Today's News

  • Nothing stops ‘Cats on Senior Night

    Neither mud, nor a little drizzle with snow mixed in, or even a defending state champion was going to make things miserable on Anderson County’s Senior Night last Friday.

    The Bearcats dominated Collins, 40-12 in the final tuneup for the state football playoffs. Anderson finished the regular season at 7-3, while Collins, last year’s state champion in Class 4A, ended at 4-6.

  • Roberts qualifies for state

    Anderson County High School cross country runner Kinsey Roberts has qualified for the state meet, to be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Roberts turned in a personal best of 22:05 in the Class 3A, Region 6 meet, held in Maysville Saturday.

    A freshman at Anderson County, Roberts will be running in the statewide race, which is scheduled to get underway at 1:30 p.m.

    Lexi Thompson also set a personal record for the 5K race, turning in a 26:29 time, but did not qualify for the state.

  • Volleyball season comes to abrupt end in region tourney

    Anderson County’s volleyball season to remember ended with a night to forget last Monday.

    The Lady Bearcats saw their season come to an abrupt end when Simon Kenton whipped them in three straight sets in the first round of the girls’ Eighth Region Tournament at Carroll County High School.

    Simon Kenton moved into the regional semifinals, taking all three sets by identical 25-14 scores. Anderson saw what was arguably the finest season in the history of the Lady Bearcat program come to an end at 24-8.

  • Questions and answers with deer and elk program coordinator

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Kentucky’s modern gun deer season opens statewide on Saturday, Nov. 8. When it does, Gabe Jenkins will have been in his new role as the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ deer and elk program coordinator for a little more than a month.

    After earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastern Kentucky University, he was hired by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife in 2007 to work in the deer and elk program.

  • Centre stays perfect; Russell has big day for Campbellsville

    Centre 35, Hendrix 26

    Centre remained unbeaten with a 35-26 win over Hendrix in Conway, Ark.

    The Colonels outscored their hosts 21-3 in the second quarter to fuel the win. Centre is now 8-0 in NCAA Division III play.

    Anderson County High School graduate Steve Sims was in on seven tackles for the Colonels.

    Anderson graduates Seth Carmichael and Tristin Ashburn are both members of the team at Centre.

    Campbellsville 58, Cumberlands 12

  • Martial arts excellence
  • Scenes from the Anderson County Marching Bearcats state semis and finals
  • Bearcats roll past Collins in season finale

    Anderson County said a rousing good-bye to the Bearcat football seniors with a 40-12 win over Collins in the regular-season finale for both teams.

    Anderson finished the regular season at 7-3 and will host Scott High, of Kenton County, in the first round of the state Class 5A playoffs next week. Collins finished the regular season at 4-6 and will enter the Class 4A playoffs as a No. 3 seed.

  • Annual Art Trail event to showcase local talent

    By Shelley Spillman

    News Editor

    Growing up, Marianne Brown was constantly getting in trouble for playing with mud in a nearby creek. At 9 years old, her mother enrolled her in an adult clay class to channel her creative outlet.

  • A deal almost too good to be true

    By Ben Carlson


    Column as I see ’em …

    I can’t help but marvel at the unbelievably good deal the group that sold the industrial park property to the EDA received — a deal that is certain to get even sweeter over time.

    I have all the documents on how the deal went down and even I can barely believe it!