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Today's News

  • State denied extension on Real ID

    Kentucky’s request for a one-year extension to come into compliance with federal regulations known as REAL ID was denied today by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The denial of the extension comes in spite of recent documented progress the state has made to further enhance the security of its driver’s license and ID card issuance system. Despite the denial, Kentucky will continue efforts to modernize its system of issuance for these credentials.

  • Agriculture - Spider webs, robins and other signs of fall

    I don’t just rely on fall color to tell me the seasons are about to change; there are so many other little things to observe that help me make the transition.  Gossamer webs floating in the air, the long shadows of a sun falling slowly in the southern sky, walnuts hidden in the grass, and robins flocking in search of crabapples and other fall fruit.   

  • Agriculture - Applications for hemp pilot program

    Kentuckians interested in participating in the industrial hemp research pilot program in 2017 are invited to submit an application with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Rockets blast Bears 62-31

     

    It was a tale of two halves Friday night, unfortunately for Spencer County, the story ended in a nightmarish script as the Shelby County Rockets exploded for 41 unanswered points on their way to a 62-31 victory, ending the Bears’ hopes for a school-first district title.

    Spencer County put together an impressive first half, taking a 24-14 lead into the locker room, but a mistake-riddled third quarter doomed the Bears who were steamrolled during the second half.

  • Outdoors - KDFW officers assist young deer hunters

     

    The Kentucky Whitetail Youth Adventure Weekend was well attended for the youth hunt. The hunting escapade ended up with a tally of three deer for the young hunters. Officers from the 3rd District Law Enforcement (Game Warden) assisted and mentored the kids at Taylorsville Lake State Park for a day and a half hunt.

  • Outdoors - State resort parks great for fall fishing get-a-way

    The dramatically cooler nights of the last few weeks are a blessing for anglers. These longer, colder nights pull the residual heat from the water, signaling to game fish that it is time to fatten up on the fall harvest of baitfish born earlier in the year.

  • Fall sports season coming to an end

     

    The girls fell, 3-0, during last week’s opening round of the 30th District Tournament, but the season was certainly not a disappointment.

    After winning only three games last season, the girls saw vast improvement, finishing the year with a record of 10-7-1. Anderson County went on to win the district title.

  • Lady Bears Volleyball

     

    The girls got a win last week at East Jessamine to improve the record to 8-13 on the season, breaking a four game losing streak. The Lady Bears were scheduled to begin 30th District Tournament action Monday night in Anderson County as they were to square off against Collins.

  • Fields of Faith

     

    Members of the Spencer County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes held their annual Fields of Faith event last Wednesday night at the football field.

  • Church Happenings - Week of October 19, 2016

    First Baptist Chili Supper Fundraiser

    Join FBC for a chili supper on October 21, 5 - 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Donations to United We Build renovation will be accepted for the cost of the meal.  Following the meal, music will be provided in the sanctuary by their new music minister, Carl Newman, along with others.  Come share a meal, some fellowship and enjoy the talents of the new music minister.

    First Baptist Family Fun Night