Today's News

  • Riley takes top MSC honor

    Anderson County resident Kaitlyn Riley erased a five-stroke deficit to win the individual championship of the Mid-South Conference Golf Championships, held last week at Bowling Green Country Club. Riley led the University of the Cumberlands team to its sixth straight MSC title.

    Riley’s one-over 73 in the final round of the three-day tournament was the lowest of the women’s event. The junior finished at 228 (78-77-73) to finish four strokes ahead of teammate Annabeth McKay.

  • Coyotes coexist in the urban landscape

    By Kevin Kelly, Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    An expansion from its historic range in the interior plains brought the coyote to Kentucky where as recently as the early 1970s sightings of these animals were still considered rare.

    Coyotes are now common across the state but their presence in urban and suburban areas can surprise residents.

  • Anderson tracksters compete at Collins

    The Anderson County High School track and field team entered the home stretch of the 2017 season at the Collins Titan All-Comers meet, held Friday in Shelbyville.

    The Anderson girls placed seventh with 6 points while the boys came in seventh with 20 points. Eight teams were entered in the meet. North Oldham took the girls’ title while Collins won the boys’ championship.

  • Anderson tennis teams to open regional play Monday

    The Anderson County High School tennis teams get their final exams on the courts starting Monday when the Eighth Region Tournament gets underway in Frankfort.

    The boys’ tournament begins Monday at Franklin County High School while the girls’ bracket will be played at Western Hills.

  • Bearcats sweep Spencer the old way

    TAYLORSVILLE – There was nothing newfangled about Anderson County’s 5-2 win at Spencer County last Tuesday.

    The Bearcats used their speed to create runs and rode a strong pitching performance from junior right-hander Timmy Rogers to sweep the season series and guarantee themselves of no worse than a No. 3 seed in the 30th District Tournament.

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  • Duncan qualifies for national meet

    Anderson County High School graduate Connor Duncan, now running for Montreat College, placed second in the 400-meter hurdles at the Appalachian Athletic Conference track and field championships hosted by Montreat on Saturday.

    Duncan turned in a school record 54.53, less than a half-second behind the champion, Jordan Thompson of Allen University.

    Duncan’s effort qualified him for the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held next month. Duncan is ranked eighth nationally in the event.

  • Turner archers shoot nation’s best score of season

    The Robert B. Turner Elementary School archery team is the best in the United States.

    At least it was Saturday.

    The Turner archers shot a team score of 3,216 of a possible 3,600 points in a meet held at Anderson County Middle School. The score was the best elementary school score in the nation for the 2016-17 school year, besting a 3,214 shot by Foley Elementary of Minnesota, according to Turner coach John Collins.

  • Bearcat basketball camp dates set

    The Anderson County Bearcat Basketball Camp will be held from Monday, June 5 through Thursday, June 8, according to a news release.

    The camp is open to boys and girls entering kindergarten through the eighth grade. Sessions are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. daily. Kindergarten through third grade sessions will be held at Robert B. Turner Elementary School, fourth and fifth grade sessions will be at Emma B. Ward Elementary School with grades six through eight reporting to Anderson County High School.

  • Lady Bearcats defeat Lafayette in Capital City Classic

    From staff reports

    Anderson County scored three times in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Lafayette, 6-3, in the first round of the Capital City Classic, held at Lakeview Park in Frankfort Friday night.

    The tournament was hosted by Franklin County, but was canceled after the Friday night games due to the rains that moved through the area on Saturday.