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Today's News

  • Lady Bearcats looking like powerhouse they were expected to be

    Anderson County softball is finally living up to its lofty pre-season expectations.

    Not that anything major was ever wrong with the Lady Bearcats, but after a week that saw them win seven of eight games by a combined 62-12 score, Anderson is showing signs it has designs not only on an Eighth Region championship but also making noise at the state tournament if the Lady Bearcats get there.

  • Anderson track team looks to keep climbing wall after big wins

    Anderson County track and field might have had its biggest day in years as the Bearcats and Lady Bearcats both posted wins at the Central Hardin Invitational Friday night.

    “The kids, as well as the coaches, were extremely proud of the finish for both teams,” said Anderson coach Keith Brown. “Thanks to a lot of things falling into place, we were able to come out on top. It was quite a scene to see all the parents who would not leave until we got those trophies.

  • Anderson lacrosse second in own tournament

    The Anderson County boys' lacrosse team placed second in the teams inaugural invitational tournament Saturday.

    Anderson defeated Collins, 10-9 in the first game of the tourney, but fell to Woodford County in the championship match.

    Collins recovered to beat E-town in the consolation game.

    Anderson got big tournaments from Dillon Harrod, who scored nine goals over the two games, and goalie Matt Moses, who recorded 31 saves in the two-game set.
     

  • Lack of reliable scoreboard an embarrassment to Anderson baseball

    You probably know some well-meaning souls who espouse something along the line of, “The score should not matter. Just go out and play.”

    Those folk should have suited up at the Anderson County High School baseball field in recent years. It seems like more often than not, no one could have known the score unless he was keeping it himself.

    It really has been that bad in recent years when it has seemed like the chances of a no-hitter being thrown have been better than those of the scoreboard working.

  • Christian Academy rolls to four more wins

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg defeated Lexington’s Bluegrass Baptist, 11-4, last Thursday at Anderson-Dean Park in Harrodsburg. CAL shut the door early and scored seven runs in the first three innings, to put the game away early.

  • THE WAY WE WERE: Thomas chosen Kentucky Derby Princess

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, April 9, 1964

    Amos Glenn Rogers Jr. of Route 1 volunteered for the Armed Services and left Louisville following his induction.

     

  • Study: voting process in Kentucky, Ohio lags nation's

    Over the last two presidential elections, Ohio and Kentucky officials improved election performance, shrinking wait times and cleaning up voter registries.

  • Knox William Lane Perkins

    Knox William Lane Perkins was born March 25, 2014 at 12:51 p.m. at the Frankfort Regional Hospital to LuAnn Puckett and Johnny Perkins.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long.

    He was welcomed home by big brother Denver Puckett.

  • BIRTH: Brantley Easton Stratton

    Jedidiah and Aaren Stratton of Kennedale, Texas announce the birth of a son, Brantley Easton Stratton, born February 4, 2014, in Mansfield Texas.

    Brantley weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

  • Kentucky horses prized during Civil War era

    Kentucky author Maryjean Wall will present "Between North & South: Kentucky Horses and the Civil War" at the Anderson Public Library as a part of the Kentucky Humanities Program.

    Ms. Wall's story is about the love by people for Kentucky horses during the Civil War.

    Soldiers, guerillas, and outlaws prized Kentucky horse for their speed, endurance and agility in battle. They raided Bluegrass farms with impunity and on one occasion, rode off with arguably the best racehorse in America.