Today's News

  • Batcats win 14-and-under ASA title

    The Central Kentucky Batcats' 14-and-under softball team captured first place in the Kentucky state championship of the American Softball Association A division last Saturday. The tournament was held in Bowling Green.

    The Batcats went 5-1 for the tournament and outscored their opponents 37-15.

  • Batcats win gold at Bluegrass Games

    The Central Kentucky Batcats' 12-and-under softball team earned a gold medal at the Bluegrass State games recently. Team members are, front row, from left: McKinley Walls, Lyndsay Day, Kynleigh Miller, Hannah Burgin and Lela Freeman. Back row: Lauren Boblitt, Kendra Wolcott, Lexi Tinsley, Lauren Heckel, Emily Hestand and Hailey Johnson.

  • Head injuries not just a football problem

    It is still one of the most gripping scenes etched in the memories of American sports fans.

    His left arm trembling as he lit his torch from swimmer Janet Evans, Muhammad Ali slowly turned to light the Olympic Flame at Turner Field to open the Atlanta Olympics in 1996. At one time perhaps the most recognizable face in the world, the man who could “float like a butterfly and sting like a bee” could only meet Evans on a platform.

  • OUTDOORS: Trail cam shows what wildlife is doing

    Hot, hot, hot! I know that anyone reading this didn’t need to be reminded of just how hot the weather has been here in Kentucky. The drought is really taking a toll on everything seems like.  The yards, gardens, trees and even the wildlife seem to be taking a pretty stressful hit when things stay so hot and dry for so long. We went almost a month at my place without a decent rain.  It does save gas on mowing but it sure makes the grass awfully crispy walking to check out my trail cams.

  • Little Leaguers split first two state games

    The Anderson County Little League All-Stars split their first two pool play games in the state tournament, which began on Saturday in Prestonsburg.

    In the opener on Saturday, Marion County romped past Anderson, 10-0 in a game called after five innings because of the “mercy rule.”

  • Senior League drops state tourney opener

    BUCKNER – Even though Anderson County led 2-0 midway through its first round game of the Senior League state baseball tournament, one got the feeling the margin was not safe.

    It wasn't

    South Oldham erupted for three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, then added an insurance run one inning later to defeat Anderson 4-2 at in the double-elimination tournament at Oldham County High School.

  • Sports briefs for July 25, 2012

    FCA presents “Coach's Bible”

    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes presented Graham Carlton, head wrestling coach at Anderson County High School and baseball coach at Anderson County Middle School, with a copy of The Coach's Bible on July 11. Carlton, along with high school football coach Mark Peach and middle school wrestling coach Travis York, were honored for their participation in the Character Coaches program. Peach and York were not able to attend the presentation.

  • Coach pitch league has many players

    Coach pitch league teams played in the Anderson County Little League this summer.

  • Lynn Drive man busted for indoor pot patch

    A Lawrenceburg man is behind bars after the Kentucky State Police uncovered 68 marijuana plants growing in his apartment Thursday afternoon on Lynn Drive, according to a news release.

    Arrested was Chester L. Byrd, 46. He has been charged with cultivating marijuana, over five plants, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    He was charged and transported to the Shelby County Detention Center, according to the news release.

  • Little League and Senior League state tournament schedules


    The Anderson County Little League All-Stars will open play in the state tournament when they play Marion County on Saturday, July 21 at 6 p.m. All tournament games are being held at Stone Crest Field in Prestonsburg.

    The tournament is a pool play event with the top two teams from each pool advancing to the elimination tournament.