Today's News

  • Reds Caravan to stop in Louisville, Lexington

    The annual Cincinnati Reds Caravan will be making two area stops, giving local Reds' fans an opportunity to meet and greet some players, broadcasters and front office staff.

    According to a news release, the Caravan's south tour will be stopping at Louisville Slugger Field, home of the Reds' top minor league team, the Louisville Bats, on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Swimming roundup: Bearcats fast at Shelby sprints

    The Anderson County boys turned in one of their best performances ever in the Shelby County Holiday Sprints, held Saturday at Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville.

    The Bearcats placed sixth out of 14 boys' teams with 117 points as the 100-meter freestyle relay placed first with a time of 52.77, finishing .14 ahead of Collins. “Josh Lindsey, Jacob Rutherford, Ben Spear and Cameron Peyton did an awesome job in this relay,” Anderson coach Karla Williams said.

  • BASKETBALL: Ranking the Region, Jan. 15

    Ranking the Region




    1.Anderson Co. (12-2)

    Lady Bearcats just roll along.

    2.Simon Kenton (14-3)

    Have been impressive but absorbed a 22-point loss to Newport Central Catholic last week.

    3.Shelby Co. (9-3)

    Lady Rockets quietly becoming a very good team but still well behind Anderson and Simon Kenton. Got big come-from-behind win over Trimble County Saturday.

    4.Oldham Co. (4-6)

    Lady Colonels got big win at South Oldham Friday.

  • High school marching band students selected for percussion ensemble

    Anderson County Marching Band members Michael Noble and Jesse Carter were recently selected to perform with Tates Creek Indoor Ensemble, a premier percussion ensemble, for the 2013-2014 winter performance season, according to a news release.

  • Musical group to perform at African-American Ball
  • Community calendar: 1-8-14

    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

  • Library offers classes, events for January

    The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in January. All classes are subject to cancellation and class space is limited to five students. Students will use the library’s laptops.

    Computer Classes

    Introduction to Computers
    When: Jan.14
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Introduction to the Internet
    When: Jan. 16
    Time: 10-11 a.m.

    Introduction to Email
    When: Jan. 21
    Time: 10:00-11 a.m.

    Introduction to Word
    When: Jan. 23


    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Jan. 9, 1964
    A registered three-day-old Guernsey calf reported missing on the Garrett Johnson farm Tuesday on the Anderson-Franklin County line was found Tuesday night.
    David Gaines, 17, son of Lloyd Gaines, a tenant on the farm, missed his calf when he got home from school Tuesday and notified local authorities, however, when Deputy J.W. Carlton went to the home to investigate, he found the calf had been found a short distance from the barn.

  • Church briefs: 1-8-14

    Westside Community church announces upcoming events
    Past events
    On Dec. 8 Westside held a Christmas dinner in the Fellowship Hall for the church family.
    On Dec. 11 Westside put fruit baskets together for several centers and for some elderly church family.
    On Dec. 14 fruit baskets were delivered to all centers and to the elderly church family.

  • Lesson on forgiveness found in father’s tragedy

    Michael Davis did one of the hardest things any human being can do; he extended forgiveness to another person. Not some little peccadillo, mind you. He forgave the man who murdered his daughter. On Dec. 13, 2013, 17-year-old Claire Davis was shot and killed in the hallway of Arapahoe High School by 18-year-old Karl Pierson, who turned his gun on himself as authorities closed in on him.