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Today's News

  • Agriculture - Asters may be the perfect fall perennial

    If you plan accordingly, you can have more than mums blooming in your fall garden.  There are a considerable number of other “late-bloomers” to choose from for the perennial garden. Coreopsis, salvia, dahlias and helianthus continue to bloom well into fall just as the caryopteris, Japanese anemone, sedum, ageratum, golden rod and sweet autumn clematis start to show their color.  Couple all these perennials with asters, and your garden will keep you entertained through October.

  • Bears bounce back, win 55-12

     

    Kadin Smith scored four touchdowns and the Spencer County Bears again looked dominant in a 55-12 rout over Nelson County Friday night. Smith scored on offense, on defense and special teams to pace the Bears.

    “Kadin is an elite player who can change the game in so many ways,” said Bears coach Mike Marksbury. “Anytime he touches the ball he has a chance to score, and that is a tremendous weapon.”

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 31, 2016

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.
    The camp will be held at CCA located at 3850 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.
    K through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. through noon, and 6th grade through 12th grade will be 1 to 4 p.m.  The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Volleyball team off to 2-0 start

     

    A senior-laden team coming off a trip to the 8th Region tournament last season, has Spencer County High School Volleyball Coach Whitney Reno optimistic about the upcoming season that began last week.

    “We hope to take the culture of winning that we continued developing last year and take it one step further,” she said. “Last year, we took second in the district, and this year we hope to take the Championship.” That could then springboard the team to an even deeper run in the regionals.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 24, 2016

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.

    The camp will be held at CCA located at 3850 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

    K through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. through noon, and 6th grade through 12th grade will be 1 to 4 p.m.  The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Lady Bears soccer opens with victory

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got their season off to a good start with an impressive 7-1 victory over Henry County at home last Tuesday. The Lady Bears were scheduled to host CAL on Tuesday and will travel to Marion County next Monday.

  • SCHS Cross Country aiming for state

    The Spencer County High School Cross Country team has hit the ground running this season and hopes to reach new milestones in 2016.

    Last year, the boys qualified for their second consecutive state meet and the girls have a couple of quality runners returning and some promising newcomers.

    SCHS Cross Country Coach Billy Talley assigned sophomore Shaylee Scott with providing the preseason report this year, and she’s one of the new girls who will be lacing up the shoes for the team.

  • The Bible can be uncomfortable

    Have you ever watched America’s Funniest Home Videos?  We used to watch it a lot, just because it is funny, lighthearted, and our grandchildren would laugh their heads off.

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 24, 2016

    Rehearsals to begin for annual Community Tree of Life

    It’s time to start working on the 2016 Christmas Musical production presented by the Community Tree of Life under the direction of Joy Thompson. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Taylorsville.

    Everyone is invited to come and participate in this event. For more details, call Janet Barnett at 502-299-8543 or Sarah Hickman at 502-249-6425.

  • Bears soccer starts 2-1