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Today's News

  • Making memories

    Are you running out of things to do to entertain your children during snow days? Are you getting cabin fever and need to find something to do to change the scenery, but you can not get out of your driveway? Try planning ahead for the next snow day with these ideas.

    Have a plan before the meteorologist ever announces the first snowflake. Make sure to have all the supplies and directions for several activities already purchased and set aside for the first call of “Mooom! I’m bored!”

  • As season continues, Bears earning respect

    Spencer County’s 67-51 win over Collins last week was big for a number of reasons. It was the first ever match-up between the Bears and the new school, it was a big district win and put the Bears in the driver’s seat for the top seed in the district tournament next month.

  • Lady Bears battle Oldham

    The Spencer County Lady Bears jumped out to a quick start against Oldham County and played their 8th Region foes close throughout before falling 61-55 at home.

    The Lady Bears used a very strong first quarter to build a seven-point lead and held a 19-12 advantage after the first quarter. However, the Lady Colonels stormed back in the second quarter, erasing that lead and went into the halftime break with a 31-30 lead.

  • Bears take down Titans, 67-51

    The Spencer County Bears faced a hostile crowd, the pressure of growing expectations, and a team that sported an identical 13-4 record as their own when they faced Martha Layne Collins High School in Shelbyville last Tuesday.

    When the final buzzer sounded, the Bears had earned a convincing 67-51 victory, sole possession of first place in the region and even more confidence as the season begins to wind down to postseason play in a few weeks.

  • The Far Middle: Growing up
  • Taylorsville Elementary School Students of the Month

    Pictured are the Taylorsville Elementary School December Students of the Month. Pictured are Mackenzie Sego, Anthony Shelburne, Dustin Monroe, Dawson Moore, Kaitlyn Humphrey and Dylan Stone.

  • Top of the class: Achievement abounds in local education

    Richards named to Bethlehem High honor roll

    The following Spencer County students have been named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2010-11 academic year at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown, Kentucky.
     
    “A-B” Honor Roll: Grade 9 – Katherine J. Richards of Spencer County.

    Locals named to Center College dean's list

  • A 'Love' story

     The name “Salt River Tom” is familiar to many Spencer County residents, but in case you don’t know who he was, here’s a primer.

  • Combatting insects on indoor plants important

    Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the under side of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lack luster. Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.

  • Veggielicious: Now is the time to plan your garden

    Soon you’ll be receiving seed catalogs for the 2011 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.