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Today's News

  • Bearcats have busy week ahead

    The Anderson County High School boys’ basketball team embarks on a busy week with road games that could go either way.

    Thursday, the Bearcats visit Eighth Region rival Grant County in a renewal of a series that has been dormant since the 2010-11 season. (The teams did meet three years ago in a tournament at Clinton County.)

    The Braves are expected to be competitive in 2018-19 and were picked eighth in the Eighth Region pre-season poll of region coaches by The Cats’ Pause. Anderson was picked ninth.

  • Lady Bearcats prep for Christmas tourneys

    The Anderson County High School girls’ basketball team will be getting ready for a busy Christmas holiday season as the Lady Bearcats host Shelby County Thursday and then come back to entertain Eminence Saturday afternoon.

    Next Wednesday, the Lady Bearcats open the Christmas tournament season in the prestigious Queen of the Commonwealth tourney at Bullitt East High School. The Lady Bearcats take on Louisville Assumption in the first round.

  • Lady Bearcats pounce on Collins’ hunting season

    SHELBYVILLE -- It had been billed on Twitter as the opening day of Bearcat hunting season, but Anderson County was the hunter, not the hunted, at Collins last Tuesday night.

    While Collins appeared to pull out all the stops in an effort to derail Anderson, the Lady Bearcats rolled to an 81-50 win over the team that has been billed as the biggest threat to the Lady Bearcats in the 30th District. Anderson hit 13 three-point shots, keeping Collins from getting close enough to be dangerous, and played at a frenetic pace that visibly wore the hosts down.

  • Honoring America!

    The Emma B. Ward choir sings the National Anthem at the Bearcat basketball game on Dec. 1.

    NOTE: We are having technical problems in posting other photos of the choir performing.  Those photos will be posted as soon as possible.

  • Warning: Don’t eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14

    Do not eat Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas purchased after Nov. 14.

    That is the warning issued late yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration after it was determined a worker at the Lawrenceburg-based candy maker tested positive for hepatitis A, a highly infectious liver disease.

    “We are currently working with Bauer’s Candies on a voluntary recall of affected products,” the FDA said in an announcement posted to the federal website.

  • ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ debuts at high school

     The Anderson County High School Bearcat Theatre was the scene of several firsts Friday night. 

  • Ferry crowned Miss Kentucky Mini Supreme
  • Winter brings cold weather, lice infestations

     Lice are small, wingless, flat-bodied insects with legs modified for grasping hair shafts. They are generally host-specific.

  • First Christian shows courage to lead

     We moved to Lawrenceburg in 2015, the year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage the law of the land and Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, for religious reasons, she said, refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

  • Agree with Teri Carter on Medicaid? Maybe

     Column as I see ’em …