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Today's News

  • Indigent?

    The woman charged with tying up her 3-year-old granddaughter may have perjured herself in an attempt to obtain a taxpayer-provided attorney to represent her against a charge of first-degree criminal child abuse, court documents show.
    She also apparently did not inform the court of a change in her financial status based on a conversion or “reverse” mortgage for $132,000 she received in September.

  • Anderson County's 5 Most Interesting People: The Gunmaker

    Imagine mowing your yard one blade of grass at a time, or painting your home with a single bristle from a brush.
    That level of patience, and perhaps a bit more, is what Mark Marriccini needs to do what started as a hobby but has since become one of his life’s passions: building Revolutionary War-era flintlock rifles.
    At an average of 300 work hours each to construct, Mark said patience, and no small amount of discipline, are the two main requirements to creating the masterpieces

  • Anderson County's 5 Most Interesting People: The Missionary

    You’re about to meet someone the likes of which you’ve never met before.
    So take a deep breath, hang on and enjoy getting to know Marty Sperow.
    Marty knows what it’s like to be stranded in a Jeep filled with sick and dying people on a dangerous Honduras road in the middle of the night.
    She knows what it’s like to be forced to hide in the mud on a riverbank from people who are trying to kill her in one of the most treacherous places on Earth.
    She knows what it’s like to flee her native country during a communist invasion.

  • A semi-annual detour for a decadent treat

    This column just won’t make any sense to someone who doesn’t understand why people eat a slice of pie with a diet drink. I’m combining a nutrition article with a slightly modified recipe for spice cake with cream cheese frosting.
    Please pay attention to the cooking tips. Just two times a year I can take a detour from delicious, nutritious food to just plain decadent treats.

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcats get glimpse of good things, take two at Rowan

    The Anderson County boys' basketball team might have gotten a glimpse of what it could be Friday and Saturday in the Kentucky Bank Challenge, held at Rowan County High School.

    The Bearcats whipped a pair of eastern Kentucky teams, including Saturday's win over East Ridge, considered a darkhorse contender in the 15th Region. The Bearcats also came from behind with defeat Pikeville on Friday.

    Against East Ridge, the Bearcat defense was dominant in an impressive 59-45 win.

  • BASKETBALL: Early Anderson blitz makes Brown blue

    Anderson County needed this one.  No question.

    Living dangerously all season and seeing three of their first four games go down to the wire, the Bearcats welcomed a 67-34 romp past visiting Louisville Brown last Tuesday.

    Austin Cummins led the way with 23 points, 19 coming in the first quarter, when the Bearcats started putting together a 29-0 run that put things in order very quickly.

  • BASKETBALL: Harvey's perfect night leads Bearcats past Ads

    Anderson County overcame deep foul trouble, then pulled away in the second half for a 64-42 win over visiting Danville in boys' basketball action last Monday night.

    Darius Harvey came off the bench to score a career-best 23 points and pull down 10 rebounds. Harvey was perfect on 10 field goal attempts.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats play Scrooge to Southwestern

    LEXINGTON – 'Twas the Saturday before Christmas and all over the floor, Anderson County's Lady Bearcats made another opponent quite sore.

    This time, it was a 69-44 pounding of 12th Region favorite Southwestern, a team that like Anderson, came into the second-round game of the Republic Bank Classic with a 7-1 record.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcat avalanche buries Shelby

    It was simply an Anderson County avalanche.

    The Lady Bearcats exploded with 22-0 run that spanned the first and second quarters that powered them to a 72-49 30th District win over visiting Shelby last Wednesday night.

    By the time Shelby crawled from under the onslaught, any hope of a rescue was long gone.

    “Our defense was good and we were able to turn them over some with our press,” Anderson coach Tony Kays said, “and we were taking good shots.”

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats roll past Oldham

    Even without the school’s all-time leading scorer in the lineup, Anderson County had more than enough firepower at Oldham County last Tuesday.

    The Lady Bearcats pulled away from pesky Oldham to post a 63-53 win over their Eighth Region foe.

    Anderson was without leading scorer Eriel McKee, who was ailing. Junior Corrin Robinson started in McKee’s absence.