Today's News

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Coach looks for Lady Cats to learn from losses

    DANVILLE – It's not often a week with three straight losses could be considered one with some degree of success, but then, Anderson County's girls' soccer team did not have a normal week in the Boyle County Invitational Tournament.

    “The Boyle tournament was a rough one for us if I was concerned about our record,” said Anderson coach Jason Earnest, who saw his team fall to 5-7-1 on the year. “However, that is the last thing from my mind as long as it is not testing the mental psyche of my team.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats' win over Mercer seven years in the making

    HARRODSBURG – The makings of Anderson County's 48-7 thrashing of Mercer County might have been budding long before the Bearcats opened football practice in July.

    Try seven years. Repeat, SEVEN years.

    “We have been playing together since the third grade,” Anderson quarterback Zachary Carmichael said after he had thrown three touchdown passes to Dusty Puckett in less than 11 minutes Friday night.

  • Tourney champions

    The Anderson County Baseball Club 15-and-under team won the East Kentucky USSSA Tournament recently. Team members are, front row, from left: Zach Rice, Jessie Howard, Layne Marquardt, cheerleader Kaelyn Sea, Chris Sea, Wesley Jorette and Mason Baker. Back row: Coach Tommy Rice, Andrew Mitchell, Brett Thompson, Tanner Walker, Jake Brown, Mason Hardin, and coaches Scott Brown and Tim Baker.

  • Bearcats hit on all cylinders, rout Mercer

    Anderson County is a far different football team than it was when the season opened back on Aug. 17.

    The Bearcats are better. Much better.

    The Bearcats routed Mercer County, 48-7, Friday night in Harrodsburg, both flexing their muscle and showcasing why they fully expect to be a force in district play and in the post season.

    “We were clicking on all cyliders tonight,” Peach said.

  • Sheriff’s office takes down suspected meth lab

    For the second time in as many days, police in Anderson County have busted a suspected methamphetamine lab.

    Acting on an anonymous tip, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office took down a meth lab Friday night on Mill Creek Pike. Charged in the bust were Christopher Caffee, 36, of 1940 Mill Creek Pike, Lawrenceburg; Dylan Hawkins, 18, of 1930 Mill Creek Pike, Lawrenceburg; and Jeffrey Goodlett, 37, of 430 Bondville Road, Salvisa.

    Caffee and Hawkins were each charged with complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, a Class B felony.

  • Funeral service is Saturday for Marie Garmon

    The funeral service for Marie Crawford Garmon will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church.

    Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.

  • Story time with a congressman
  • Bank supports Backpack Buddies
  • Church briefs: Farmdale Baptist welcomes associate pastor

    Farmdale Baptist Church voted in its business meeting Sept. 5 to call Brian Owens as its associate pastor with Children and Youth Emphasis.
    Owens is from Lawrenceburg, and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
    Before coming to Farmdale, Owens served as pastor of churches in Shelby and Martin counties. He and his wife, Melinda, are the parents of five children. Owens will oversee Farmdale’s children ministries and lead the youth ministry.

  • Students named Sen. Jeff Green scholars

    Fourteen students from Anderson County High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for their outstanding academic performance in high school.
    Local students who earned the designation are Lucas Brothers, Laura Flynn, Rachel Hanks, Ethan Kelly, Darrin Laswell, Lynsey Lawless, Sergio Nava, Erin Paden, Braden Peyton, Spencer Ruggles, Matthew Sprague, Jacklyn Webb, Alex Woodrum and Victoria Yeaste.