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Today's News

  • High school to get 'near-peer' college coach

    Students at Spencer County High School may get help preparing for college by working with a coach from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    KHEAA has recruited recent college graduates to be “near-peer” coaches for high school students in 24 schools across the Commonwealth.

  • DJ Carey named SCHS student of the week

    Spencer County High School freshman DJ Carey has been named the school’s student of the week. Carey plans to get a job or go to college after graduating and is inspired by his parents. Outside of school, he enjoys riding ATVs, fishing and playing badminton. Carey said if he could describe himself in one word, it would be “quiet.” He hopes to one day visit Europe and his favorite food is pizza. If he had one superpower, he would create a machine that manufactures money, so he could have all the money he ever wanted.

  • Grizzly heroes recognized

    Congratulations to the Spencer County Middle School Grizzly Heroes for the months of November and December.

  • Seafood boil offers a fun, tasty ways to prepare shrimp

    Spencer County native and former resident James Allen Cox found his recipe for Farmer’s Seafood Boil at the Texas State Fair.

    “I picked this up at the Texas State Fair over twenty years ago, and it has not failed me yet,” said Cox. “It is an easy one pot meal.”

    Cox reads this paper online and decided to share one of his favorite recipes with his hometown.

    The recipe was created by the Texas Extension Service.

  • Potato what?

    What do mashed potatoes and martinis have in common? Not much unless you attended Terri Cooper’s Mashed Potato bunco party in February. It was Cooper’s turn to host the monthly bunco club, and she thought it was time for something a little different.

    “I felt like we were all tired of winter and tired of the same old thing,” said Cooper. “I wanted to do something fun to get us out of the winter blues.”

    Cooper told all of her guests to bring their favorite martini glasses and dress in ‘50s attire.

  • First deer a 9-point buck

    Michael Seawright, 11, killed his first deer on opening day this past fall. It was a 9-point buck. He was hunting with his dad, Jonathan, on their family farm.

  • King reaches semi-finals of international cornhole championship

    Derrick King might not have been able to snag the ACO King of Cornhole world championship this year, but the 13-year-old Taylorsvillian came very close. He was hoping to get the big win, but considering that he is one of the youngest professionals playing internationally, he has plenty of time for improvement.

    “Everybody was talking about this 13 year old,” said King’s mother, Tabitha King, who said she was very proud of her son.

  • Helton gets first rabbit

    Michael Seawright, 11, killed his first deer on opening day this past fall. It was a 9-point buck. He was hunting with his dad, Jonathan, on their family farm.

  • Regulations changing in sale of breeding cattle 18 months of age or older

    All breeding cattle 18 months of age and older that are offered for sale at Kentucky stockyards are required to be identified with the state veterinarian’s office effective Feb. 14, State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout has announced.

  • Specialty seed catalogs offer variety

    I have learned to be discerning when it comes to catalog shopping. I steer clear of outrageous or cheap deals. I prefer the specialty catalog where expertise reigns providing us with both a good product and the information to grow it well.