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Today's News

  • ‘He was our brother, and we brought him home’

     Mike Fink’s wife gasped Monday afternoon when the procession of vehicles escorting her late husband’s body back to Lawrenceburg from Frankfort reached the Anderson County line.

  • AT&T takes another shot at Tracy Road cell tower

     After scrapping its plans earlier this year to build a cell phone tower on Tracy Road following complaints from neighbors, AT&T has resubmitted a plan to build a shorter tower at the same location.

  • Lady Bearcats pounding opponents now but it’s a long road to March

    Everyone knew the winter of 2018-2019 could be quite special for girls’ high school basketball in Anderson County, but really?

    In case you haven’t been keeping score, the Lady Bearcats are 5-1 on the season after pounding Spencer County in a district matchup Saturday afternoon.

    Consider these numbers: 17, 51, 51, 31 and 35. Those are the margins of victory the Lady Bearcats have put up in their wins.

  • Walton-Verona outlasts scrappy Bearcats

    The difference between a Top 15 high school basketball team and one that is rebuilding was on display Friday night.

    Walton-Verona, one of the favorites to win the Eighth Region, forced 20 Anderson County turnovers and used its size to disrupt the Anderson attack to claim a 58-45 decision on Anderson’s home court.

    Walton-Verona remained perfect at 5-0 while Anderson dropped its first game after winning two.

  • Fourth quarter surge lifts Bearcats past Bethlehem

    Anderson County guards Tyler Rice and Alex Carpenter unleashed a blizzard of three-pointers Saturday as the Bearcats rallied to beat Bethlehem, 64-49, In the Bardstown Tipoff Classic at Bardstown High School.

    Rice nailed four long balls in the first half as part of his game-high 23-point effort. Carpenter added 18 points, bagging six home run balls.

    “Tyler got hot in the second quarter,” Anderson coach Bryan Hyatt said. “He hit four (threes) in a row and we know he can do that. He was playing well in the first half.”

  • Bearcats have busy week ahead

    The Anderson County High School boys’ basketball team embarks on a busy week with road games that could go either way.

    Thursday, the Bearcats visit Eighth Region rival Grant County in a renewal of a series that has been dormant since the 2010-11 season. (The teams did meet three years ago in a tournament at Clinton County.)

    The Braves are expected to be competitive in 2018-19 and were picked eighth in the Eighth Region pre-season poll of region coaches by The Cats’ Pause. Anderson was picked ninth.

  • Lady Bearcats prep for Christmas tourneys

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team will be getting ready for a busy Christmas holiday season as the Lady Bearcats host Shelby County Thursday and then come back to entertain Eminence Saturday afternoon.

    Next Wednesday, the Lady Bearcats open the Christmas tournament season in the prestigious Queen of the Commonwealth tourney at Bullitt East High School. The Lady Bearcats take on Louisville Assumption in the first round.

  • Lady Bearcats pounce on Collins’ hunting season

    SHELBYVILLE -- It had been billed on Twitter as the opening day of Bearcat hunting season, but Anderson County was the hunter, not the hunted, at Collins last Tuesday night.

    While Collins appeared to pull out all the stops in an effort to derail Anderson, the Lady Bearcats rolled to an 81-50 win over the team that has been billed as the biggest threat to the Lady Bearcats in the 30th District. Anderson hit 13 three-point shots, keeping Collins from getting close enough to be dangerous, and played at a frenetic pace that visibly wore the hosts down.

  • Honoring America!

    The Emma B. Ward choir sings the National Anthem at the Bearcat basketball game on Dec. 1.

  • Warning: Don’t eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14

    Do not eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14.

    That is the warning issued late yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration after it was determined a worker at the Lawrenceburg-based candy maker tested positive for hepatitis A, a highly infectious liver disease.

    “We are currently working with Bauer’s Candies on a voluntary recall of affected products,” the FDA said in an announcement posted to the federal website.