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Today's News

  • Help wanted: Man’s Walmart video goes viral

     Roughly 15 minutes of waiting for service at the local Walmart translated into 15 minutes of fame for Lawrenceburg resident Forrest Hunter.

  • Man found dead from gunshot wound

     Investigators with the Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Louisville man who died on a farm he owns in Anderson County of a gunshot wound to the head, according to information provided by Anderson County Coroner Dr. Mark Tussey.

  • ‘Born a teacher’

     Lori Wells tried to shy away from teaching. 

  • America in Bloom effort branches out

     Fourteen little mounds of soil outside the Anderson County Extension office will some day blossom into a diverse gallery of native trees, thanks to efforts from volunteers with a local beautification project. 

  • News briefs

     Retired teachers to meet

  • Another face on the dream

    There’s another face on the dream now.

    Unless you have been totally sealed from society over the last few days, you know that Anderson County native Logan Woodside was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.

  • Collins turns Bearcat errors into district win

    SHELBYVILLE -- Just when it looked like Anderson County was turning the corner on the 2018 baseball season, the Bearcats’ defense wrecked Monday night.

    Seven errors, as scored by The Anderson News, allowed Collins to score six unearned runs in an 8-6 win over the Bearcats in a 30th District game at the Titans’ home park. Collins improved to 13-10 on the season and 3-2 in district play. Anderson, which had won two of its last three and was showing signs of coming around just in time for the post-season, fell to 3-16, 0-3.

  • Riley leads Cumberlands to 7th consecutive MSC title

    Anderson County native Kaitlyn Riley captured her second consecutive Mid-South Conference individual women’s golf championship in leading the University of the Cumberlands to its seventh consecutive MSC championship.

    Riley shot a one-over 73 in the third round of the championships, held at Bowling Green Country Club last Monday through Wednesday. Riley led the Lady Patriots as they expanded a four-stroke lead entering the final round to a 28-stroke final margin over Cumberland University of Tennessee.

  • Bearcat spring game set

    The Anderson County High School football team will be conducting the annual spring game today, Wednesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. on Bob Ware Field.

    The spring game is the culmination of spring practice sessions. Kentucky High School Athletic Association rules allow 10 practices inside a span of 15 school days. The spring game was originally scheduled for last Friday but rains and wet grounds played havoc with the Bearcats’ schedule. Anderson has until Friday, May 4 to complete spring practice.

  • Top teams thump Lady Cats

    Anderson County’s resilience will be tested after a week of taking on some of Kentucky’s best high school programs.

    The Lady Bearcats took three resounding losses to a trio of ranked teams as they entered the final month of the regular season. Anderson’s record stood at 6-8 after the weekend.