Today's News

  • Harlan County downs Anderson with late bucket

    University of Kentucky signee Blair Green scored 15 of her game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter as defending 13th Region champion Harlan County rallied from a six-point deficit to defeat Anderson County Saturday in London.

    The contest was part of the Lady Cards Classic at South Laurel High School.

    Junior Lauren Boblitt led Anderson with 25 points and 10 rebounds. “I thought Lauren had stretches that she was really good, offensively and defensively. I think this is a game she can really build on.”

  • December Dandy! Bearcats tip South

    The calendar clearly said Dec. 14, but Anderson County and South Oldham battled like it was the first week of March.

    Anderson claimed a 69-67 home court victory in the early-season Eighth Region boys’ basketball matchup that previewed the regional tournament atmosphere with a raucous student section, rocking band and the money players making money plays.

  • Bearcats rip Rockcastle for first win

    Anderson County needed its win over Rockcastle County last Tuesday, but possibly not in the way that most fans think.

    The Bearcats rolled to an 83-56 victory that was a bit closer than the score indicates. While Anderson never trailed and was not even as much as tied during the game, the Bearcats were unable to put Rockcastle away until a 24-2 scoring spree over 5:30 of the final quarter did the trick.

    “We had so many defensive lapses. … The defensive end is a personal pride thing,” Andeson coach Glen Drury said.

  • Bearcat defense shuts down Harrison County

    Anderson County never trailed as the Bearcats rolled past visiting Harrison County, 65-42, in boys’ basketball action Saturday night.

    Cobe Penny led the Bearcats with 16 points while Dylan Pittman tallied 12 and Christian Gritton added 11 points and 7 rebounds. Sophomore Tyler Rice scored 9 points for the Bearcats as they evened their record at 3-3 heading into the holiday tournament season.

  • Saffell Street robotics team gearing up for competition

     The anatomical mat on the floor of the Saffell Street Elementary STLP classroom looks like a super-sized game of Operation, but it’s not exactly child’s play. 

  • Bearcats hold on to beat South Oldham

    Anderson County scored its biggest win of the young win of the young season, taking a 69-67 thriller over visiting South Oldham in boys’ high school basketball action Thursday night.

    Cobe Penny scored 32 points, including a pair of free throws in the final 33 seconds to lead the Bearcats. Dylan Pittman added 16 points for Anderson, which won its second consecutive game after opening with three losses.

    Devin Young paced South Oldham, which placed five players in double figures, with 20 points. The Dragons fell to 5-2.

  • Chili dinner to support child battling leukemia

     The Anderson County Fire District will host a chili dinner Friday, Dec. 15 to raise funds for an 11-year-old Lawrenceburg boy battling leukemia.

  • Bus garage or mechanics’ playground?

     Staff at the school district’s bus garage have used the facility to work on personal vehicles, including pulling tractors, a group of photos provided to The Anderson News show.

  • ‘I’m so blessed right now’

     Sheriff Joe Milam and his deputies were prowling the streets Saturday afternoon, but it wasn’t criminals they were looking for.

  • Drug bust largest in county’s history

     In what was believed to be the single largest drug bust in Anderson County history, police seized 1 kilogram of the powerful drug fentanyl and arrested two Lawrenceburg men they say are tied to an international drug organization.