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Today's News

  • Bears’ bats come alive in two wins

    The Spencer County Bears notched two big wins to begin play last week, routing Nelson County in Bardstown 12-5 on Tuesday, and then topping Bullitt Central 13-5 on Thursday in Shepherdsville.

    Blake Lambdin allowed four hits through four innings from the mound, and also delivered a two-run single in a four-run seventh inning to pace the Bears to the victory over Nelson County. Jaret Cannon delivered a strong three innings in relief.

  • SCHS Tennis teams wrap up seasons

     

    Editor’s note: SCHS Senior Daniel Cooper wrote the following story as part of a mentoring project.

    The Spencer County High School tennis teams played in their last games of the spring season last Monday at the regional competition. Though the final scores did not equal the students’ love for the game, their enjoyment of the sport was clearly expressed in their comments and attitudes.

  • Cheating should not be rewarded

    Nobody likes a cheater. Tom Brady is learning that now that he’s been directly linked to the deflated football scandal that marred the NFL postseason a few months ago.

    One of the top quarterbacks of any era, as well as one of the most successful, Brady now stands to have his reputation permanently marred because of his alleged involvement in doctoring footballs in order to make them easier to throw and catch in freezing weather.

  • Everything is backwards

    When I was a kid I remember my Father used to play this game with me when we rode along in the car. It wasn’t like count the license plates from different states or anything, no his idea of fun was a little more off the wall. We had to read signs backwards.

  • Adoption strengthened faith
  • Stay attached to the Vine

    Read John 15:1-8

    God’s Word is full of imagery depicting the relationship that Jesus has with all those who are baptized into His name.

    Some examples of that imagery are: Jesus is the Groom and the church is His bride, Jesus is the head of the body and we are the parts of the body, Jesus is the Shepherd and we are the sheep, Jesus is the vine and all who are united to him in faith are the branches.

  • Church to host adoption fair

    Opening your hope up to adoption is an important decision, but one that can begin with the simple step of learning more about the process.

    An adoption fair is scheduled for this Sunday, May 17 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Chapel 73 Evangel church, located at 95 E. Main Street in Taylorsville.

    The event will include an hour-long adoption class that will provide an overview of information about the adoption process and options beginning at 1:30.

  • Church Happenings - Week of May 13, 2015

    Children’s musical at Briar Ridge

    Briar Ridge Christian Church will be presenting a children’s musical, “Tex’s Dude Ranch Donkey Tales” this Sunday night, May 17 at 6 p.m. The children have worked hard on their lines and solos and are looking forward to sharing stories about donkeys in the Bible.

    All Saints offering Chicken Dinner

  • Zoning: No farm, no fowl

    by MEGAN T. BLANEY/Magnet Freelancer

    Spencer County, known for its sprawling rural beauty, recently changed its zoning to rigorously restrict the number of chickens and livestock residents may have on their property.

    While many county residents are unaware of the new R1 residential zoning limit of one chicken or livestock animal per acre, some feathers have been ruffled.

  • Gourd Art Show celebrates 20 years in Taylorsville

     

    For twenty years, gourd lovers across Kentucky and neighboring states have traveled to Taylorsville each May for the Kentucky Gourd Art Show. They’ll do so again this weekend.

    Janet Barnett, past president of the Kentucky Gourd Society, was instrumental in starting both the society and the art show. She said it continues to be a premier event among enthusiasts that draws gourd artists from all over.