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Today's News

  • CAL Hoops Coach Does It “His” Way

    Humility can be defined as “unassuming, insignificant, meek, modest, not proud or haughty.”

    Christian Academy boys' basketball coach Cory Robinson certainly exemplifies the essence of each of those references in both his coaching style, his leadership ability and his interactions with others through his personal walk with the Jesus Christ.

  • COLUMN: Local Wildcat fans show just how Blue their blood really is

    If anyone from around these parts had made a reservation to travel to the Final Four a month ago, most of us would have thought they were either crazy or just college basketball junkies.

    Or maybe Louisville fans.

    After all, back in early March, it looked like the Cardinals were the only team inside the Commonwealth's borders that would have even a slight chance of playing in Jerry Jones' mansion.

  • Bearcats open journey toward state final

    Anderson County began a football journey which it hopes will take the Bearcats one step further in 2014 when the team opened spring practice on Monday.

    Anderson won its second regional championship in three years last fall but fell one game short of the state championship game. The Bearcats will again be one of the teams warranting long looks as a state finalist in 2014.

  • White bass are here, signaling end of harsh winter

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    It is now early April. If you asked most Kentuckians what it feels like weather wise, they would say it is the first of March.

  • Woodford Tourney not kind to Lady Bearcats

    Spring break was not a time on the beach for the Anderson County softball team. The Lady Bearcats dropped two of three games in the Woodford County Invitational Tournament, after being able to enter that event at the last minute.

    Anderson had originally been scheduled to play in the Southern Invitational in Louisville but that tourney was canceled.

  • New ACHS principal shares love of teaching

    Chris Glass, who was recently named Anderson County High School principal, can personally speak to the positive impact of teachers. A grade school teacher inspired him to pursue a career as an educator.

    “I had a wonderful math teacher that inspired me to pursue a career in education and make a difference in the lives of young people,” Glass said in an email interview. “I've always enjoyed working with young people and had a strong passion for math during my high school years. “

  • Memorial Day: It's back in for Anderson County

    Anderson County students and their families can plan a picnic after all now that Memorial Day has been added back to the school calendar as a day off school.

    The Anderson County Board of Education voted to add Memorial Day back to the school calendar as a holiday and end school Wed., June 4 during a special-called meeting Tuesday of last week.

  • Financial controls primary weakness in fiscal court audit

    A recently released state audit report of the Anderson County Fiscal Court primarily revealed weaknesses in internal financial controls for the last fiscal year, ending in June 30, 2013.

    Each year, an audit report is released to identify non-compliance with laws, regulations, contracts and grants of county fiscal courts. The auditor is also obligated to “comment on material weaknesses involving internal control over financial operations and reporting.”

  • PETA alleges Turtleman abused coyote in Waddy

    By Lisa King, Landmark News Service

    Animal advocates are investigating a report of animal cruelty that is alleged to have taken place in Waddy last spring during the filming of an episode of Animal Planet. 

  • ‘Cowboy Tommy’ visits ECC

    From staff reports 

    Preschool students at Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center were hosts to two very special guests from the Extension Agency, Joan Martin and Tommy Yankey, also know an “Cowboy Tommy,” the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Anderson County. Martin and Yankey read the book “Rodeo Ron and His Milkshake Cows” to students, according to a news release.