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Today's News

  • It’s time to revamp college athletics, baby!

    For nearly four decades, Dick Vitale has been the voice of college basketball. Yes, he can be loud and annoying, but he gave college basketball a shot in the arm publicity wise in the 1980s that helped elevate it to one of America’s most watched sports.

    Unfortunately, it wasn’t just his voice Vitale lent to the game, but also his mindset.

  • Cross Country compete in Titan Classic

     

    The Spencer County Elementary and Middle School Cross Country teams competed in the 7th Annual Titan Classic at Collins High School on September 23, and brought home six individual medals and the boys team placed first overall.

  • Lady Bears Soccer

     

    The Lady Bears improved to 4-10 on the season with a 5-4 win  over Western Hills last Thursday. The Lady Bears will close out their regular season Wednesday when they host Iroquois at 6 p.m.

  • Spencer County Bears Soccer

     

    The Spencer County Bears Soccer Team improved to 7-5 on the season last week with a 7-1 district win over Shelby County and a 4-3 win over Marshall County. The Bears did lose 3-2 to North Hopkins-Madisonville over the weekend, and battled to a 2-2 tie at Bullitt East last week as well.

    The boys will wrap up the regular season this week. They were to host Bullitt Central on Tuesday, will be at Bardstown on Wednesday and at North Oldham on Saturday.

  • Lady Bears shoot for 20 wins

     

    Sophia Nardi, sends the ball  back over the net during a game earlier this season for the Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball team. The girls are 19-11 on the season and  will be looking to pick up their school-record 20th win this week. They were to host Portland Christian on Tuesday and will be at Louisville Doss on Thursday.

  • Mistakes cost Bears in loss

     

    The Spencer County Bears are not the same dominant football team fans have been accustomed to the past couple of seasons. That means there’s even less room for error. Friday night the errors piled up as the Bears fell 34-14 to North Oldham in Goshen.

    Those errors consisted of untimely penalties, five lost fumbles and losing an onside kick. The miscues turned what seemed to be a low-scoring, defensive struggle, into a lopsided win for a Mustangs team that was 1-4 on the season coming into Friday’s contest.

  • Hybrid and stray seeds
  • Diversity of fall colors in KY

    Every year around this time, nature puts her greens to bed and awakens her autumn colors. That array of reds, yellows and oranges painting the landscape is part of a very important ecological process.

  • Dairy Goat Show exhibitors

     

    Congratulations to Adam Light, Logan Light, Justin Pietz, and Adam Pietz for exhibiting at the 2017 Kentucky State Fair Dairy Goat Show.  They all participated in dairy goat classes and showmanship. In the skill-a-thon contest Logan Light was 1st in the senior division.  All of the boys had class winners in the show. 

    Adam Pietz exhibited the Grand Champion Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goat in the 4-H Show with his senior doe. 

    Adam Light exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Nubian Senior Doe.

  • The history of Columbus Day - October 9

    Columbus Day celebrates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World in 1492. Though it did not become an official holiday in the United States until 1937, Columbus Day was celebrated in various places throughout the country as early as the 1700s.

    Established as a federal holiday in 1937, Columbus Day commemorates the explorer’s arrival in the New World on October 12, 1492. Though Italian, Columbus had difficulty securing financial support for his exploration, ultimately being backed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain.