Today's News

  • Experienced Cats out to snap district drought

    With 10 seniors on the roster, the Anderson County High School boys’ soccer team believes it has what it takes to claim the program’s first district soccer title.

    “This is my largest senior class,” says Anderson coach Khamisi Campbell. “We will definitely miss Ben Simmons (now at Georgetown College), Noel (Weber, an exchange student who returned to Germany) and Bruce (Ly, who graduated), but we have several seniors in this class that will contribute immensely.”

  • Lady Cats take third in I-65 soccer meet

    The Anderson County High School girls’ soccer team took third place in the I-65 Battle of the Turfs, hosted by Elizabethtown and Louisville Mercy last week.

    The Lady Bearcats defeated South Warren in the third-place match after defeating Mercy but losing to Louisville Male in the semifinal.

    Anderson had to go to penalty kicks to outlast South Warren. The score was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation but Lady Bearcats won the shootout 4-3 to claim the win at Elizabethtown.

  • Rain can’t dampen Joy tourney

    Intermittment rain could not stop the annual Joy of Golf Invitational Tournament, held Saturday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    The event, one of Kentucky’s largest girls’ high school tournaments, brought in 24 teams and several unattached golfers from as far east as Sheldon Clark, in Martin County, and as far west as Greenwood, from Bowling Green.

  • Anderson golfers defeat Woodford

    Anderson County rode strong play at the top to defeat Woodford County, 175-195, in boys’ high school golf last Monday at Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course.

    Anderson County’s Hayden Elder, a junior, carded a 37 to earn medalist honors, while Anderson’s Andrew Peach recorded a 40. Both scores were well under Woodford’s best at 46.

    “The match was slow-paced which made it hard for our team to get into a good rhythm,” said Anderson coach Nate Hollon. “I was proud of the team doing what they needed to do to get the win.”

  • Carnahan Bowl set for Sept. 24, seeking sponsors

    The annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl, benefiting the Anderson County Middle School football program, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Anderson County High School, according to a news release.

    The Mustangs will entertain East Oldham Middle School for a double-header with the varsity game played at 11 a.m. The junior varsity game will follow.

    Seth Carnahan was an Anderson County Middle School player who died while playing in a creek in Scott County on Aug. 1, 2009. He was 13.

  • Ample rain means promising outlook for upcoming dove season

    By Lee McClellan, Ky. Dept of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    The generous rains combined with abundant summer sunshine spurred excellent growth for sunflowers planted on the public dove fields across the state. Hunters should find excellent conditions for the opening of dove season on the traditional date of Sept. 1.

  • Telecheck Adding New Questions for Deer, Elk Hunters

    Starting this season, hunters will be asked to provide additional information about their harvested deer and elk during the telecheck process according to a news release.

    All harvested deer and elk must be reported to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources either by phone at 1-800-245-4263 or online telecheck at fw.ky.gov.

    Those checking an antlerless male deer will now be asked to distinguish it as a male fawn – also known as a button buck – or as an adult that has shed its antlers.

  • Arrests made in vehicle break-ins

    A Franklin County man described by police as being part of a crime syndicate responsible for the rash of vehicle and building break-ins in Lawrenceburg is under arrest, Lawrenceburg Police Chief Chris Atkins confirmed this morning.

    Justin Henderson of Schenkle Lane in Frankfort was arrested last night by the Frankfort County Sheriff’s Office following a tip by the Lawrenceburg Police Department, Sheriff Pat Melton told The Anderson News this morning.

    Two juveniles were also taken into custody.

  • Saffell Street hosts back to school bash

    Saffell Street Elementary School hosted its Back to School Bash last Friday evening.

    On the sidewalk in front of the school, students were able to take their shot at dunking teachers by tossing a ball at a bull’s-eye attached to a bucket full of water. Fourth-grade teacher Amanda Gritton was the first victim.

    Inside, students and their families were able to see the classrooms. Dinner was served in the cafeteria. The gymnasium was home to three bouncy houses, a jousting inflatable and an inflatable slide.


    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, Aug. 18, 1966

    Vickie Thacker, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thacker and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hutton appeared on the T-Bar-V show.

    H.H. Hobbs was a patient at the Frankfort hospital with a fractured wrist. He went to sleep while watching television Saturday night and when he awakened and got up, he lost his balance and fell.