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Today's News

  • $413,000 waiting to be claimed

    Over $413,000 in “treasure” belongs to Anderson County residents, and State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach wants to help them claim it.

    Hollenbach spoke to local officials Thursday afternoon in the fiscal court chambers to announce that his office’s Treasure Finders program is coming to Anderson County.

    Hollenbach, representatives from his office and local volunteers will meet at the community building in the county park this Thursday, March 4 from noon to 4 p.m. to begin calling residents who have unclaimed property.

  • Community calendar - 3.10 to 3.16

    Wednesday, March 10

    Education

    8 a.m. to noon, GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    Noon to 4 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, U.S. 127 campus.

    4:30 to 7:30 p.m., GED instruction and college preparation, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., English as a Second Language, Anderson Community Education building, 219 E. Woodford St.

    City/county government

  • Icy road blamed in wreck that injures mom, daughter

    One person was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and another taken there by ambulance after a crash Thursday morning on snow-covered Anderson City Road.

    Chasidy Price, 32, was driving a Ford Explorer when it slammed into a tree. No other vehicles were involved.

    “The road was covered [with snow] and it was slick,” said Deputy Chad Cox, who responded to the scene for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. “She was coming around a curve and just lost control.”

    Price was airlifted to UK with a leg injury, Cox said.

  • GIRLS' EIGHTH REGION TOURNAMENT: Lady Bearcats cruise into semis

    INDEPENDENCE – Anderson County advanced to the Eighth Region semifinals for the fourth time in five years with a 67-55 win over Oldham County in the first round of the girls' Eighth Region Tournament, being held at Simon Kenton High School.

    “We played well enough to win,” said Anderson coach Tony Kays. “We made the plays when we had to.”

  • South Oldham ends Bearcats' regional reign

    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham went on a 7-2 run over the final 1:36 of the third quarter, then pulled away for a 61-48 win over defending champion Anderson County in the opening game of the Eighth Region Tournament Wednesday night at Henry County High School.

    “This was a game we had to execute perfect,” said Anderson coach Glen Drury. “Tonight we were really good but we were not perfect.”

  • Lady Bearcats win region, head to Sweet 16

    Most of the girls on the Anderson County Lady Bearcat basketball team have a way to  go before they reach that sweet  16th birthday but that has not kept them from the Sweet 16.

    With a blend of youthful exuberance and a senior who played the three-game Eighth Region Tournament with an incredible passion, Anderson whipped two-time defending champion Simon Kenton, 53-40, on Saturday night.

  • Pep rally planned for Lady Bearcats

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcat basketball team will head to the Girls' Sweet 16 tournament in Bowling Green in style Tuesday.

    A pep rally for the team is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. in the gymnasium at Anderson County High School.

    The pep rally is open to the public, but community members are asked to arrive no later than 2:20 p.m.

    The team will leave for Bowling Green after school Tuesday afternoon and will get a police escort out of town.

    Anderson County faces Clay County at the Diddle Arena in Bowling Green at 9 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday.

  • Girls' Sweet 16 tickets now on sale at high school

    Tickets for the Girls' Sweet 16 are now on sale at Anderson County High School. Tickets will be available at the school until 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, according to athletic director Rick Sallee.

    Tickets can also be purchased online at www.wkusports.com or at the Diddle Arena box office in Bowling Green. Fans who do not purchase tickets at the school but wish to sit near the Lady Cat cheering section should note that sections 106 and 107 have been designated as Anderson's cheering section for the Wednesday night session.

  • Never give up!

    INDEPENDENCE – Even after Walton-Verona had erased Anderson County's big early advantage and had taken a five-point lead just over a minute into the fourth quarter, Anderson never panicked.

    “No, I was never worried,” Anderson sophomore Sydney Brown said.

    Brown, Eriel McKee and Kara Yeaste all made huge plays in the final minutes as the Lady Bearcats rallied for a 46-40 win over Walton-Verona in the Eighth Region semifinals Friday night at Simon Kenton High School.

  • COLUMN: Will mobile devices kill the newspaper star?

    Just as “Video Killed the Radio Star,” the Internet and mobile devices have a hit out on newspapers.

    According to a recent survey report released by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, the Internet is now the third-most popular news platform, sandwiched between local and national television news (at the top) and national newspapers, local newspapers and radio.