Today's News

  • ONLINE ONLY: Late rally sends Bearcats past Carroll to regional final

    Anderson County erupted for four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning on its way to a 5-1 win over Carroll County in the Eighth Region Baseball Tournament semifinals, held at Henry County High School Wednesday of last week.

    The Bearcats send nine batters to the plate as they finally got to Carroll County pitcher Zakk Adams, who had limited the Bearcats to a run and one hit through five innings.

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  • Simon Kenton ends Bearcat baseball dream

    Simon Kenton's Tristen Marcum smacked a bases-loaded single to propel the Pioneers to a 3-1 win over Anderson County in the ninth inning of the Eighth Region championship game Thursday night at Henry County High School.

    The Anderson offense could not solve Simon Kenton ace Sean Lawrence, who struck out 15 Bearcats. Anderson did have the winning run at the plate in the bottom of the inning but were unable to get the big hit.

    For a complete report, see the June 4 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Bus crash on Spaulding Lane

    According to an Anderson County Schools press release, Thursday afternoon at approximately 4 p.m., the Anderson County Sheriff's Department and Anderson County EMS responded to a school bus crash on Spaulding Lane.

    There were students on the bus and two of them were transported to the Frankfort Regional Medical Center with reports of minor injuries. All parents of students involved in the accident have been notified.

    Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident.

  • This week's sports schedule

    This week in Anderson County Sports


    Anderson County High School



    Thursday, May 29: Eighth Region Tournament championship game at Henry County High School, 6:30 p.m. Check 


  • The Lineup

    Anderson County High School



    Eighth Region Tournament

    At Henry Co. High School


    Monday's first round

    Anderson Co. 7, South Oldham 3

    Carroll Co. 2, Grant Co. 1

    Simon Kenton 5, Henry Co. 1

  • The Lineup

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    The Lineup for May 28


    Anderson County High School



    Eighth Region Tournament

    At Henry Co. High School

  • Pleasant Hill fishing tournament was a great time of enjoying the outdoors

    By Jeff Lilly

    Outdoors columnist

    Spring is here and a lot sure goes on around the Lilly households much like most other homes I guess.

    Before you know it we’ll be wishing for those cooler days and nights once our hot and humid Kentucky summer rolls in here in a few weeks. Nothing lasts forever so let’s all enjoy the weather, good times with family and friends and all the great things and many blessings God has given us on this earth.

  • Twelfth-inning homer sends Lady Bearcats to state tourney

    Kaci Currens belted a home run in the top of the 12th inning to give Anderson County a 4-3 win over Oldham County in the Eighth Region Tournament championship game, played at Gallatin County High School Wednesday night.

    The Lady Bearcats will play the 15th Region chapion in the first round of the state tournament at Jack G. Fischer Park in Owensboro. Game time is set for 6 p.m., EDT. The winner of the 15th Region is not scheduled to be crowned until Thursday night.

    For complete information, see the June 4 edition of The Anderson News.

  • Anderson baseball wins big in varsity regional

    NEW CASTLE, Ky.  – Just call them the “Battlin' and Blazin' Bearcats.”

    Anderson County pitchers Conor Cotton and Josh Brown fought their way through a day when they did not have their best stuff while Bearcat runners repeatedly frustrated South Oldham to score a 7-3 win in the Eighth Region high school baseball tournament Monday at Henry County High School.