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Today's News

  • Public Record - Week of April 27, 2016

    Property Transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s office during the last week of March, 2016, Deed Book 273.

    From Andrew J. Scrogham, Taylorsville, KY, to Kerry D. Timberlake, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 34 of Tindale Place Subdivision. $132,000.

    From Kenneth E. Brown, Sr., and Betty L. Brown, Taylorsville, KY, to Todd A. Whattenbarger, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 2 of Shepherd’s Hill Estates. $230,000.

  • Agriculture - Former FFA student now a large-scale farmer

     

    Ryan Bivens of Hodgenville may not have started his career on a family farm, but farming has been in his blood since high school. Bivens is a graduate of Spencer County High School.

    The 37-year-old and Misty, his wife of 14 years, are first-generation farmers.

    “My farming career started as an FFA project,” Bivens said.

    As a sophomore, he raised 34 acres of soybeans.

    “It’s blossomed and took off from there,” he said.

  • Agriculture - Mow high for lawn health
  • Bears get even with Collins

     

    Lukas Tackett drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning for the Spencer County Bears as they rallied to take a 12-8 victory at Collins last Tuesday night to split their two game series with their district rivals.

    The Bears lost the opening game at home, falling 8-3 on Monday. In that game, Blake Lambdin hit a two-run homer to stake the Bears to an early lead, but they were unable to hold it as the Titans pulled ahead in the later innings for the win.

  • Lady Bears hold their own against premier teams

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears split two games on Saturday against top 15 teams in the state, proving once again they can be competitive against the best.

    The girls played four games during the Capital City Showcase in Frankfort Friday and Saturday.

    They opened with a 6-4 victory over Kings, Ohio, and then matched up with 7th ranked Anderson County on Saturday morning. They lost 14-2, and then had to play another tough team in Lafayette, who is also ranked in the top 25. The Lady Bears dropped that game 8-0.

  • SCMS Soccer
  • Calipari busy recruiting next two classes

    Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has been busy handing out scholarship offers to players in the 2017 and 2018 recruiting classes the last two weeks.

    One intriguing prospect is Putnam Science Academy (Conn.) guard Hamidou Diallo. He has a bevy of scholarship offers, including Connecticut and Duke.

    Diallo plays AAU summer basketball for the New York Rens, based in his hometown of Queens, N.Y., in the Nike Youth Basketball League.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of April 27, 2016

    Lady Bears Youth Basketball Camp

    The SCHS Lady Bears Basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8th. The camp will be held at the high school from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50, and includes a t-shirt. If you register by June 1st, the cost is $40. There are also family discounts available for siblings. For more information, contact Coach Brandy Scott at brandy.scott@spencer.kyschools.us or call 558-9646.

    Habitat for Humanity Golf Scramble

  • T-ball
  • A sock and a shoe

    We all have our routines; the way we do things. One morning not long ago, I realized I am a sock and a shoe kind of guy. Where some people put on both socks, then grab their shoes, I put on a sock and a shoe, then I put on the other sock and shoe.