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Today's News

  • Learn to recycle pesticide containers Sept. 19

    The Anderson County Extension Office in conjunction with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will hold a pesticide rinse and return program at the Anderson County Extension office on Sept 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    All farmers are encouraged to bring in empty pesticide containers for recycling.

    Due to the materials previously held by these pesticide containers they cannot be recycled with your ordinary household plastics. This program allows for the proper recycling of these pesticide containers.

  • Protesting pros could learn from Lady Cat volleyballers

    What in the world are they thinking?

    The key word is “thinking.” Or more specifically, the lack of thinking by bench-warming millionaire Colin Kaepernick and his misguided minions.

    If you don’t know about Ol’ Colin’s antics, you have undoubtedly been putting on your best imitation of Rip Van Winkle or you have been mountain climbing in Tibet.

  • Remembering Trooper Eric Chrisman

    Aaron Hume took first place overall in the Trooper Eric Chrisman Memorial 5K Run/Walk hosted by Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg on Saturday.

    Hume covered the 3.1 mile course in 18:56.7 as runners battled a steady ran that began just after the race started. Hume finished about 9 seconds ahead of Andrew Hockensmith, who completed the race in 19:05.5. Both runners were in the 19-29 age group.

  • Boyle regains old form, blasts Bearcats

    About the only thing atypical about Boyle County last Friday was its record.

    It is true that the Rebels, one of the regal names in Kentucky high school football over the last 20 years, stepped on Bob Ware Field with an 0-3 record. Anderson County coach Mark Peach had warned the week before that the mark was deceiving.

  • Freshman Foley lifts depleted Lady Cats to OT win at Shelby

    SHELBYVILLE -- It took a bit longer than expected but Anderson County notched a huge 30th District win last Wednesday in Shelbyville.

    Anna Foley’s goal with 1:16 left in overtime gave Anderson a 1-0 win over host Shelby County in girls’ high school soccer action at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    Foley ripped her no-doubter from about 18 yards and sent the Lady Bearcats into a wild celebration.

  • Bowling Green trip a short one for Anderson golfers

    The Anderson County High School girls’ golf team experienced a short week, thanks to the weather.

    The Lady Bearcats were on the course at the Bowling Green Country Club for the Women’s Bowling Green Invitational Saturday when thunderstorms halted the event.

  • Cann earns academic honors

    Makenzie Cann earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference academic honor roll last year. She is eligible to play for the Wildcats after sitting out a transfer year.

  • Marching Bearcats top Southwestern meet

    The Anderson County High School marching band had a big day at the Southwestern High Contest Saturday in Somerset. The Marching Bearcats won numerous awards and were named grand champion of the show.

    The Marching Bearcats were named the top band in Class AAAA along with Best Percussion and Best Colorguard.

    Overall, Anderson also took Best Percussion and Best Colorguard along with the Grand Championship.

  • Franklin not the typical homecoming foe

    Anderson County hits the midpoint of the 2016 football season Friday night, hosting a team against which it has struggled to have success over the years.

    And it will be Homecoming when the Bearcats host Franklin County Friday at 7:30 p.m.

    Anderson and Franklin have played sporadically over the years, meeting every season since 2011. In that time Franklin has four times, Anderson twice with both of the Bearcat wins coming in 2013 at Warford Stadium.

  • Net Cats squander big lead in district match

     

    A strong start was not enough for the Anderson County High School volleyball team Thursday night.

    The Lady Bearcats jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the first set but saw Shelby County rally to win that one, 25-16, then go on to a 3-1 victory in a key 30th District contest in Shelbyville.

    “We started out strong and with the intensity I like to see,” Anderson coach Bob Hardin said. “They just cannot maintain that.”