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Today's News

  • Middle School wins tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School baseball team continued a very successful season with a tournament championship in the Bondurant Spring Break Invitational in Frankfort.  With wins over Winchester Conkwright, Bondurant and Elkhorn, both of Franklin County, the Mustangs ended the rain-shortened tournament as the only undefeated team.

  • Lake, Flora to tee off for Georgetown

    Anderson County High School golfers Marcus Lake and Jacob Flora have decided to take their talents to Georgetown College. The pair signed with the Tigers in late February.


    Flora and Lake have both done extremely well in the summer tours and helped the Bearcats to one of the program’s best finishes ever last fall.


    “Georgetown is a great academic school and they are giving me the best chance to succeed in the classroom and on the golf course,” said Lake, who never seriously considered another school.

  • Tourney dedicated to Bishop

    The 20th Annual Anderson County Invitational basketball tournament, held on March 24 and 25, was dedicated in honor of longtime Anderson County parks and recreation director Chip Bishop, who died last month. His widow, Robin Bishop, accepted the award. From left are tournament director Edwin McKee, Stacey Newton, Robin Bishop and Mark Newton.

  • State runnerup

    Andrew Mitchell, 12, finished second in the Knights of Columbus state free throw competition, held March 19 in Louisville. Mitchell hit 19 of 25 free throw attempts in the state competition. Earlier, Mitchell had won the local contest, held in Frankfort on Jan. 30. He went on to win the district competition on Feb. 27. He took the regional honors on March 13 in Georgetown, hitting 22 of 25 shots that day.

  • This week in Anderson County Sports for April 13, 2011

    Anderson County High School

    Baseball
    Thursday, April 14: Shelby Co. at Anderson Co., 8 p.m.
    Saturday, April 16: Anderson Co. at Carroll Co., 10:30 a.m.
    Saturday, April 16: Anderson Co. vs. Grant Co. at Carroll Co., 1 p.m.
    Monday, April 18: Anderson Co. at Washington Co., 5:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity baseball
    Wednesday, April 13: Dunbar at Anderson Co., 6 p.m.
    (Freshman game also scheduled)
    Thursday, April 14: Shelby Co. at Anderson Co, 5:30 p.m.

  • Jury deliberating Beasmore verdict

    Jury deliberation in Lea Beasmore's $1.5 million sexual harassment trial began around 12:30 this afternoon.

    Both sides presented their closing arguments this morning, with Beasmore's attorney going to great lengths to question the credibility of current and former county employees, including those who have admitted participating in sending sexually explicit e-mails, exchanging vibrators and watching a pornographic video.

  • Family and 29 pets stranded after Parkway wreck

    They are stranded and need your help.

    “They” are a family of four along with their total of 29 cats and dogs that had their mini-van destroyed early Friday morning when it was rear-ended on the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Elections board breathes new life into Rutherford, Hickory Grove polling places

    Just days after the Anderson County Fiscal Court left them for dead, the Anderson County Board of Elections on Friday revived — for now — polling places at Hickory Grove and Rutherford.

    The western Anderson County locations will be surveyed for a third time, but only after the fiscal court has a chance to correct any shortcomings that caused them to fail two previous surveys.

    The surveys are conducted by the Kentucky Disabilities Coalition to determine handicap accessibility.

  • Column: The Bible is a story about a promise

    It was in the third chapter of the Bible, Genesis 3, that God first makes this spectacular promise. But before we can understand this promise, we must first understand the problem of sin.

  • Farmdale Baptist offers free clothing

    Free clothing will be available for men, women and children April 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Farmdale Baptist Church, the church announced.
    The clothing was donated through the church’s Clothes Closet Ministry.
    The church at 5610 US 127 South.