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Today's News

  • Bearcat baseball looking for regional redemption

    L.W. Barnes still stings because he didn't give one more “take” sign.

    Rewind to last season's 30th District Baseball Tournament. Unranked Anderson County, about to close out with a rare losing season, had mighty Collins and its Top 10 ranking on the ropes in a first-round elimination game.

    The Bearcats had the bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning.

  • BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Butler capitalizes on Bearcat miscues to post win

    Anderson County's defense betrayed the Bearcats on Saturday as Louisville Butler took advantage of three Anderson errors in a 4-3 win Barnes Memorial Field.

    Anderson's miscues led to unearned runs as the Bearcats wasted a solid pitching performance from starter Conor Cotton. Cotton scattered seven hits and walked one in six innings of work. He struck out seven, relying heavily on his fastball.

  • Drury honored at Sweet 16

    Anderson County High School boys' basketball coach Glen Drury (right) was honored by the Kentucky Basketball Coaches Association at the KHSAA Boys' Sweet 16 last week. Drury was recognized for having over 400 wins in his career. Drury, who has been a head coach since the 1985-86 season, has put together a 470-300 recored at Western Anderson and Anderson County. Congratulating Drury is Scott Lindsey of Rafferty's restaurants.

  • Public meetings concerning boat motor restrictions set

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will hold a series of public meetings to discuss a proposal to lift motor restrictions on several small department-owned lakes in the state, according to a news release.

  • Freshman tourney champs!

    The Anderson County High School freshman softball team captured its own season-opening tournament Saturday, defeating North Laurel, 5-3, in the championship game. Team members are, front row, from left: Elissa Akers, Mackenzie Burkhead, Sammy Rogers, Cheyenne Searcy, Carmen Holt. Back row: Coach Mary Ann Adams, Mikayla Rice, Gracie Inabnitt, Jessie Peavler, Ashlyn Dearinger, Abby Goodlett, Kelsey Sutherland and coach Emily Bucklew.

  • Online hunter education registration goes statewide

    Online registration for Kentucky’s hunter education programs is now statewide, according to a news release.

  • COLUMN: Cats or Cards? It only matters for a few hours Friday night

    Team unity or house divided?

    It could be both when we are talking about the senior class for the Anderson County girls' basketball team.

    Their high school careers ended almost two weeks ago, but that night, Makenzie Cann said they were “sisters.”

  • Anderson ladies have first home lacrosse match

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcats' lacrosse team played its first-ever home game Friday night, but suffered a 4-3 loss to Bryan Station in a match played at the Anderson County High School soccer pitch.

    Lacrosse is a new sport in Anderson County and is being organized as a club sport and not part of any school athletic department.

    The Anderson boys, also a club team, have been playing together for several seasons. Saturday, they routed host Elizabethtown, 16-1, as Thomas Barrett scored six goals.

  • Spring is (hopefully) here! Good fishing awaits at Taylorsville, Beaver Lake

    Happy spring, I think … maybe … hopefully!

    You just can’t be sure around these parts anymore as to whether or not spring is really here to stay or continues to tease.

  • Prater named Transy captain

    Anderson County resident Abby Prater has been named captain of the Transylvania University women's soccer team for the 2014 season.

    A senior, Prater was selected for the honor by her teammates and coaches.