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Today's News

  • Lady Bears shut out J-town, 15-0

     

  • Doubles win

    Spencer County’s Lauren Lambdin, pictured, teamed up with Ally Henderson for a doubles match against Anderson County last week. The duo defeated the Anderson team 6-1, 6-4, to advance to the second round of the regionals.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 18, 2016

    Lady Bears youth basketball camp

    The SCHS Lady Bears Basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp June 6-9 for girls in grades K-8. The camp will be held at the high school from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $50, and includes a T-shirt. If you register by June 1, the cost is $40. There are also family discounts available for siblings. For more information, contact Coach Brandy Scott at brandy.scott@spencer.kyschools.us or call 558-9646.

    Habitat for Humanity golf scramble

  • Now’s the time to catch bluegill and sunfish

     

    May is a special time for anglers who chase redear sunfish and bluegill as they move into the shallows to spawn.

    “I think we still might be a week or so from the peak for redear fishing,” said Maj. Shane Carrier, assistant director of law enforcement for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The old timers say the timing is all about the full moon in May, but this year the full moon isn’t until May 21. I do best the second week and going into the third week of May.”

  • Adebayo loves spending time in the gymnasium

    Whenever he can, Kentucky signee Bam Adebayo likes to be in the gym … and not just when he is working out or playing a game.

    “I am in the gym every day. I just love being in the gym. Even if I am just sitting there, and sometimes I do that, I love it,” said Adebayo. “I’ve always been that way.”

    Kentucky coach John Calipari has not tried to add his feelings about Adebayo, who was a double-double machine in high school.

  • What’s in a name?

    The other day I ran across an interesting article about colors and how we see them. It seems that there is some question whether we can really see colors if we don’t have a name for them.

    I’ve always wondered about this, because I’ve noticed that my wife often calls one blouse “eggplant” and another “maroon.” To me, they are both just purple–one a little darker maybe, but still just purple.

  • Church Happenings - Week of May 18, 2016

    Men and Women’s Day at Second Baptist Church

    All are invited to join Second Baptist Church for Men and Women’s Day on Sunday, May 22 at 11 a.m. The featured speaker will be Rev. Marsha Morton, pastor of Spillman Memorial Church in Louisville. At 4 p.m., the worship service will feature Rev. Dr. David Peoples, pastor of Jabez Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington. Second Baptist Church is located at 401 Jefferson Street in Taylorsville.

    VBS at First Baptist of Taylorsville

  • Lady Bears roll to 15-3 win

     

    On the night they celebrated their seniors, it was an eighth-grader who delivered the big blow for the Spencer County Lady Bears during their 15-3 win over Thomas Nelson High School.

    Elisabeth Huckleberry smacked a line-drive grandslam homerun over the fence in left centerfield in the bottom of the second inning to put Spencer County up 6-2, and they never looked back on their way to a big victory Thursday.

  • A bowl for UK in 2016?

    After failing to get to a bowl the last two years despite having great chances to do so each year, coach Mark Stoops knows many fans are disgruntled and need to see improvements on the field to believe again in the program like they did when he first got to UK.

    He said the maturity of quarterback Drew Barker, who started games at the end of last season, is one reason to be optimistic.

  • Bears win two

     

    The Spencer County Bears went 2-1 last week, improved their overall record to 15-6 but had a six-game winning streak halted by Louisville Ballard on Thursday. They are scheduled to be home against Oldham County on Thursday and will host Carroll County on Friday.