Today's News

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats rout Casey in season opener

    The polls only start conversations. Anderson County's girls' basketball team would rather let their game do the talking.

    At least the No. 1-ranked Lady Bearcats did that Monday night, routing what is expected to be a nice Casey County team, 78-45, in the season opener for both teams.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats get tough early tests

    Anderson County will put its No. 1 ranking on the line three times in the next week against some teams who have their sights set not only on knocking the Lady Bearcats off early in the basketball season, but on making statewide noise in March.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Cats finish third at Bryan Station

    Anderson County wrestling got off to a good start with a third place finish in the Bryan Station Duals, held Saturday in Lexington.

    The Bearcats won three matches, defeating the host school, Scott County and The All-Stars, a team of unattached wrestlers.

    The Bearcats dropped matches to perennial powers Campbell County, the meet runner-up, and Woodford County, which won the meet.

    Taylor Logsdon, wrestling at 145 pounds, finished the day undefeated in five matches while Cody Dillow, at 152, won four of five.

  • Longtime brothers, finally teammates

    WILMORE – The Sixth Man and Family Ties are all coming together at Asbury University this basketball season.

    “He's like a brother to me,” C.J. Penny says of his Asbury teammate Alex Dennis. “Now that he is here, I want to protect him and make sure everything is OK.”

    “C.J. is always there for me,” says Dennis, a freshman. “He's always asking how my day is and always trying to make my day better.”

  • Hunting prizes

    Several youth display their recent hunting prizes.

  • Pulaski rallies in fourth quarter to oust Bearcats

    Mistakes at inopportune times cost Anderson County a second trip to the state Class 5A championship game in three years Friday night.

    Visiting Pulaski County rallied from a 17-7 deficit heading into the fourth quarter to end the Bearcats' season, 20-17, in the state semifinal game at Hollie Warford Stadium.

  • Fire destroys home on Mill Creek Pike

    A family’s home was destroyed early Friday evening when a fire broke out at 1842 Mill Creek Pike, located about three miles from the Four Roses Distillery.

    The residence is owned by Bill and Renee Casson, who were not home at the time of the blaze.

    No one was injured in the fire, but the family lost several dogs.

    The fire was called in around 5:15 p.m. by a neighbor. By the time first responders arrived, the two-story home was fully engulfed, according to Anderson County Fire Chief Mike Barnes.

  • Saffell Street fourth grade honor roll reception
  • 4-H reports: 11-27-13

    4-H Super Stars

  • News briefs: Hunter recovering at home following accidental shooting

    A man seriously injured when the rifle he was using to hunt deer last Wednesday on Clifton Road is home and recovering from a gunshot wound to his left foot, a family member said Monday afternoon.
    Ross Norton, 45, of 1030 Macland Drive sustained what first responders said was a serious but not life-threatening injury when the rifle he was using discharged.
    Norton was airlifted from the property to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.