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Today's News

  • To Vietnam, the brink and back: Barry Campbell shares his story

    “Who’s in charge?” a young Barry Campbell asks on a plane full of unfamiliar men in his battalion, eager and frightened to step foot in Vietnam for the first time. A seasoned soldier, jaded and unemotional, answers him, shaking his head. “In charge of what?”

  • Magistrates pass motion to file suit against Karrer

    Early on in Monday night’s Fiscal Court meeting, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer informed the court that most of the county’s new digital radios were in and said that the ones that are in have been programmed.
    The county’s new radio tower hasn’t arrived yet, Karrer said, but the concrete and anchors for the tower have been put in place and a small, pre-fabricated building to house equipment has arrived.

  • High school honors veterans

    On Monday, the Spencer County High School student body and staff filled the gymnasium to celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have served our country.  The American flag was displayed in the center next to the podium where several students gave poetic speeches of liberty and led the audience in our nation’s Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Shelburne earns honor with Ky. Science Center

    The Senior Leadership of the Kentucky Science Center recently completed the application and interview process for the 2012-2013 Youth Infusion Board.

  • BACK IN TIME: 30 years ago - SCHS gym

    30 years ago
    Nov. 11, 1982

    From the outside, the new Spencer County High School gym doesn’t look very big. On the inside, pictured above, it looks enormous.
    It is 102 feet by 104 feet, said Superintendent Lloyd Mullins. “It’s about the same size as Bullitt East but we won’t have a balcony.”
    Mullins said the Spencer County gym will seat 1,500, compared to the 400 capacity seating in the old gym.
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  • UNLEASHED: Chapter 10

    Chapter 10

    Go to www.kypress.com to hear Woody read each chapter and try the interactive chapter activities. Thanks to Kentucky Utilities/LG&E, Kentucky Office for Adventure Tourism, Kentucky Press Association and Newspaper in Education for helping to make this statewide literacy project possible.

    “Are you still sore, Woody?” Chloe asked as we traveled west on the Western Kentucky Parkway. “I’ve never seen anyone dog paddle like that.”

  • BIRTH: Harrison James born Sept. 26

    Jack Shannon and Jamie Marion announce the birth of their son, Harrison James Marion on Sept. 26, 2012. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his brother, Alex Marion, 2. His grandparents are John and Diana Bridwell and John and Colleen Cook. His great-grandparents are Catherine Murphy, Lalika Cook and the late Mary and Herman Stevens.

  • BIRTH: Baby Albert born Oct. 17

    James Albert and Jennifer Brown of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Cooper James Albert, on Oct. 17, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East. Born at 4:33 a.m., he weighed 7 pounds, 10.9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He was welcomed home by his big brother, Anthony Albert, 6. His maternal grandparents are Arnold and Melissa Brown of Taylorsville. His paternal grandparents are Denis and Connie Albert of Taylorsville.

  • PHOTO: Five generations

    From left, Aaron Ware, Ray Ellis, Leah Mae Ware, Mary Ellis and Lisa Ware. Leah was born in June. Mary Ellis is the oldest generation at  86 and Leah is the youngest at four months.

  • COLUMN: Eat nutritious food this holiday season

    The holiday season can bring financial stress that burdens your spirit. From purchasing gifts to traveling to planning an elaborate holiday meal, extra expenses make it hard on families this time of the year. Many families skip holiday traditions to avoid overspending. Skipping the big Thanksgiving or Christmas meal may not be the answer to pinching pennies; choosing to eat a nutritious meal can help you avoid the extra spending and extra calories.