Today's News

  • Lady Cats take on Collins, Mercer

    Anderson County gets a chance to make its statement that it has every intention on continuing to rule the girls’ 30th District in 2015 Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Bearcats host Collins at 2:30 p.m. as part of a triple-header that begins with a freshman game at 11:30 a.m. The junior varsity teams play at 1 p.m. Collins finished the weekend at 8-4 and 0-1 in 30th District play.

  • Hunting, fishing allows us to enjoy creation, make memories

    By Jeff Lilly

    Outdoors columnist

    Hope all of you had a Merry Christmas and will enjoy a safe and Happy New Year!

    I wanted to take my holiday column to wrap things up from another year gone. It was another good year for the Lilly clan as we have enjoyed many hours of hunting and fishing time together and hoped to cram some more in over the holidays.

  • Annual fishing forecast a welcome break from winter blahs

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    At about the time when the winter boat show season starts to crank up, the annual fishing forecast for Kentucky’s major fisheries arrives as another welcome diversion from the winter doldrums.

    Produced by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, it’s a valuable resource for anglers who want to be in the know and plan ahead. The forecast is available online at fw.ky.gov.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats come up short in Traditional Bank tournament

    No one really expected Anderson County to make another run at the championship of the Traditional Bank Classic just before Christmas.

    The Lady Bearcats had advanced to the final of what many believe to be be the state's most prestigious girls' high school basketball tournament last year when they lost to Elizabethtown. While E-town prevailed again in the tournament that used to be sponsored by Republic Bank, Anderson lost three of its four games.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats seventh in Woodford tourney

    The Anderson County boys' basketball team took seventh place in the Woodford County Invitational Tournament, held Dec. 19-21. The Bearcats dropped close games to Madison Southern and Bourbon County before routing Garrard County in the consolation bracket.

    Lexington Christian eventually won the tournament, defeating Lincoln County in the final.

    “We had a chance to win every game, but our inexperience showed in the losses,” Anderson coach Glen Drury said.

  • Christians are characterized by Christ, not the world

    Christians are characterized by Christ, not the world

    If, as Joseph revealed in Genesis 41:6, the Christian life “Is not in me,” then who does the scripture reveal the Christian life resides within?

  • 12-31 Church briefs

    Salvisa Christian to host clothing drive

    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day 1:30- 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, according to a news release.

    The church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.

    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502- 839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    -from staff reports

  • 12-31 senior center calendar

    The following is the Anderson Senior Center’s weekly calendar of events. The Senior Center is located at 160 Township Square.

    For more information, contact the senior center at 839-7520.

    Wednesday, Dec. 31

    Senior Center is closed New Year’s Eve.


    Thursday, Jan. 1

    Senior Center is closed New Year’s Day.


    Friday, Jan. 2

    10:30 a.m. magazine scavenger hunt

    11 a.m. New Year’s resolution

  • 12-31 library calendar of events

    The following are upcoming classes and meetings offered at the Anderson Public Library. The library is located at 114 North Main St. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    Holiday Hours

    Closed  Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

    Closed Jan. 1

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.


    eReaders at Your Library

    When: Tuesday, Jan. 6

  • Local author plans book signing

    From staff reports

    A local author will hold a book signing Jan. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Antiques, Uniques & Metaphysics, located at 700 West Broadway No. 3 in Lawrenceburg, across from Dairy Queen, the store announced.

    Don Giles, a professor of philosophy and religion at St. Catharine College, recently released a book titled “The The Shao Lin Chronicles: The Wisdom of Bodhidharma,” according to the release.