Today's News

  • Bearcat triple-header canceled

    A full day of baseball at Anderson County High School's Barnes Field was canceled Saturday as heavy rains moved into the area.

    Andreson County was to have played North Oldham and Gallatin County, a late replacement on the schedule for Grant County with the two visiting teams squaring off in the third game.

    With the regular season set to end on Saturday, the games will not be rescheduled.

  • Aldridge fires no-hitter in Boyle tourney

    Mia Aldridge fired a no-hitter as the Anderson County softball team routed Rockcastle County, 9-1, in the Custom Air Classic, hosted by Boyle County Saturday.

    Aldridge gave up a first-inning run as she walked three and the Anderson defense committed one of its four errors.

    “I didn't know until later that night,” said her father, Anderson coach Brent Aldridge. “Mia got off to a rough start but settle in nicely.”

    For the complete story, see the May 21 issue of The Anderson News.

  • Turpin does not want softball career to end

    CAMPBELLSVILLE – The smile on Courtney Turpin's face is still the as it was that day when she, then a seventh-grader, walked out of the pitching circle with her first varsity win at Anderson County.

    That smile eases across Turpin's face, then explodes with the exuberance that became her trademark as a Lady Bearcat.

  • Anything can happen in one and done

    I remember the year Eminence won Region 8

    Taking down all of the big boys, the tiniest school in the state

    They had a really tough pitcher and they got a pretty good draw

  • Hunter Education teaches safe hunting

    By Kevin Kelly

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    It is a few minutes before 6 p.m. on Friday and vehicles continue pulling into the parking lot at the Scott County Extension Center.

    An orange sign marked “Hunter Education” confirms the visitors are in the right place and directs them to proceed to the North Room, where a uniformed Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources conservation educator welcomes his new students.

  • Striped bass coming back at Lake Cumberland

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    A jointed Thunderstick or Redfin lure slowly worked on the surface along a main lake bank on Lake Cumberland at 3 a.m. in late April may provoke a reaction from a striped bass that feels like it could rip your arm off your shoulder.

    The savagery of a surface strike from a striped bass on a late spring night on Lake Cumberland is one of the outdoor experiences that sears into the brain, leaving a lifelong scar that itches every April.

  • Anderson beats Sayre, falters twice

    Anderson County showed the ups and downs of a baseball season last week.

    The Bearcats won only one of three games, being shut out the last two, before a scheduled double header Saturday after press deadlines for this edition of The Anderson News.

    Last Monday, the Bearcats ripped Sayre, 8-2, as the Bearcats erupted for seven runs in the third inning.

    Junior Josh Brown went the distance to pick up the win.

  • Bearcats celebrate basketball season

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team celebrated the 2013-14 basketball season with the annual team awards banquet, held at the school on May 4.

    Head coach Glen Drury and his staff recognized all high school players during the ceremony.

  • Leave young wildlife alone at this time of year

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources


    It is a demonstration of the best traits of the human race, but can end in error.

    At this time of year, people see young wildlife seemingly abandoned by their parents. Deer fawns left alone in a grassy field. Baby birds that fall from their nests, seemingly helpless in your backyard.

  • Dedication for memorial to fallen conservation officers set for May 17

    Officials will dedicate a memorial to Kentucky’s fallen conservation officers during a ceremony set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, according to a news release.

    The memorial is located on the campus of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Frankfort.

    The memorial, a project of the Kentucky Conservation Officers’ Association, honors the six Kentucky conservation officers killed in the line of duty since 1918, the release said.