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Today's News

  • What’s Happening - Week of September 13, 2017

    Spencer Co. Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

    The Spencer County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, September 25 at 7 p.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office. All members are invited to come socialize and enjoy dinner and hear what’s happening with the bureau in 2017. The winners of the youth and variety contests will provide the entertainment.

    KY Gourd Society seeking sponsors for 2018 Gourd Art Show

  • Bears fall to Henry in OT

     

    A failed two-point conversion in overtime sent Spencer County to its third straight loss of the season Friday, with a score of 34-33 to Henry County. While many will remember that final snap, the game hinged on a couple of other big plays on special teams by the visiting Wildcats.

    A blocked field goal that was returned for a touchdown, and a kickoff returned for a score were crucial as Henry County kept pace with a Bears team that looked much sharper than in previous weeks.

  • Bears battle Titans, but lose 1-0 on penalty kick

     

    The Spencer County Bears soccer team battled Collins  tough last Thursday night. The only goal came on a Collins penalty kick about  halfway through the first half, as the Titans held on for a 1-0 lead in a key district matchup. The Bears  are 3-3 on the season and were scheduled to face another district foe Tuesday at Shelby County  and will host Frankfort on Thursday.

  • Seeking wisdom

    When I think about having wisdom, I am reminded of King Solomon. If you remember the popular story about David and Bathsheba, Solomon was their only son and also became king of Israel after David passed away. In I Kings chapter 3, we read that Solomon sincerely loved God and obeyed His laws. Verse 4 records him offering 1000 burnt offerings upon the altars at Gibeon and as the story continues we notice that something very special happens to him. “The Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, ask whatever you want and I will give it to you.”

  • Church Happenings - Week of September 13, 2017

    Van Buren Baptist to host Homecoming service

    Van Buren Baptist Church Homecoming will be held Sunday,  September 17.
    All members, former members, former pastors and community members are invited for an afternoon of reuniting in fellowship, praise and worship.

  • Lady Bears soccer

     

    Spencer County Sophomore Kylie Barron works between two defenders during a recent game for the Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team. The girls are 2-6 on the season, after a 3-0 shutout victory over Louisville Collegiate last week. The Lady Bears will  be on the road this week at Nelson County on Thursday  evening.

  • Spencer County Volleyball

     

    Spencer County Volleyball Coach Doug Coan talks to senior Kylie Lyons prior to a recent home game. Coan has led his squad to an 8-5 record so far this season, including a 2-1 loss to Marion County and a 3-0 district win over Anderson County last week.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of September 13, 2017

    SCHS Sports Girls Soccer

    Sept. 14        at Nelson Co.              6 p.m.
    Sept. 18        at Bardstown              5:30 p.m.
    Sept. 20        at Shelby Co.              6 p.m.

    Boys Soccer

  • Win or lose, Friday nights are special here

     

  • Police chief resigns

     

    The City of Taylorsville will be looking for a new police chief following the recent resignation of current Chief Kenny Stewart.

    Stewart, who was promoted to chief just over a year ago, submitted his resignation to the City Commission without specifying any particular reason for his departure. On Monday, he told The Spencer Magnet that “It’s just my time to leave,” he said.