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Today's News

  • High school students place at regional art exhibition

    Senior Matthew Hahnes and junior Alison Guzicki recently took part in the 28th Bluegrass Regional high school art exhibition and placed for their work, according to a news release.
    Hahnes, who plans to major in fine arts and minor in psychology after high school, took second place in the printmaking category for a layered paper and linoleum print.
    Guzicki received fourth place in the painting category.

  • Anderson County Jail Log: 3-12-14

    From staff reports
    The following people were arrested and transported to jail during the past week, according to information released Monday by Anderson County Jailer Joani Clark.

    March 2
    Latisha Massengill, probation violation, by the Kentucky state police.
    Richard Tracy, DUI suspended, Franklin County warrant, by the Kentucky state police.
    Michael Humphrey, operating on a revoked or suspended license, by the Lawrenceburg police department.

    March 3

  • District court docket: 3-12-14

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on December 30, 2013.
    John Evans, motion, operating on suspended/revoked operator’s license – warrant to remain in case.
    Samuel J. Francis, disposition, failure to product insurance card – amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance/security, pleaded guilty, $243, installment/deferred payment Feb. 17.

  • Bellarmine's Hall named GLVC Player of the Week

    Bellarmine University senior guard Vance Hall was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 24, according to a news release.

  • Sweet 16 notes

    Rugged schedule prepared Lady Bearcats for regional repeat

    Throughout the basketball season, Anderson County girls' basketball coach Tony Kays repeatedly pointed to his team's schedule as one to prepare his team for the much-anticipated showdown with Simon Kenton on Sunday.

    Both teams were ranked in the state's Top 5 and most observers believed the teams would meet in the Eighth Region semi-finals or finals.

  • Lady Bearcats look to ride the Wave on way to state title

    Tony Kays was in his office early Monday morning. The celebration of a regional championship was joyful, but quick, ending just a few hours after the Anderson County girls' basketball team had beaten Simon Kenton for their second consecutive regional championship and third in five years.

    It was back to work Monday. The Lady Bearcats have unfinished business.

  • Reliving history!

    History nearly always has a way of repeating itself. It does not matter if it is in government, business or on the basketball court.

    That was apparent Sunday at Grant County High School.

    Welllllll, sort of.

    By now you know, or at least should know, that Anderson County's Eriel McKee ripped Simon Kenton for 32 points, 10 rebounds and a bunch of other stats that simply boggle the mind. The Lady Bearcats earned a relatively comfortable 49-38 win in a regional final that most observers had figured would go down to the wire.

  • Regional championship photos from Progressive Studio

    Photos of the Girls' Eighth Region championship game, courtesy of Progressive Studio.

  • SWEET 16 TICKET AND SPIRIT SHIRT INFO

    Tickets for Anderson County's Sweet 16 game with Meade County will be available at the high school on Monday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 11 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m.

    Tickets are $9 each and will be available at the school concession stand. Tickets at the school are located in the Anderson County pep section only, according to Anderson County athletic director Rick Sallee.

  • Lady Bearcats returning to Diddle!

    DRY RIDGE -- Around the Eighth Region Tournament, the talk had been quiet, but strong: Simon Kenton had what it took to take down Anderson County.

    The Lady Pioneers had traditionally given Anderson problems. Simon Kenton had the bitter taste of losing a big lead, then falling in overtime to Anderson in the regional final last year. The Pioneers had a terrific guard and some size – “bigs” in the hoops vernacular of today – to overcome the Bearcats.