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Today's News

  • Stallions board meeting, practice begins

    Spencer County Stallions have rescheduled the June 2010 Open Board meeting to Wednesday July 7 at the fiscal court building.

    All parents are encouraged to attend.

    Practice for Stallions Football and Cheer leading starts July 6 at 6 p.m.

    If you have any questions, Please call Chris Hutt at  477-9198; Allison Greer Hughes at 502-777-8687 or Kim Carruthers at 477-6763.

     

  • Cox to study dance at GSA

    Lauren Cox, of Spencer County High School, has been accepted to participate in the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) takes place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 20 to July 10.  Cox will be studying dance.

  • SCHS youth basketball camp

    Spencer County High School's basketball team will be hosting a youth basketball camp for boys and girls ages 5 and up. The camp will be held June 28 through July 2 from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. each day. The cost of the camp is $60/camper.

    During the week, participants will be given individual instruction, hear from a variety of guest speakers and be provided daily snacks and drinks. Campers will also receive a t-shirt and a basketball for participating.

  • Superintendent receives evaluation from board

    On a scale of one to five, Superintendent Chuck Adams is a solid four, according to an annual evaluation of his performance by the Spencer County Board of Education.

    “This is not the best evaluation I’ve had,” Adams said to board members Monday night, “but it’s probably the most accurate. It’s a very fair and very accurate evaluation.”

    Adams explained his comments by saying that his holistic numbers were better after his first year on the job. Differences of opinion with some board members may be what lowered his score.

  • 'Dream' work: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' performance July 2-3

    Once again, it is being made clear that for a growing minority of young people, life in Spencer County would be simply unimaginable without the presence of theater.

  • Turfgrass research is focus of July 8 field day

    University of Kentucky specialists will present their most current research and information related to turfgrass during the Turfgrass Research Field Day July 8 at Spindletop Research Farm.

    Registration for the free field day begins at 8 a.m. EDT.

  • Forty-six teams compete in Nations tourney over the weekend

    Baseball was king in Taylorsville over the weekend as the Nations Baseball tournament was held at various locations in the area, attracting 46 teams and hundreds of players, coaches and parents to the community.

    Organizer Chuck Fischer said the event went very well, although the number of teams and the limited number of fields forced on age group to play at Beechmont in Louisville.

  • PEPP students

    Spencer County students Loren Cox, Cody Ingram and Caitlyn Wolz joined 40 Kentucky high school students from 18 counties recently and completed the annual Professional Education Preparation Program (PEPP) at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine (PCSOM). This two-week residential program provides high school students with an opportunity to learn about the medical profession. More than 600 students have participated in the college’s program since its inception in 1999.

  • Church happenings

    Rodeo Cowboy Church VBS kick-off

  • Spencer trends better than state average

    Non-academic data compiled by the Kentucky Department of Education shows relatively steady trends in local public schools for 2009. The data is the non-academic component of the Kentucky Testing System and includes dropout rates, attendance, graduation, retention and transition to adult life.

    As opposed to test scores, the data is intended to display other elements of academic success, said Lisa Gross, spokesman for the Kentucky Department of Education.