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Today's News

  • Hunting, fishing fees may rise

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously recommended today that the department increase prices for some resident Kentucky hunting and fishing licenses.

    The Commission is the guiding body for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. It took the action during its September quarterly meeting. It will be the first resident license price increase in more than a decade, and the first increase of the senior and disabled sportsman’s licenses since their inceptions in 1999.

  • Being thoughtful - on purpose

    Over a 12-year span at UCLA, American college basketball coach John Wooden won ten National Championships and their total of 11 remains a record today. Wooden is regarded as one of the most successful coaches in sports history, and more importantly an even greater person.

  • Church Happenings - Week of September 20, 2017

    Gospel Sing at Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn

    Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn will host the 24th Anniversary Gospel Sing on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. The musical groups will include Rivers Edge Band from Louisville and The Cumbos. There will be refreshments and fellowship, and admission is free. The Old Gospel Barn is located at 11350 Louisville Road in Cox’s Creek.

    AA meetings at three locations

    The following AA meetings are offered locally:

  • Bears wallop Woodford 49-7

     

    Kadin Smith is a threat to score whenever he touches the ball. That’s not only true on offense, where he’s Spencer County’s leading rusher, but in Friday night’s 49-7 thrashing of Woodford County in Versailles, Smith also scored twice on defense as the Bears completely dominated for their first win in four weeks.

  • Bears Soccer

     

    The Spencer County Bears  dropped a 6-3 decision to Frankfort last week as they fell to 3-4 on the season.

  • Spencer County’s Cloverville State Fair exhibitors

     

  • Higdon chosen as President Pro Tempore of state senate

    The Kentucky Senate Majority Caucus announced Friday that Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) has been chosen by his peers as the designee to replace former Senate President Pro Tempore David Givens in the Kentucky Senate. Senator David Givens (R-Greensburg) who resigned from his seat in Senate leadership in June citing personal reasons.

  • Court approves enforcement of nuisance orders

    Three Spencer County property owners will soon be getting letters from the county, along with estimates on cleaning up garbage, mowing lawns and removing items that have been allowed to accumulate to the point where they are a blight to their neighbors.

    The court agreed during their meeting last Wednesday to approve Planning and Zoning to pursue enforcement of their policies. Action against other locations will follow.

  • Meeting will address cyberbullying and kids

    Young people have had to deal with bullies for generations. However, just as technology and social media has changed virtually every other aspect of our lives, it’s also changed the way people harass, intimidate and target others.

    Spencer County Middle School will be holding two meetings on Thursday to address the issue of cyberbullying, one for students during the school day, and another that evening at 6:30 p.m. that will be open to the general public.

  • Pension deliberations are uncomfortable

    Legislators frequently grumble about Kentuckians’ lack of interest in, attention to and knowledge of complicated issues like the public-pension system.

    Some observation about how “people’s eyes glaze over when I start talking pensions” usually accompanies such grievances.