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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Make heartfelt gifts this year

    Here comes the cold. Have you looked at the trees? Some still have a few leaves clinging on to their branches. Guess the little chemical scissors haven’t finished snipping yet.

    November sure has spoiled us with all of its warm weather. I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but December is going to feel like winter. Well, I guess that’s only fitting since Christmas is just around the corner and that means gifts.

  • STATE CHAMPS!

    LEXINGTON – It was supposed to be a Black-out with t-shirts, jerseys and all the trappings.

    Instead, it was a gut-out as the Anderson County Middle School girls' basketball team earned the state championship with a 34-26 win over Whitley County at Rupp Arena on Friday afternoon.

    Anderson overcame adversity – some perceived, some real – to overcome the win Anderson County's first state scholastic basketball state title at any level.

  • District court proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Sept. 21.

    Joseph L. Linville, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- pleaded not guilty, disposition Oct. 5.

    Courtney Lovell, arraignment, no operator’s/moped license -- pleaded not guilty, disposition Nov. 2.

    Ricardo S. Meaux, arraignment, passing a loading/unloading school/church bus -- pleaded not guilty, pretrial conference Oct. 14, motion/disposition/trial date Nov. 2.

  • Letters to the editor - 12-2

    Fox/Beck/Limbaugh/Hannity talking points not enough

    To the editor:

    Karen Richardson’s lengthy letter to the editor [Obama’s strategy must be stopped] in last week’s paper consisted of 18 paragraphs of statements and opinions without referencing one specific supportable fact.

    The Cloward-Piven Strategy to which she refers is a document written in the mid-1960s (50 years old, folks) that has absolutely no bearing or factual basis linking it to events occurring today.

  • More photos of the Lady Mustangs' state championship, part 2

    Photos to remember the Lady Mustang state championship!

  • Lady Bearcats defeat Ballard, Bearcats pull away from Buckhorn

    Anderson County's experienced players came up big as the Lady Bearcats defeated Ballard, 60-52, in girls' basketball action Saturday afternoon.

    Senior Kara Yeaste scored 18 points and sophomore Sydney Brown tallied 17 as the Lady Bearcats never trailed against the Louisville team.

    Anderson jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the first four minutes and the outcome was never in serious doubt. The Lady Bruins to within four on two occasions but were never closer.

  • More photos of the Lady Mustangs' state championship

    More photos of girls' middle school state tournament action in Rupp Arena

  • This week in Anderson County Sports

    This week in Anderson County sports

    Anderson County High School

    Boys' basketball

    Thursday, Dec. 3: Anderson Co. at Pleasure Ridge Park, 7:30 p.m.

        Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Wierwille Classic at Berea College, Anderson Co. vs. Buckhorn, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Dec. 7: Bardstown at Anderson Co., 7:30 p.m.

        Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Boys' freshman basketball

    Saturday, Dec. 5: Mercer Co. at Anderson Co., 11 a.m.

  • Bearcats roll in opener

    Casey County came to town with the reputation of having some serious shooters, but the Rebels met their match with Tyler Hyatt Monday night.

    Making his first varsity start, Hyatt scorched Casey for 17 first half points, hitting five of eight 3-point shots as Anderson County rolled to a 61-42 win in the basketball season-opener for both teams.

  • COLUMN: Agricultural changes coming at right time

    Thursday is Thanksgiving and I have a lot to be thankful for this year.

    You, my readers, are one of the reasons for which I’m thankful. As the year comes to a close I think of all the kind words that have come my way from you. I think of all the questions and answers, all the stories shared and all the smiles exchanged. Along with a few seeds. You keep me on my toes and I thank you.