Today's News

  • Middle school archers win two tourneys, high schoolers win in Nicholasville

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team recently won back-to-back tournaments heading into the regional tournaments.

    At the Providence Pre-Regional, held in Nicholasville on Jan. 31, the Mustangs took first place with a team score of 3325. Anderson's boys took six of the top 10 places from among 225 archers.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Learning how to win

    Anderson County is finally getting it.

    The Bearcats finally put everything together in the final minutes to defeat visiting Woodford County, 67-59, in boys' basketball action Saturday night.

    “Hopefully, we turned the corner tonight and got some momentum,” said Anderson coach Glen Drury, whose team won consecutive games for the first time since taking five straight in December.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats roll to district wins

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team clinched the top seed in the 30th District Tournament with one-sided wins over Shelby County and Spencer County last week.

    Anderson will play Spencer, which the Lady Bearcats defeated 87-34 Saturday afternoon, in the first round of the district tourney, to be held at Shelby in two weeks.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Threes, frees and D lead Lady Bearcats in romp past Mercy

    Anderson County's formula for girls' basketball success has been relatively simple in the current season: threes, frees and D.

    When the Lady Bearcats get all three going at the same time? They become a relentless machine bent on destruction.

    That Mercy Academy out of Louisville did not finally give in until the second half of the Lady Bearcats' 70-50 romp Friday night was probably a testament to the Jaguars taking on a schedule that Anderson coach Tony Kays said “might be the only one in the state tougher than ours.”

  • BREAKING: Granny in child-tying case arrested on perjury charge

    Carolyn Case, the woman charged with tying up her 3-year-old granddaughter, was arrested Friday morning after being indicted for allegedly falsifying her financial status to obtain a taxpayer-provided attorney.

    The Anderson Grand Jury indicted Case Wednesday with one count of first-degree perjury, a Class D felony, according to court documents.

    Case was arrested Friday morning by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and taken to the Shelby County Detention Center.

  • UPDATED Anderson County sports schedule

    As of Thursday, Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m.


    Anderson County High School


    Girls' basketball

    Thursday, Feb. 6: Anderson Co. at Shelby Co., 6 p.m.

    30th District seeding game; VARSITY ONLY.

    (Shelby Co. boys vs. Franklin Co. in second game.)

    Friday, Feb. 7: Mercy Academy at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 8: Spencer Co. at Anderson Co., 3:30 p.m.  UPDATED, Feb. 7, 11:15 a.m.

  • Two-vehicle wreck on US 44 sends three to the hospital

    Two Lawrenceburg men and one Lawrenceburg woman received minor injuries after two vehicles collided on U.S. 44 Tuesday afternoon.
    According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Jameson Stamper of Lawrenceburg was driving a Chevy Tahoe down US 44 eastbound just past Highway 395 at about 5:15 p.m. last Tuesday afternoon.
    Stamper was in the process of pulling a white Chevy S10 pick-up using the Tahoe as a makeshift tow truck, according to police.


    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Feb. 6, 1964
    James D. Phillips retired from Kentucky Utilities Company where he had been an employee since Aug. 10, 1922.
    Prior to that he was an employee of the Shelbyville Water and Gas Plants.
    “Pop” as many associates knew him was presented a shotgun and fishing rod and reel by personnel of the Tyrone plant.
    He received the Safety Achievement Award for 41 years without a chargeable employee lost time, motor vehicle or public accident.

    Carlton cow story goes worldwide

  • Birth: Hall

    Shannon Wayne and Bobbi Jo Hall announce the birth of their son, Ezekiel Joseph Wayne Hall born Jan. 21, 2014, at Frankfort Regional.
    Ezekiel weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Siblings Kacey Hall, Malachi Davis, Marcus Brown and Austin Hemze welcomed Ezekiel home.
    Maternal grandparents are Lisa Garrison of Lexington and Robert Cloyd Jr. of Harrodsburg. Paternal grandparents are Daisy Hall and Roger Hall.

  • Engagement: Warford-Edge

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark Warford of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lee Warford, to Casey Lawrence Edge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Edge of Owensboro.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Anderson County High School, the University of the Cumberlands and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.
    She is currently employed as a law clerk for Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the western district of Kentucky.
    The groom-to-be is a graduate of Owensboro Catholic High School.