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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Kentucky rises to pinnacle again

    Voila! There it was Saturday evening — the cosmic hue over the Bluegrass State reverted to blue again. Rick Pitino had congratulated John Calipari and would say later how much he liked Kentucky’s team.
    Louisville’s coach spoke for most of us. His orange-clad team was pretty good, too, and should open next season near the top, if not the top, of the polls.
    Kentucky fans were aglow, having witnessed a school record 37 wins already, pushing its all-time wins lead over North Carolina to 24.

  • The Far Middle: April 4
  • COLUMN: Montell hosts SCHS student during 2012 session

    Rep. Brad Montell, R-Shelbyville (58th District), recently hosted Corey Thomas, a senior at Spencer County High School, for a two-day mentoring program with the Kentucky House of Representatives in Frankfort for the 2012 Legislative Session. Thomas, the son of Charlie and Cindy Thomas, is a Governor’s Scholar and has applied for consideration as a McConnell Scholar with the University of Louisville.

  • Education briefs — 4.4.12

    Oder awarded Eastern Kentucky University Regents Scholarship
    Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students already have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Merritt Oder, a Spencer County High School student, was awarded a Regents Scholarship.
    Students who qualify for merit-based scholarships have until May 1 to accept them, Morris said. (Additional scholarship recipients will be announced later.)

  • Students donate to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    During the week of Feb. 27 to March 2, Spencer County High School first period students were “at war” — war against cystic fibrosis that is.
    In his service project for the National Honor Society, Cory Howard challenged students to bring coins in each day to donate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for the treatment and race for a cure of the disease.

  • PHOTO: Going above and beyond

    Spencer County High School senior Lindsey Matherly gives an interview about her senior project and her course load at the Spencer County Board of Education’s March meeting. Matherly discussed what life is like for a senior who works part-time, takes advanced placement classes and still attempts to have a social life. Board members Shannon Medley and Scott Travis listen as Matherly discusses her goals and what drives her to overachieve.

  • PHOTO: Skinner receives ‘Going the Distance’ Award

    Superintendent Chuck Adams recognizes Spencer County High School Office Manager Stephanie Skinner, who received the Going the Distance Award for March.

    The award recognizes someone in the district that has gone above and beyond their required duties in the name of improving the school district.

  • Collins honored at ‘Women’s Wellness Affair’

    The Spencer Magnet’s own Susan Collins, pictured at left, was honored during the annual Women’s Wellness Affair sponosored by Jewish Hospital last Tuesday.

  • 175 turn out for shoot benefiting Monroe family

    Rain could not dampen the spirits of over 175 people at the Spencer County Fish and Game Club on Sunday.

  • PHOTO: SOS classes offer something for everyone

    Grayson Lawson holds a hair bow board from a Spencer County Extension Sharing OurSelves class last week. Lawson crafted the board herself. To learn more about the SOS program going on right now at the extension service, visit www.ces.ca.uky.edu/spencer/sos.