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Today's News

  • Quilters’ Day Out makes for fun, crafty day

    The Patchworkers Quilt Guild, a Spencer County Homemakers club, participated in the Quilters’ Day Out on March 12 in Louisville.

  • Queens of the Bluegrass

    The Lady Bears are off to a good start on the softball diamond and have posted a 5-1 record early in the season. Following a 1-0 loss to CAL last Tuesday, the girls have strung together four straight victories, which included a 9-1 win over Nelson County, a 7-1 win over Henry County and 8-1 over Southern and a 20-0 romp over Fairdale. They are scheduled to meet Fairdale again at home today and will be at Bullitt Central on Thursday. They’ll participate in an Oldham County tournament over spring break.
     

  • COLUMN: A fantastic Final Four

    No one could have predicted the Final Four that begins play this weekend with 11 seed Virginia Commonwealth matched up with 8th seed Butler. Well, that’s not exactly true. Of the 5.9 million bracket entries collected by ESPN, two people did actually pick these four teams. Odds are, those brackets were filled out after tossing some darts or by an old lady in North Dakota who was bored with her daily crossword puzzle.

  • COLUMN: Soaring Kentucky heads to Final Four

    The commonwealth’s big triple?
    The only way last weekend could have been My-Old-Kentucky-Home-better would be if Happy Chandler were here to sing our song, and my Corbin friend Malcolm Pace had a microphone to say, “Boys, it don’t get no better than this.”
    Pikeville College is king of NAIA. Bears are national champions.
    Bellarmine is king of NCAA Division II. Knights are national champions.
    And, East Region champion Kentucky is headed to the Final Four.

  • First place at Jamfest Nationals

  • SCES dance team wins at Jamfest Nationals

    The Spencer County Elementary School dance team recently earned two national championships at Jamfest Nationals.

  • Bears baseball even on season

  • Farmers Market to open April 23

    Vendors participating in the Spencer County Farmers Market are gearing up for another season of home-grown food and fun as the market is slated to open April 23.

  • Local FFA fares well at regional competition

    On March 10, 38 members of the Spencer County FFA Chapter participated in the Northern Regional FFA Day finals, which consists of speaking, parliamentary procedure, talent and record keeping contests. Seventeen chapters competed. The top two individuals in each speaking contest advance to the state finals in June.

  • Farm Service agency announces double cropping opportunities

    Jeanie Williams, County Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency wants to make crop producers aware of Kentucky’s approved double-cropping practices.
    Approved double-cropping practices are used in determining the crop’s eligibility for FSA program purposes.
    Initial planted crops followed by a crop not approved as a practice for double-cropping are defined as a subsequent crop planting. Subsequent crops are not considered eligible crops for some FSA programs unless they meet an exception ruling.