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Today's News

  • Anderson takes care of Spencer to keep undefeated district record intact

    The Anderson County girls’ soccer team further cemented its place atop the 30th District standings on Monday night with a 4-1 win over Spencer County.

    The win moves Anderson’s district record to 3-0 with one game remaining. It also guarantees Anderson a top two seed in next month’s district tournament with a good chance to secure the overall top seed.

    “A district win is always a good win,” Lady Bearcat head coach Jason Earnest said after the game.

  • Mistakes cost Bearcats against Mercer

    The Anderson County Bearcats tasted defeat in the regular season for the first time since October 2017 on Friday night with a 15-13 loss to Mercer County.

    The loss drops Anderson’s record to 2-1 on the young season. The Bearcats had multiple chances to come out with a win, but 18 penalties for 158 yards and five turnovers spoiled Anderson’s chances of winning.

    “In football, you got to bring some emotion and passion and some mental focus and we didn’t really do any of that tonight,” Bearcat head coach Mark Peach said after the game.

  • Retired teacher pays a visit to CAL

     Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Cathy Glass, a teacher at the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg.

  • News briefs

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  • From picker to punk rocker to postman and back

     Like most young teens growing up in the mid-70s, Paul Williams was content to riff along to Ted Nugent and Kiss in his parent’s basement. 

  • Toll keeps on winning at the 100th state fair

     Compiled by Janie Bowen

  • Bearcats take fourth at second invitational of season

    SHELBYVILLE – The Anderson County boys’ cross country team raced in its second invitational of the season this past weekend at the Shelby County Invitational and came away with a fourth place finish.

    The Bearcats scored 101 points, which was three points behind Collins, who grabbed the final podium spot.

    Finishing in first was Butler with 33 points, followed by Western Hills with 95 points.

    The Bearcat scorers averaged 19:35 for the 5k course, and they were only one of four teams to average a time under 20 minutes.

  • Battle of the unbeatens

    After coming off a close 23-21 win over Madison Central, the Anderson County football team is gearing up for its next challenge: the Mercer County Titans.

    Just like the Bearcats, the Titans are 2-0 this season with a 21-point win over West Carter and a 13-point win over Allen County–Scottsville. Both games were bowl games played on a Saturday, meaning Mercer only has six days to prepare for Anderson while the Bearcats have the full seven-day window of preparation.

  • Lady Bearcats off to best start in recent years

    The Anderson County volleyball team is off to one of its best starts to the season in recent memory, which bodes well for them in the postseason.

    Through the first 14 games, the Lady Bearcats sit at 9-5, which is only the fourth time in the last 10 years (first time since 2015) that they’ve had a record above .500 14 games in.

  • School scare suspects released without bond

     The suspects in last Tuesday’s scare that temporarily locked down three schools were released two days later on their own recognizance, court documents show.