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Today's News

  • Public meetings concerning boat motor restrictions set

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will hold a series of public meetings to discuss a proposal to lift motor restrictions on several small department-owned lakes in the state, according to a news release.

  • Freshman tourney champs!

    The Anderson County High School freshman softball team captured its own season-opening tournament Saturday, defeating North Laurel, 5-3, in the championship game. Team members are, front row, from left: Elissa Akers, Mackenzie Burkhead, Sammy Rogers, Cheyenne Searcy, Carmen Holt. Back row: Coach Mary Ann Adams, Mikayla Rice, Gracie Inabnitt, Jessie Peavler, Ashlyn Dearinger, Abby Goodlett, Kelsey Sutherland and coach Emily Bucklew.

  • Online hunter education registration goes statewide

    Online registration for Kentucky’s hunter education programs is now statewide, according to a news release.

  • COLUMN: Cats or Cards? It only matters for a few hours Friday night

    Team unity or house divided?

    It could be both when we are talking about the senior class for the Anderson County girls' basketball team.

    Their high school careers ended almost two weeks ago, but that night, Makenzie Cann said they were “sisters.”

  • Anderson ladies have first home lacrosse match

    The Anderson County Lady Bearcats' lacrosse team played its first-ever home game Friday night, but suffered a 4-3 loss to Bryan Station in a match played at the Anderson County High School soccer pitch.

    Lacrosse is a new sport in Anderson County and is being organized as a club sport and not part of any school athletic department.

    The Anderson boys, also a club team, have been playing together for several seasons. Saturday, they routed host Elizabethtown, 16-1, as Thomas Barrett scored six goals.

  • Spring is (hopefully) here! Good fishing awaits at Taylorsville, Beaver Lake

    Happy spring, I think … maybe … hopefully!

    You just can’t be sure around these parts anymore as to whether or not spring is really here to stay or continues to tease.

  • Prater named Transy captain

    Anderson County resident Abby Prater has been named captain of the Transylvania University women's soccer team for the 2014 season.

    A senior, Prater was selected for the honor by her teammates and coaches.

  • Russell swings hot bat for Campbellsville

    Anderson County native Jacob Russell belted two home runs and drove in five for the Campbellsville University baseball team during Saturday's 10-1 win over Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tenn. Russell was swinging a hot bat through the series, going 3-for-4 with another home run in Friday's game, a 15-5 Cumberland win, and followed with a 4-for-5 day in Saturday's first game of a double-header.

    Cumberland rebounded to win the second game, 9-0.

  • Stung by last year's loss, Lady Bearcats shooting for state

    All anyone needs to know about why Anderson County's girls are picked as the team to beat by the Eighth Region softball coaches was on display two weeks ago in Diddle Arena.

    About 30 minutes after Anderson had been eliminated from the Sweet 16, the Lady Bearcats emerged from their locker room. Freshman Bailey Curry and sophomore Mia Aldridge were still crying and did not mind anyone seeing them in that condition.

    Now it's the same people but a different sport.

  • Janis Buntain, 57

    Janis Buntain, 57, Mt. Eden, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at her home. 

    Survivors included her husband, Larry Buntain; two sons, James Tyler and Christian Buntain; one stepson, Larry Buntain, Jr.; one stepdaughter, Juanita Buntain; and her mother, Frances Parsley of Indianapolis.

    Funeral services were Friday at Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Mt. Eden.  Burial was in Best Cemetery.

    Arrangements were by Webb Funeral Home.