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Today's News

  • Lady Rams second at regional tournament, bow out at state

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg volleyball team placed second in the regional tournament, held on Oct. 19. Team members Nancy Lee Holt and Brette Elliott were named to the all-region team. The Lady Rams went into the state tournament ranked seventh out of 16 Christian schools in the state playing volleyball. It is the highest a Christian Academy volleyball team has ever been ranked.

    At the state, however, the Lady Rams ran into top-seeded Somerset Christian in the first round and were eliminated after a short stay.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Crabtree named all-district

    Katie Crabtree, a sophomore at Anderson County High School, was named to the 30th District All-Tournament Team following last Wednesday's championship match at Collins High School. Others named to the team included Demi Brooks of Spencer County, Koti Weaver and Sierra Shepherd of Collins and Jessie Vermillion, Nikki Simmons and Kyndle Pace of Shelby County. Shelby defeated Collins in a 5-set match for the title.

  • Hyatt has big round at national tournament

    Anderson County resident Anna-Marie Hyatt shot a 4-over 76 in the second round of the National Christian College Athletic Association golf tournament, held last week at Panama City, Fla. Hyatt, playing for Campbellsville University, shaved 10 strokes off her first-day score to finish in a tie for 36th place in the tournament, held at the Hombre Golf Club.

    Campbellsville finished eighth in the nine-team tournament with a two-day total of 639. Dallas Baptist won the title with a 596.

  • OUTDOORS: Fall a favorite time to enjoy nature's beauty

    My favorite time of the year has arrived once again. I have just returned home from a business trip to Gettysburg, Pa., and actually enjoyed the eight-plus hour drive through the mountains of West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

    The brilliant fall colors of the leaves can be somewhat distracting when you’re driving not to mention the wildlife. I truly have what some might call a “turkey neck” or “owl head” when driving through such wildlife-rich country.

  • OUTDOORS: Trout stockings promise great fall fishing

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

  • OUTDOORS: Salato Center to host trail run

    The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort is hosting the fifth annual Running Wild Trail Run Saturday, Nov. 2. Proceeds from the run will benefit education efforts at the center, according to a news release.

  • FOOTBALL: Life is good at the top for Bearcats

    NICHOLASVILLE – Oh, to have the life of a powerhouse.

    It's a life that can have its share of blowouts, like Anderson County's 41-7 romp past East Jessamine Friday, and banter.

    “I was happy for Searce,” Bearcat defensive end Darius Harvey said while cracking a huge smile. “He just didn't score like me.”

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Simon Kenton slips past Lady Bearcats

    The tears were real for the Anderson County girls' soccer team last Monday night.

    They flowed after host Simon Kenton scored on what the Lady Bearcats felt was a questionable foul call that resulted in a free kick, which Simon Kenton converted, with seven minutes to play in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament.

    It would turn out to be the only goal of the game.

  • Bearcats take care of business in rout of East Jessamine

    Anderson County left no doubt concerning its district superiority with a rousing 41-7 win over East Jessamine Friday night in Nicholasville.

    Anderson improved to 8-1 on the year and finished the district portion of its schedule unbeaten at 5-0. It is the first time Anderson has been perfect in district play since the 2007 season that saw Anderson go unbeaten in the regular season.

  • Woman leaves $285,000 to Frankfort Humane Society

    By Kristina Belcher and Michelle Sokol
    The State Journal
    After Jean Wheeler’s mother, Jean Gravitt, died in December, she got to work.
    She and her brother, Jim Anderson, cleaned up her mother’s home, painted, cleaned the carpet and put it up for sale — knowing the entire time they wouldn’t receive a penny of the profit.
    Gravitt left her entire estate, totaling almost $285,000, to the Franklin County Humane Society.