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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Way We Were: Hanks recognized for knowing the numbers

    50 YEARS AGO
    Thursday, Aug. 8, 1963
    Claude Drury sustained broken ribs and severe bruises Monday when the tractor he was operating overturned and rolled down a hill. A local physician treated him.

    Bobby J. Gritton, Donnie O. Hunter, William F. Murphy, George T. Welch, Gilbert B. Sea and James T. Campbell were to leave Aug. 15 for their Army physical examinations in Louisville.
    Wilmer Leon Best was to leave for induction.

  • Stay vigilant and connected with your children

    Sept. 21 may be the official last day of summer on our calendars, but hundreds of students bid summer a poetic farewell as they filled classrooms this morning for their first day of another school year in Anderson County.
    You could almost hear the adolescent anxiety humming like a street lamp yesterday evening. Feelings of excitement, dread and outright despair marked many of our young people as they prepared for another year of social integration and educational pursuits.