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Today's News

  • Mat Cats struggle at state

    LEXINGTON -- This past weekend, the Anderson County wrestling team competed at the KHSAA Wrestling State Championships, but did not perform the way they had hoped.

    Five Mat Cat wrestlers competed in different weight brackets, but only one advanced far enough to compete on the second day of the championships.

  • Lady Bearcats set for postseason run

    After posting a 24-6 record in the regular season, the part of the season that the Anderson County girls’ basketball team has been looking forward to all year long is finally here: the postseason.

    The Lady Bearcats will begin their run through the postseason on Feb. 20 with a 30th District Tournament semifinal matchup against Shelby County. The game will kickoff what the Lady Bearcats hope to be a long postseason run, ending with a trip to Rupp Arena.

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  • Time for the pro-life advocates to worry about real baby killers

     I am pro-choice, which leads many pro-lifers to call me a baby killer.

  • Bills show House majority cares about life of unborn

     The pace picked up during week three of the 2019 General Assembly, with legislation clearing committees and passing the full House.

  • Bearcats' season ends in district semifinals

    TAYLORSVILLE – A second half comeback wasn’t enough to get the Anderson County boys’ basketball team past Spencer County on Tuesday night in the 30th District Tournament semifinals, as the Bearcats lost to the Bears 45-34.

    The loss ends Anderson’s season, with the Bearcats finishing with a 14-13 record after losing the final three games. This was Bryan Hyatt’s first season as head coach of the Bearcats, and while he’s disappointed by the result, he’s proud of the way his team fought until the final buzzer.

  • RV fire at Eagle Lake proves fatal

    One man is dead after the recreational vehicle he was living in caught fire Saturday afternoon, Anderson County Fire Chief Pat Krogman has confirmed.

    Timothy Garland, 43, was pronounced dead at a Cincinnati hospital, where he was transferred after initially being taken to Frankfort Regional Medical Center with injuries sustained in the fire.

    Garland, an employee at Eagle Lake Convention Center, lived in the RV behind the business.

  • Bearcats drop second straight to end regular season

    After returning home from a six-game road trip for Senior Night, the Anderson County boys’ basketball hosted Franklin County in hopes of ending their regular season with a win, but instead dropped their second straight game with a 47-35 loss to the Flyers.

    The Bearcats led by three at halftime, but were outscored 29-14 in the second half to end their regular season with a 14-12 record.

  • Lady Bearcats end regular season with eighth straight win

    The Anderson Co. girls’ basketball team ended their regular season with another win on Thursday night, defeating the two-time defending state champion Mercer County Titans 64-52.

    The Lady Bearcats capped off the season with a 24-6 record, winning their last eight games. Anderson held the lead throughout most of the game, holding a double-digit lead for most of the second half.

  • Summit in sight for Cats

    The Kentucky men’s basketball has been climbing the mountain during this month-long stretch of wins, and the top of the mountain is near.

    The mountain UK is climbing is the same one the Wildcats climb every year: the mountain of success that turns a group of young, inexperienced freshmen to a squad of unselfish, talented basketball players that play as one. John Calipari’s teams attempt to climb this mountain every year, with the 2012 national championship winning team making it the highest way up.