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Today's News

  • District Court Proceedings

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings Nov. 17.

    Steven D. Preston, review, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license -- diversion completion review Nov. 3, 2010.

    Jamie W. Purvis, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- failed to appear.

    Timothy Renfrow, arraignment, failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security -- dismissed.

    Raymond Reyes Jr., arraignment, license to be in possession -- dismissed.

  • Come out and support skate park fundraiser

    When I decided to join the Lawrenceburg Skate Park committee with my mother in honor of my brother’s memory, I knew I was doing something good for my community and the youth that live here.

    However, I did not know where this journey was going to lead me.

    I have been amazed at the wonderful people that I have met, the encouragement I have received from friends, family and even people in this community that I did not know before getting involved.

  • Bearcats show promise at regional meet

    According to senior Matt Nichols, Anderson County seventh-grader James Mason is “the next Michael Phelps.”

    Friday and Saturday, 22 Bearcats and Lady Bearcats competed in the high school Region 3 swim meet at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles. While no Anderson swimmer advanced to the state, there was some excitement for the team.

  • Western Hills upsets Lady Bearcats

    Western Hills overcame an eight-point deficit in the final five minutes, then took control in overtime to upset host Anderson County in girls' basketball action Wednesday night.

    Meagan Walker hit a running jumper with three seconds to play, sending the game to the extra period. Walker led all scorers with 15 points.

    Anderson placed no one in double figures and was paced by Lindsay Fultz's eight points.

    Tuesday, the Lady Bearcats completed district play by routing Eminence 78-20. Fourteen different players scored for Anderson, which is now 14-4 on the year.

  • Bearcats whip Dunbar, Grant

    UPDATED Saturday, Feb. 14, 11 p.m.

    Anderson County never trailed as the Bearcats whipped highly-regarded Dunbar, 60-47, in boys' high school basketball action Friday night at S.T. Roach Gym in Lexington.

    The Bearcats led by as many as 18 points late in the fourth quarter as they recorded their ninth straight win. The Bearcats are now 18-4 on the year.

    C.J. Penny led Anderson with 26 points and 10 rebounds.

  • Lady Bearcats defeat Woodford

    The Anderson County girls' basketball team defeated visiting Woodford County 64-47 Friday night. Caroline McDowell led Anderson with 16 points.

    For a complete report, see the Feb. 18 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Defense never rests

    The defense never rested Saturday night.

    At least for Anderson County it did not. The Bearcats limited McCreary Central to 25 percent accuracy and held the visiting Raiders to 30 points below their average in dismantling one of the 12th Region favorites, 55-35.

    “Our defense was tremendous tonight,” Anderson coach Glen Drury said.

  • This week in Anderson County sports

    Anderson County High School sports

    Boys' basketball

    Friday, Feb. 13: Anderson County at Paul L. Dunbar, 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 14: Grant County at Anderson County, 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 7:30 p.m.

    Boys' freshman basketball

    Wednesday, Feb. 11: Anderson County at Henry County, 7 p.m.

    Girls' basketball

    Wednesday, Feb. 11: Western Hills at Anderson County, 7:30 p.m.

    Junior varsity game at 6 p.m.

  • Funeral director indicted on two felonies

    A funeral director with Gash Memorial Chapel was indicted Wednesday by the Franklin County grand jury on two felony charges, according to the Franklin Circuit Court Clerk's office.

    Lance Roe, 27, is charged with complicity to commit unlawful access to a computer, a Class C felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class D felony.

    Roe is also a former part-time deputy with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office who assisted with crowd control.

  • Lady Bearcats work overtime to win at Clark; Stoner tallies career-best

    Anderson County needed an overtime period, but the Lady Bearcats posted a 61-58 win in girls' basketball action at George Rogers Clark on Saturday afternoon.

    Lindsay Fultz and Makenzie Stoner led Anderson with 16 points each as the Lady Bearcats improved to 13-3 on the year. Tiffany Davenport added 14 points while Fultz pulled down 11 rebounds.