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Today's News

  • Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness...but what about joy

    By Brian Owens

    Faith Columnist

    When you read the Bible, you are reading the very Word of God. Every word of it is “God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16), making it inerrant, infallible and the final authority in all matters of faith and practice. Yet, while all scripture is authoritative, not every portion of scripture is equally applicable to every situation.

  • Jail Log for April 17-24

    The following people were arrested and transported to jail April 17-24, according to Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.


    April 17

    James Hutchinson for assault 2nd by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Zachary Penwell for a Shelby County warrant by Lawrenceburg Police Department.

    Justin Hume for flagrant non-support by Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Bearcat basketball: Looking back, looking ahead

    It has been eight weeks since that night Collins ended the Anderson County boys' basketball season in the 30th District tournament opener. The Bearcats fought and battled, but ultimately, Collins just had too many weapons for a depleted Anderson team to overcome.

    But high school sports are designed, in part, to teach life lessons. One of those lessons Anderson County should have learned in 2013-14 is that life, like basketball, does not always deliver a stacked hand, or even what one would think is a fair hand.

  • He really knows his stuff

    LEXINGTON – Sometime during Saturday's Blue-White spring football game, Freddie Maggard took to Twitter to let the world know about his newest experience.

    “Tom is a legend. This is not easy at all. Everything happens fast and then on to next play,” the Anderson County resident and former University of Kentucky quarterback tweeted out.

  • Get-well wins better than get-well cards for rising Anderson track

    There are get-well cards and then there are get-well wins.

    Anderson County track and field believed Coach Keith Brown would much rather have the latter and delivered.

    The Bearcat boys posted impressive victories in the Boyle County Invitational and the Danville All-Comers meets last week, perhaps the best get-well wishes the coach could receive.

  • Anderson lacrosse team gets overtime win at Greenwood

    The Anderson County boys' lacrosse team rallied from a 4-1 first quarter deficit to defeat Greenwood, 8-7, Saturday in Bowling Green.

    Caleb Shepherd took a pass from Dillon Harrod to score the winning goal in sudden death overtime.

    Anderson County, which was without three starters due to injuries or personal reasons, cut the lead to 5-3 by halftime, then used three goals in a four-minute span of the fourth quarter to go in front, 7-6.

  • Three local golfers on KSU conference titlist

    The Kentucky State University men's golf team took the championship of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament last Wednesday.

    The Thorobreds shot a three-day total of 991 at the Woodward Golf and Country Club in Bessemer, Ala.

    Three Anderson County High School graduates – Dylan Riley, Joseph White and Gabe McMichael – are members of the Kentucky State team.

  • Lady Bearcat softball rolls past Shelby, Spencer

    The Anderson County softball team continued its winning ways Thursday with a 6-1 win over Shelby County at the Shelby County Athletic Complex.

    The Lady Bearcats extended their winning streak to nine games and had won 12 of 13 heading into Tuesday's scheduled game at East Jessamine. Most importantly, Anderson improved to 5-0 in district play and could clinch the 30th District Tournament's top seed with a win at Collins on May 6, regardless of what else happens in the district.

  • Mason named to Leach All-Resilient team

    Anderson County High School senior James Mason was honored Thursday night as a member of the TomLeachKy.com All-Resilient Team of Kentucky student-athletes.

    The team, which was also sponsored by the Kentucky National Guard, the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association and Star Communications, was honored in a ceremony at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

  • Great spring fishing available in nearby lakes

    Spring has finally arrived and with it comes turkey season and some of the best fishing of the year. The air has warmed now and the lake waters of Kentucky are well on their way to those 60 degree temperatures that fire up the largemouth bass and crappie spawns.