Today's News

  • Trial off after granny takes plea deal

    The woman charged with tying up her 3-year-old granddaughter for up to 16 hours each day has accepted a plea offer instead of going to trial, which was scheduled to begin Monday.
    Commonwealth’s Attorney Laura Donnell confirmed that Carolyn Case has accepted a plea deal, but declined to say what the deal is until it is formally signed.
    Case is now scheduled to formally enter a guilty plea Dec. 17 in Anderson Circuit Court, Donnell said Monday afternoon. The recommended sentence from Donnell’s office will be revealed at that time.

  • BASKETBALL: Bearcats literally being thrown to the Wolves

    Some basketball coaches believe in “throwing them to the wolves” in an effort to toughen teams up, but Anderson County boys' basketball coach Glen Drury is literally doing that Saturday.

    The Bearcats take on Wolfe County – yes, the mascot is a wolf – during Saturday's Kentucky Bank Classic at Bourbon County High School.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats turn back Dunbar upset bid

    Anderson County rallied from a five-point deficit to defeat upset-minded Dunbar in girls' basketball action last Thursday in Lexington.

    Down 34-29, the Lady Bearcats reeled off the next 13 points to take control for their second win of the season.

    “We know that everyone is going to bring their best game against us,” said Tony Kays, coach of the top-ranked Lady Bearcats.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats to take on one of Indiana's best

    Since John Calipari and Tom Crean could not come to an agreeement on how to play that formerly annual December love-fest, it must have been left up to the high schools.

    At one of Indiana's best girls' basketball teams is next on the agenda for Anderson County's top-ranked Lady Bearcats.

  • BASKETBALL: Carson's 54 points not enough as Anderson holds on

    Things might not go exactly according to the prescribed script but the final ending is all that really matters.

    East Jessamine junior Ronnie Carson lit up host Anderson County for 54 points, a Jaguar record, but the Bearcats held on to prevail 94-91 in boys' basketball action Thursday night.

  • WRESTLING: Only shot gives Mat Cats first-ever win over LaRue

    BARDSTOWN – It was kind of like being down five, lining up at the opponent's 25-yard-line and having a minute to play.

    Anderson County knew there was only one path to a first-ever win over perennial power LaRue County.

    “I told Isaac Mason, 'We need a pin,'” a beaming Anderson coach David Lannum said moments after the Bearcats had scored a 42-41 win in the Nelson County quad-match last Wednesday.

  • Rams take a pair of close ones

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys' basketball team held on for a 54-51 win over host Danville Christian on Nov. 26.

  • Tired phone cries foul

    A word to the wise if you are attending basketball games this winter: Make sure your cell phone is fully charged.

    “Did you wear your phone out tweeting about this one,” Anderson County boys' basketball coach Glen Drury asked as we got ready for the usual post-game interview last Thursday.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Anderson survives early foul trouble, rolls past LaRue in Top 10 showdown

    HODGENVILLE – On a day when the big-time talent was on display, it was some unheralded reserves who shone the brightest.

    Sophomore Kaci Currens came off the bench to score 16 points while junior Corrin Robinson added 11 to boost top-ranked Anderson County to a 69-51 win over host LaRue County in the Corky Cox Classic at LaRue County High School on Saturday.

  • Anderson sports schedules revised due to weather

    UPDATED, 6 P.M. FRIDAY: The Shelby County Holiday Classic swim meet has been canceled, according to Anderson County coach Karla Williams.

    The weather has already played havoc with Anderson County's weekend sports schedule.

    One of the biggest early-season girls' basketball games, Anderson County at LaRue County, originally scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, has been moved up to noon on Saturday.