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Today's News

  • OUTDOORS: Sights and sounds of fall make October the greatest time to hunt

    Fall is here and archery season is in full swing. The cooler temps will have the leaves turning autumn colors and starting the beginning of what will be the end of summer. These same cooler temperatures will soon have the white tailed bucks here in Kentucky starting their annual frenzy to find as many lady friends as possible. 

  • Sports briefs for Sept. 26, 2012

    Thompson Participates in prestigious camp

    Anderson County High School sophomore Brett Thompson participated on the National Under Armour baseball team last month at Bradenton, Fla. Thompson competed in the Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City, the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats lose focus, match at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE – It was simply a matter of keeping everything in focus last Thursday.

    Shelby County did. Anderson County didn't.

    And with a 4-set victory over Anderson, homestanding Shelby clinched the top seed in the upcoming 30th District volleyball tournament.

  • COLUMN: Taking one for the team

    Those 1972 Anderson County football players must have stayed out in the sun too long on too many days.

    Or maybe they'd run into a few too many trees – a la George of the Jungle – when they were swinging near Rice Crossing.

    There's really no other way to describe the chain of events that turned Homecoming 1972 into one of the most memorable games in Anderson football history.

  • GOLF: Riley needs extra holes to advance to state again

    Kaitlyn Riley might be getting used to long days on the golf course.

    At least during the Region 4 Tournament she is.

    For the second consecutive year, the Anderson County High School junior had to win a playoff but still advanced to the state golf tournament, to be held next week at the Bowling Green Country Club. It is Riley's third state berth.

    Riley fired an 81 at the Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, where the tournament was held Monday.

  • Bearcats get good start in district race

    Granville Hayes scored two touchdowns, was responsible for 230 yards of offense and, for good measure, recovered a key fumble to leas Anderson County to a 27-8 win at previously-unbeaten Montgomery County Friday night.

    Hayes took a 5-yard pass from Zachary Carmichael with 9:23 remaining in the first half for the game's first touchdown then burst through the Montgomery line for a 3-yard score to ice the game in the final minute.

  • Bearcat basketball going big time in November

    The Anderson County High School basketball team will be going big time in November.

    The Bearcats will be participating in a scrimmage with Pulaski Southwestern on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the home of the NBA's Indiana Pacers. Tip-off is at 2:30 p.m. The game time has been changed from the initial announcement of the game.

  • Man charged with first-degree rape

    A Lawrenceburg man was arraigned this morning in Anderson District Court after being charged with first-degree rape.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Jake R. Gribbons, 19, on Tuesday night for the alleged rape of a juvenile who, according to documents on file in District Court, is “incapable of consent/physically helpless.”

    The state police announced Gribbons’ arrest this afternoon, saying he was lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Bearcats defeat Spencer, close in on district's top seed

    The Anderson County High School girls' soccer team took a major step toward the top seed in the 30th District Tournament when the Lady Bearcats won at Spencer County, 4-2, Monday night.

    The Lady Bearcats control their own destiny in the seeding race, needing only to beat Shelby County next Friday night, Sept. 28. If the Lady Bearcats take care of business then, they will be the regular season district winner and will be seeded No. 1, regardless of what happens with any of the other district teams.

  • News briefs: 9-19-12

    Frankfort Regional receives tissue donation award
    Frankfort Regional Medical Center received the 2011 Tissue Donation Performance Award from KODA, Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, the hospital announced.
    KODA is an organ procurement organization that ensures Kentuckians are aware of the benefits of organ and tissue donation, and that they have the information necessary to make individual, informed choices regarding donation.