Today's News

  • #JillSharedLife

     Jill Hurst touched countless lives during her 18 years on Earth. Now, in death, the 2019 graduate of Anderson County High School will touch even more.

  • Murder charge expected

     A charge of wanton murder is expected in the case involving the suspect allegedly high on acid and fleeing from the police when he struck a vehicle earlier this month in front of the high school that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old Lawrenceburg woman and injured three others.

  • ‘Seasoned with love’

     Shooters Billiards ain’t about glitz and glamour. 

  • Lineup set for Burgoo Cook-off

     Bragging rights will be on the line Sept. 28 when the annual Burgoo Cook-Off takes center stage during the upcoming Burgoo Festival.

  • Anderson takes eighth at conference tournament

    VERSAILLES – The Anderson County boys’ golf team took eighth place out of 16 teams at the Central Kentucky Bluegrass Conference Tournament this past Saturday at Moss Hill Golf Course.

    Colby Martin led the Bearcats by firing a 76, which earned the senior a spot on the All-Conference First Team. Martin also finished second out of all competitors who are from the North Division of the conference.

  • Anderson cruises through Frankfort Invitational Tournament

    FRANKFORT – The Anderson County volleyball team rolled through the Frankfort Invitational Tournament this past Saturday by winning all four games it played in to win the tournament.

    The Lady Bearcats won every set they played in as well in a dominant performance throughout the whole tournament. The four wins improves Anderson’s record to 14-9 as of Tuesday morning, who had lost its previous four games before the tournament.

  • Bearcats take second at Capitol View Classic

    FRANKFORT – The Anderson County boys’ cross country team finished in second place at the Capitol View Classic this past Saturday behind a second and third place finish from Mason Pierce and Jordan McHugh.

    Pierce finished the 5,000 meter course in 17:46.12 while McHugh ran it in 18:03.31 to claim two of the three spots on the podium. Pierce was less than two seconds behind Nolan Foushee of Butler, who won the race in 17:44.50.

    Butler also claimed the team title with 30 points, which was 63 points better than Anderson.

  • Big plays late give Bearcats big win over Henderson County

    After losing its previous two games, the Anderson County football team hosted the No. 7 ranked team from 6A Henderson County Colonels and came out with a big win by a final score of 21-17.

    The win snaps a two game skid and improves Anderson’s record to 3-2. The win is arguably the biggest of the season for the Bearcats, and was setup by a couple of key plays late in the fourth quarter.

  • Seth Carnahan Bowl set for Saturday

    The eighth annual Seth Carnahan Memorial Bowl between Anderson County and Lexington Christian Middle School will take place this Saturday at Bob Ware Field behind Anderson County High School.

    The game is named after a former Mustang football player who died in August 2009 while trying to save a friend from drowning in Elkhorn Creek.

    “I love doing it and honoring Seth’s memory each year,” Mustang head coach Brian Holloman said. “I admire Mike [Carnahan] and the family so much for doing this and giving back to the middle school.”

  • Four county schools sell at auction for total of $1,360

     Compiled by Janie Bowen