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Today's News

  • GOLF: Bearcats second in Garrard golf tournament

    The Anderson County High School boys' golf team continued to show why a state tournament berth should be in its grasp with a second-place finish in the Garrard County Invitational, held Saturday at Dix River.  

    The Bearcats' 310 team score was six strokes behind Lexington Catholic. Sixteen teams competed in the tournament.

    Individually, Tyler Harrod led Anderson with a 3-over 74, good for a fourth-place tie. All four of Anderson's scores were below 80.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Stability brings happiness and hope to Anderson program

    Stability is the word around Anderson County boys' soccer in 2013.

    Hoping the turbulence of 2012 is behind them, the Bearcats open the season Thursday night at Madison Central with hopes of capturing the school's first-ever district championship.

    A year ago, things were in turmoil from day one. Head coach Mike Brody, who was in his first year at the helm, resigned in mid-season. The story of who was at fault depended on who was telling the story.

  • OUTDOORS: Early waterfowl seasons offer Kentuckians many hunting opportunities

    By Art Lander, Jr.

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    Hunters across Kentucky will soon be celebrating the beginning of another waterfowl season and all the traditions that make this shotgunning sport so appealing.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats slip past Danville in first scrimmage

    Anderson County might have been expecting its first tune-up for the upcoming football season but Danville gave the Bearcats an early lesson in finishing the job last Friday night at Warford Stadium.

    Anderson slipped by with a 34-28 win in its first scrimmage, but had seen a 28-7 halftime lead evaporate in the third quarter.

    “We know we have a lot of potential, but if we play like we did in the third quarter, there is not a team on our schedule that can't beat us,” Anderson coach Mark Peach said.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Bearcats looking for district repeat

    Rebuilding or reloading?

    Both could be used to describe Anderson County girls' soccer for 2013. Both would be correct.

    The Lady Bearcats reached won the 30th District title and advanced to the Eighth Region semi-finals last year, but lost four seniors along with several key underclassmen who elected to by-pass the sport for various reasons.

  • Pride in the championship

     

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    The Anderson Pride recently captured the championship of the Girls of Summer softball tournament held in Frankfort. Team members are, front row, from left: Keisha Kays, Josie Midkiff, Leann Perry, Jessie Peavler and Eriel McKee. Back row: Coach Troy Chesser, Hannah Peach, Kameron Hawkins, MiKayla Rice, Makayla Gamble, coach Jerimie Peavler and coach Gary Hawkins. Absent from the photo were Breanna Chesser, Hannah Coulter and Heather Ritchey.

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats to scrimmage Danville at Warford Stadium

    The time and place for Anderson County's first football scrimmage was incorrectly listed in the Aug. 14 edition of The Anderson News.

    The Bearcats will be scrimmaging Danville High School at 7 p.m. at Warford Stadium, located behind Anderson County High School.

    It will be the first of two scrimmages for the Bearcats.

  • Church briefs: 8-14-13

    Sand Spring Baptist announces upcoming events
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, will be hosting a concert Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
    Southern Gospel Groups “The Shireys” from Columbia, S.C., and “The Jay Stone Singers” from Hope Mills, N.C., will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Love offering will be available.

  • Community calendar: 8-14-13

    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

  • Frankfort Legion to host benefit dance

    The American Legion Post 7 of Frankfort will be hosting a benefit concert and dance Aug. 18 for Wounded Warriors from 2-5 p.m.
    Proceeds of the fundraiser will go toward the purchase of track chairs for Wounded Warriors.
    Music will be provided by “The Legends,” and includes jazz, blues, country, Dixieland, Big Band, 50s and more by “Skeets” Pennington, Doyle Rambo, Reed Harrod, Bill May, Dale Abernathy, David Cunningham and Suzanne Lee.