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Today's News

  • From our readers - Trump not fit for presidency

    The last election was the most ridiculous election I’ve ever participated in.  The people elected the most unqualified and disgusting person in the history of the country for president.  He trash talked minorities, said because he is a celebrity it is alright for him to fondle women, mocked the disabled, etc., etc.

  • From our readers - Court handled legal fee reimbursement issue improperly

    I attended the Fiscal Court meeting on January 17, and was disappointed with the court’s decision to pay for Judge Riley’s legal fees accrued by the attorney he hired.  I listened to the reasoning presented by the judge and members of the court, but disagree with the decision to pay for outside council.  I believe our county attorney is capable of handling this case on his own.

  • Bears stop Gallatin, 72-66

     

    The Spencer County Bears defeated Gallatin County, 72-66, Saturday afternoon in a game held at Henry County, a place the Bears would like to return to later next month as it is the traditional host of the boys 8th region tournament.

    The Bears and Wildcats battled early on with the two teams trading the lead for much of the first quarter before Spencer County’s Sam Conley scored six straight points on a drive and a foul, and then a three-pointer to put the Bears up 11-8.

  • Lady Bears pick up district win over Shelby, 62-45

     

    After an embarrassing outing the previous week against district foe Anderson County, the Spencer County Lady Bears were looking to bounce back when they jumped back into district action Friday hosting Shelby County. They did so in convincing fashion, taking a 62-45 win over the Lady Rockets.

    “I told them they had to play with a chip on their shoulders and continue to earn the respect from our district opponents,” said Lady Bears Coach Brandy Scott. “We were ready.”

  • Spencer Co. youth baseball signups

    Signups for youth baseball will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Spencer County Elementary School.

    Children  ages 4-18 will need a copy of their birth certificate and registration forms, which were handed out at local schools. Forms will also be available at the sign-up location. Concession and team fees will require two separate checks.

  • Can you find the keys?

    Did you ever notice that we all have an autopilot?  We get in our little routines and never even think about them.  For example, getting up in the morning, I bet you have a pretty set routine.  Mine is to sit on the side of the bed for a minute and wish I could go back to sleep (I am NOT a morning person), then off to the bathroom to brush my teeth and shave.

  • Church Happenings - Week of January 25, 2017

    Open House at Spencer Christian School

  • Outdoors - Deer harvest near 140,000

     

    It’s often said these are the good old days for deer hunting in Kentucky, but for those of a certain age, or new to hunting, it’s all they have ever known.

    The world was tip-toeing into a new millennium the last time Kentucky’s deer harvest did not break 100,000 for a season. The 2016-17 season cleared that mark and surpassed 130,000 for the fifth consecutive season.

  • Jenna Russell signs to Lindsey Wilson College

     

    Jenna Russell, a senior at Spencer County High School, recently signed her letter of intent to play collegiately at Lindsey Wilson College. Russell, a standout for the Lady Bears, is thankful for her past coaches and teammates, and said she is planning to major in Elementary Education and wants to minor in Journalism.

  • SCMS Dancers place first

     

    The Spencer County Middle School dance team placed first recently  at the Battle of the Bluegrass dance competition held at the Frankfort Convention Center. The team went up against two other middle school hip hop dance teams and brought home the win.