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Today's News

  • Murder suspect nabbed, returned to Kentucky

    He could apparently run but couldn’t hide from the law.
    Terrance Cram, 49, the man suspected of murdering an Anderson County woman in January, was hauled back to Kentucky on Monday to face charges of murder, tampering with physical evidence and fraudulent use of a credit card.
    Cram disappeared following the January murder of Clay Burgin Road resident Tena McNeely, 49, but was found earlier this month in Goodyear, Ariz., where he was detained by the United States Marshal Service.

  • Fitzpatrick commits to Northwestern

    Anderson County High School senior Chris Fitzpatrick has committed to play college football for Northwestern University of the Big Ten.

    Fitzpatrick made his second visit to Northwestern last week for a camp and received a scholarship offer from the school, located in Evanston, Ill., near Chicago, on Saturday. Fitzpatrick immediately accepted.

    “I was excited and wanted to snap my best and I guess I did,” Fitzpatrick told PurpleWildcats.com. “I worked hard that whole week.”

  • COLUMN: Rain out turns sunny for Reds fan

    CINCINNATI – Rain can’t dampen the baseball spirit in Cincinnati. Unless you let it, that is.


    I already knew that in my head, but after last Tuesday, that fact is buried deep in my heart.

  • Herndon wins SPJ awards

    Anderson News Sports Editor John Herndon was honored during the Louisville chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists annual awards banquet, held Thursday at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center in Louisville.

  • League champs
  • COLUMN: Pleasant ways to enjoy the great outdoors

    Summer has arrived in Kentucky and with that comes the heat, humidity, thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding that typically accompany such weather events. There’s nothing surprising in a day in the Bluegrasss state, especially here in Anderson County.  

  • Archery camp tournament medalists

    Winners were named in the recent tournament at the Emma B. Ward archery camp recently.

  • Barnes leads West team

    Anderson County High School head baseball coach L.W. Barnes served as coach of the West team in the recent East-West all-star game at the University of Kentucky.

  • Mudcats face older competition

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats had a tough week on the ledger in the final games before the two-week summer break known as the dead period.


    The Mudcats, a local traveling baseball team of 13- and 14-year-olds, lost four of five games against older competition last week to see their summer record go to 5-6.


    “Considering (playing older teams) the boys did pretty well,” said Mudcat coach Chris Copenhaver, who had to miss most of last week’s action due to other commitments.

  • Accident on Highway 44 causes minor injuries

    A woman’s vehicle lays sideways in a ditch off Highway 44 last Thursday. The accident occurred near Scenic Gardens when the vehicle apparently went off the road. The driver sustained what appeared to be only minor injuries.