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Today's Features

  • Sarah Elizabeth McAllister recently received a bachelor’s degree in communications and advertising with a minor in business administration Dec. 11, 2010, from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

    McAllister has located to Orlinda, Tenn. and has started a job with an advertising firm on Music Square in Nashville.

    Sarah is the daughter of Tony and Carol McAllister of Orlinda; the granddaughter of the late Leonard and Margaret McAllister of Taylorsville and the late Russell and Lois Griffith of Parkersburg, West Virginia.

  • Spencer County Elementary School’s kindergarten registration will be held Feb. 28 through March from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Children who will be five years old by Oct. 1, 2011, and are not currently enrolled in Spencer County Preschool should register.

  • Much like the snow this winter, the Spencer County School Board has been forced to deal with missed days that continue to pile up.

    The Board met in a special-called meeting Monday night to decide how the district’s five schools would make up the nine days and nine hours that students have missed thus far. Board members moved to amend the school calendar so that students would be in session on President’s Day, Feb. 21, and on the district professional development day of March 14.

  • Six straight nights of basketball at Spencer County High School will begin next week and local fans hope it will end with the Bears and Lady Bears advancing to the next round of postseason play.

    Spencer County is hosting the 30th District Tournament beginning Monday night and pairings and ticket information have been released. The small gym (capacity listed at 1,350) means Bear fans might need to arrive early to ensure they’ll be there to cheer on the blue.

  • Andrew Dockery has gone all year without scoring a goal, gaining a yard, making a pass or sinking a free-throw.
    However, there may not be a more valuable student for Spencer County athletics than this senior who has made it his mission to fire up the home crowd.

    Dockery is easy to recognize. Though slight of build, he stands out with his blue and white wig and his high-energy effort to get fellow students and other fans behind their team whether it’s at home or away.

  • Recently, Spencer County resident Margaret Miles, pictured third from left, was recognized at the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s Employee Suggestion System Awards. The ceremony was hosted at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort.

    Also pictured are Cabinet Secretary Mike Brown, cabinet employee Brian Kiser and First Lady Jane Beshear.

  • On Jan. 29 and 30, several Boy Scouts from Troop 176 braved the elements to earn their Wilderness Survival merit badge, following instructions on what to do if lost or stranded in the woods, first aid, fire building, and rescue signaling. The Scouts are required to construct a survival shelter and spend the night in it in order to earn the badge. The following Scouts from the All Saints Troop are: Hunter Detrich, Joe Hayes, Logan Kurtz, Connor Meeks and Luke Williamson.

  • when life seems like a dreary winter day. It is grey, cheerless, and bitterly cold. The sun hides its face for days on end and the cold seems to seep into both bones and heart. Perhaps you have had those times.