Today's News

  • Peace in the storm

    The storms of life, it is not a question about if they will come but when they will come. Let us spend a few moments together contemplating this matter.
    Matt 14:22 to 24: Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but the boat was already a considerable distance from land, buffeted by the waves because the wind was against it.

  • One tissue too many

    First things first, I know that Kleenex is a brand name, but that is usually what I call those little tissues we use for blowing our noses around my house. In fact we rarely actually use Kleenex, probably because I am just too cheap to pay for the brand name!

  • Kids living within good boundaries, part 2

    To continue with this topic presented first in last week’s column, let’s start by stating: No Two Children Are Alike! So, don’t expect that what works for one will necessarily work for all. Those of you who were raised as one of two or several children, know this. If your parent(s) are still living, ask them to respond to that statement.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Is life insurance needed in retirement?

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Is life insurance needed in retirement? I’m about to retire and have been thinking about dropping my policy to escape the premiums. Is this a good idea?
    Over Insured

    Dear Over,
    While many retirees choose to stop paying their life insurance premiums when they no longer have young families to take care of, there are a few reasons you may still want to keep your policy. Here are some different points to consider that can help you determine if you still need life insurance in retirement.

  • Perfect weather expected for dove season

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.
    Dove season opens on Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 1 statewide. This season, hunters have an additional 20 days to pursue doves, with most of those days scheduled for the last two segments of the season. The opening segment of dove season closes Oct. 26. Dove season opens again Nov. 27 and closes Dec. 7. The third segment opens Dec. 20 and closes Jan. 11, 2015.

  • SCHS alumni game a success
  • Baseball team wins another tournament
  • Undue attention being paid to young star

    Mo’ne Davis throws like a girl. She should, she is a 13-year-old girl who is the 18th female to participate in the Little League World Series. This girl’s throws are good enough to fool most of the boy batters, and she was able to complete a six-inning shutout in her Philadelphia team’s win over a Tennessee squad last week.

  • Lady Grizzlies get 2 big wins

    Spencer County Middle School Lady Grizzlies girls basketball team had a winning start to the year beating St. Catherine Middle School 42-28 at home last Thursday night for their first game of the season. “Last year we had only beaten this team by 1 point,” Coach John Howie said.
    “We got out to an early lead 14-6 and then had a halftime lead of 27-12,” he said.

  • Bears perform well in scrimmage

    The least important part of a scrimmage is the scoreboard, so despite the 21-0 win over Washington County, Spencer County Head Football Coach Mike Marksbury was more interested in what happened between the lines.
    “We accomplished what we had hoped in the scrimmage,” he said. “We didn’t spend any time preparing for Washington County, we just wanted to focus on ourselves and really focus on giving great effort. We did that for the most part.”