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Today's News

  • Public Record: District Court May 3 & 10

    Judge Linda S. Armstrong heard the following cases in Spencer District Court May 3, 2013:

    Misdemeanor:
    Charles E. Curtsinger (1973), resident fishing without a license/permit, guilty, $50 fine, $153 court costs. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

    Sondra Paige Jordan (1974), resident fishing without a license/permit, guilty, $50 fine and $153 court costs. All fines/fees to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • COLUMN: ‘Take heart, I have overcome the world’

    John 16:32-33 says, “Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
    Jesus spoke the words recorded in St. John chapter 16 during his last supper with his disciples. It was the night he would be betrayed by Judas. It was the night before he would be crucified for the sins of the world.

  • COLUMN: Clothes say something about you

    Every morning I get up and decide what to wear for the day. Some days it’s jeans and a regular shirt, some days it is a little nicer, sort of business casual, then there are days that require a coat and tie. You probably face the same decisions, what to wear to meet the needs of the day.
    Sometimes a day requires several looks, working hard in the hot sun during the day and then taking your wife to a nice restaurant in the evening may mean a change of clothes. Some teenagers can’t seem to get through a day without three or four different looks.

  • Church Happenings — Week of May 22

    Cumbos to host gospel sing
    The Cumbos Old Gospel Barn, located at 11286 Louisville Road, in Cox’s Creek will host a gospel sing Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
    Featured guests are The Samaritans, The Sheltons and The Cumbos.
    The event is free and open to the public.

    VBS at Finchville Baptist
    Finchville Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school June 2-6 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day.
    The theme is “Kingdom Rock.”

    First Baptist announces VBS

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Expand your social security

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    I’ve heard that there are strategies available that can help married couples increase their Social Security benefits when they retire. My wife and I are approaching retirement age and would like to understand these options. What can you tell us?
    Getting Prepared

    Dear Getting,

  • COLUMN: U.S. veterans know that freedom is not free

    Memorial Day. Just another three-day weekend, right? Well, many of our younger generation may not know the actual day is May 30, although this year we celebrate it on May 27, blending it into another traditional long weekend.
    Since I am an elderly member of our society, I always knew what it was to honor our country’s veterans — I am one of them having served in the United States Marine Corps from 1957 to 1963.
    Today’s column is about the honor and pride I have for our military, both active and retired.

  • Tasty tale lies behind beginning of the bourbon ball in Kentucky

    I am not much of a drinker but I recently acquired a taste for bourbon – bourbon balls, that is. I also gained a new respect for the woman who invented them.

  • Currie named runner-up in state shotput

    Members of the SCHS Track team attended the AA State Meet at the University of Louisville track on Friday.

  • Bears end regular season at 20-9

    The Spencer County Bears wrapped up their regular season with two wins to complete an impressive 20-9 regular season mark as they head into district tournament action.

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears softball team finishes regular season at 2-29

    Senior MacKenzie Keown takes a swing during a recent game for the Lady Bears. The girls fell to 2-29 on the season following another rough week that saw them lose 5-2 to Marion County, 10-2 to Shelby County, 15-0 to Woodford County and 10-0 to Nelson County. The girls were scheduled to open 30th District Tournament play on Monday night against Anderson County in Lawrenceburg.