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Today's News

  • Local historical marker displays inaccurate information

    After proof to the Kentucky Historical Society that Historical Marker 594 in front of the Spencer County Courthouse is wrong, the state has agreed to correct and replace it.

  • Bears 2011-12 basketball schedule

    Nov. 28     DeSales     Home
    Dec. 1    Whitefield Academy   Away
    Dec. 6    Nelson County    Away
    Dec. 13    Western Hills    Home
    Dec. 21-23    Barger Memorial    Away (at N. Bullitt)
    Dec. 27-29    Nelson County Tourney    Away  
    Jan. 5    Adair County    Home

  • Lady Bears 2011-12 basketball schedule

    Nov. 28     Shawnee     Away
    Dec. 2    Gallatin County    Home
    Dec. 3    Waggener    Home
    Dec. 5    Collins    Away
    Dec. 12    Western Hills    Home
    Dec. 17    Trimble County    Away
    Dec. 19-21    Campbellsville Food Pantry Holiday Classic   at Campbellsville

  • DNA used to solve deer poaching cases and study wildlife population dynamics

    Using DNA as a way to identify individuals is not restricted to the investigation of crimes against humans.
    Wildlife law enforcement officers have been relying on DNA evidence since the late 1980s to help prosecute persons who take wildlife illegally. Biologists discovered that DNA provides valuable information about the population dynamics of the wildlife they monitor and manage.

  • Bears’ returning players can hit the outside shot

    In boxing, an outsized, outclassed fighter who has enough will and determination to climb into the ring with a bigger, stronger opponent can still swing away and is given a “puncher’s chance” to beat any opponent.

  • Lady Bears bring experience, balance to 2011-12 season

    The Spencer County Lady Bears will bring experience to the court this season as Coach Daniel Cox’s squad tips off the season with the hopes of getting back to the 8th Region Tournament for the first time in four years.

  • BIRTHDAY: Louise Gash to celebrate 90 years with family, friends

    The family of Louise Carter Gash is hosting an open house in honor of her 90th birthday on Dec. 3, 2-4 p.m., at Fox Creek Christian Church’s Fellowship Hall. The church is located on U.S. 62 in Lawrenceburg.
    Family and friends are invited, but no gifts, please.

  • PHOTO: Talking agriculture

    Rep. Kim King, R-Harrodsburg (55th District), speaks with Rep. C.B. Embry, Jr, R-Morgantown (17th District), before the start of the November Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture meeting in Frankfort.

  • Holidays are a season for scams, too

    With the amount of shopping and purchasing Americans do from Black Friday through December, the holiday season makes for a natural time for a variety of scams to surface.
    The Better Business Bureau warns of a number of scams that can have a bigger impact during the consumer-driven winter months.
    Internet scams in the form of fake websites offering deals on merchandise are popular, said Reanna Smith-Hamblin, the vice president of communications for the Louisville-area Better Business Bureau.

  • County votes to follow ‘Leads Online’

    Thieves beware — the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department has a new tool to help recover stolen property.
    The Spencer County Fiscal Court voted Nov. 21 to allow Sheriff Buddy Stump to purchase a year’s subscription to “Leads Online.”
    Leads Online, whose slogan is “Catching crooks and cooks since 2000,” is a nationwide online pawn shop database and law enforcement database.