Today's News

  • ‘New’ McDonald’s reopens; ‘old’ one to be replaced

     The “new” McDonald’s restaurant near Eagle Lake Convention Center reopened last week with a state-of-the-art ordering system, and the “old” one near Tractor Supply will soon have one, too.

  • Star athletes charged with fieldhouse vandalism

     A pair of star athletes and two other men are facing multiple felony charges for allegedly vandalizing the baseball and football fieldhouses at Anderson County High School, according to a news release from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Much gray area in prep transfer rules

    What might have been a sign of the times we live in was making the headlines recently.

    In case you missed it, Mike Harmon, the father of Zion Harmon, who just completed his freshman season at Adair County High School and one of the nation’s top basketball prospects in the Class of 2021, announced that his son was looking at transferring to another school in Kentucky for his sophomore year. He named several schools as being on the list.

    As an eighth-grader, Harmon was a major factor in Bowling Green’s first state championship.

  • Bearcats could be better than expected

    Bryan Hyatt knows the eyes of local sports fans will be on his every move in his inaugural season as boys’ basketball coach at Anderson County High School.

    “That will be one thing that is different,” Hyatt smiled as he talked about his first summer leading the Bearcat program. “In the past, Glen (Drury) was head coach and he took the heat.”

  • Seven Anderson softballers Academic All-State

    Seven members of the 2018 Anderson County High School softball team have been named to the All-Academic Softball team by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

    Seniors Carmen Holt and Kelsey Sutherland were named to the first team as were juniors Jenni Beasley, Taylor Brown, Mattie Copenhaver and Lexi Tinsley. Senior Ashlyn Dearinger was named honorable mention.

  • Illegally kept deer fawn leads to drug charges

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources release

    The report of a deer fawn being kept illegally led to drug charges against a man and his mother in Marion County.

    On Monday, June 11, conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources charged 26-year-old Matt White, of Lebanon, Ky., with holding protected wildlife and one count of cultivation of five or more marijuana plants.

  • Older Mudcats earn split in Lexington showcase

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 15-and-under baseball team split four games in the Next Level 15u/16u Prospects Tournament, held last Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Lexington. The Mudcats are now 4-4 on the summer and will host their own tournament at Anderson County High School this weekend.

  • Young Mudcats sweep to own tourney title

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 13-and-under baseball team swept through four games to win its own tournament Saturday and Sunday at Barnes Memorial Field at Anderson County High School.

  • Minor League championship game photos
  • City park evacuated, residents told to shelter indoors after major gas line struck

    UPDATE: The city park reopened and the shelter indoors warning was lifted around 11:30 a.m., emergency personnel announced after Atmos Energy shut off a leaking natural gas line near the park.

    A natural gas leak forced the evacuation of the city park at the American Legion this morning, and residents in the block from Gailane Street, Carlton Drive, Broadway Street and U.S. 127 Bypass are being told to shelter indoors and extinguish any ignition sources.