Today's News

  • Offensive struggles doom Bearcats against Spencer County

    In need of a win to clinch the No. 2 seed in next month’s 30th district tournament, the Anderson County boys’ basketball team had its worst offensive performance of the season, as they scored a season-low 37 points in the 58-37 loss to Spencer County.

    The Bearcats shot 38 percent from the floor while the Bears shot 44 percent. Anderson County got off to a good start, leading 11-10 at the end of the first quarter, but they were outscored 48-26 the rest of the way.

  • Bearcats host Spencer County in district finale

    After suffering its first district loss of the season last Friday, the Anderson County boys’ basketball team will face its third and final district opponent of the season when it hosts Spencer County Tuesday night.

    This game will have a slight impact on the 30th district standings. With a win, Anderson County will lock up the No. 2 seed in next month’s district tournament, and would more than likely face Spencer County semifinals.

  • Bearcats show fight but fall to Collins

    The Anderson County boys’ basketball team got off to a hot start against Collins in Friday night’s district matchup, but the Bearcats couldn’t keep up the pace the rest of the way as they lost to Collins 58-41.

    At the end of the first quarter, Anderson County held a 15-7 lead after never trailing the entire quarter. Starting in the second quarter, Collins would flex its muscles and go on a 10-0 run, taking the lead as a result.

  • Lady Bearcats handle Collins to lock up top district seed

    The Anderson County girls’ basketball team locked up the top seed in next month’s 30th district tournament Friday night with a 58-44 victory over the Collins Lady Titans.

    Anderson County led throughout the whole game, but pulled away late in the third quarter with a trio of energy plays that excited the players and the crowd.

    “It was back and fourth and we kind of pulled away late but just the intensity of the game I thought was a really fun atmosphere to play in,” Birdwhistell said.

  • Anderson County to host basketball doubleheader with Collins

    On Friday evening, the Anderson County boys’ and girls’ basketball team will host a doubleheader as they’ll welcome Collins to Lawrenceburg in what will be a big game for both teams.

    For the boys, they’ll have a chance to keep their undefeated district record intact and give Collins its first district loss of the season. For the girls, they’ll have a chance to lock up the top seed in the district tournament for the fourth straight year.

  • Jesus chose us to conquer enemies of the soul

     Thus says Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ; you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, and a peculiar people. 

  • Perry was ‘Wonder Woman, ‘ Murphy a robot

     Compiled by Janie Bowen

  • Changes coming for restaurant inspections

     We’ve all seen the signs on the front doors of restaurants and other establishments — the giant “A” on a sheet of paper that serves as the facility’s health inspection grade but says almost nothing else.

  • Health board tables decision on needle exchange

     The Anderson County Board of Health voted to table the discussion to enact a needle exchange program for IV drug users during its meeting last week.

  • Cell phone tower proponents win by unanimous decision

     Buoyed by an overflow crowd brandishing “I Support the Tower” buttons, the joint Planning and Zoning Commission last Tuesday night unanimously approved AT&T’s controversial cell phone tower on Tracy Road.