Today's News

  • Raised beds provide local chef flowers, fresh produce

    Sara Gibbs of Elk Creek has had raised beds for her garden for at least 10 years. She moved to her farm in 1995.
    “I’ve always gardened,” said Gibbs.

  • Public record: property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in February and March 2011 at the Spencer County Clerk’s Office:

    Richard H. Jewell and Patricia Jewell, Taylorsville, to David H. Houghlin and Donna B. Houghlin, Taylorsville, and Brian Houghlin, Louisville, a tract of land near Houghlin and Point Streets, as described in deed book 238 page 758, $33,000 cash in hand.

    Patricia Hart and Melvin R. Hart, Waddy, to Roy Keith Cornett, Taylorsville, 3.025 acres at 2603 Goose Creek Road, as described in deed book 238 page 796, $15,000.

  • 2011 Spencer County Middle School girls basketball schedule

    8/18    St. Augstine    5:30 p.m.    A
    8/22    N Washington    6 p.m.    A
    8/23    Bardstown    5:30 p.m.    H
    8/25    Lebanon    5:30 p.m.    A
    9/1      Bloomfield    6 p.m.    A
    9/6      St. Charles    5:30 p.m.    H

  • 2011 Spencer County Middle School football schedule

    8/18    Henry Co A/B    6 p.m.    H
    8/23    Washington County A    6 p.m.    H
    8/25    Washington County B    6 p.m.    A
    8/27    Ramsey Middle A/B    10 a.m.    H
    8/30    OKH A    6 p.m.    A
    9/1      St. Charles B    6 p.m.    H

  • Cornerstone Christian to host basketball league

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will host a four-week instructional basketball league beginning Sept. 10.
    The league will be three hours each Saturday. The first two hours of the league will be for offensive and defensive instruction. The last hour, games will be played.
    The league will be led by former and current basketball coaches. The camp will teach individual offensive moves, how to use screens, moving without the ball, low post moves, proper shooting form and proper defensive positions.

  • Lady Bears kick off against ranked teams

    Coming off a stellar 2010 season, the Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team has high expectations, but their opening game served as a reality check and coach Charlie Traughber says that’s just fine.

  • Bears impress in scrimmage

    The Spencer County Bears will open the 2011 football season on the road at Bardstown on Friday night trying to erase the memory of last year’s winless season from their minds.

  • PHOTO: Volleyball team gears up for busy week

    The Spencer County High School volleyball team dropped a tough 2-0 loss to Bullitt Central last week in its season opener.

    The girls lost the first game 25-18, then rallied in the second game, only to fall 27-25 in an exciting contest.

    The girls will be busy next week as they host Collins on Monday, North Bullitt on Tuesday, Bardstown on Wednesday and Anderson County on Thursday.

  • COLUMN: High fives and jump shots

    High fives and jump shots.
    Not necessarily in that order, but they are so uniquely American, they’re woven into the fabric of who we are in athletics.
    Nobel Prize winners to Supreme Court Justices have indulged in hand slaps.
    Jump shooter Michael Jordan could hang in the air long enough for a peanut butter sandwich before letting go.
    Today, the jump shot has inspired internet websites. Among them, Jump Shot Form, Drills, Ray Allen Technique, and How it revolutionized basketball in the 1950s.

  • Fair open entry results


    Clothing Article, Other
    Paula Zolta, Blue 1st

    Crocheted Afghan
    Shirley Thomas, Blue 1st & Katherine Thomas Award
    Tracy O’Grady, Red     2nd

    Crocheted Baby Article
    Shirley Thomas , Blue 1st
    Tracy O’Grady, Red     2nd

    Knitted Article
    Tracy O’Grady, Blue     1st

    Counted Cross Stitch Picture