ACHS Sees Academic Improvements

February 20, 2017

Anderson County High School has once again seen considerable academic improvements, according to Principal Chris Glass during last week’s school board meeting. During the improvement and assessment update for the school, Principal Glass compared ACHS to other high schools in the surrounding region utilizing evaluations provided by the state.  “We made another great gain,” he […]

Exterior of the Rear Entrance

Sneak Peek of the Library Expansion

February 19, 2017

The Anderson Public Library expansion project is moving steadily along, which is slated to bring more educational resources for students and adults across the county. The project, which has been in the planning stages for well over a year, is now coming together as the new section of the library is being built. The old […]

Brandon Gowan, Nate Willoughby, Eric Adams, Isaac Adams, Samuel Larrabee, Quetzal Velasco, Rio Velasco, Ana Keller, Missing from the pic is Andrew Gowan

Homeschoolers Build Robot, Win State Competition

February 16, 2017

An amazing group of Anderson County homeschool students not only built their own robot, but also won a state wide competition that qualifies them for the regional tournament in Iowa. Called the ‘Lectric Legends, the team has been building robots for nine years when Kelli Gowan and Barbara Adams created the group with their homeschooled […]

Group Gathers To Try Stopping Charter Schools

February 14, 2017

A number of concerned citizens gathered yesterday at the Anderson County School Board’s parking lot to talk about impending state legislation that will introduce charter schools to the state.  The group, along with some school board members, discussed the downsides of charter schools, and how to prevent the legislation from passing. According to Gay Adelmann […]

Cooper Wilcox, Sydney Gritton, and Collin Holloman

Preparing the Future Class of 2030 for Kindergarten

February 12, 2017

Future Bearcats are taking their first big step as they prepare for Kindergarten.  Sparrow Early Childhood Center took some time on Friday to get the incoming Kindergarten class excited about their soon to be new school experience. Janice Meredith, principal at ECC, explained that they have been working hard to encourage parents to enroll their […]

Winners Announced in Teen Drug Prevention Art Contest

February 7, 2017

A group of Anderson County High School students have made it their goal to help educate their peers and adults about the impact of drugs, alcohol, and other substance abuse by sponsoring an art contest among fellow students. Members of the Anderson County Saving Our Students Youth Coalition have been working diligently in creating ways […]

Gina Morgan (left), science teacher at Robert B. Turner Elementary, accepts egg incubation equipment from Anderson County Farm Bureau member, Brenda Barnes (right).

AC Farm Bureau Federation Receives Grant to Help Teach Ag Importance

February 7, 2017

Recently, the Anderson County Farm Bureau Federation was awarded a mini-grant from the Kentucky Farm Bureau.  The purpose of this grant was to fund an educational program with the intent of increasing agriculture literacy in Anderson County.  Anderson County Farm Service, Inc. assisted in acquiring egg incubation equipment for each of the three elementary schools […]

Susan Campbell, Jan Frasier, Troy Knight, Colton Frasier, Becky Frederick, Will Frasier, Sadie Burge, Will Thompson, Aislinn Gay, Emma Gay, Kelly Jo Gay, and Ragan Burge

Anderson County Students Witness Inauguration and More

January 24, 2017

A group of Anderson County students along with dozens of others from around the state not only recently got to witness the inauguration of Donald Trump, but also learn and experience the process of elections and government at all levels. Starting back in November of 2015, the Anderson County 4-H Club has been planning the […]

Matthew and Karine Maynard Presenting at Library Board Meeting

Maynards to Build Railroad Sculpture for Library

January 23, 2017

The Anderson Public Library will feature later this year an amazing steel sculpture highlighting one of Anderson County’s iconic structures with all labor costs donated to the library. The county’s premier blacksmiths, Matthew and Karine Maynard of Maynard Studios, will be building and installing a sculpture in the newly expanded library that is set to reopen […]