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Today's News

  • Lady Bearcat golfers show marked improvement

    The Anderson County High School girls’ golf team shaved 14 strokes off its previous tournament best but still finished 11th out of 19 teams in the Gene Hilen Invitational, held Saturday at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort.

    The showing capped a solid week by the Lady Bearcats as they enter the second half of their regular season.

  • Elder’s strong round leads Bearcat golfers past Western Hills

    Hayden Elder was well ahead of the pack last Tuesday.

    The Anderson County High School junior carded a 39 to earn medalist honors and lead Anderson to a 179-191 win over Western Hills in boys’ golf action at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort.

    Elder’s score was six strokes better than Western Hills’ top guns, Bradley Hughes and Chance Burrell, both of whom tallied a 45. Anderson’s Andrew Peach came in a 46.

  • Collins stuns Lady Bearcats with late rally for first series win

    The storm that came through town last Wednesday night did not do nearly as much damage to Anderson County as Collins’ lightning.

    Collins scored three times in the final 17:30 to stun Anderson County, 3-2 in girls’ soccer action on the Anderson pitch. It was the first time Collins had ever beaten Anderson and put the Lady Bearcats, the two-time defending district champions, in a major hole to earn the district tournament’s No. 1 seed for the third straight year.

  • Bardstown, Collins sweep volley Cats

    Bardstown and Collins used athleticism and experience to sweep a pair of high school volleyball matches from Anderson County last week.

    Thursday, Anderson could never put together a decisive run in dropping a 3-0 match to Bardstown. The Lady Bearcats rarely led in any of the three sets and saw Bardstown deliver the crushing blows in the second and third games in similar fashion.

  • Lady Mustangs take tournament titles
  • Mercer explodes in second half, defeats Anderson

    HARRODSBURG – Mercer County exploded in the final 13 minutes to score a 41-31 win over Anderson County in high school football Friday night.

    After Anderson County quarterback Cade Cotton connected with fullback Bryndon Labhart for a 31-yard scoring pass, the Bearcats seemed in control with a 17-7 lead on a team that had experienced major difficulties moving the ball.

    Only 1:21 was left in the third quarter.

  • Hanging up his badge

    Although no one knew it at the time, the three little blessings Troy and Benita Young received in 1986 turned into one big blessing for all of Anderson County.

    Troy Young, then an officer with the Lawrenceburg Police Department who would arguably become the most accomplished sheriff in Anderson County history, had all but packed his bags for a job with the Jefferson County Police.

    “I went through the testing and got called to be in the next [training] class,” said Young. “That’s when, eight weeks early, our triplets were born.”

  • Animal shelter ranked among state’s worst

    The Anderson County animal shelter ranked among the state’s worst in a study conducted this summer by college students in an effort to highlight which shelters across the state are in most need of assistance.

  • ‘Miracle’ baby survives, thrives 16 years later

    Sixteen years ago, Scott and Carlola Foster welcomed their only child into the world.

    Perry Catherine, known as Perry Cate, was born a month early with multiple birth anomalies and wasn’t expected to live. Doctors told the couple to take her home and enjoy her, basically take her home to die.

    However, since the day she was born, Perry Cate’s life has been a miracle.

    Scott and Carlola weren’t supposed to be able to have children.

  • Jail log

    From staff reports

    The following people were recently charged and transported to jail, according to information provided by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    Aug. 9

    David Poston was charged with facilitation of a violation of a foreign emergency protection order by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Elisha Spears was charged with operating on a suspended or re-voked license, no insurance and careless driving by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.