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Today's News

  • Squeezing out the competition

     Last Friday was a free-market battle among Emma B. Ward Elementary fifth graders, but the only trace of bitterness was in the product they vended. 

  • Trash hauler issues refunds

     Some businesses are starting to receive refunds for overage charges they paid to Republic Services.

  • Sharing his story

     Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, the Department of Veterans Affairs estimates only 558,000 are still alive in 2018.

  • Capturing God’s beauty

     Father Jeff Estacio answered the question without hesitation.

  • No shot, no school

     Students who failed to comply with the state’s new vaccination requirement for hepatitis A by the start of the school year were allowed to attend school anyway.

  • Chemistry 101, Bearcat style

    Mark Peach almost seemed out of place Friday night as he talked about Anderson County’s performance in a storm-shortened 28-0 win at Mercer County.

    “You think about Kentucky in 1997,” the Anderson football coach began.

    Well, yes, that glorious Wildcat season saw Tim Couch throw for about a million yards as Hal Mumme’s “Air Raid” made its debut in Lexington. A whole bunch of those yards went to Craig Yeast, who had played his high school football at Harrodsburg on the field a few yards from where Peach was talking.

  • Seth Carnahan Bowl set for Sept. 22

    The Seventh Annual Seth Carnaham Memorial Bowl will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 on Bob Ware Field at Anderson County High School.

    The Anderson County Middle School team will host Oldham County Middle School.

    The bowl game is designed to fund improvements for the Anderson County Middle School football program. Currently the facility is a practice field only. The Mustangs play their home games at Anderson County High School.

  • Truck Tuggers to host benefit Saturday

    The Kentucky Truck Tuggers will be hosting a benefit truck tug-o-war on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Anderson County Community Park. The action begins at 7 p.m. with scales open at 6 p.m.

    The event is dedicated to the memory of Spencer Hopkins, who recently died in a car crash in Woodford County.last month.

    The gate proceeds will go toward helping Hopkins family and the family of Dylan Boone, who also died in the accident, and Kelsey Berger, the only survivor of the accident. Admission is $10 at the gate. Hook fees are $20, according to a news release.

  • Bearcat soccer shut out

    After absorbing a pair of decisive losses last week, Anderson County High School boys’ soccer coach Jeff Pritchett said the remedy for what happened lies with simple proclamation.

    “We have to be better!” Pritchett said.

  • Anderson golfers 11th at Gene Hilen Tournament

    Anderson County’s girls’ golf team saw too many chances get away as the Lady Bearcats finished 11th out of 17 teams in the annual Gene Hilen Invitational Tournament, held Saturday at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort.

    The Lady Bearcats totaled 399 as a team, led by sophomore Haley Case with an 88 over 18 holes. Jaclynn Ruble followed with a 95 while Allaka Lewis and Lauren Holmes both shot 108.