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Today's News

  • SO CLOSE!

    Anderson County was nearly perfect on the football field Friday night.

  • Book sale planned for Nov. 27

    The Friends of the Anderson Public Library are having an after-Thanksgiving book sale in the Glensboro School on the campus of Anderson County High School on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The school is located at the corner of US 127 Bypass and Broadway.
    “We have a lot of new books, DVDs, VHS tapes, books on tape and more,” organizers said in a news release.
    This sale will feature a fall clearance, including hardback books for only 50 cents.

  • Myers attends Chamber conference

    Catherine Myers, executive director of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, joined 45 representatives from local chambers across the commonwealth last week in Murray for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives’ fall conference.
    Professional development programs were offered on topics including customer service, technology, social media, and aligning roles and goals, according to a news release. In addition, the attendees participated in a time honored Best Practice session where they shared information on what their local chamber is doing.

  • Some real Friday Night Lights

    Well, Anderson County, how did you like some real Friday Night Lights?
    Just for a few minutes, forget the fact that John Hardin overcame a late deficit to defeat Anderson in the Class 5A, Region 2 championship game Friday night. The hurt, especially for the  nine seniors that put on shoulder pads for the final time as Anderson County High School students, will last. There is no denying that. The tears shed in the Bearcats' post-game meeting were profuse.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during District Court proceedings Nov. 4.
    Chase F. Wash, arraignment, buy/possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication (controlled substance) – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 30 days, to serve none (conditionally discharged 12 months), $303 installment/deferred payment Feb. 10, $100 to Anderson County drug intervention fund.

  • Custom Cuts to host third annual ‘Salon for Santa’ event

    Custom Cuts is sponsoring its third annual “Salon for Santa” toy drive.
    Customers who bring in a toy will receive 20 percent off services and products, according to a news release from the salon.
    The event has grown each year. In 2008, the drive benefited 16 families with 47 children. In 2009, the drive helped 25 families with 66 children.
    “Let’s make our third year unforgettable,” the news release said.
    Custom Cuts is located at 1004 US 127 Bypass South.
    For more information, call 502-839-1270.

  • Lady Bearcats to face state's top team in Saturday scrimmage

    Anderson County's girls' basketball team is being tested even before the term is supposed to start.

  • Bearcats to open Tuesday at Casey County

    The Anderson County boys' basketball team figures to be a work in progress during the 2010-11 season, but get a chance to go against live competition on Tuesday, Nov. 30 when the Bearcats travel to Casey County.
    Some printed schedules have listed the game as being played on Monday, but Anderson coach Glen Drury says the correct date is Tuesday. “We had a late change of the date but the schedules had already been printed,” he said.

  • Sports briefs for Nov. 24

    Youth basketball registrations set

    Registrations for Anderson County Youth Basketball will be taken on Saturday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Young people can sign up at the Stratton Building, located at 1026 County Park Road in Anderson County Community Park.
    The department will sponsor leagues for boys in grades 3-6 and girls in grades 3-5. The cost is $60 per child and $50 for each additional sibling.
    For more information, call 839-6498.

  • The Way We Were - 11/24

    50 YEARS AGO
    Nov. 17, 1960
    Alan Cooper was moved to the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington for treatment of burns about the body received while playing with a cigarette lighter at the home of his parents. Cooper, 5, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cooper who resided in the northwestern section of the county.