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Today's News

  • Agriculture - Dairy Goat Show at the Kentucky State Fair

     

    Adam Light and Logan Light participated in the Dairy Goat Show at the Kentucky State Fair.  In the skill-a-thon contest, Logan Light was 2nd in the intermediate division and Adam Light was 1st in the senior division.

    Justin Pietz and Adam Pietz participated with Justin placing fifth in the junior division of the skill-a-thon. Adam exhibited the Grand Champion Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goat in the 4-H Show with his junior doe.

  • Agriculture - Fall is a great time for soil sampling

    If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that. Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

  • Agriculture - Cover crops useful for multiple purposes

    While I will admit that half of my vegetable garden looks dreadful, the other half is holding steady because we mulched paths with a heavy layer of wood chips, filled unplanted beds with cover crops and have weeded the rest by hand and hoe.  I started using cover crops about 8 years ago and I am sold on the multi-purpose usefulness.  

  • Bears win fourth in a row

     

    After stumbling out of the gate with a season-opening loss to Bardstown, the Spencer County Bears have now rolled off four consecutive victories, coming to the halfway point of the regular season with a 4-1 record following Friday night’s 34-12 win over Bullitt Central.

    Coach Mike Marksbury is happy with the winning streak, but said there’s much room for improvement.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of September 21, 2016

    Girls Soccer
    Sept. 21    at Western Hills        6:00 p.m.
    Sept. 22    Ballard Home        5:30 p.m.
    Sept. 26    Iroquois Home        6:00 p.m.

    Boys Soccer
    Sept. 27    at North Bullitt        5:30 p.m.

    Volleyball
    Sept. 22    at Henry Co.        7:30 p.m.

  • Lady Bears Volleyball

     

    The girls fell to the Lady Titans 3 games to none, by scores of 25-12, 25-17 and 25-15. However, the girls got back on the winning track last week when they traveled to Woodford County and scored a 2-1 victory, dropping the first set 24-26, but bouncing back to claim the last two by scores of 25-20 and 25-16. Spencer County is now  6-9 on the season and have a full schedule this week. They were scheduled to host Shelby County Monday night, and were to travel to Washington County on Tuesday and play at Henry County on Thursday.

  • Grizzlies beat Oldham, 34-16

     

    The Spencer County Miiddle School Grizzlies completed their regular season Tuesday night with at 34-16 victory over Oldham County at home. The Bears finished the regular season with a 6-3 record.

  • Bears blank Owen Co., 8-0

     

  • Lady Bears soccer improve

     

  • Putting on our glasses

    When I was a kid riding in the car on long trips with my parents, I used to try to read the signs way out in front of us.  I always wanted to read them before my Dad.  I don’t know why really, it was just a thing we did.