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Today's News

  • Anderson field problems magnified in fall sports seasons

    The fall sports season is no longer creeping up on us. It’s here.

    Now.

    Six weeks before the calendar officially declares that we are in the fall season.

    The Anderson County High School golf teams have been in action for over a week and before the next edition of The Anderson News hits the stands, the soccer and volleyball teams will have gone from scrimmaging to playing for real.

  • What a haul!

    Joshua Phillips was on a roll.

    Having just hauled in one exceptional catfish a couple of hours earlier, while fishing at Miller’s Lake off Ninevah Road, the volunteer firefighter landed what he said is the largest catfish he ever caught.

    “I caught a 16 1/2-pounder two hours before that,” he said. “It’s not quite as impressive as the 28-pounder I caught, though.”

  • Lady Cats look to renew winning ways

    A renewal of spirit seems to be the best description of Anderson County girls’ soccer as the Lady Bearcats get ready for the 2017 campaign.

    Coming off an uncharacteristic 8-13-2 season that was riddled by injuries, the Lady Bearcats are relatively healthy physically and mentally as they open with Louisville Male Monday night in the Mercy Academy Battle of the Turfs.

  • UK women’s basketball season tickets on sale

    From staff reports

    The 2017-18 Kentucky women’s basketball season is less than 100 days away and new season ticket purchases and season ticket renewals are available at ukathletics.com/tickets.

  • Midway to host high school prospect camp Saturday

    Midway University men’s basketball coach, Joe Krupinski, has announced that the Eagles will be hosting a Prospect Camp on Saturday, Aug. 12, according to a news release.

    “We are excited to host the first-ever Prospect Camp for our program,” said Krupinski. “It will be a great opportunity for our staff to work with some talented high school players here in our gym and a chance for them to get a first-hand look at our school and program.”

  • Lady Bearcat softball to host golf scramble

    The Anderson County High School softball team will be hosting the 2017 LacyCat Softball Golf Scramble on Sunday, Sept. 24, according to a news release.

    The scramble will be held at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course and will feature food and drinks. Door prizes and a silent auction are also part of the program.

    The cost is $60 per person.

    For more information, contact Ann Case at 502-680-0755 or Nikki Lay at 502-517-2264.

  • Ruble leads Anderson golfers at Collins

    With so much uncertainty surrounding the Anderson County High School girls’ golf team, the season-opening result at the Collins Lady Titan Classic was on that the team hopes to build upon during the next two months.

    The Lady Bearcats shot a combined 441 in the tournament, held last Monday at the Shelbyville Country Club. The score was good enough for eighth place in the 12-team meet.

  • Mentor-youth dove hunts registrations moving online

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is changing its application process for the popular mentor-youth dove hunts being offered Sept. 2, according to a news release.

    The hunts allow adults to take kids hunting in dove fields that limit the number of participants, the release said.

  • Pioneer tough! Transylvania becomes first Kentucky school to offer women’s varsity collegiate triathlon

    USA Triathlon and Transylvania University Athletics have announced Transylvania is the first school in Kentucky—and the 15th in the nation—to add women’s collegiate triathlon as an NCAA varsity sport. The NCAA Division III women’s triathlon team will begin competing in the 2018-19 season according to a news release from the school.

  • Nine to compete for Distinguished Young Woman Program

    Nine local young ladies are set to compete in the 36th Annual Anderson County Distinguished Young Woman Program scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Anderson County High School.

    The cost of the ticket is $12, which includes a program of the performance.  Contestants have been practicing for the competition for the past few weeks and will be judged on several different components.