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Today's News

  • SPORTS BRIEFS: Basketball camp planned in Shelbyville

    Cornerstone Christian Academy of Shelbyville will host a girls and boys basketball camp beginning Tuesday, July 31, and ending on Friday, Aug. 3.
    The camp is open to ages first grade through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to noon, and ages sixth grade through 11th grade from 1 to 4 p.m.
    The camp will be led by former Cornerstone Christian Coach Chris Armstrong and current Cornerstone Christian Coach Jason Bradshaw. There will be guest speakers each day. This year’s featured speaker is again former UK Wildcat and Boston Celtics player Rick Robey.

  • PHOTO: Sorrels honored at Eighth Region Banquet

    2012 Spencer County High School graduate Tara Sorrels is pictured with Lady Bears softball coaches Gerald Spencer, left, and Jimmy Thompson at the Eighth Region Banquet. Sorrels was named to the Eighth Region Team for her accomplishments on and off the field.  She was the starting pitcher for the Lady Bears this year with 177 strikeouts. Earlier this year, she was named to the 30th District Tournament team and the Eighth Region Tournament team. Sorrels will attend Western Kentucky University this fall, where she plans to continue in sports by playing on the dodgeball team.

  • PHOTO: 12U team wins ‘Firecracker Frenzy’

  • COLUMN: From 55th to slam dunk for Jeremy Evans

    This week’s “America, I love this place” exclamation is devoted to Jeremy Evans.
    Who?
    Three summers since Evans left Western Kentucky University as a 22-year-old with 190-something pounds stretched over 6-feet-9-inches. NBA Draft? Get serious.
    Media buzz for the 2010 Draft was ga-ga for John Wall at number one and Kentucky one-and-doners. Long after David Stern’s bed-time and just before they turned out television’s stage lights at Madison Square Garden, the Utah Jazz chose, with its 55th pick, Jeremy Evans.

  • Mobley earns GED

    Kelly LeeAnn Mobley of Taylorsville received her GED on June 29.
    Mobley, a member of the Spencer County High School Class of 2012, plans on attending college.
    She is a daughter of Prentice and Tonya Mobley.

  • Hardin hired as professor

    Larry Ray Hardin, who recently retired from the Department of Justice, has been hired as an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix, National University of Phoenix and National University to teach criminal justice.

    Hardin has also opened his own private investigation business in California.
    He is the son of Ray and Elizabeth J. Hardin of Bardstown and the grandson of the late Edward and Mattie Johnson of Nelson County and Ray Sr. and Sarah E. Hardin of Spencer County. Hardin has many friends and relatives in Spencer and Nelson counties.

  • Stout named to provost’s list

    Taylorsville student Megan Stout was named to the provost’s list at Lipscomb University for the 2012 spring semester.
    This honor means that Stout, an Academy of Our Lady of Mercy graduate and biology major, made perfect grades for the semester.

  • Vierling named to UK dean’s list

    David E. Vierling, of Louisville, was recently named to the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering.
    He is a son of Vanessa Whitaker of Taylorsville and David A. Vierling of Louisville.
    A 2009 graduate of Trinity High School, he is a junior at UK.

  • Students named to dean’s list at OCTC

    The following students were named to the dean’s list at Owensboro Community and Technical College for the spring 2012 semester:
    Cynthia G. Cameron
    Chelsea Janes
    Sadie Ann Masterson
    Nicole Breanne Rogier
    Adam David Werkmeister-Meeker
    Michele Rene Winstead

  • ECTC announces dean’s, president’s lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College recently announced the names of students who made the dean’s list and the president’s honor list for the spring 2012 semester. The president’s honor list is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:
    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president’s honor list.