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Today's News

  • Look for lovely winter perennials beneath the snow

    The Spencer County Farmers Market Committee will be holding a planning meeting on Feb.24 at 6 p.m.

    All those who have previously sold or are interested in selling, are encouraged to attend.
    Topics of discussion will include the previous selling season and planning for the 2011 season.
    As part of this meeting, there will be a potluck supper. The meat and drinks are being provided. The committee asks attendees to please bring a side dish.

    Call the Extension Office at 477-2217 if you are planning to attend.

  • Turn Valentine's Day into a celebration of familial love

    Valentine’s Day has an unusual history in our household. I do not expect flowers or candy, and I generally do not get them. In all the years that my husband and I have been together, I think I have received flowers for Valentine’s Day maybe once. It is not that I do not like getting flowers. I just prefer not to get them at holiday prices.

    I go get a box of candy occasionally, but even then my husband gets more brownie points for buying it on sale than he does for bringing it to me on the “correct” day.

  • Dip into delciousness

    Terri Cooper grew up with the apple dip recipe that she serves to her children. Her mother got the recipe from her aunt and she said it is possible that it originally came from her great-grandmother.

    “Mom used it for an after school snack for Sunday afternoons,” said Cooper. “Basically it was a way to get us to eat fruit and it works. It works for my kids too.”

  • Turn off experts and examine your favorite team's Valentine

    If ball sports make your heart throb, then February 2011 will be your valentine.

    Wednesday. While we watch, first day of the rest of their lives for next wave of sleeper stars (Randall Cobb), Heisman hopefuls, Outland dreamers and Tom Brady wannabes.
    Monday-through-Saturday this week?

    Western ... Louisville ... Kentucky.

    Encore. Peyton Siva and Louisville showed a collective valentine at UConn last week. Will February be a staging area for another Big East title run?

  • Recruits bring hype, but basketball still a team sport

    HYPE AND HOOPS

    High School basketball used to be huge in Kentucky. It still is in some corners, but it seems the only way to fill up a high school gymnasium these days is to lure some big-name college recruits and bank on fans of a prospect’s future college buying up the tickets.

  • Bears finish tough stretch 3-1, become serious contenders

    The Spencer County Bears just finished a four-game stretch that could have exposed them as pretenders. However, posing a 3-1 record in those games signals they’ll be a team to take seriously as the postseason looms less than three weeks away.

    The Bears started the stretch with a convincing 67-51 win over Collins two weeks ago, but then snow marred the rest of that week’s schedule. This past week, the Bears got back into action and it started with a road trip to Lawrenceburg.

    SPENCER COUNTY 52 ANDERSON COUNTY 48

  • Lady Bears snag close win

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon, edging the Lady Patriots of Allen County-Scottsville 41-39.

    It was a close game throughout and the Bears retook a two-point lead midway through the third quarter when McKenna Pfeiffer converted an old-fashioned three point play and then followed it up a minute later with two free throws to put her team up 27-25.

  • Hopkins family welcomes Andrea

    Glenn and Renee Hopkins are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Andrea Renee Hopkins, born on Nov. 30, 2010, at 7:19 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 4.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Also welcoming Andrea were her grandparents, William and Reba Jump, Glenn Sr. and Linda Hopkins; her uncle, Anthony Jump; her aunt, Amanda Hopkins; her great-grandparents, Rudolph and Genny Spurr, Harry and Betty Thompson and Roscoe Jump and the late Frederick Tedescucci Sr.; and great-great-grandparents, the late T.F. Spurr and Lula Jump.

  • Herndon promoted to Colonel

    Chris Herndon was promoted to colonel in the U.S. Army on Jan. 1.  

    Herndon is the son of the late Clyde Herndon, formerly of Taylorsville, and  Meryle W. Herndon, of Rogersville, Tenn.  

    He is currently serving as an international affairs specialist in the office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington DC.  

  • McManaways welcome Mason

    Bobby and Amanda McManaway would like to announce the birth of their son, Mason Anthony McManaway, born Nov. 20, 2010, 2:28 a.m., at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.

    Mason weighed 8 pounds, 12.5 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

    Mason has an older brother, Brody, 3.

    Mason’s grandparents are Mark and Valerie Armstrong of Taylorsville and Kim and Debbie McManaway of Reynolds Station, Ky. He is the great-grandson of Ray Wilson and Betty Carol Armstrong and Paul and Mary Rusher.