Today's News

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bearcats, Lady Bearcats head into home stretch

    Following a week that saw the weather disrupt basketball schedules, the Anderson County boys' and girls' teams face a busy schedule just two weeks before the start of the district tournaments.

    The Lady Bearcats, ranked No. 2 statewide in virtually every poll, will travel to Christian Academy of Louisville on Thursday night, Feb. 7. The game had originally been scheduled for Feb. 2.

  • Destination: Saturday

    The steps to excellence are often small.

    In competitive swimming, they can be miniscule, but Anderson County High School junior Kylie Gehefer is inching her way up the ladder in hopes of becoming one of Kentucky's top performers in the pool.

    Gehefer will hit the water Friday in the first round of the Region 3 Swimming Meet, hosted by Russell County High School. In the back of her mind is Anderson County's first berth in the state meet, to be held at the University of Louisville later this month,  but she knows it might have to wait until 2014.

  • COLUMN: Times changing, even for weekly paper

    Times really are changing, even in a weekly newspaper.

    The truth is, they might be changing as much or more than any other news medium with the way we distribute information to our readers.

    Such was the case Friday in a news day as fluid as one could ever imagine in a small-town newspaper. You probably won't find us chasing after fired coaches or trying to track down a technician to give us an update on when the lights will be coming on at a football game.

  • WRESTLING: Optimistic Mat Cats looking for state berths

    Not many expect Anderson County's wrestlers to match their 2012 finish at the Region 2 Tournament this year, but Mat Cat coach Graham Carlton is optimistic.

    “I think we can take a half dozen (wrestlers) to the state,” he says.

    The tournament will get underway Friday night, Feb. 8, and finish the next day at John Hardin High School, near Elizabethtown.

  • Sports Briefs for Feb. 6, 2013

    Weather wreaks havoc on local sports schedules

    Last week's inclement weather played havoc with local athletic schedules as the winter sport seasons started winding down.

    The Anderson County High School boys' basketball team's home game with South Oldham, originally set for Jan. 25, but rescheduled for Saturday, was called off for the second time with Saturday's snow storm. The game will not be made up.

  • Lady Bearcats to play Shelby Monday; Anderson-South Oldham game, wrestling canceled

    Anderson County's boys' basketball game with South Oldham, scheduled for Saturday night, has been canceled. It is the second time the game has been called off because of weather conditions. It is unlikely to be made up this season.

    The Anderson County wrestling team's appearance in the Woodford County Invitational was also canceled on Saturday.

    Anderson-Shelby girls' basketball rescheduled (Updated Saturday, Feb. 2, 11:50 a.m.)

  • Anderson boys game on, girls canceled

    The Anderson boys' game at Rockcastle County will be played Friday, but the starting time has been moved up to 6:30 p.m.  The junior varsity game is set for 5 p.m.

    The Anderson-Shelby girls' game, which had originally been moved up to 6 p.m., has now been canceled, according to Anderson County athletic director Rick Sallee. No makeup date has been set.

  • Lady Bearcat game at Christian Academy of Louisville rescheduled

    The Anderson County girls' high school basketball game at Christian Academy of Louisville, has been rescheduled.

    The game, originally set to tip off on Saturday, Feb. 2, will now be played on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Academy campus in Louisville.

  • Learning Center to host Army recruitment meeting

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center will host a meeting Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. for those interested in learning more about joining the military.  
    Sgt. Adam Aguilar, U.S. Army, will be at the learning center to answer any questions about recruiting, ASVAB (vocational testing), occupations, physical requirements and retirement, according to a press release from the Learning Center.

  • Church briefs: 1-30-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    sponsors free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day Feb. 4 from 2-5 p.m. at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa.
    All sizes are available.
    Since June 2011 Salvisa Christian has given away nearly 14,000 items, according to the church’s press release.  
    For more information, contact Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226 or check the website at  www.salvisachristian.org.

    New Hope Baptist Church
    announces upcoming events