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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Don’t let it be too late

    Back when country music was country music, Tanya Tucker had a song named, “It’s a Little too Late to do the Right Thing Now.” Of course Tanya was singing about her rowdy life, but in life it is never too late to come to God in prayer and repentance.
    As we go to the Bible, we can see how Jesus’ death on the cross made a way for us, even though we lived a rowdy life.

  • COLUMN: We hope you enjoy your surprise

    Surprises! These are the unexpected and unforeseen occurrences in life which may elicit feelings of excitement and joy just as they can throw us a curve and perplex us.

  • Readifest this Saturday

    The daunting task of preparing Spencer County students for another school year can be made a bit easier at the annual Health Fair/Readifest Saturday at Spencer County High School.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Fill up on cafeteria knowledge this school year

    Free and Reduced Lunch Applications
    Each student should receive a lunch application through the mail this summer. Anyone who wishes to apply must complete and return application to Central Office or their child’s school by August 31, 2011.
    Your child’s lunch status will remain the same until that date, after which they will be switched to full pay and you will be responsible for any charges incurred.

  • Spencer County youth attend Kentucky Sheriffs’ Ranch
  • BACK TO SCHOOL: 2011-2012 Spencer County Schools district-wide calendar

    August 10    First Day of School

    September 2    No School - PD Day

    September 5    No School - Labor Day

    October 17 - 21    Fall Break

    October 24    No School - PD Day

    November 8    No School - PD Day

    November 23    No School - Planning Day

    November 24-25    No School-Thanksgiving Break

  • Library to offer variety of fall programs for all ages

    The Spencer County Public Library has something for everyone. Check out some of the activities that are currently going on at the library:
    • Story Time is a great way to expose your child to reading and letter recognition.  There are crafts to encourage small motor skills and lots of physical play to get moving.  Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. when school is in session for toddlers through first grade story time.  We welcome all ages to join in the fun of reading and learning on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: School bus rules and guidelines

    The privilege of riding a school bus is conditional upon good behavior by the pupil. Any pupil who violates the rules or regulations for passengers on a school bus will be reported to the pupil’s principal. Continued unacceptable behavior may cause the pupil to lose riding privileges.

    Waiting at the Bus Stop
    • Arrive five minutes early.
    • Stay back from the road five big steps.
    • Respect other people’s property.
    • Wait in an orderly manner.

  • Commissioner addresses open meetings concerns

    The Taylorsville City Commission might be in violation of Kentucky’s Open Meetings Law – and one of its own commissioners is pointing it out.
    Commissioner Nathan Nation submitted a request in writing at a special meeting last week to ask the commission to correct two violations that occurred at a separate special meeting on July 19.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Armbands will help make sure students arrive home safely

    With the 2011-2012 school year growing close, the Pupil Transportation Department is once again striving to do its best in assisting students in boarding the appropriate school bus.  

    As in previous years, the transportation staff will distribute armbands on the evening children are scheduled for their open house.  There are two types of armbands that will assist with route information.