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SCHS parent, football player meeting

Spencer County High School Football parent/player meeting will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the SCHS gym. Anyone interested in playing football at the high school level must attend the meeting. Practice will begin July 13 at 6:30 p.m.. All athletes must have a current physical on the proper KHSAA form. Forms can be attained at www.KHSAA.org or at the Spencer County School Board office, located at 207 West Main Street.

Grizzly football begins

The first day of practice for Spencer County Middle School Grizzly football will be Wednesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. At this time equipment will also be issued. Any rising SCMS student in grades 6 through 8 is encouraged to participate. Players must have a current KHSAA physcial (Form #4) in order to play. Copies are available online and in the SCMS office. All necessary equipment is provided, free of charge. There is also no registration fee. For more information, please contact Coach J.T. Bass at 477-0162 or 643-5142.

Soccer Association

annual meeting

The Spencer County Soccer Association (SCSA) will be holding their annual meeting on July 19 at 4 p.m. at Ray Jewell Park above the concession stand. They will be holding elections at that time.

Kentucky Trails Day

Celebrate Kentucky Trails Day at Taylorsville Lake State Park July 11 from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. sponsored by Trial Riding Equestrians in Kentucky and Kentucky Trail Riders Association. This event is for all hikers, bicyclists, and horseback riders. Registration is $15. Contact Brenda Hancock at 477-5331 for information. The event schedule is as follows:

Trail ride,10 a.m.–noon

Vendor booths, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.

Food, noon–6 p.m.

Games, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

Clinic, 4 p.m.–5 p.m.

Live music, 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

All proceeds to benefit expansion and improvement of Spencer County trails system.

American Lung


golf tour book

The 2009 Kentucky Golf Tour Book offers reduced rates at over 400 golf courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities with all proceeds from their sale going to fight lung disease. Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville is just one of many nearby facilities listed in this year’s book.

Participating courses offer the book holder discounts off one or more plays at each of their facilities. Some course allow one round a month and more than 70 offer unlimited rounds. A Kentucky Golf Tour Book may be purchased for $35, or buy four for $105. To order, call the American Lung Association’s Kentucky office at 1-800-586-4872 or send a check to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 9067, Louisville, Ky. 40209. Books are also available at many AAA Kentucky branches or online at www.kylung.org.


Become an


An Outdoors-Woman program is being offered Sept. 18-20 at Lake Cumberland. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources offers beginners and novices an opportunity to learn about enjoying the outdoors.

In addition to courses on rifle and shotgun shooting, the workshop offers classes on hunting, fishing, archery, canoeing, campfire cooking, tree identification, boating, wilderness survival, orienteering and more. Those brave at heart may even want to try the high ropes challenge.

Registration fees include four workshop sessions, evening programs, accommodations for two nights, and six meals. The workshop is being held at the Kentucky 4-H Leadership Center in Jabez, located on Lake Cumberland. Registration is $165 through July 31, and $185 from August through Sept. 4. For more information, call 1-800-858-1549.