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Today's News

  • Bears move to 3-2

    Coming into the season, Coach Jacob Barmore knew that for his team to be competitive, they’d have to get scoring from junior guard Brandon Miller and senior sharpshooter Ros Goodwin. He also knew that in order to go beyond competitive, at least one other scorer would have to emerge.

    Last Tuesday, against Western Hills, the Bears may have seen the third scorer accept that role as junior Bridger Knotts led the way with 21 points on the way to a 69-54 win over the Wolverines.

  • 24 ways to wish a merry Christmas

    Christmas week. What mystery parcels are snugged up beneath your tree? Treasures to remain so on snow days with grey skies when ornaments are boxed, mistletoe is used up and the tree is back in the attic?

    Today, 24 points-of-view (gifts) under my tree ... for you.
    1. Merry Christmas to you. Especially if you or a friend has a trooper home from Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • 12 burglaries, 8 arrests

    Burglars have been busy in Spencer County since the beginning of October, but so has the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department.

    Since Oct. 4, the sheriff’s department has arrested eight people in connection with at least 12 burglaries.

    •Chris Meadors, 27, was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after allegedly breaking into a residence on Kelly Drive. Sheriff Buddy Stump said Meadors was released from custody, but arrested again after allegedly breaking into a residence on Arbor Green Drive.

  • The Far Middle: Dec. 14
  • PHOTO: TES announces November Students of the Month

    The Taylorsville Elementary School November Students of the Month are Leah Elmore, Noah Young, Aidan Sweet, Andrew Basham, Madison Crisp and Kassidy Pulliam.

  • PHOTO: October and November Grizzly Heroes

    The following students were named Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for October or November: Jacob Summerhill, Lindsey Miller, Wayne Redmon, Nathen Ryan, Aarika Castle, Jacob Coke, Bryan Downs, Kaleigh Jolly, Joey Abell, Haley Keeling, Sarah Durbin, Hannah Jonason, Cameron Curran, Amber Hahn, Sarah Strain, Cody Stone, Michaela Keown, Brianna Goeing, Alex Cruz, Nicholas Fuller, Cameron Chesser, Alexis Adams, Ashton Hamilton, Cody Spears and Kayla Reece.

  • PHOTOS: Students experience HistoryMobile

    Recently Taylorsville Elementary fourth and fifth graders explored the life of Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln through the HistoryMobile.

  • Elections held during KFB’s 92nd annual meeting

    Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) on the concluding day of the organization’s 92nd annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice-President and Hart County’s J. Fritz Giesecke as Second Vice-President. They comprise KFB’s Executive Committee along with Executive Vice President David S. Beck.

  • COLUMN: Mistletoe evident in tree tops

    I like the winter landscape because I can see past the green canvas of summer into neighboring fields where horses graze and a pet cow that is almost as old as me slumbers. I can see mistletoe everywhere, too, driving down the interstate, walking in the park, sitting at a traffic light. It is there if you look into the canopies of trees devoid of their leafy-ness. We are obviously not the first to notice round globs of greenery nestled in tree tops.

  • COLUMN: Next year’s home garden starts now

    You may be delighted to put gardening behind you for the season, but fall is the time to manage and prevent disease in next year’s garden. Summer crops may still be standing, even after being killed by heavy frosts and cold temperatures. At this time, you can take preemptive measures to help ensure a successful and bountiful garden next season.