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Today's News

  • There’s no guarantee of safety

    “Be careful.”

    How many times did our mothers utter those two words as we walked out of the door growing up. Regardless of whether we were headed off to school, over to a friend’s house, or just stepping out to the backyard to play, those words were often the last thing we heard before the slamming of the screen door behind us.

  • ‘Medicare for all’ is good for none

    Recently, Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a single-payer healthcare plan called “Medicare for All.” Sanders titled his approach for nationalizing one-sixth of the American economy as “Medicare for All” in order to offer a template for his vision of the U.S. healthcare system. Unfortunately, using Medicare as the template for the nation’s healthcare system is a little like using the production model for the Lada, the “people’s car” of the former Soviet Union, as the blue-print for the U.S. auto industry.

  • Know the mechanisms of domestic abuse

    When Ellen heard her husband come through the door, she knew this would be a bad night. Quickly sending her kids to their room, she turned the music up so they wouldn’t hear what was coming. After last night’s beating, Ellen had made sure to do all he’d asked of her today: cooked his food, cleaned the house, washed and folded his clothes, and dressed exactly the way he wanted. Still, it was never enough. As he walked toward her, Ellen wondered just what she’d done wrong this time.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Puerto Rico needs our help

    Many decades ago, my master’s thesis entitled  “Prejudice And the Poor” ended with what I discovered was the idea that a nation’s morality can be determined by the way it treats it’s most vulnerable citizens.   

  • Lady Bears improve to 19-9

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears had big wins over Shelby County and Southern last week, and went 3-2 over the weekend to improve to 19-9, their best record in school history.

  • Boys soccer gets first ever win over Anderson Co.

     

    The Spencer County Boys Soccer team got their first ever win over Anderson County with a 2-1 victory last week in Lawrenceburg. J.J. Dickerson and Ethan Pollett scored goals for the Bears, with Alec Coomes and Adam Nation recording assists.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of September 27, 2017

    SCHS Sports
    Girls Soccer

    Sept. 27        at Collins                  6 p.m.
    Sept. 28        WESTERN HILLS              6 p.m.

    Boys Soccer

    Sept. 28        at Bullitt East                 5:30 p.m.

  • Students encouraged to meet for prayer event

    All across the world, millions of students will gather at their schools’ flagpoles on Wednesday, September 27, to pray for their schools, friends, families, churches, communities and nation at the annual See You at the Pole™ (SYATP) event. SYATP is a day students are committed to global unity in Christ and interceding for their generation. The theme this year is “Fix Our Eyes” taken from “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus” in Hebrews 12:2.

  • Church Happenings - Week of September 27, 2017

    First Baptist Church Yard Sale

    First Baptist Church will be having a yard sale on Friday and Saturday, October 6-7 in the church fellowship hall from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be all kinds of items, including furniture, clothing, shoes, toys, electronics, etc. Proceeds will be used to help finance their Kentucky Changers Mission Trip. For more information, call 477-8197.

    Craft Fair at Grace Chapel

  • Walls can be important

    Look around you as you read this, you will probably see a wall close by.  That wall protects you; it keeps out the wind and the rain.  Walls hold up our roofs and hold in the heat.  Walls help define our homes and our workplaces, walls are all around us.