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Today's News

  • Lady Bears four game win streak snapped in OT

     

    After reeling off four consecutive wins, the Spencer County Lady Bears tasted defeat and it was a bitter one, a 75-66 overtime loss in a foul-plagued contest at LaRue County on Saturday afternoon.

    “We played a great game, but just didn’t get the win in overtime,” said Spencer County Coach Brandy Scott.

    While the score remained close, the discrepancy in the number of fouls called was not.

    Scott said in the second half, her team was whistled for 21 fouls, while LaRue County was called for only six.

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T: find out what it means to others

    Do you hold the door for someone following you into a store?  Guys, do you step out of the way and let a lady go through the door first?  We are in such a hurry we brush past people who are struggling with terrible health issues and who deserve our patience and respect.  Don’t our parents and grandparents deserve a little respect and consideration?

  • Church Happenings - Week of February 1, 2017

    Night to Shine at SCC February 10

  • Spencer Co. youth baseball signups held this Saturday

    Signups for youth baseball will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Spencer County Elementary School.

    Children ages 4-18 will need a copy of their birth certificate and registration forms, which were handed out at local schools. Forms will also be available at the sign-up location. Concession and team fees will require two separate checks.

  • Agriculture - Start planning now for your summer gardens

    As we are now into February,  you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2017 vegetable-growing season soon. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.

    To make the most of your garden, every aspiring gardener should follow seven steps to have a successful gardening season.

    • Plan your garden on paper before you begin.

  • Agriculture - Beware: Love is in the air now for skunks

    It is the time of year for skunks and I am reminded because of the smell and road kill left behind. Plus, a strong scent of skunk has been lingering in the pasture this past week; and I got an Instagram video from my niece as she was clearly backing away from a lumbering black and white rodent down by the river.  We used to get them circling the house on winter evenings, but our livestock guardian dog has kept them at bay the last few years.  Their presence is not surprising, however, because it is mating season for skunks and they are on the move.

  • Outdoors - Canoeing, kayaking added to KDFW site

    The Kentucky Department of Wildlife Resources recently launched a canoeing and kayaking page on its website at www.fw.ky.gov. Visitors need only to click on the “Boat” tab, then the “Canoeing and Kayaking” tab.

    The page provides a repository for valuable information about paddling creeks, rivers and lakes across Kentucky.    

  • Agriculture - 4-H camp jobs available

    Even though it’s winter, it’s not too early to start thinking about summer camp or summer jobs. 4-H has a way to combine both. Kentucky 4-H is now hiring 44 energetic staff members for its four summer residential camps.

  • Joel Wafford signs with Asbury University

     

    Joel Wafford, center, signed last week with Asbury University to join their 2017 cross country team on a cross country scholarship.  Coach Talley, and members of the Spencer County cross country, track, and varsity basketball teams, along with family and friends, were there to support and congratulate Joel.

  • The SCMS Dance Team are region 8 champions

     

    The SCMS Dance Team claimed the title of region 8 champions in the middle school hip-hop division. The team will now go on to compete at state in Frankfort on February 19th. The regional dance team competition was held this past Saturday at Spencer County High School, in which dance teams from regions 8, 9, and 10 came out to compete.