or in person at The Anderson News office at 1080 Bypass South.

    The regular deadlines of noon Friday for news notes and 8 a.m. Monday for late resultss and scores will return for the Jan. 7 edition.

  • Lady Bearcats roar early, hang on to beat pesky regional foe

    Anderson County’s post-game locker room chat took longer than usual last Tuesday.

    Much longer.

    To be sure, Anderson County was happy with its 49-43 win over regional foe Oldham County. It was how the Lady Bearcats finished things – or, more accurately, did not finish, on the home court – that had Anderson coach Clay Birdwhistell in less than a jovial mood.

  • McKee registers double-doubles

    From staff reports

    Eriel McKee’s double-double was not enough for Morehead State as South Carolina-Upstate took a 75-69 decision in women’s basketball action last Wednesday in Spartanburg, S.C.

    McKee scored a team-best 21 points and snared 10 rebounds in a contest that saw eight lead changes and four ties. McKee hit 8-of-18 shots from the field and sank 4-of-5 free throws to lead the Eagles, who fell to 4-7 on the season. USC-Upstate improved to 6-5.

    Cleveland State 80, Morehead State 72

  • Looking for outdoors action? Now is great time to hunt rabbits

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Outdoors enthusiasts of a certain age well remember their grandfathers extolling the virtues of fried rabbit, declaring it superior to filet mignon and better than any restaurant meal you could buy.

    Many hunters scratch around for something to get them afield during that dull period from Christmas until the first warm winds of spring. Grab a shotgun, don some brush pants, a hunter orange vest and walk an overgrown fencerow to jump a rabbit.

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  • Anderson County basketball Christmas tournament results

    The Adnerson County boys' basketball defeated Garrard County, 72-38, to take seventh place in the Woodford County Invitational Tournament Sunday afternoon. Austin Cummins led the Bearcats with 17 points. the Bearcats enter the holidays at 5-4 and take on Beechwood at home on Friday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Extension calendar

    The following are free classes offered by the Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office.

    For more information, call 839-7271.

    Jan. 13

    Healthy cooking: The class is five-part series starting at 10:30 a.m. Taste a variety of new, healthy recipes and learn about meal planning. The first 10 people who attend four of the five classes will receive a Living Well cookbook.

    Jan. 15

    Taking control of your diabetes: This is six-part series on managing diabetes. The class starts at 10 a.m.

    Jan. 22

  • Weekly senior center calendar

    Senior center calendar

    The following events are scheduled at the Anderson Senior Center, located 160 Township Square. For more information, call 839-7520.


    Wednesday, Dec. 17

    10:30 a.m. Blood pressure check with Phyllis

    10:30 a.m. Arnold Clark and Friends

    Noon Christmas potluck


    Thursday, Dec. 18

    8:30 a.m. Breakfast Club

    9 a.m. video exercise

    9 a.m. – 3 p.m. shopping and errands

    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kroger shopping day