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Today's News

  • Earth Day 2017

    The importance of environmental literacy

  • Online voting could net Stidger House $100,000 for repairs

    Efforts to help refurbish the Stidger House and establish a museum for Spencer County history could get a boost from social media, thanks to the work of some volunteers who trying to bring attention to the historical site.

  • Agriculture - 4-H Camp season is fast approaching

    Now is the time for young people and their parents to begin making plans for an annual summer ritual, 4-H Camp.

    KY 4-H camps are open to all Kentucky youth between the ages of 9 and 13. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence and responsibility while having a lot of fun and making new friends.

  • Agriculture - Fat versus thin asparagus

    I was catching up on some magazine reading the other day and on two occasions I read the phrase “choose thin spears” and I got so frustrated.  These spring articles were about asparagus, and I would like to go on the record that when it comes to homegrown asparagus (and even the wild growing in the fence rows), fat is good.  The fat spears have always been tender from the garden, so don’t let anyone fool you on the fresh from the garden variety. They are particularly well-suited for the charcoal grill.

  • Scenes from Opening Day

     

    The 2017 youth baseball season began Saturday at Ray Jewell with a full slate of games and a lot of action.

  • Community-wide Easter Event

     

    Saturday provided a picture-perfect day for the community to celebrate Easter. Spencer Christian Church and Taylorsville Community Church came together to host a community-wide event at the high school that featured egg hunts, free food, activities and fun for area families.

     

  • Church Happenings - Week of April 19, 2017

    FCA to host Go Tell event

    The Spencer County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold their Go Tell event on Wednesday, April 26 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the high school gymnasium. Robert Palmer, a ministry consultant for Crossings Camp will be the speaker, with several students also taking an active part in the event.

    Mid-week Bible Study at Risen Lord Lutheran Church

  • Lady Bears improve to 13-4 on season

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears improved to 13-4 on the season with a busy week that saw them go 5-2. They opened the week with a 12-7 win over district foe Shelby County and then got a 10-0 shutout over Washington County.

    During a weekend tournament in Shelby County, the girls took a 5-0 loss to South Warren, before getting a 12-4 win over Assumption on Saturday. They blanked Simon Kenton 12-0, dropped a 3-2 decision to Boone County, and finished the tournament with a 6-5 win over Mercer County.

  • SCHS Bears are 5-11

     

    The Spencer County Bears are 5-11 on the season after taking a 15-7 win over Carroll  County on Saturday. It was a bounce back game for the Bears, who had suffered a 11-7 defeat to Washington County on Wednesday and then saw Kentucky Country Day rally for a 7-5 win on Thursday.

    The Bears were scheduled to host district foe Collins on Monday with a return trip to Collins on Tuesday. They will travel to Nelson County on Friday and will have two district games at Anderson County to begin next week.

  • SCHS musicians take honors