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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Carpe diem!

    Making a silk purse from a sow’s ear? Take a bow this week, Kentucky High School Athletics Association hierarchy.
    Sort of.
    The University of Kentucky issued its 2012-13 basketball schedule last August. In blue ink – final regular season home game, (Senior Day) at Rupp Arena, Saturday, March 9, midday, Florida on CBS.

  • PHOTOS: Latin scholars

    Three students in Susan McGowan’s Latin classes received awards for their performance on the ‘2013 ACL/NCL National Latin Exam.’  Two of those students were recognized during Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. Robin Kosanouvong earned the silver maxima cum laude award, but was not present at the board meeting.

  • BACK IN TIME: Young Women’s Alliance

    This photo, submitted by Noreen Love Day, shows members of the YWA and their group leaders Bro. Pound and Susie Cochrane. Pictured, seated, from left are Gertrude Smith, Nan Eliz. Shelburne, Priscilla Smith, Virginia Day, Buelah Mae Baird, Dorothy Pound, Elizabeth Smith and Noreen Love.

  • PHOTOS: Preschool family fun night

    Spencer County Preschool, Head Start and Preschool Bear Care hosted a family fun night on April 11.
     

  • COLUMN: SCES Career Day was certainly a success

    Hands on their desks. Eyes glued to the front of the room. Mouths shut and ears open. Those three statements describe each of the four classrooms at Spencer County Elementary School, with which I had a chance to speak on Friday.

  • PHOTO: 4-H camp promo

    Mollie Tichenor and Tonya Tucker talk to Spencer County Elementary School students about 4-H camp and all the activities available there.

  • What's Happening — Week of April 24

    Board of Elections meeting canceled
    Thursday’s regular meeting of the Spencer County Board of Elections has been canceled due to illness. Regular meetings will resume in May.

    Drug take-back

  • COLUMN: We’re among heroes every day

    I spent Friday night on the couch trying to fight off what has now become a full-fledged cold. So much for that, but it’s not like I would have moved from in front of the tv anyway. When my eyes weren’t reading the latest tweets to stay updated, they were glued to the national new stations as America awaited the capture of a terrorist.
    Once the suspects in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings were identified, law enforcement officials in and around Boston spent hour after hour trying to capture them.

  • PHOTO: Bennett spreads flowers and well wishes

    Maddie Bennett, right, senior at Spencer County High School and reporter for the Beta Club, completed her community service project at Signature HealthCare. On March 5, she handed out carnations and well wishes to the residents at the facility. In turn, she was greeted with smiles.

  • PHOTO: Senior project presentation

    Gage Mertz, standing, presents his senior project at Monday’s Spencer County Board of Education meeting. Listening are Superintendent Chuck Adams, Board Vice Chair Sandy Clevenger, board members Ange McKinney, Debbie Herndon and Janet Bonham.