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Today's News

  • Bearcats pick up first win

    Anderson County picked up its first win of the baseball season Friday night when the Bearcats defeated host Henry County, 8-5 in nine innings.

    Anderson, which had lost its first 12 games of the season, plated three runs in the top of the ninth for the win. Luke Dowell ripped a two-run double, then scored on Bryce Edmondson’s single.

    Henry County fell to 12-4 on the year.

  • Lady Cats fall to Top 5 teams in Scott classic

    GEORGETOWN – The Anderson County High School softball team’s trip to Scott County over the weekend saw the Lady Bearcats drop three straight games for the first time in four years, but coach Brent Aldridge isn’t worried.

    His sixth-ranked Lady Bearcats faced a murderous weekend schedule, taking on Scott County, ranked No. 2 in the state, fourth-ranked Male and top-ranked McCracken County.

  • Anderson explodes, defeats Collins in district matchup

    Anderson County’s explosion started so unexpectedly. It happened so quickly. But by the time it was over, the Lady Bearcats had made Collins pay dearly.

    Anderson erupted for 8 unearned runs in the bottom of the second inning, then cruised to a 12-4 win over visiting Collins Tuesday night. Anderson gained a quick advantage in the 30th District seeding race, defeating the only district team that has beaten the Lady Bearcats since 2012.

  • Weather radio programming free at Kroger Saturday

    The Anderson Radio Club will program weather radios for free for residents Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Kroger.

    Residents can bring in a weather radio they already own or buy one at Kroger for programming. Those interested will need to bring a battery for their radio so the programming is not lost when it is unplugged.

    Having a weather radio ensures you will only hear alerts for your area and you are not bothered by alerts that are not for your area.

  • Pierian Women's Club art show Saturday

    The fifth annual Pierian Women’s Art Show will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the ACHS auditorium.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The show will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the students.

  • Punishment won’t fit crime against starved-to-death dog

    Column as I see ’em …
    I’ve seen worse things while doing this job, but not many that have made me as angry as I was while watching the blanketed body of a dead dog be removed from a back yard Monday afternoon on Ripy Street.
    I admit I was already fuming after the dog’s owner, according to a police report, admitted that he tied up the small, short-haired, sickly dog two weeks earlier because it was pooping on his floors, then simply let it die of starvation and dehydration.

  • Perennials deliver every year

    April is traditionally a fickle month, but this year it’s like Mother Nature is trying to be all things to all people, all at once. April showers, traditionally enough, bring to mind rainbows and to me, rainbows are always uplifting. But did you know that there was a rainbow flower? I bet you did, and just didn’t know it.

  • Questions and answers as primary nears

    As we near the May 17 primary election, I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of important dates and times.
    We have had several inquiries regarding registering to vote, making a party change and other election related questions.
    According to state law, changing your party affiliation now will cause you to be ineligible to vote in the primary.
    Mail-in ballots are being sent out daily. Call our office to request an application.

  • Are you ready for ticks? If not, they sure are ready for you

    Lone star ticks and American dog ticks are the key species in Kentucky with regards to nuisance and disease potential. Lone star adults and nymphs that survived winter are hungry.
    These fast moving ticks will react quickly to CO2, movement and odor of potential hosts.

    Lone star ticks

  • WWII veteran honored