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Today's News

  • Big changes, same expectations for Lady Bearcat softball tradition

    The word around softball circles is that Anderson County should be “down” in 2018, that the Lady Bearcats lost way too much to really be a factor in the race for the Eighth Region crown.

    That perception, however, comes from the magnitude of the changes in the Lady Bearcat lineup than the reality of the Anderson situation.

  • Cann opts to forgo senior season at UK

    University of Kentucky senior guard Makenzie Cann has elected to forgo her redshirt senior season and graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in integrated strategic communication with a minor in psychology, according to a UK news release.

    Cann is forgoing her last year of eligibility to pursue a professional career in her desired field or continue her education at an institution that offers more specialized classes in veterinary tech or non-profit management programs.

  • Salt River Road access open at Taylorsville Lake

    Anglers eager to catch the white bass spawning run along a section of Salt River above Taylorsville Lake can get there easier now that some road access has re-opened in the area.

    The gated accesses at Palmer Road and Old River Road off Ky. 44 at Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will remain open from daylight until dark into summer, according to a news release. Exceptions will be made for closures during the youth-only and general spring turkey seasons, the release said.

  • Bearcat archers repeat as region champs

    The Anderson County High School archery team won its fourth consecutive Region 5 championship Saturday at Anderson County High School. Four Anderson archers took individual awards in the competition while seven Anderson archers were named to the all-region team.

    The Anderson boys’ and girls’ teams both took championships in the first year of separate competitions sponsored by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    The Anderson boys took first place with 2,005 of a possible 2,100 points while the girls’ team registered 1,964 points.

  • Drury seriously injured when SUV slams into bike

    What was expected to be a relaxing bicycle ride on a sunny day turned into a serious accident for Anderson County High School boys’ basketball coach Glen Drury last Thursday.

    An avid cyclist, Drury was riding south in US 127 in at Jones Lane in Franklin County when he was struck by an SUV. Franklin County EMS transported Drury to Frankfort Regional Medical Center, where he remained a patient as of Tuesday’s press deadline.

  • Church briefs

     Good Friday service

  • God uses men of all kinds to accomplish his mission

     Aren’t you glad that God uses flawed, reluctant, and sometimes foolish men to accomplish his mission upon this earth? I must tell you that I sure am. 

  • Early Childhood students get visit from ‘Ion Jones’

     A new literacy-based approach to scientific learning in Kentucky aims to challenge the conception that chemistry can’t be fun. 

  • War of words with teachers won’t solve pension problem

     As we approach the end of the 2018 Regular Session, it’s become crunch time in Frankfort.

  • There are two ways to view the past

     Editor’s note: Connor Duncan is a 2016 graduate of Anderson County High School attending Montreat College in North Carolina. He wrote the following article for a history class assignment about Civil War monuments. It is reprinted here with his permission.