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Today's News

  • Agriculture - Keeping Kentucky clean

    Thousands of volunteers with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Adopt-a-Highway program will give the state's roadsides a “Spring Clean” during the first cleanup outing of 2016 from March 28 to April 3.

  • Bears slam their way to 2-0 start

     

    A third inning grand slam home run by Lucas Tackett propelled the Spencer County Bears an opening day, 13-1 victory over North Bullitt last Tuesday.

    In front of a large crowd on an 80-degree, sunny day, the Bears and Eagles were mired in a pitcher’s duel early on. Spencer County senior, right-hander Blake Lambdinn pitched a perfect first inning, then created a little trouble for himself in the second inning, walking the bases loaded with two outs, before retiring the third out on strikes to avoid any harm.

  • Lady Bears best Atherton, 9-4

     

    A five-run second inning gave the Spencer County Lady Bears all the cushion they would need in a 9-4 victory over Atherton at home last Friday afternoon.

    After freshman pitcher Emily Cole retired the Lady Rebels in the first, the Lady Bears came to the plate and 7th grader Ally Alexander tripled to right field, and later scored on a RBI single by senior Kendall Horn to stake Spencer County to a 1-0 lead.

  • Tournament at SCMS

     

    The 7th grade girls AAU team hosted a tournament at SCMS earlier this month. The local team won both their games. Team members include Lexie Mercer, Tori Manley, Brooke Johnson, Caitlyn Reynolds, Mikayla Ennis, Cassidy Goss, Lexi Runion and Ally Manley. They are coached by Matt Mercer and Johnny Moore.

  • Letter of intent

     

    Brandon West, center, a senior at Spencer County High School, recently signed his letter of intent to play baseball for West Virginia Institute of Technology. He is pictured here with Coach Chad Kingsolver and some of his Bears teammates.

  • SCHS fishing team

     

  • Calipari defends decision not to play IU

     

    Kentucky coach John Calipari spent a lot of time explaining last week why his team no longer plays Indiana annually, both before and after the Hoosiers beat his team. He readily admitted he did not want to play in Bloomington and talked about deciding what worked best for his program.

  • When the dawn breaks

    Have you ever been out walking or driving in the early morning and really seen the dawn break? I mean, that moment when the sun really first peeks over the horizon in a blaze of glory. The sky has been growing lighter for a while, shot with pinks and golds, but suddenly the morning twilight is banished. The true light has risen into the sky.

    If you are ever driving East at that moment, you know the light just overwhelms everything. I end up clawing for my sunglasses and hope I don’t run into anything in the next five seconds.

  • Church Happenings - Week of March 23, 2016

    S.C. Ministerial Association Community Easter Services

    Good Friday Service - 12 noon at Second Baptist Church. Bro. Gary Mills, pastor of the First Baptist Church will bring the message. Everyone is invited.
    Easter Sunrise Service - 7 a.m. on Sunday, March 27 at Elk Creek Baptist Church. Brother Greg Taylor, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, will bring the message that morning. Everyone is invited.

    Maundy Thursday services at Risen Lord Lutheran Church

  • Middle school soccer teams win

     

    The middle school soccer season is off to a good start with both the boys and girls team picking up victories last week.

    The boys got their first win of the season, topping Mt. Washington Middle School 4-1 at home. Taylor Porter paced the Grizzlies with two goals, while Donny Wilson and Jason Nichols also scored one goal each.

    In girls action, the Lady Grizzlies earned a 1-1 tie with Marion County last Monday, and then later in the week took a 7-1 victory over Taylor County.