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Today's News

  • Cheese grits perfect compliment for any home-cooked meal

     Once a month, my husband Dan and I host a Bible study with our church. I love having everyone over and studying God’s word together.

  • Hines got better than he deserves

     Column as I see ’em …

  • Extra work paying off for Pierce

    Every athlete knows that in order to improve your game, you have to put in extra work when no one else is working.

    That’s what sophomore distance running standout Mason Pierce did in the preseason before this year’s track season.

    After a successful cross country season in the fall, Pierce decided he wanted to take his next running to the next level for the spring track season. After averaging around 40 miles per week for cross country, Pierce bumped up his weekly mileage to 50 in the preseason for track.

  • Louisville angler sets new saugeye record

    The new Kentucky state saugeye record was set last Friday when Dennis Rhea caught a 6-pound-13-ounce saugeye at the Guist Creek Lake in Shelby County.

    Rhea, a Louisville resident, was fishing at the lake with his black Labrador doodle when the new state record struck his silver minnow-shaped crankbait.

    Rhea successfully brought the fish to land, securing the new state record, which had stood since 1998.

  • Kentucky Derby ends in controversy, makes history

    Last year’s Kentucky Derby was highlighted by a record amount of rainfall, and this year, history was made once again, but it had nothing to do with the rain.

    Coming around the final turn in the must-watch race, multiple horses were horses were in contention, which created a lot of bumping and jostling. By the time the horses reached the end of the straightaway, Maximum Security pulled away and finished first after leading the entire race.

  • Mustang track takes home trophies from conference championships

    The Anderson County middle school track team won a pair of trophies at the Salt River Conference Championships on Monday night, as the boys’ team tied for first with West Jessamine while the girls finished second behind West Jessamine.

    Both the boys and the girls’ team were far ahead of third place, cementing themselves as one of the conference’s best. Along with that, they also set new records and had fun, which is all that Mustang track head coach Josh Morgan wanted to accomplish at the meet.

  • Multiple outcomes possible for softball district standings

    With only a few regular season games left on the schedule, that can only mean one thing: the postseason is near.

    However, Anderson County softball’s seed for the 30th District Tournament is far from decided. All of that will be decided in the coming week, as four games from May 7-14 will determine the seeds for the 30th District Tournament, which will take place at Shelby County following the final week of the regular season.

  • Anderson archery takes home hardware from state tournament

    Inches were all that separated Anderson County’s boys’ archery team and Lincoln County’s boys team at last week’s KHSAA State Archery Tournament.

    After the first of three flights at the state championship, Bullitt Central sat in first with a score of 2,020 and 140 10s. That score wound up being the winning score, but the second and third place spots were ultimately decided between Anderson Coounty and Lincoln County.

  • Bearcats gearing up for home stretch

    Since the calendar flipped to April, the Anderson County baseball team has played 12 of its last 16 games on the road, but that’s about to change.

    In six of Anderson County’s nine final games, they’ll play in the comfort of their own ballpark, beginning with a six-game home stand that will start this afternoon and end next Tuesday.

  • Teacher charged with threatening student

     A former Anderson County Middle School teacher has pleaded not guilty for allegedly threaening to cut off a student’s penis and shove it down his throat, according to documents on file in Anderson District Court.