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Today's News

  • Lady Bears go 4-1 in tournament, improve to 14-7

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball team improved to 14-7 on the season with a terrific showing at a tournament in Henry County over the weekend.

    The girls got victories over Gallatin County, Henry County and Belleview, and split with Bullitt Central during the event.
     

  • Lady Bears soccer

     

    The Lady Bears dropped a 3-0 decision at Nelson County last week. The girls were to  be at Bardstown on Monday night and will travel to Shelby County on Wednesday, and host Larue County on Monday. The Lady Bears are 2-7 on the season.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of September 20, 2017

    SCHS Sports

  • Hunting, fishing fees may rise

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses.

    The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. It took the action during its September quarterly meeting. It will be the first resident license price increase in more than a decade, and the first increase of the senior and disabled sportsman’s licenses since their inceptions in 1999.

  • Being thoughtful - on purpose

    Over a 12-year span at UCLA, American college basketball coach John Wooden won ten National Championships and their total of 11 remains a record today. Wooden is regarded as one of the most successful coaches in sports history, and more importantly an even greater person.

  • Church Happenings - Week of September 20, 2017

    Gospel Sing at Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn

    Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn will host the 24th Anniversary Gospel Sing on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. The musical groups will include Rivers Edge Band from Louisville and The Cumbos. There will be refreshments and fellowship, and admission is free. The Old Gospel Barn is located at 11350 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek.

    AA meetings at three locations

    The following AA meetings are offered locally:

  • House fire intentionally set

     

    A vacant house on Bloomfield Road (KY 55) just south of Taylorsville, was completely destroyed by flames Saturday night. Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Chief Nathan Nation said investigators think the fire was intentionally set and the incident was being investigated by Kentucky State Police arson investigators. The home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived and Nation said firefighters extinguished the flames and worked to save surrounding buildings. There were no injuries sustained in the blaze.

  • Shelter supporters demand answers

    Workers and volunteers for the Spencer County Animal Shelter came to fiscal court Monday night demanding some answers as to when they will be getting a new shelter they say was promised a few months ago during budget discussions.

    The item was not on the agenda Monday, but during a time set aside for citizen comments, animal control officer Tabitha Pickens spoke up and said she and other volunteers who have worked to raise funds for the new shelter deserve to know where the county stands on moving forward.

  • Program preps students for the workforce

     

    A four-year liberal arts degree is no longer the surest path to success for high school graduates. More and more students are looking to head straight to the job market and a new program at Spencer County High School will help prepare students for the workforce, whether it’s with or without a college diploma.

    Brandy Scott, College and Career Coach at Spencer County High School, outlined the new Work Ethic Program at a recent board of education meeting, and said last week they hope to implement the program after fall break.

  • Students warned of cyber dangers

     

    Scott Harvey had a warning for students at Spencer County Middle School who think their social media comments, pictures and posts can be hidden or deleted.

    “You can have privacy and you can have social media, but you can’t have both,” he told the students during an assembly Thursday afternoon.