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Today's News

  • OCTC announces fall 2012 dean’s list

    The following Spencer County natives were named to the fall dean’s list at Owensboro Community and Technical College:
    Jessica Renee Collins
    Joseph Allen Conner
    Anthony J. Criss
    Allison Kate Hayse
    McKenzie L. Schulte
    Natalie Renee Sickbert
    Michele Rene Winstead
    A full-time student earning at least a 3.5 GPA and successfully completing 12 hours or more of course work numbered 100 or above for the academic term shall be included in the full-time student dean’s list.

  • Taylorsville Elementary School announces honor roll for second nine weeks

    Taylorsville Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the second nine weeks.

    Principals Honor Roll
    All “A”

    Ms. Buynak
    Alexis Biller, Kerrigan Catlett, Bonnie Hou, Addison Raque, Cameron Smith, Carmelo Spencer, Kaydence Tipton, Hayley Wethington.

    Ms. Catlett
    Tristen Cook, Alyssa Hitch, Lillian Husband, Jayden Tomes, Kristian Tucker, Kelsey VanKannel.

    Ms. Martin
    Issac Bruck, Jeremiah Knight, Kaelin Koppel, Emily Roberts, Lily Smith.

  • TES names students with perfect attendance for December

    Taylorsville Elementary School recently released the names of its students who had perfect attendance in December.

    Perfect Attendance
    December 2012

    Ms. Hickerson
    Dalton Clark, Casey DeSilvey, Mason Grubb, Kaydee Horner, Brittany Nethery.

    Ms. Pence
    Savannah Baldwin, Jakahri Brown, Lillian Chesnut, Jaxen Coulter, James Gilbert, Ayvah Hall, Kasey Moffett, Jenna Moore, Gracie Searcy, Leland Smearcheck, Alexandrea Thompson.

    Ms. Sztanya

  • New, existing National Board Certified teachers recognized

    The district’s newest and existing National Board Certified teachers were recognized at Monday night ‘s board of education meeting for their accomplishments. Becoming National Board Certified can take years and includes  rigorous self reflection and research. Spencer County Middle School social studies teacher Duane McClain was not present, but also renewed his certificate in early adolescence social studies - history.

  • PHOTO: Fire destroys shed on Joni Lane

    Mount Eden Fire Department responded Thursday to Joni Lane on a building fire. Upon arrival, firefighters ‘found a barn fully involved in fire,’ Chief Doug Herndon said. A neighbor saw the fire and reported it to the owner who called 911, he said. The fire is believed to have started because of an electrical issue, Herndon said.

  • PHOTOS: Bears place 10th at State Duals

    On Saturday, the Spencer County High School wrestlers competed in the Kentucky High School State Duals. Spencer County took 10th at the State Duals, beating Central High School 58-24. The Bears lost to Central earlier in the year 60-24. ‘[It was a] great day for the boys,’ said coach Joe Speer.

  • COLUMN: Numbers: Jurich extends Strong rent

    Louisville and uh, fidelity.
    What was missing from Tom Jurich’s new-contract-for-Charlie Strong announcement the other day? A brass band, cheerleaders, a Shriner mini-bike parade and a few real-world questions about the price tag on fidelity.

  • Lady Bears go on three-game winning streak

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have a three-game winning streak heading into action this week following two hard-fought victories last week over Bethlehem and Carroll County.
    Last Monday night, the Lady Bears hosted the Lady Eagles of Bethlehem and won in dramatic fashion as Delicia Brown knocked down two free throws with no time left on the clock to record a 41-39 victory.

  • Bears fall to Anderson, Collins

    The Spencer County Bears had a tough week of district play as they dropped back to back games to district rivals to fall to 10-11 on the season.

  • BACK IN TIME: 20 years ago ~ From Jan. 27, 1993