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Today's News

  • Bears claw Wildcats

     

  • Celebrating our seniors: Volleyball seniors celebrate with win over Bullitt Central Cougars

     

    By HALLIE BEARD, Magnet Correspondent

  • For Joker's football team 'it got late early'

    Joker Phillips takes his team on the road this week. A good thing.
    At the turn, his Wildcats are oh-fer against America’s third, fourth, 18th and 19th ranked teams, and Western Kentucky received votes also, in the coaches poll.
    The turn for UK football amounts to more than half a season. Many in Big Blue Nation have already turned the page to basketball.

  • Girls' soccer team, seniors end season on high note

     

    Spencer County’s Taylor Brian (19) battles for possession during an earlier game this season. The Lady Bears ended the regular season on a high note with a 5-3 victory over Bullitt East on senior night, with Madison Ratchford scoring all five goals as she continues to be among state leaders in scoring. The Lady Bears bid farewell to seniors Jaqui Jones, Katie Lancaster, Cheyenne McKinley and McKenna Pfieffer. Spencer County was scheduled to open up district tournament play Monday night at Collins, against the Lady Titans.

  • Seniors, boys' soccer team fall to North Oldham

     

    Spencer County’s Cody Coomes took control of the ball after a battle with a North Oldham player during the Bears game last week. Spencer County fell to the Mustangs, 9-0, and finished the regular season with a record of 5-11-1. The Bears were to have opened postseason play on Tuesday night against Collins at Collins. Seniors on this year’s squad included Josh Ferency, Shane Greenwell, Tyler Ratchford, Matthew Sieja, Brandon Taylor and Jose Valasquese.

  • Do you find yourself married legally but divorced emotionally?

    The hundreds of times I have been doing counseling with a couple who expressed this sentiment at the beginning of their counseling program reminds me of one of the most ridiculous advertisements of a product being offered: “just three easy payments,” “just three easy steps,” etc. How do they know that? And furthermore, if I am stupid enough to believe that offer, I should be ashamed of my use of my God-given intelligence if I buy that product or that offer.

  • Do you find yourself married legally but divorced emotionally?

    The hundreds of times I have been doing counseling with a couple who expressed this sentiment at the beginning of their counseling program reminds me of one of the most ridiculous advertisements of a product being offered: “just three easy payments,” “just three easy steps,” etc. How do they know that? And furthermore, if I am stupid enough to believe that offer, I should be ashamed of my use of my God-given intelligence if I buy that product or that offer.

  • The Savvy Senior: Comparing Medicare prescription drug plans an important task

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Is it important to compare Medicare Part D prescription drug plans every year? My pharmacist recommends it, but it’s such a hassle sorting through all those different plans. What can you tell me?
    Confused Beneficiary

    Dear Confused,

  • Public Record: District Court Sept. 21

    The following cases were heard in Spencer District Court on Sept. 21, 2012, by Judge Linda Armstrong:

    Traffic:

    Heather D. Bogard (1994), speeding 15 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school, $143 court costs paid.

    Kaden G. Smith (1992), speeding 16 miles over the legal limit, guilty, $175 fine to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • Community helps make football program a success

    Ten years ago, Spencer County High School suited up the first football team in its history. I’ve been told that the old Taylorsville High School fielded a football team many decades ago, but for recent decades, Friday nights in the fall had been mostly uneventful in Taylorsville.