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Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcat boys to open season

    Anderson County begins its boys' basketball journey Thursday, hoping that East Jessamine is the first step on a road to Rupp Arena in March.

    The Bearcats, considered by most to be one of the better teams in a wide-open Eighth Region chase, host East Jessamine in their season opener. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game in the preliminary contest.

    East Jessamine was to have opened the season Tuesday night at Pulaski County.

  • BASKETBALL: Rams take Nelson tournament championship

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams rolled to three impressive wins to claim the championship of the Nelson County Baptist School Invitational Tournament on Nov. 22-23.

    The first game of the annual tournament pitted the Rams against the Eagles of Anchored Christian School from Bowling Green. With great scoring by the guards and a relentless defense, the Rams jumped out to a 22-point halftime lead. After an even third period, CAL came out in the final period of the game with a full head of steam and managed to outscore the Eagles 18-5 capping off the win 69-34.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats rout Casey in season opener

    The polls only start conversations. Anderson County's girls' basketball team would rather let their game do the talking.

    At least the No. 1-ranked Lady Bearcats did that Monday night, routing what is expected to be a nice Casey County team, 78-45, in the season opener for both teams.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats get tough early tests

    Anderson County will put its No. 1 ranking on the line three times in the next week against some teams who have their sights set not only on knocking the Lady Bearcats off early in the basketball season, but on making statewide noise in March.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats finish third at Bryan Station

    Anderson County wrestling got off to a good start with a third place finish in the Bryan Station Duals, held Saturday in Lexington.

    The Bearcats won three matches, defeating the host school, Scott County and The All-Stars, a team of unattached wrestlers.

    The Bearcats dropped matches to perennial powers Campbell County, the meet runner-up, and Woodford County, which won the meet.

    Taylor Logsdon, wrestling at 145 pounds, finished the day undefeated in five matches while Cody Dillow, at 152, won four of five.

  • Longtime brothers, finally teammates

    WILMORE – The Sixth Man and Family Ties are all coming together at Asbury University this basketball season.

    “He's like a brother to me,” C.J. Penny says of his Asbury teammate Alex Dennis. “Now that he is here, I want to protect him and make sure everything is OK.”

    “C.J. is always there for me,” says Dennis, a freshman. “He's always asking how my day is and always trying to make my day better.”

  • Hunting prizes

    Several youth display their recent hunting prizes.

  • Pulaski rallies in fourth quarter to oust Bearcats

    Mistakes at inopportune times cost Anderson County a second trip to the state Class 5A championship game in three years Friday night.

    Visiting Pulaski County rallied from a 17-7 deficit heading into the fourth quarter to end the Bearcats' season, 20-17, in the state semifinal game at Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • Fire destroys home on Mill Creek Pike

    A family’s home was destroyed early Friday evening when a fire broke out at 1842 Mill Creek Pike, located about three miles from the Four Roses Distillery.

    The residence is owned by Bill and Renee Casson, who were not home at the time of the blaze.

    No one was injured in the fire, but the family lost several dogs.

    The fire was called in around 5:15 p.m. by a neighbor. By the time first responders arrived, the two-story home was fully engulfed, according to Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes.

  • Saffell Street fourth grade honor roll reception