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Today's News

  • Baseball: A thinking man’s game

    Leaning over a fence, taking photos and taking notes for five nights over the past couple of weeks may not sound exciting, but following the Spencer County Bears baseball team as they made a historic run in the postseason is one of the most enjoyable things I’ve ever covered.

  • Hume earns his Master of Arts in Education

    On Saturday, May 4, University of the Cumberlands announced that Duane Hume of Taylorsville graduated during its annual commencement ceremony with a Master of Arts in Education degree in Instructional Leadership Principal All G.
    The University conferred 536 total degrees during the commencement ceremony making it the largest graduating class in UC’s history.  There were 166 Baccalaureate degrees, 357 Master’s degrees, and 13 Doctorate degrees.

  • Two Taylorsville residents graduate from Centre College

    Centre College’s 190th Commencement on May 19 saw the largest graduating class in the college’s history. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and moderator of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate, was this year’s featured commencement speaker. She received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Centre during the ceremony.
    Two Taylorsville residents were part of the graduation class.

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  • Russell earns Master of Science in Nursing at Loyola

    Loyola University New Orleans awarded 1,036 degrees at its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday, May 11.
    Laarni Domagas Russell, from Fisherville, received a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the College of Social Sciences.

  • UK releases dean’s list for spring semester

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the Spring 2013 semester. A total of 5,196 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.
    Students from Spencer County who made the dean’s list are listed below with their year and major:
    Rachel Leigh Allgeier, junior, secondary education - English education
    Ryan James Barr, senior, human nutrition
    Arden Shayn Cooper, sophomore, interior design
    Kevin Douglas Herndon, senior, career and technical education

  • PHOTO: Guest conductor visits middle school

    Morehead State University Professor Greg Wing guest conducts the Spencer County Middle School 8th grade band. Wing recently visited the school and students had the opportunity to experience different conducting styles.

  • Business Briefcase

    Cauley attends educational seminar
    John Cauley of Taylorsville, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, recently completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill.
    The program focused on helping families plan for life and reach their financial goals with Modern Woodmen. Speakers also covered topics including technology, fraternalism, underwriting and a number of other areas vital for success.

  • Basham leaves desk job to share her love for people, animals at Groomingdales

     

  • ‘PALS’ visit Spencer Elementary

    Bland Baird and his “PALS” (Partners in Active Learning Support) visited and taught the students at Spencer County Elementary. The students enjoyed their high energy and teaching techniques.