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Today's News

  • Student, granddad jailed after car wreck

    All she had to do was call the police.
    That’s what officers are saying after a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Anderson County High School student hit a patch of ice, veered off Hammond Road and destroyed an estimated $500,000 worth of telephone equipment last Wednesday morning.
    Instead, Johnna M. Lohman of 1070 Buckley Lane apparently sped off, triggering a police search for the car that resulted in numerous criminal charges against her and her grandfather, Louis A. Colpitts, 73, of the same address.

  • Dance team celebrates season

    The Anderson County High School dance team held its year end banquet on March 26 at Eagle Lake Convention Center.

  • ACIT participants

    Three local youth basketball teams participated in the Anderson County Invitational Tournament last weekend.

  • GIRLS' TENNIS: Serving high hopes

    Young, but owning potential.

    That is how Anderson County girls' tennis coach Jeremy Cook describes his team as the high school season gets into full swing.

    Weather played havoc with the early season schedule, but Anderson got in three matches last week and will return to the court with a full schedule when the school resumes after spring break next week.

  • SOFTBALL: Cats take Russell tourney

    Anderson County was hitting on all cylinders as the Lady Bearcats rolled to four wins in the Russell County Lady Laker Classic over the weekend in Russell Springs. Anna-Marie Hyatt, Molly Burkhead and Marissa Walker all had big tournaments at the plate while pitcher Mia Aldridge earned victories in three games.

    Anderson has opened the season at 5-0 before heading to the Gulf Shores, Ala. area for spring break.

     

    Anderson County 20, McCreary Central 7

  • Batcats honored

    Members of the Central Kentucky Batcats were honored at the Anderson County-Dublin Coffman softball game last Wednesday.

  • BASKETBALL: Cann, McKee named to Junior All-Stars

    Anderson County High School girls' basketball players Makenzie Cann and Eriel McKee have been selected to the Kentucky Junior All-Star team, announced Sunday.

    McKee, a 5-10 junior forward, averaged nearly 18 points and eight rebounds a game for the Lady Bearcats in 2012-13. McKee also became the all-time leading scorer in Anderson County girls' basketball history in mid-January. She needs just over 200 points to become the all-time leading scorer, girls or boys, in Anderson County history.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats open season with no hitter

    It was only the softball season-opener, but Anderson County pitchers have already issued a “Can you top this?” challenge.

    Freshmen Ally Moore and Mia Aldridge combined for a no-hitter as the Lady Bearcats rolled  Coffman High of Dublin, Ohio, 10-0 in five innings, last Wednesday at the Anderson field.

  • BASEBALL: Bearcat bats silenced at Dunbar

    Anderson County baseball is looking for bats. Any size, any shape or any color. Just anything that might generate some offense.

    At least, that was the case last week as the Bearcats mustered just one hit in two games, dropping contests at Paul L. Dunbar and Madison Central. Two strong Bearcat pitching performances went by the board.

  • Wreck knocks out phone service for hundreds

    Several hundred residents in the Ninevah area of Anderson County have been without home phone service since a vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

    The vehicle apparently slid off of Hammond Road around 8 a.m., striking several large telephone junction boxes.

    Workers at the scene said there are approximately 300 households currently without phone service, including homes on Hammond Road and in the nearby Honeysuckle subdivison. Service was expected to be restored sometime Thursday night.