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Today's News

  • Heat hampers Cross Country team at St. X

    On August 26, the Spencer County Cross Country team had their first 5k of the season at the St. X Tiger Run. On the way to the race, the bus was silent with faint sleepy whispers every now and then. Everyone’s nerves were noticeable as we got closer to where the meet was held, but we were all optimistic as the morning progressed.  

  • “One lucky son of a gun”

     

    Stan Thompson does not remember the take-off. He doesn’t remember the crash. He doesn’t even remember how he exited the burning upside-down plane or how he managed to be standing several feet away near a tree when help arrived.

    All he knows is that early on the evening of June 12, he came close to losing his life when his single-engine plane crashed nose first into a wooded ravine a couple hundred feet from a grassy runway near Little Mount. And he’s pretty sure he knows who saved his life, even if he can’t explain how.

  • Anything or everything?

    We are often times amazed by the simplest things in this world–a world that appears to be able to show us, or give us anything. However, if you really want to be amazed, look beyond the “anything” this world has to offer, because “anything” implies that the world can only offer what it already has.

  • Church Happenings - Week of September 7, 2016

    Second Baptist Church Revival and 150th Anniversary Celebration

    Second Baptist Church will have a church revival on Wednesday, September 14 through Friday, September 16 beginning at 7 p.m. each evening.

    The speaker will be Rev. Dr. Anthony Middleton, pastor of Cable Baptist Church in Louisville.

    On Sunday, September 18 at 11 a.m., Second Baptist Church will celebrate the 150th church anniversary. The anniversary speaker will be Rev. Dr. Charles G. Adams, senior pastor of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit Michigan.

  • Lady Bears are 2-2 on the season

     

    The Lady Bears are 2-2 on the season, and were scheduled to host Evangel Christian on Monday night and Bullitt East on Wednesday.

  • Lady Bears battling

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team has tasted defeat three times since their season-opening win over Henry County.  In a 3-1 loss at North Bullitt, the girls got a goal from Cailey Meredith off an assist from Morgan Lurie. In their 6-1 defeat against Christian Academy of Louisville, Lurie scored the lone goal for the Lady Bears.

    The girls will try to get back on the winning track this week. They were scheduled to travel to Marion County on Monday and will host Atherton Wednesday night, before they get a week off.

  • Bears start season hot

     

  • Outdoors - Four tips for a better dove season

    The heavy dew that soaks your shoes in the early morning is often accompanied by thick fog, signs that summer is losing its grip. Fall will be here soon, a hunter’s favorite time of year.

    The start of the fall for outdoors enthusiasts coincides with the opening of dove season each Sept. 1. Here are five things to keep in mind to place more doves in your hunting vest this coming season.

    1.    Pick the right spot in the dove field:

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 31, 2016

    Women’s Bible Study at First Baptist Church

    First Baptist Church will be offering a women’s Bible study entitled, The Gospel of Mark, by Lisa Harper, at two times on Mondays, beginning September 12 and running through October 24. Class times are at 9:15 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth floor media center. Study guides are $13. For more information, contact Charlotte Nedros at 477-8459.

  • Finding your joy

    Ever since I was a kid, I have loved the movies.  I look forward to the latest blockbusters with great anticipation.  Now I admit, as a guy, I enjoy the big “blow-em up” kind of movies.  I look forward to things like Star Wars or Jurassic Park or even a great war movie.  That said, I also enjoy romantic comedies, though sadly the recent spate of these are generally morally bankrupt.