Today's News

  • Watts pounds zone in 'puzzling, dominating performance'

    SHELBYVILLE – The instructions to Steven Watts were simple: Just throw strikes.

    The senior right-hander pounded like a prize fighter last Tuesday as Anderson County knocked Spencer County out of the 30th District baseball tournament at Collins High School.

    Watts struck out 14 Spencer County batters and allowed just one hit as the Bearcats rolled to a 4-0 semi-final win. It was the fifth time in six years that Anderson had eliminated the Bears in district play.

  • BASEBALL: Hayes leads Bearcats to regional semis

    SHELBYVILLE – Granville Hayes just wanted to put the bat on the ball.

    Hayes stroked a one-out, bases-loaded single to score Tanner Roberts, giving Anderson County a 2-1 walk-off win over Owen County Monday night in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament being held at Collins High School.

    Hayes, who had struck out with the bases loaded in the third inning, drove Stone Osborne's 0-2 pitch to the right side of the infield. Owen could not make a play, setting off a wild celebration among the Anderson players.

  • SOFTBALL: Currens grand in regional opener

    CRESTWOOD – As soon as Kaci Currens connected, it was a no-doubter.

    The Anderson County eighth-grader belted a monster grand slam in the bottom of the first that was the spark for the Lady Bearcats' 8-1 win over 32nd District runner-up Simon Kenton Monday night in the opening round of the Eighth Region softball tournament at South Oldham High School.

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  • Eighth Region Softball Tournament Pairings

    Eighth Region softball tournament pairings

    At South Oldham High School


    Monday, May 28

    Walton-Verona vs. North Oldham, 9 a.m.

    Gallatin Co. vs. Spencer Co., 11 a.m.

    Anderson Co. vs. Simon Kenton, 6 p.m.

    Oldham Co. vs. Owen Co., 8 p.m.


  • Eighth Region Baseball Tournament Pairings

    Eighth Region baseball tournament pairings

    At Collins High School, Shelbyville


    Monday, May 28


    Simon Kenton vs. North Oldham, 9 a.m.

    Henry Co. vs. Shelby Co, 11 a.m.

    South Oldham vs. Walton-Verona, 6 p.m.

    Anderson Co. vs. Owen Co., 8 p.m.

  • BASEBALL: Case of Ks stops Rockets


    By Josh Cook

    Landmark News Service

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats have fun in the sand while winning district title


    TAYLORSVILLE – Anderson County's softball team has had plenty of fun in the sand this year.

    First was a spring break trip to Gulf Shores, Ala. Then, last week, it was fun in the sand of Taylorsville, Ky.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Bearcats outlast Collins, advance to region

    TAYLORSVILLE – Madison Brummett had never pitched 10 innings in a varsity softball game before last Tuesday night, but after battling to a 7-4 win over Collins, she could only smile and say, “My arm feels great.”

    “It always feels a little better when you win,” laughed Anderson County coach Brian Glass.

    Especially when that win is in an elimination game of the 30th District Tournament and is against the same team that eliminated Anderson in the same round a year ago.

  • Library board approves $3.336 million budget

    The library board of trustees unanimously voted to approve its final budget for the upcoming fiscal year with a few changes to its April draft.  
    Director Pam Mullins increased anticipated carryover for reserves for the next year by $100,000, bringing the total amount from $1.9 to $2 million.
    The amount of anticipated revenue, mostly garnered from the library’s property taxes, remained the same at a budgeted $1.336 million, $1.3 million of the total anticipated to come from tax receipts.