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Today's News

  • Tough loss for SCHS volleyball

    The Spencer County Volleyball team had a relatively quiet week, playing only one match in what has been a very busy start to their season.

    Despite a 2-13 record on the year, the girls have been competitive in most of their matches, and last week’s road loss at Bullitt East was no exception.

    Spencer County dropped the first game by a score of 25-22 and Bullitt

    East rallied to nip the Lady Bears in the second game, 25-23.

    In both games, Spencer County were able to build leads, but were not able to hold on for the victory.

  • PHOTO: Fleig meets UK’s Coach Phillips

    Pvt. James Fleig shakes hands with University of Kentucky Head Football Coach Joker Phillips while on a month long maneuver at the Wendell H. Ford Training Center last month.  The 1/149th MEB Infantry Brigade is training for deployment next year. Fleig is a 2009 Spencer County High School graduate.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Grand jury indictments

    The following grand jury indictments were filed in Spencer County Circuit Court Aug. 19, 2010.

    Namon E. Milburn, of 2219 Murphy Lane in Mt. Eden, was indicted with two felonies, four misdemeanors and one violation.

  • Home cooking: Laurita Aubrey shares her recipe for Pasta Salad

    Laurita Aubrey made her pasta salad for the first time the day that she served it at the August meeting of the Spencer County Garden Club. She created the recipe using ingredients she found in her kitchen.

    “I looked around, saw what I had and put it together,” said Aubrey.

    Aubrey is interested in simple food and simple methods of preparation. Cooking is not her favorite activity, so she prefers to spend little time working on it.

  • Stallion wins continue into week 2

    Spencer County Stallions win over all in the second week of play into the season against the Nelson County Football Association

     Junior blue coached by Chris Hutt 27-12

    Junior white coached by Floyd Light 34-7

    Pee Wee blue coached by Stan Shivers 20-0

    Pee Wee white coached by Phillip Bradham had a by week

    Mighty Mites coached by Will Smith fell short 6-15

  • Living the life of a saint

    I was recently thinking about one of my best friends who had gone on to be with the Lord. His name was Wilson Shelburne. He was a God-fearing man. We would sit and talk about how great Jesus Christ is and often we would bring up Paul, Peter or some of the other people in the Bible.

  • Main St. update

    The effort to renovate a second city block along Main Street has “reached another stumbling block,” Main Street Committee Chairman John Shircliffe told city commissioners last Thursday.

    Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet have requested that engineers bidding on the project be rated according to the candidates’ qualifications and submitted to KTC for selection. During the previous phase, city commissioners were permitted to select the lowest bidding firm.

  • Smith selected for Cumberland University Hall of Fame

    Tommy Smith, a Taylorsville native, has been selected for the Cumberland University Hall of Fame. Smith played four seasons of baseball for the Bulldogs (1987-90) and ranks in the top 10 in six career statistical categories at CU, including being number one in hits with 229. Smith also ranks second in at-bats (653) and RBIs (153); fifth in triples with eight and seventh in runs scored (153). He is seventh in doubles (39) and eleventh in home runs with (39).

  • GUEST COLUMNIST: Postal service price hike is neither justified nor legal

    At  Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc., Shelbyville, KY (which I serve as postal consultant after retiring in 2008 from a 35-year career), when we face tough economic times, we have to make tough decisions. But ultimately, our goal is to grow our business by providing services that consumers want and need at competitive prices.

    When our business grows, so do jobs. If we do business right, our customers grow with us. In the end, making the right choices is right for the economy, jobs and our businesses.

  • Schools looking to raise taxes

    The Spencer County School Board has publicized a proposal to increase real estate and personal property taxes by four percent, but Superintendent Chuck Adams said he plans to recommend something lower at tonight’s public hearing.