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Today's News

  • Bat Cats drop two at Madison Central

    Anderson County dropped a pair of games in a three-team triangle event at Madison Central High School on Saturday. The Bearcats dropped a contest to the host school in the opener, then fell to Conner in the second game. Madison Central went on to defeat Conner to complete the day.

    Madison Central, now 13-2 on the year, got five runs in the first inning and that was all the Indians needed to defeat the Bearcats, 7-3, in the event’s opening game. It was also Madison Central’s first home game of the season.

  • Moore fires no-hitter against Top 20 team

    If Ally Moore pitches like this when she is not feeling well, what will she do when she is full strength?

    Moore, an Anderson County junior, totally silenced the Louisville Holy Cross bats, firing a no-hitter as the Lady Bearcats prevailed, 2-1, in the final game of the Lafayette Invitational, held Saturday in Lexington.

    Moore held the Cougars, ranked No. 16 in the state in the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association poll, hitless while striking out seven and walking one.

  • Sims jumps over Creek field

    Anderson County High School sophomore Alorra Sims backed up her reputation as one of Kentucky’s best jumpers when she took first place in the long jump at the Tates Creek Commodore Classic Saturday in Lexington.

    Sims soared 16-feet-11-inches, tying a school record in the event. Sims, who finished third in the state in the event last year, is considered a serious contender for the state championship. Sims also placed sixth in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the 300-meter hurdles. It was the best showing of any Anderson harrier on Saturday.

  • Streams and fishing will return to normal

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Many of us who remember the March 1997 floods in Kentucky recently had uncomfortable pangs of foreboding as storm systems dropped heavy amounts of rain freight-trained across the state.

    It looked like another 1997 for a day or so. Small, normally docile neighborhood creeks suddenly filled basements, eroded roadways and carried away belongings.

  • Anderson archers take regional title

    The Anderson County High School archery team claimed the Region 5 championship Saturday, posting a 16-person score of 4,476.

    The Bearcats outlasted regional runnerup Simon Kenton in the regional shoot, held at Anderson.

    Both teams will advance to the state champioship shoot, to be held on Thursday, April 23.

    Senior Cameron Peyton won the individual title, defeating teammate Makayela Lewis in a shootoff. Both finished the day with a 291 score.

  • Youth Turkey Hunt
  • Anderson County Lacrosse drops one to Lexington Christian
  • Scenes from Little League Opening Day, 2015

    Check back for more youth league photos both online and in the print editions of The Anderson News.

  • In life and eating, balance is key to everything we do

    By Ciara Hyatt, Cooking columnist

    Balance is key in everything we do.

    Dancing all night is just as important as yoga in the morning. Relaxing on the couch and listening to the rain is just as important as taking a long walk in the sunshine.

    A good conversation with friends is just as important as sitting peacefully in a quiet room, and a breakfast feast of bacon, eggs, fried potatoes and biscuits and gravy is just as important as a bowl of fresh fruit and oatmeal.

  • Contralto to perform at Senior Center

     

    Contralto Donna Phillips is scheduled to perform 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at the Senior Center, located at Township Square in Lawrenceburg.

    Admission is free.

    A native Kentuckian, Phillips is described as an accomplished singer, musician, playwright and composer of plays that include Sumbahdee, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Theatre Association’s new play contest, and Delightful Music, Murder at Shakertown, and Blow Ye the Trumpet, Blow!.