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Today's News

  • Health board to ponder massive tax rate hike, cuts in staff, services

    When the new $2 million health department building opens next month, it will do so with less employees providing less services unless a sizeable tax rate increase is passed Wednesday night.
    Public Health Director Brandon Hurley is expected to outline four tax rate options when the Anderson County Board of Health meets at 6:30 p.m. at the community building in the county park.
    The meeting is open to the public.

  • BASEBALL: Ailing Case makes Spencer bats sick

    TAYLORSVILLE – Landon Case was a bit under the weather but he made Spencer County’s bats sick.

    The junior right-hander went the distance, scattering five hits in a 6-2 win last Tuesday. The victory guaranteed Anderson can do no worse than a two-seed in the 30th District Tournament next month. Case dominated Spencer, getting his fourth win in five decisions.

    And he was not 100 percent.

    “I started feeling bad yesterday,” Case said of what was called a stomach virus.

  • Spring hunting, fishing prizes

    Several Anderson County residents have had big catches in the spring hunting and fishing seasons.

  • Kentucky All-Stars a matter of pride

    On paper, the Kentucky All-Stars have about as much chance against their Indiana counterparts this summer as a Shetland pony in the Kentucky Derby.

  • COLUMN:What in the world are they thinking?

    Sometimes you just have to wonder WHAT are people really thinking?


    We had two such incidents in these parts last week that just made you scratch your head, then contemplate, then shake your head again.


    First, there was the latest round of talks about a possible renovation or replacement of Rupp Arena in Lexington.


    You have got to be kidding me.

  • Lady Rams in action

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg's softball team played Lakeside last Thursday.

  • TRACK: Bearcats can't get warm at Heart of the Bluegrass


    Suffice it to say the Heart of the Bluegrass track meet was not a heart-warming experience for Anderson County on Saturday.

  • Young Lady Bearcats drop two during rugged week

    Anderson County softball might be trying to set a record for the youngest lineup ever in varsity softball.


    No official records are really kept but one would be hard pressed to find a high school varsity team starting a pair of eighth-graders and a sixth-grader. There are no seniors and only a pair of juniors on the roster.


    But somehow, Anderson is holding together against the perennially tough schedule Lady Bearcat coach Brian Glass puts together. Despite being only 7-8, Anderson is receiving votes for the state’s Top 25.

  • Wells to play for Hanover College

    Anderson County High School senior Neal Wells has accepted an offer to play football at Hanover College, located at Hanover, Ind.


    Wells made the decision official last Thursday.


    “I like the location and small classes,” said Wells, who expects to compete for playing time as a wide receiver and punter.


    “They have a tremendous football tradition,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said.


    Hanover, an NCAA Division III school, finished 7-3 last fall.

  • Tournament champs

    Tournament champions