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Today's News

  • The history of All Saints’ Day

     

    Most Catholic churches in the United States celebrate All Saints’ Day to honor all saints, particularly those who do not have their own special feast day on November 1. While most saints have their own feast day on the Catholic calendar, not all of those feast days are observed. And saints who have not been canonized–those who are in Heaven, but whose sainthood is known only to God–have no particular feast day. So All Saints’ Day was instituted to be all of the saints’ feast day.

  • Pension plan is a good step
  • The IRS attacked our liberty

    As an American, what scares you the most? Is it Russian attempts to meddle in and influence our elections? Could it be the growing nuclear threat posed by North Korea or the continued danger from radical Islamic terrorism?

    Those outside threats are indeed worth keeping a close eye on and even taking proactive steps to thwart any attempts to endanger us or our allies.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Enough of the TSA

    Enough is Enough!

    I watched first hand with my history classes as the twin towers fell, the Pentagon was attacked, and the passengers of Flight 93 sacrificed themselves in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  Like many other Americans, I said I was willing to give up a little privacy to make flying safer.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Riley waiting on other candidates before announcing intent

    As County Judge Executive I have had many concerned citizens and county employees asking if I will be running for re-election. So, I want to take this opportunity to publicly answer that question. My answer right now is: I don’t know, yet.  Here’s why.

  • SCHS Cross Country runners qualify for state

     

    The Spencer County High School Boys Cross Country team finished fourth at the Regional meet at North Oldham over the weekend, qualifying them as a team for the state meet at the Kentucky Horse Park this coming weekend.

    On the girls side, Lindsey Bush placed 7th in the region with a time of 20:59 and Ali Manley, placed 20th with a time of 23:21. Chloe Smith was 32nd, with a time of 25:56. Both Bush and Manley will advance to the state meet.
     

  • Bears fall to Marshall, 20-14

     

    The drive out to far western Kentucky Friday turned into an even longer drive back home as the Spencer County Bears fumbled away a chance to end their season on a winning note, losing to Marshall County 20-14.

    Twice, the Bears fumbled away the ball in the red zone, and coughed up the ball twice more, including losing a kick-off on a fumble. It was the end to a season that saw potential snuffed out by untimely mistakes.

  • Spencer County Middle and Elementary Cross Country teams

     

  • Grizzlies celebrate success

     

    It was an afternoon of celebrating for students and teachers at Spencer County Middle School on Friday, as they held GrizzlyFest. The event marked the school’s recent success in testing, in which it was labeled as “Distinguished” for the fourth year in a row.

  • Love My Neighbor opens

     

    The Chamber of Commerce helped Love My Neighbor celebrate the grand opening of their new store on Garrard Street Saturday morning. The ministry, which provides free or low cost clothes and household goods, operates on donations and is staffed by volunteers. The new facility is more than twice the size of their existing building, and they were able to use volunteer labor to open their doors debt-free.