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Today's News

  • Business holds ribbon cutting

     

    The Sassy Bunny Gift and Home Decor Shop recently held a ribbon cutting to formally announce their arrival in downtown Taylorsville. The shop is located at 51 West Main Street and features a variety of unique gift items and home decor. The owner of the store is Courtney Humes and it is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Agriculture - Spot seed to fill in bare patches in your lawn

    I do not worry about perfection in our lawn around the house.  It largely blends in to the pastures where we graze sheep and poultry.  However, we do need to spot seed from time to time to recover heavy use areas and around bale feeders.

  • Agriculture - Area farmers send hay to fire- ravaged plains

    Wildfires recently consumed about 1 million acres across the plains of Kansas, Okla­homa, Texas and portions of Col­or­ado.

    At least seven lives have been lost, several firefighters injured, thousands of head of livestock destroyed and as many ranchers have lost homes and livelihood.

  • Bears find first win at Trimble

     

    The Spencer County Bears baseball team got off to a rough 0-3 start, and traveled to Trimble County Saturday looking for their first win. They got it with a big 12-2 victory over the Raiders. The boys began the season last week with a 7-4 loss at North Bullitt, followed by a 8-1 loss at Fairdale and a close 7-6 loss to Kentucky Country Day on Thursday.  The boys finally get to play at home this week, including a Thursday matchup with Bullitt Central.

  • JV softball wins tournament

     

    While the varsity began their season this week, the Spencer County Lady Bears softball team got the season off to a very positive start, winning a six-team tournament with wins over Shelby County and Butler over the weekend.

    The Lady Bears opened the tournament with a 7-2 victory over Butler on Friday, with Emily Cole and Elizabeth Vannatta starring at the plate with home runs, and Elisabeth Huckleberry limiting the Lady Bulldogs from the mound.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of March 22, 2017

    SCHS Sports this week

    Softball
    Mar. 23    N. OLDHAM        6:15 p.m.
    Mar. 27    ASSUMPTION        5:30 p.m.
    Mar. 30    at Eastern         5:30 p.m.

    Baseball
    Mar. 23    BULLITT CENTRAL    5:00 p.m.
    Mar. 27    at Washington Co.    5:30 p.m.

  • In March, anything can happen

    The best and most exciting four days in sports just concluded Sunday night. The first two rounds of the NCAA basketball tournament proves that in the world of sports, almost anything can happen. Here’s a few take-aways:

    • March Madness is known for upsets, and the opening round is where many of these bracket busters take place. This year, there were few real surprises. Only five lower-seeded teams won games, and even some of them, such as Middle Tennessee, were not really shockers.

  • Outdoors - Largemouth being added to Taylorsville Lake

    The Fisheries Division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources plans to remove smaller largemouth bass from Beaver Lake in Anderson County to improve the quality of bass and sunfish. The removed bass will be released into Boltz Lake in Grant County and Taylorsville Lake in Spencer, Anderson and Nelson counties.

  • Outdoors - Spring is the best time to land a trophy muskie

     

    Spring break for many conjures thoughts of traveling somewhere warm and catnapping on a beach between rounds of golf.

    A staycation sounds much better if you’re a muskellunge angler from Kentucky. The state’s muskellunge fishery has earned a reputation that extends beyond its borders, and experienced anglers know spring is one of the can’t-miss times of the year.

  • Long term living

    Not long ago on a mission trip, I met some young people who stopped me in my tracks.  They came up after a service was over just to talk for a few minutes.  Over the next 30 minutes, I got a lesson in the reality of Christian living in the modern world.  They were experiencing a lot of pain just to gain some temporary happiness and acceptance.