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Today's News

  • Christian Academy athletes in action
  • FOOTBALL: Cox, Rose get more all-state honors from AP

    Anderson County football seniors Ross Cox and Joe Rose received more statewide recognition when they were named all-state by the Associated Press last week.

    Cox, a wide receiver, was a first team selection. He had previously been selected to the Lexington Herald-Leader's Class of the Commonwealth team and had been a third team selection on the Courier-Journal all-state team.

  • COLUMN: First half of season has brought no surprises for Anderson basketball

    It seems strange to be already talking about the mid-point of the basketball season, but that is about where we are this first full week of the year.

    The high school district tournaments get underway across Kentucky on Feb. 24, meaning this is the sixth week in a 12-week season. You do the math.

  • BASKETBALL: Ranking the Region

    Anderson News sports editor John Herndon handicaps the Eighth Region.

    Boys

    1.Collins (11-2)

    Titans have been impressive in the early going and got a big win over Mason County in Indianapolis Saturday.

    2.South Oldham (10-2)

    Defending champs are off to fast start, but lost to Collins by 18.

    3.Oldham County (9-4)

    Good talent, nice size but have a puzzling loss to Owensboro on the resume.

    4.Simon Kenton (7-5)

  • Showdown between No. 1 Anderson and No. 3 Franklin reset again because of weather

    The girls' basketball triple-header featuring Anderson County, ranked No. 1 in Rating the State, and Franklin County, No. 3 in the same rating, has been rescheduled again.

    The game will now be played on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Anderson County. Freshmen will play at 5:15, junior varsity at 6:30 and varsity at approximately 7:45 p.m.

    News of the rescheduling came after the print edition of The Anderson News (Jan. 8) had been sent to press.

    The game had originally been set for Jan. 7, then moved to Jan. 8 before the latest rescheduling.

  • Hundreds in Anderson County without power during Monday's freeze

    As temperatures dipped to new freezing lows, roughly 340 northern Anderson County Blue Grass Energy customers found themselves without power Monday morning.   

    More than 3,000 western Franklin County residents and 340 Anderson County customers lost power at about 8 a.m. Monday morning following a night of wind chills and record-setting freezing temperatures for the region.  

  • Lady Bearcats rout Spencer; Franklin game rescheduled

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team held Spencer County scoreless in both the second and third quarters on the way to a 70-8 rout Saturday afternoon in Taylorsville.
    Anderson shed an 11-day layoff by going 2-0 in 30th District play. Makenzie Cann led Anderson with 25 points.

    For a complete report, see the Jan. 8 edition of The Anderson News.


    Franklin game rescheduled

  • Community calendar: 1-1-14

    Community
    Compassionate Friends announce upcoming meetings
    The Compassionate Friends will host meetings for bereavement parents who have lost children of any age.
    Meetings are held on the first Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the third Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the hospice building, 643 Teton Trail in Frankfort.
    For more information, contact Kathy Wainscott at 502-517-6289.

    Anderson County Extension Office

  • Auxiliary visits Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore

    Ten members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 34 went to Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore on Dec. 15 for a Christmas party for the Roosevelt unit. Shopping was done from a wish list provided for the 50 residents. Unit 34 members helped pass out food provided by Veterans Center and gifts for veterans provided by the Auxiliary and Legion Post 34.
    Veterans asked for and received sweatsuits, sweaters, jackets, robe, Marilyn Monroe décor, shirts, word find puzzles and University of Louisville and Kentucky items. Cookies were also taken for a later snack .

  • Birth: Callan

    Christopher and Brittany Callan of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of their daughter, Abby Gayle Callan, born Oct. 21, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
    She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Judy Carlton of Lawrenceburg. Maternal great-grandparents are Marvin and Mary Ann Carlton and the late Howard and Virginia Smith.