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Today's News

  • ‘Everyone had a great day’

     The inaugural Stave Fest is in the books, and by all accounts was a barrel of fun. 

  • Prayers, donations for critically injured teen

     Prayers and donations for a Lawrenceburg teen are continuing to pour in after she was critically injured Friday night when a suspected drunk driver fleeing from police slammed into the vehicle she was in.

  • School board OKs ‘4% rate increase,’ then claims it didn’t

     District officials are insisting that an approved motion to “take a 4 percent rate increase” during last Thursday’s board of education meeting shouldn’t be taken literally, and that increase will only be half that amount.

  • Democrat wants to unseat Barr

     When Josh Hicks decided in 2016 he didn’t like the direction the Republican party was going, he decided to make a change and became a Democrat.

  • Flyers fly past Bearcats

    FRANKFORT – The Anderson County football team was blown out on the road at Franklin County on Friday evening, losing to the Flyers 53-19.

    The 34-point defeat was Anderson’s largest since losing to Meade County 48-0 in 2017. The 53 points surrendered was also the most the Bearcats have given up since letting Cooper score 61 on Anderson back in the 2014 state playoffs.

  • Wilson’s injury isn’t crushing blow for UK

    When news came out on Sunday afternoon that Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson won’t play again this season because of a torn left patellar tendon, two thoughts entered by head.

    First was how awful of a situation that is for Wilson. The junior quarterback had shown multiple flashes of his crazy-high ceiling in his first two games of this year, and looked like he was on his way to a breakout season.

    I wish Wilson a speedy recovery and hope he returns back to the form he was in prior to the injury.

  • Bearcats to face tough test at Franklin

    For the first time since October 2017, the No. 10 ranked Anderson County football team lost a regular season game and will look to rebound in the next game.

    Anderson’s next opponent is one that’s familiar, but will be a tough challenge – No. 7 Franklin County.

    The Flyers are one of only seven undefeated teams left in the 4A class, and roster a number of players that are capable of making an impact on the game at any moment.

  • Bearcats looking for first district win against Collins

    The Anderson County boys’ soccer team hasn’t won a game since its season opener on Aug. 13, but it’ll attempt to change that tomorrow when it hosts the defending 30th District champs Collins in a district showdown.

    The Bearcats are currently 1-7-1 (0-2) and are riding a three-game losing streak. Anderson has lost its first two district games of the season to Woodford County and Spencer County, and will have one district game left on its schedule against Shelby County after Thursday’s game.

  • School board gambles that you don’t care

     Column as I see ’em …

  • Republicans are producing intelligent gun legislation

     With children returning to school, recent mass shootings in Dayton, El Paso and Odessa are weighing heavily on the hearts and minds of our parents, our teachers and, in many cases, our children. According to the Kentucky Center for School Safety, there were more than 1,400 threats against our schools last year alone.