Today's News

  • AGRICULTURE - 4-H Communications Day results


    The 2015 Spencer County Communications Day for 4-H was held Saturday, April 18, at the Spencer County Extension Office.

    It was a very successful morning filled with demonstrations, speeches and great talent acts in the variety show.

    The following 4-H members participated and all will be going on the Area Communications Day held on May 9 in Bullitt County.

    First and second place in the variety show get to represent Spencer County at the Area Communications Day.

  • AGRICULTURE - Equine expo to be June 2

    The University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host its annual Equine Farm and Facilities Expo from 3:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, at McPeek Racing’s Magdalena Farm in Lexington.

    Horse owners and farm managers will have the opportunity to walk through a vendor trade show and see a range of equipment and supplies for horse farms of all sizes. UK specialists will provide hands-on instruction about practical aspects of management for equine operations. There will also be farm tours.

  • Agriculture - 4-H Camp season is near

    Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual — 4-H Camp.
    4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between ages 9 and 13.

    Many exciting activities and adventures await campers. 4-H’ers can spend their days participating in activities such as swimming, canoeing, high and low ropes, archery, recreation games, dances, and nature hikes.

  • French green beans vary in taste, size

    I have loved green beans ever since I grew Tenderette in the fifth grade for my 4-H project at Simpsonville Elementary. Now I primarily grow the filet types of green beans, or what many call French beans or haricots verts (green bean in French).

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  • College athletes paid well

    I’ve never been a fan of phony victims. When those whose lot in life is tremendously more fortunate than most of their peers, still find reason to wallow in self pity, I tend to just look away in disgust.
    That’s my reaction to major college athletes who complain that they should be paid for the privilege of playing in sold-out stadiums and arenas and in front of nationally-televised audiences.

  • Turkey season is open

    The wait is over for turkey hunters in Kentucky.
    A calendar shift pushed the state’s 23-day general spring wild turkey season back this year to the third weekend in April. It opened this past Saturday, April 18 and runs through May 10.
    Last spring, hunters in Kentucky reported taking 29,943 turkeys.

  • Sports Briefs

    SCHS Alumni Softball Game
    The First Annual Spencer County Lady Bears Alumni Softball Game will be held on May 16 at 5 p.m. at the high school. The game is open to any previous Lady Bears softball players who graduated from SCHS. Contact Lady Bears Coach Jimmy Thompson at 502-773-0781 or jthompson108@yahoo.com to participate.
    Lady Bears Basketball Camp
    The Spencer County Lady Bears Basketball Team will host a Youth Basketball Camp on June 8-11 for girls from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

  • The power of touch between God and man

    Lessons from 1 John chapter 1 and 2:
    Picture a new mom and dad in the delivery room after the birth of their first child. The baby is placed in her arms and she holds the baby close.
    She reaches down and caresses the baby’s cheek. The dad holds out his finger and the baby curls its tiny little fingers around it. What wonderful experience involving good touch.

  • Lukewarm people lose their need for God

    In our Bible study on Thursday nights, we are currently studying the book of Revelation. Although we’ve just begun, the journey is already intense. This last week we were looking at the church of the Laodiceans. This is a church most of us are all familiar with. Why? Because it’s so much describes the way our church is today. Read what John says in Revelation 3:14-17: