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Today's News

  • Scholarships are available to those providing early childhood education

    Kentucky’s child care providers and those who train child care providers might be eligible for the Early Childhood Development Scholarship to further their college education.

    The scholarships are available to those who work at least 20 hours per week or provide training in early childhood development at least 12 times per year for an approved organization. Kentuckians employed as a preschool associate teacher in a state-funded preschool program are also eligible.

  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Lady Mustangs place fourth in Frankfort boys' tourney

    The Anderson County Middle School girls' soccer team took on the boys over the weekend, finishing fourth in the six-team Frankfort Invitational Tournament. The Lady Mustangs joined the tournament when the organizers needed a team at the last minute.

    “We played really well and were close to the championship game,” said Anderson coach Daniel Rogers.

  • Strong pitching, balanced offense carry Rams to season-opening wins

    Cold temperatures could not stop the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg baseball team from scoring a victory in the season-opener.

    The Rams overcame temperatures in the 30s to rout visiting Grace Baptist, 17-7, to raise the curtain on the season on March 25. After a see-saw start, Christian Academy took the lead for good in the bottom of the third. Michael Cooper delivered a bases-loaded double to score three runs to highlight the uprising and push the Rams' lead to 9-3.

  • Big prizes on youth hunt weekend

    Anderson County youth display turkey season prizes.

  • 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. “