Today's News

  • Chrysler dealership recognized by Secretary of State

    From staff reports

    Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes recognized Chrysler of Lawrenceburg and its owner Ron McCauley as a large business honoree in her office’s Corporations for the Commonwealth program.

    The program, which was launched last year, recognizes Kentucky businesses that demonstrate a commitment to giving, a drive to improve communities, and a culture of giving within their organizations, according to a news release.

  • Dunbar speed sinks battered Bearcats

    LEXINGTON -- Everything happened so quickly for Dunbar last Friday.

    The Bulldogs enjoyed a happy Homecoming when they scored 19 unanswered points to defeat Anderson County, 40-21, in high school football action at Jon Akers Stadium. Both teams now stand at 2-4 on the year.

  • Hamrick to lead Campbellsville tennis

    Anderson County resident Kristen Hamrick has been named to lead the women’s tennis program at Campbellsville University. The school announced Hamrick’s hiring in a news release last Thursday.

    Hamrick, who played tennis at Campbellsville, leaves her post as the girls’ tennis coach at Anderson County High School, a position she has held for the last two seasons.

    At Campbellsville, Hamrick will be the first full-time women’s tennis coach in the school’s history, according to the release.

  • Little perspective in big-time college sports

    For years, the proper role of athletics in academic settings has been debated, sometimes vociferously.

    On one hand, you have people that point to the Ivy League as the perfect way. There are no athletic scholarships and guys who wear those jerseys from Harvard, Yale and Princeton are more likely to be CEO of a multi-national company than selling Nikes around the globe just because they can shoot the rock or dance to the end zone.

  • Lady Bearcat golfers end season at regional

    The Anderson County High School girls’ golf team saw its season come to an end Monday with the Lady Bearcats placing seventh in the 20-team Region 7 Tournament at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.

    Anderson carded a team score of 398, well behind champion Madison Central’s 347. Henry Clay also qualified for the state with a 351.

    Cheyenne Searcy led Anderson with an 88 in her final high school match. Searcy also finished tied for seventh individually.

    Searcy made a strong bid to keep playing.

  • Best in Berea
  • Setting the pace
  • Lady Bearcats fourth in Volley Smash tourney
  • Rose sticks FG in OT, lifts KSU to victory

    Anderson County resident Bill Rose nailed a 23-yard field goal in overtime to give Kentucky State University’s football team a 17-14 win over Central State in the Circle City Classic at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday.

    Kentucky State rallied from a 14-0 deficit entering the fourth quarter. The Thorobreds scored twice, sending the game to the extra period.

    After Kentucky State stopped Central State, the Thorobreds drove to the 6-yard line before calling on Rose to end things.

  • Band has big day at Nelson contest

    From staff reports

    The Anderson County High School Marching Band had a big day at the Pageant of Bands, held Saturday at Nelson County High School in Bardstown.

    The Marching Bearcats swept Class AAAA honors, taking first place, Best Colorguard and Best Percussion.

    Overall, however, Anderson was named Reserve Grand Champion, finishing behind Bourbon County by less than a point.

    Anderson took the top prize in the Percussion category.