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Today's News

  • Exercise allows agencies to prepare for worst

     

    Spencer County school leaders met with local law enforcement officers and emergency responders April 28 to develop a response plan in the event of a crisis or mass emergency at any of the county’s schools.

    Brett Beaverson, director of operations for SCPS, led the discussion at the Spencer County EMS office on Spears Drive. The conversation took place there while other local officials worked through a mock crash scenario at Spencer County High School.

  • City police report arrests

    Taylorsville City Police reported the following activity last week:

    • Arrested Ricky Cox, 26, of LaGrange, on a Henry County District Court warrant for FTA on charges of Improper Equipment, Operating on Suspended/Revoked Operators License, and No Registration Plates.

  • Circus coming to town next Tuesday

    The Circus is coming to Taylorsville next Tuesday, May 10, at the Spencer County Fairgrounds.

    The Kelly Miller Circus will be performing two shows, at 4:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12, if bought in advance, and $16 for adults and $8 for children at the gate.

    The Kelly Miller Circus was founded in 1938 and features elephants and other animals, along with clowns, high-flying acts and international circus stars.

  • Bears sweep Anderson Co.

     

    Lucas Tackett hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning and then pitched five shut-out innings to pace the Bears to a 3-2 victory over Anderson County Friday afternoon.

    The game was a continuation of a contest suspended by weather Tuesday, the second game of a two-game district series with the Bearcats. Anderson County had actually taken a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning Tuesday before lightening brought the game to an end.

  • Lady Bears top Washington Co.

     

    The Spencer Co. Lady Bears improved to 17-9 on the season with a 13-5 victory over Washington County Friday, rebounding from a tough 7-5 loss to district foe Collins on Monday.

    Collins (21-7) jumped out to a 6-1 lead before the Lady Bears mounted a rally.

    “We hit it hard a few times, but right at people,” said Spencer County Coach Jimmy Schmidt. “Our girls fought hard for each other. To fight til the last out says a lot about this group.”

  • Fishing duo finish 9th, qualify for state meet

     

    The Spencer County Bass Fishing Team competed at Lake Cumberland on Saturday, April 23, in the Region 2 Tournament.

    There were 117 boats competing for a chance to move on to the state tournament at Kentucky Lake later this month. Spencer County’s Clayton Rountree and Dillon Stallings finished ninth overall, catching five fish weighing a total 12 pounds, 10 ounces. Their five fish consisted of smallmouth, largemouth and Kentucky spotted bass.

  • State Champs

     

    Last Sunday, April 24, three local gymnasts competed in the Kentucky AAU State Meet in Richmond. They are level 4 gymnasts and finished first in the state. As a team, they went undefeated, winning first place at all AAU meets across the state this competition season. They will travel to Charleston, S.C., for the Southern Region AAU Championships on May 20 and the team is accepting donations for this trip. Donations can be dropped off at Spencer County Farm Bureau or Competitive Edge Gymnastics.

  • SCMS Lady Grizzlies runners-up

     

    The Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies finished as runners-up after falling in the championship game last week to finish at 8-3-1 on the season.

  • Youth Baseball
  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 4, 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-8th. 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 1st, 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