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Today's News

  • SCSA brings back trophies from Jefferson Co. tourney

    The Spencer County Soccer Association is growing, producing great soccer players, promoting the love of the game, and bringing home championship trophies.

  • COLUMN: UK coach needs to show more class

    Coach John Calipari has energized Kentucky fans in his short tenure so far with his high-tempo style of play on the court and his high-stakes marketing of Kentucky basketball off it.
    Even though I question the methods, which include going after student-athletes (cough) who simply want to use UK as a one-year audition for the NBA, it’s hard to argue with the success on the floor he’s had. Last year’s Final Four appearance only cemented his legendary status among most UK fans.

  • PHOTO: Kicking cancer

    The Spencer County boys soccer team applied some pink tape to their socks and shoes prior to their game against Christian Academy of Louisville on Thursday night in honor of cancer awareness efforts across the country.

    The boys finished their regular season on an uptick, winning two of their last three games, including a 3-2 victory at Bardstown last week and a 5-1 victory over Owen County Saturday afternoon at home. The boys were scheduled to travel to Oldham County to tackle South Oldham in the opening round of the 16th District tournament Monday night.

  • Bears win big at homecoming

    The Spencer County Bears used a bruising running attack to tame the Waggener Wildcats on Saturday night during a 33-7 victory as they celebrated homecoming.

    The Bears rushed for 364 yards on the night as they controlled the line of scrimmage and the possession game on the way to their second consecutive victory while improving to 3-5 on the year.

  • Kentucky corn stocks lower than last year

  • Local animals headed to world’s largest purebred livestock expo

    Taylorsville residents Taylor Tolle and Ann Patton Schubert have both entered beef cattle in the upcoming North American International Livestock Exposition, to be held Nov. 5-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
    According to a NAILE news release, Schubert has entered seven head of Angus in the beef division and Tolle entered two Maine-Anjou, one Steen and one Chianna in the beef division.

  • Women in Ag to host ‘Taste of Kentucky Proud’

    As part of its 12th Annual Conference, Kentucky Women in Agriculture will host “Taste of Kentucky Proud” at the Crowne Plaza-Campbell House in Lexington on Thursday, Oct. 27.  
    The event begins at 5:30 p.m. where Sullivan University culinary students will present their Kentucky Proud food creations.  Joining them will be other Kentucky chefs, Bobby Benjamin and Jeremy Ashby, and a variety of Kentucky Proud vendors.

  • August heat and drought reduce Kentucky crop prospects

    Most Kentucky crops were in good to fair condition as of Sept. 1, according to the Kentucky Field Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Lack of rain and unusually high temperatures during August lowered yield prospects for row crops and burley tobacco. All forecasts in this release are based on conditions as of Sept. 1 and assume normal growing conditions for the remainder of the crop season.

  • COLUMN: Plan garlic now for 2012 summer harvest

    For centuries garlic has been enjoyed for its culinary, medicinal and spiritual qualities, including fending off evil spirits and vampires and acting as an anti-bacterial.  There was evidence of garlic in King Tut’s tomb when it was discovered so obviously the ancient Egyptians were growing it as far back as 2100 B.C.  That’s some serious culinary history.

  • Brown meets Bill Nye – the science guy

    Former Spencer County student Katie Brown recently met Bill Nye. Brown, an aerospace engineering major at Georgia Tech, is currently in California working for NASA at its Jet Propulsion Lab. While living on the California Institute of Technology’s campus, she attended a lecture and met two astronauts and Nye, best known for hosting the education television program, ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy.’