Today's News

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bearcats avoid Senior Night trap with win over KCD

    The trap had been set for Anderson County last Tuesday.

    It was Senior Night for Bearcat basketball, a time when emotions can run rampant and get the best of any team.

    A starting guard, sophomore Austin Cummins, who had led Anderson in scoring for much of the month of February, used crutches to hobble to the end of the Bearcat bench and stayed there the whole game after a possible knee injury.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Cann named region's player of the year

    Anderson County High School junior Makenzie Cann has been named Eighth Region Player of the Year in voting by the region's coaches.

    Cann barely edged her teammate, Eriel McKee, another junior, who was second in the voting.

    A 6-foot-1 guard, Cann is averaging 15.5 points, 4.5 assists and 4 rebounds a game for the second-ranked Lady Bearcats. She has scholarship offers from several Division I schools.

    Cann is the first girls' player from Anderson County to be named the region's top player in a season.

  • BASKETBALL: District tournament underway, regional next week


    The 30th District basketball tournaments were scheduled to get underway Tuesday night after press deadlines. The tournaments are being played at Collins High School in Shelbyville.

    The Anderson County girls were to have played Spencer County while the boys' team was to have opened post-season play against Shelby County.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Bearcats endure long night for win at Franklin


    FRANKFORT – Finally, Anderson County could celebrate.

  • Sports briefs for Feb. 20, 2013


    Sports Briefs

    Tee ball, softball registrations announced

  • Mat Cats advance in state tourney


    LEXINGTON – Anderson County wrestlers Alex Swartz and Crockett Cosby both advanced well into the KHSAA state high school wrestling tournament, held in Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park last weekend.

  • Youth wrestlers pin titles


    The Anderson County Youth Wrestling Club produced two state champions and three state runners-up in the Kentucky Youth Wrestling state tournament, held at Alltech Arena in Lexington on Sunday. Approximately 950 wrestlers, representing 54 teams, participated in the tournament.

    It was Anderson County's best showing in the tournament since the local program's inception.

  • 'Dangerous' burglary suspect behind bars

    A man suspected in a string of home burglaries and described by police as “dangerous” turned himself last week following a four-county manhunt.
    James Lopez Jr. of Somerset was wanted on suspicion of at least two burglaries in southern Anderson County that occurred Feb. 7-8 on Hawthorne Lane and Bonds Mill Road, according to Det. Bryan Taylor of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
    He was also suspected of burglaries in Mercer, Boyle and Casey counties, Taylor said.

  • District court docket: 2-13-13

    Judge Linda Armstrong heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings on Dec 27, 2012.
    Carole L. Anderson, motion for bail credit, first-degree trafficking in controlled substance (methamphetamine), buy/possess drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property (less than $10,000) – bond refunded to surety, bench warrant.

  • Sisters honored for humanitarian efforts

    Lawrenceburg sisters Lauren and Madison Wash have had plenty of thrills while competing in beauty pageants, but getting to meet the governor recently certainly ranks among the best.
    The sisters received citations from the Kentucky House of Representatives in honor of their humanitarian work and met Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Gov. Abramson in the process.
    “It was a pretty exciting day for them,” said their mother, Adrienne Wash. “It was an honor to see the girls on the floor of the House and Senate.”