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Today's News

  • Anderson County legend Ben Wilson dies at 85

     Compiled by Janie Bowen

  • Bearcats gearing up for Frankfort Rotary Capital City Soccer Classic

    After starting the season with a win and a loss, the Anderson County boys’ soccer team will play its next four games in the Frankfort Rotary Capital City Soccer Classic.

    The inaugural tournament will feature four teams – including Anderson County – and will last a span of five days beginning on Aug. 20.

  • Golf scramble raises money for Anderson softball

    The Anderson County softball team hosted the Lady Bearcat Golf Scramble this past Sunday at Wild Turkey Trace in an effort to raise money for next season.

    The tournament raised around $800 for the team, which will be used to cover the costs for next season.

    Nine teams competed in the tournament, and after the round concluded, two teams were knotted in a tie for first.

  • Lady Bearcats sweep first game of season

    DANVILLE – The Anderson County volleyball team started off its season they it hoped it would by sweeping Boyle County 3-0 this past Monday.

    The set scores for the match were 25-12, 25-7 and 25-16. Anderson only had six 3-0 sweeps last season, and only three of those instances featured a set where the Lady Bearcats held their opponent to less than 10 points.

  • Site-based council missed a great opportunity

     We are all painfully aware of the senseless shootings that have taken place in our country in the last weeks. Dayton, Ohio, El Paso Texas, and the garlic festival in California.

  • Mary Jo Thacker wins Meritorious Service award

     Compiled by Janie Bowen

  • Grand jury indictments

     The following people were recently indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury, according to information provided by the Anderson County Clerk of Circuit Court.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Jagger Gillis, Zach Labhart and Sam Harrod

    When you read the title of this column, you probably first thought that this edition would take place on the football field, but it did not.

    The competition took place in the parking lot of Anderson County High School – right next to the field house for the football field – but it was a cornhole battle instead.

    When I first introduced the idea of these me vs. student-athlete competitions earlier this summer, Jagger Gillis – Anderson County’s quarterback – told me he’d be interested in playing me in cornhole.

  • Battles with Bearcats: Jagger Gillis, Zach Labhart and Sam Harrod

    When you read the title of this column, you probably first thought that this edition would take place on the football field, but it did not.

    The competition took place in the parking lot of Anderson County High School – right next to the field house for the football field – but it was a cornhole battle instead.

    When I first introduced the idea of these me vs. student-athlete competitions earlier this summer, Jagger Gillis – Anderson County’s quarterback – told me he’d be interested in playing me in cornhole.

  • Anderson wins Lady Pirate Classic

    BEREA – The Anderson County Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team won The Lady Patriot Classic this weekend by defeating all five opponents it faced.

    The Lady Mustangs beat Knox Central, Jackson County, Meece, Southwest Pulaski and Elkhorn in the championship game to win the tournament. Anderson won its five games by an average of 11.6 points, with the biggest win coming against Southwest Pulaski, who Anderson beat by 19.

    Three of Anderson’s five wins came by double digits.