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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Happy Holidays? Seasons Greetings? Merry Christmas?

    Which is it for you? I still prefer the last one. Why? Because it has always been Christmas on Dec. 25. And, because the first two are fairly new versions that have emerged more recently.
    When I was a child (back in ancient history) I can remember that Christmas was only Christmas, not a “season” to greet someone, or a “holiday” that is supposed to also be happy. I was raised that there are, in fact, four seasons: summer, fall, winter and spring. And, on that note, there are many holidays besides this one we usually celebrate all year long.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Check out these financial tips for those marrying later in life

    Dear Savvy Senior
    What are the financial issues that come with remarrying later in life? I’ve been seeing a wonderful man for two years, and we’ve been talking about marriage, but I want to make sure we understand all the possible financial consequences before getting hitched.
    Single Senior

    Dear Single,

  • COLUMN: Salt dough ornaments fun, easy to make

    Most years, our family puts up a large artificial Christmas tree that we have had for many years. This year, however, we have a tiny tree, a little tabletop tree instead. It is a real tree though, and that makes me happy because that is what I had as a child.

  • PHOTOS: Summitt siblings get 7-point bucks
  • PHOTOS: SCHS varsity, junior varsity dance teams take first place at Jamfest

    The Spencer County High School varsity and junior varsity dance teams each won first place in their divisions at the Jamfest Dance Competition at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington over the weekend.

  • Bears sweep pair of games last week

    The Spencer County Bears have improved to 4-1 on the season after sweeping a pair of games last week.
    The boys traveled to Frankfort last Tuesday to tangle with the Wolverines of Western Hills and came away with a 78-53 victory.

  • Lady Bears move to 4-6 on season

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have had a very busy week on the court, playing five games since last Monday.
    The Lady Bears opened up with a trip to Frankfort to play Western Hills and they came away with a hard-fought 39-37 victory.
    Mackenzie Myers led the way for the Lady Bears with 13 points and 13 rebounds while MacKenzie Keown added 10 points. Krysten Barlow hit two three-pointers on her way to eight points and eight rebounds and McKenna Pfeiffer added five points with Kristien Downs scoring three.

  • Myers scores 1,000th career point

    Spencer County Lady Bear Mackenzie Myers scored 12 points in the team’s loss to Anderson County on Monday night to bring her career total to 1,001.

  • COLUMN: UK’s kiddies are growing up; Petrino to WKU a poor hire

    Against another outmanned if feisty foe, Lipscomb, the Kentucky Wildcats were improved. John Calipari can circle-talk, make it complicated, but it isn’t. Big Blue fans are witnessing one-season removed high school hot shots coming of age. They’re learning how to adjust from being The Man, into a (what?) role player.
    Against Lipscomb, Archie Goodwin appeared to accept he is not Dwyane Wade; Kyle Wiltjer knows his stand-and-shoot freebies from the perimeter are over until opponents are convinced Alex Poythress is Terrence Jones.

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: December 2012

    Collins of Hilliard Lyons advances
    The board of directors of J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC (Hilliard Lyons) recently announced that Jason Collins of the firm’s Lexington office has been elected to the position of vice president.
    The recognition is based on Collins’ account service achievements, according to a news release.
    Collins is a former Mount Eden resident and is a son of Susan Collins of Mount Eden.