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Today's News

  • History repeat?

    If you’ve been around Anderson County football as long as I have, you almost had to wonder if Billy Ocean was riding that snazzy bus with the Bearcats for their playoff game at Fern Creek Friday night.

    When the going gets tough

    The tough get going, tough, tough, huh, huh, huh

    When the going gets tough, the tough get ready.

    “What we did in 1987 is a memory that lasts a lifetime,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said moments after his team had upset Fern Creek in the state playoffs.

  • Bearcats take down Louisville power

    LOUISVILLE – Most people who follow Kentucky high school football thought Anderson County would be getting ready for deer season by now.

    After all, Anderson County is usually home to one of the state’s better harvests and the Bearcat football team was given little chance to knock off Fern Creek Friday night. Anderson had not won a playoff game since 2014 while the Louisville power had made successive trips to the state semifinals.

  • Lady Bearcat soccer players honored

    Several members of the Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team have received post-season honors recently.

    Senior Evan Kays was named second team all-state by the state’s coaches last week. Kays plans to sign with Morehead State University in the spring.

    Kays was also named to the Eighth Region all-region first team by the region’s coaches. Classmate Taylor Harley was named second team all-region in the same voting.

  • Pierce runs in state XC meet

    Anderson County High School freshman Mason Pierce ran in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state cross country meet Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Pierce, Anderson’s only qualifier, turned in a 19:09.37 time in the boys’ Class 3A race. Pierce was well back in the pack, finishing more than three minutes behind Male senior Dylan Allen, the individual state champion.

    Pierce was about five minutes ahead of the final finisher in the 3.1-mile race.

  • Bearcats look to reverse fortunes at Madison Southern Friday

    Anderson County hopes one of the old sports adages is true when the Bearcats travel to Madison Southern Friday night.

    Beating a team twice in one season is considered to be one of the toughest tasks in scholastic sports and Madison Southern will have that task when Anderson visits for the second round of the state Class 5A football playoffs.

    Madison Southern defeated the Bearcats, 41-20, back on Oct. 20 in Berea. In that one, the Eagles jumped to a quick 21-0 lead and Anderson only got untracked after the contest had been decided.

  • Try these useful tips to prepare Thanksgiving pies

     Wow, what a weekend! The drastic change to cold temperatures didn’t stop the Anderson County Marching Band. They brought home the state title for the first time in Anderson County history.

  • Auction to raise funds for Shop With a Cop

     Shop With a Cop and the DARE program will get a financial shot in the arm when the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office holds its inaugural fundraising auction Saturday, Nov. 4.

  • No problems found in audit of sheriff’s office

     State Auditor Mike Harmon found no instances of noncompliance in a 2016 audit of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Harmon’s office announced in a news release.

  • Farmer getting good results with detoxified seed variety

     Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue was discovered on a hillside in Menifee County in 1931. 

  • Learning to face the giants

     If you have been to Church or vacation Bible school at all, you know the story of David and Goliath.