Today's News

  • ‘He could have killed us all’

    Alfred Berryman said he had only one thought as he watched blood gush from head wounds his fiancé and her daughter sustained last Sunday afternoon after the car they were in was struck head on by a suspected drunk driver.
    “I started to panic because I thought I was going to sit there and watch them bleed to death,” he said.
    Berryman, his fiancé Patricia Carpenter and her daughter Sue Froelicher all survived the gruesome wreck that occurred when a pickup truck driven by Roberto Montalvo of Frankfort slammed into their car on Versailles Road.


    I have already had the inquiries.

    We’re talking about the Anderson County fastpitch softball team, of course.

    It is the kind of of thing you have to expect when any team, any sport, advances to the final four of the state tournament and could have won the whole shebang with a break here or there. Beyond that, anyone who remotely follows the game would know the slugger who set a new state record for home runs – Anderson’s Bailey Curry – just completed her sophomore season.

  • Curry first team all state

    Anderson County High School softball player Bailey Curry was named first team all-state in voting by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association released last week.

    Curry was named to the Class 3A squad, as teams are picked based on enrollments although competition is not classified by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    Curry, a sophomore catcher, belted 20 home runs, setting a new state record. Curry hit .536 with an on-base percentage of .626. She drove in 59 runs in 44 games and had an OPS of 1.77.

  • Carolina rig perfect for post spawn bass fishing

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.

    June finally has arrived in Kentucky and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way up toward the high 70s.

  • Anderson player on state champion

    Lexington Futbol Club ’00 Girls played in the Kentucky State Cup May 23-24 winning both games the opening  weekend to advance to the finals weekend on May 30-31. They defeated United 96 out of Louisville in the semifinals 2-0, then beat the Kentucky Fire Juniors, also from Louisville, 3-1 in the finals to claim the Under-15 Girls State Championship.

  • Jorette named to all-state team

    Anderson County High School baseball player Wesley Jorette has been named to the all-state team by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

    Jorette was a third team selection for the team as voted on by the state’s coaches.

    Jorette, a senior outfielder, hit .400 in the leadoff spot. He stroked 15 doubles and belted 5 home runs and had 21 RBI. Jorette was perfect on 38 stolen base attempts and scored 34 runs for Anderson, which finished at 18-13 and won the 30th District Tournament championship.

  • Bearcat golfers to host scramble

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team will be hosting the Bearcat Golf Scramble on Saturday, June 20 at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course. The scramble will tee off at 1:30 p.m. with a shotgun start.

    The cost of the scramble is $50 per person or $200 for a team of four. Proceeds from the scramble will help support the boys’ golf team at the school.

    For more information, contact Anderson golf coach Jim Beward at 859-533-7005.

  • ‘Cat golf practices set

    The Anderson County High School boys’ golf team will begin practice on Wednesday, July 15 at 10 a.m. with a meeting at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course, according to Coach Jim Beward.

    All prospective players must have a current KHSAA physical before being able to participate in team practice. Physical forms can be downloaded at khsaa.org.

    Incoming freshmen are urged to contact Beward at 859-533-7005 for details and information about the team.

  • Ponderosa plans big weekend

    Ponderosa Speedway, located in Junction City, has a big weekend of dirt-track racing planned for June 19-20, according to a news release.

    The track will host the Fifth Annual Weekend Warrior event on Friday, June 19 with racing in five divisions, headed by a $1,000 to win race for the Super Late Models in a 25-lap race.

    Gates open at 4 p.m. with the green flag going out at 8:30. Tickets are $17 each with children 12-and-under admitted free. Pit passes are $35 each.

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