Today's News

  • FOOTBALL: No mess (What?) as Bearcats slog past Woodford

    There wasn't much messy about Anderson County's win over Woodford County last Friday night.

    Except, of course, the football field.

    And the Bearcats' and Yellow Jackets' uniforms.

    And the shoes of just about anyone who had to be on the rain-soaked field at Warford Stadium.

  • The sights of Homecoming

    Scenes from Anderson County High School's Homecoming celebration.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Bearcat guns take shootout at the Shelby corral

    Rivalry games often have unexpected results.

    Anderson County worked overtime, and then some, to put away district rival Shelby County in a shootout last Friday at the Shelby County Athletic Complex. 

    The Lady Bearcats outscored Shelby, 4-2, in the penalty kick segment of the contest to go 3-0 in district play. Anderson, after a loss at Bardstown on Saturday, stood at 7-10-2 heading into the final week of the regular season.

    Shelby, which fell to 0-3 in the district, is 10-7-1 overall.

  • GOLF: Signature shot sends Harrod to state

    SPRINGFIELD -- Tyler Harrod only needed to be himself.

    In a playoff for the final individual berth in the state golf tournament, Harrod dropped an approach shot about 18 inches from the pin, then calmly tapped in his putt to par the extra hole and defeat Green County's Brennan Milby at the Region 4 Golf Tournament last Wednesday.

    Playing the 344-yard first hole at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course, near Springfield, Harrod simply did what he had to do.

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 3, 2012

    Riley competing at state golf tournament

    Anderson County High School golfer Kaitlyn Riley is competing at the girls' state high school tournament being held at Bowling Green Country Club. Riley won a playoff in the regional tournament to advance to the state for the third straight year.

  • GOLF: Riley finishes in Top 30

    Anderson County golfer Kaitlyn Riley shot a 9-over 81 during her second round at the state high school golf tournament on Wednesday.
    The round gave Riley a two-day total of 163, good to be in a five-way tie for 27th place in the tournament, held at Bowling Green Country Club.
    See the Oct. 10 edition of The Anderson News for more details.

    Riley makes cut at state tourney

  • FOOTBALL: Bearcats slide past Woodford

    Anderson County erupted for two third quarter touchdowns on the way to a 21-7 district win over visiting Woodford County Friday night.

    Despite dominating the stat sheet, the Bearcats were only up 7-0 just past the midway point of the third quarter when Ross Cox ran two yards for a touchdown. Granville Hayes set the score up when he motored for 61 yards the play before.

  • GOLF: Harrod qualifies for state

    SPRINGFIELD – Anderson County golfer Tyler Harrod won a one-hole playoff Wednesday to earn a berth in the boys' state high school golf tournament.

    Harrod, a junior, shaved five strokes off his final five holes to finish with a 4-over 76 in the regional golf tournament held at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course. Harrod forced a tie, then on the extra hole, placed his third shot about 18 inches from the pin. Harrod then tapped the ball in for par to win the playoff.

  • Church briefs: 9-26-12

    Alton Baptist adds
    children’s minister
    Alton Baptist Church has recently called Ginger Barton to serve as the church’s minster to children.
    Barton is a graduate of Campbellsville University with a degree in Christian educational ministries and office management.  

    Trinity Church of God
    hosts concert
    The New Dawn Singers will perform at 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Lawrenceburg Trinity Church of God.
    The church is located at 106 Hilltop Drive, Lawrenceburg.

  • The truth about loyalty to Christ

    Anybody remember the second point of the Scout law? Any den mothers, patrol moms, former Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts out there?
    “A scout is trustworthy, _____, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. The missing word above and the second point of the Scout law — loyal.