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Today's News

  • Human nature is to protect

    One of the most iconic images of the 20th Century was the photo taken of the flag raising at Iwo Jima during the latter stages of World War II.

    That image captured the bravery of Americn fighting men who fought for weeks for possession of a strategic island  that would help position the U.S. to mount, what was thought to be, an imminent attack on Japan, if the war continued to linger.

  • Living in a post-truth world

    Wheaties was a staple breakfast food in my childhood and between spoonfuls of the stuff that was supposed to make me strong I remember staring at the box donned with Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner ready to spring the javelin. It was the breakfast of champions and of course what eight-year-old boy didn’t aspire to be a world champion athlete?

    Jenner now goes by Caitlyn Jenner and revealed in his memoir scheduled to be released Wednesday that his sex reassignment surgery was a “success.”

    How times have changed.

  • Agriculture - Local 4-H youth compete

     

  • Agriculture - Fireflies can help control garden pests

    Fireflies evoke memories of a childhood chase. You’d catch one in your hand and wait to see the flickering light and then moments later, release it unharmed and watch it fly away.

  • Agriculture - Pruning spring flowering shrubs

    June 1st is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer.  Does it matter that you know?  Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1st could result in no blooms next year.

  • Girls clobber Collins, 10-0

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got quick revenge over district foe Collins last week. After dropping a 6-5 decision Tuesday at Collins, the Lady Bears shutout the Lady Titans two nights later when the teams met in Taylorsville.

    In Tuesday’s contest, the teams traded the lead with Collins taking a 3-2 advantage after three innings. A three run fifth inning put Spencer County up 5-3, but Collins got a run back in the bottom of that inning and collected two runs to walk off with the victory in the bottom of the seventh inning.

  • Bears drop two to Anderson Co.

     

  • Dance Team Champs

     

    The SCHS Dance team traveled to Pensacola, Florida during spring break to compete in US Finals.  They were Champions in the hip hop division, winning US Finals jackets and a championship trophy.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 3, 2017

    SCHS Sports this week

    Baseball
    May 5    CAMPBELLSVILLE    5:30 p.m.
    May 8    SOUTHERN        5:30 p.m.

    Softball
    May 8    SHELBY CO.        5:30 p.m.
    May 10    at Oldham Co.        6 p.m.

    Lady Bears Youth Basketball Camp

  • FCA’s Go and Tell

     

    A large crowd gathered in the Spencer County High School gymnasium last Thursday night for the annual Go and Tell event sponsored by the SCHS Fellowship of Christian  Athletes. Students helped coordinate and plan the event, and participated by leading music, reading scripture and sharing testimonies. The emphasis was on sharing the Gospel and the students and others in the crowd were encouraged to nurture a  “Passion to Pursue the Perishing.”