Today's News

  • Healthy snacks for kids, adults

    I thought I would revisit some recipes from last year that really helped some folks give their kids healthy, easy snacks for school. I’ve added some more ideas for those who would like some “adult snacks” for the office.

    Hummus veggie wraps

    Small whole wheat wraps/tortillas

    Pepper strips,sliced thin

    Cucumber, sliced thin

    Carrot sticks, thin

    Hummus, any flavor

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  • Saluting the youth

    Four Anderson County students are among the 843 Kentucky students honored in this year’s Youth Salute.

    Those receiving awards from Anderson County are as follows: Anderson County High School student Cory Vaughn, $4,000 in scholarships provided by Eastern Kentucky University; Anderson County High School Student Lydia Fuqua; $4,000 in scholarships provided by Transylvania University; Anderson County High School student Anna Leigh Boyles; high school leaders; Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Chanda Nicole Burton; high school leaders.

  • Favorite player taught life lesson being one of the best

    It was back in 1964 when I fell in love with baseball.

    It always has been, probably always will be my favorite sport.

    When I discovered the “Game of the Week,” announcers Dizzy Dean and his podnuh Pee Wee Reese, I also learned that the team closest to my Anderson County home, the Cincinnati Reds, had a guy suiting up with the coolest name I had ever heard.

    Vada Pinson.

    The man could hit and do so with power. He could steal bases and when roaming center field, he seemed to just glide to the ball.

  • New net coach looks to hang banners

    As he stops practice to point out some errors in how his Anderson County volleyball team is doing things, new coach Ryan Brown displays the patience of knowing he's dealing with high school girls, but also the drive that indicates he has high expectations for the Lady Bearcats.

    “I push my girls every single day,” says Brown, who is in the first year of his first head coaching job. “I demand perfection. I know no one is perfect but if you practice perfect, you play perfect. I am really tough on the girls and challenge them every day.”

  • Undefeated teams to be honored at home opener

    The Anderson County High School football team will be honoring the undefeated 1986 and 2007 Bearcats prior to the home opener with Mercer County on Sept. 1. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Thompson on target in 3-star tournament

    Anderson County High School student Henry Thompson swept his final middle school archery competition in the National Archery in the Schools Program IBO 3-Star Challenge, held at Seven Springs Ski Resort in Seven Springs, Pa. over the weekend.

  • High school basketball Hall of Fame now open

    The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame (KHSBHF) is now open to the public, according to a news release. The facility, located at 212 West Dixie Avenuein Elizabethtown, celebrated the Grand Opening Saturday.

    The $1.75M facility highlights the legendary players and coaches of the first 100 years of High School basketball across the Commonwealth. 

  • Hamrick steps down at Campbellsville

    Former Anderson County High School girls' tennis coach Kristen Hamrick has resigned as women's tennis coach at Campbellsville University.

    According to a news release, Hamrick resigned from her position at Campbellsville in July to pursue a teaching position in Anderson County.

    “We are definitely saddened with the decision by Kristen to return home to take a teaching position in her old school but certainly understand the choice to do so,” Campbellsville athletic director Jim Hardy said in the release.

  • Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Reported in Kentucky Deer

    Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease has been reported in white-tailed deer in several east Kentucky counties. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources received confirmation from the Georgia- based Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study Wednesday morning of a Kentucky deer with a strain of the disease.