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Today's News

  • PHOTO: SCHS softball – Good game!

    The Spencer County High School softball team exchanges a traditional ‘good game’ with the Shelby County Lady Rockets after an 0-8 home loss on Thursday. The Lady Bears also fell at North Oldham on April 15 by a score of 11-12; at Paul Laurence Dunbar, 2-18; to Barren County, 0-10, in the Greenwood Border Battle; and to Apollo, 1-7, in the Greenwood Border Battle. The Lady Bears were scheduled to play Western Hills at home Monday, at South Oldham on Tuesday and at Anderson County on Thursday at 6 p.m.

  • COLUMN: In Kentucky, basketball season lasts 365 days

    We live in the mecca of college basketball. Any doubt of that has been erased over the last two years as both the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville have claimed Division I NCAA titles and both teams look poised to compete for the same crown next year. On top of that, the Indiana Hoosiers have returned to making this region second to none for college hoops.

  • COLUMN: Carpe diem!

    Making a silk purse from a sow’s ear? Take a bow this week, Kentucky High School Athletics Association hierarchy.
    Sort of.
    The University of Kentucky issued its 2012-13 basketball schedule last August. In blue ink – final regular season home game, (Senior Day) at Rupp Arena, Saturday, March 9, midday, Florida on CBS.

  • PHOTOS: Latin scholars

    Three students in Susan McGowan’s Latin classes received awards for their performance on the ‘2013 ACL/NCL National Latin Exam.’  Two of those students were recognized during Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. Robin Kosanouvong earned the silver maxima cum laude award, but was not present at the board meeting.

  • BACK IN TIME: Young Women’s Alliance

    This photo, submitted by Noreen Love Day, shows members of the YWA and their group leaders Bro. Pound and Susie Cochrane. Pictured, seated, from left are Gertrude Smith, Nan Eliz. Shelburne, Priscilla Smith, Virginia Day, Buelah Mae Baird, Dorothy Pound, Elizabeth Smith and Noreen Love.

  • PHOTOS: Preschool family fun night

    Spencer County Preschool, Head Start and Preschool Bear Care hosted a family fun night on April 11.
     

  • COLUMN: SCES Career Day was certainly a success

    Hands on their desks. Eyes glued to the front of the room. Mouths shut and ears open. Those three statements describe each of the four classrooms at Spencer County Elementary School, with which I had a chance to speak on Friday.

  • PHOTO: 4-H camp promo

    Mollie Tichenor and Tonya Tucker talk to Spencer County Elementary School students about 4-H camp and all the activities available there.

  • What's Happening — Week of April 24

    Board of Elections meeting canceled
    Thursday’s regular meeting of the Spencer County Board of Elections has been canceled due to illness. Regular meetings will resume in May.

    Drug take-back

  • COLUMN: We’re among heroes every day

    I spent Friday night on the couch trying to fight off what has now become a full-fledged cold. So much for that, but it’s not like I would have moved from in front of the tv anyway. When my eyes weren’t reading the latest tweets to stay updated, they were glued to the national new stations as America awaited the capture of a terrorist.
    Once the suspects in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings were identified, law enforcement officials in and around Boston spent hour after hour trying to capture them.