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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Bearcat season reminds that things don't always seem fair

    One of the best life-lessons that sports teach is that sometimes things just are not quite fair.

    That might be taking what happened to the Anderson County boys' basketball team this year just a bit far. After all, the Bearcats put themselves in the unenviable position of having to play the 30th District's top-seeded team, Collins, in the first round of the tournament when they failed to win any of their district seeding games.

  • COLLEGE HOOPS: Penny named KIAC Player of the Year

    The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference basketball coaches selected Asbury University forward C.J. Penny as the conference player of the year, according to a news release.

  • Mustangs on target at regional archery tournament

    The Anderson County Middle School archery team recently won its regional tournament and will be participating in the state tournament on March 17-18.

    The Mustangs recorded a team score of 3,372, defeating second-place Elkhorn by 162 points.

  • Page, Rose sign with Cumberlands
  • WRESTLING: State medalist
  • Honored at Woodford

    Adrian Teegarden and Alexis McKee were honored at Woodford County High School volleyball banquet last week. Both have strong ties to Anderson County as Teegarden is the granddaughter of Pam Ware and the late Bob Ware. She is the daughter of Katie Ware of Woodford County. McKee is the daughter of William McKee, who played football at Anderson County High in the late 1960's.

  • Girls' regional and state tourney info

    The girls' Eighth Region Tournament, being played at Grant County High School, was delayed by the snow and ice storm that hit the area on Sunday and Monday.

    Two first-round games were scheduled to be played Tuesday night with two more tonight, Wednesday, March 5. Oldham County is scheduled to play Henry County at 6:30 p.m. with Anderson County set to play Walton-Verona at 8 p.m.

  • BASKETBALL: All-district tournament selections

    Six Anderson County High School basketball players were named to the All-30th District Tournament team, announced after Friday's championship game at Shelby County.

    Anderson County seniors Luke Mann and Darius Harvey were named to the boys' team by the district's coaches. Mann scored 14 points to lead the Bearcats against Collins while Harvey came off the bench to score 8 points, grab 5 rebounds and play solid defense.

  • Snow shuts down courthouse, city hall Monday

    City hall and the Anderson County courthouse closed Monday, March 3 due to a Sunday night winter storm that covered city and county roads with a thin sheet of ice and up to 4 inches of snow in some areas.

    As of 8 a.m. Monday morning, measured readings of snow depth varied from 1.8 to 4.5 inches for snow drifts in Anderson County as a result of Sunday's storm, according to the National Weather Service's website.

  • ONLINE EXTRA: Kays says Lady Bearcats cannot overlook Walton-Verona

    While most observers are already penciling in an Anderson County-Simon Kenton girls Eighth Region championship game for the fifth time in seven years, Anderson coach Tony Kays says such talk is premature.

    Anderson is scheduled to play Walton-Verona in the tournament's final first round game. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 at Grant County High School.