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Today's News

  • COLUMN: Salt dough ornaments fun, easy to make

    Most years, our family puts up a large artificial Christmas tree that we have had for many years. This year, however, we have a tiny tree, a little tabletop tree instead. It is a real tree though, and that makes me happy because that is what I had as a child.

  • PHOTOS: Summitt siblings get 7-point bucks
  • PHOTOS: SCHS varsity, junior varsity dance teams take first place at Jamfest

    The Spencer County High School varsity and junior varsity dance teams each won first place in their divisions at the Jamfest Dance Competition at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington over the weekend.

  • Bears sweep pair of games last week

    The Spencer County Bears have improved to 4-1 on the season after sweeping a pair of games last week.
    The boys traveled to Frankfort last Tuesday to tangle with the Wolverines of Western Hills and came away with a 78-53 victory.

  • Lady Bears move to 4-6 on season

    The Spencer County Lady Bears have had a very busy week on the court, playing five games since last Monday.
    The Lady Bears opened up with a trip to Frankfort to play Western Hills and they came away with a hard-fought 39-37 victory.
    Mackenzie Myers led the way for the Lady Bears with 13 points and 13 rebounds while MacKenzie Keown added 10 points. Krysten Barlow hit two three-pointers on her way to eight points and eight rebounds and McKenna Pfeiffer added five points with Kristien Downs scoring three.

  • Myers scores 1,000th career point

    Spencer County Lady Bear Mackenzie Myers scored 12 points in the team’s loss to Anderson County on Monday night to bring her career total to 1,001.

  • COLUMN: UK’s kiddies are growing up; Petrino to WKU a poor hire

    Against another outmanned if feisty foe, Lipscomb, the Kentucky Wildcats were improved. John Calipari can circle-talk, make it complicated, but it isn’t. Big Blue fans are witnessing one-season removed high school hot shots coming of age. They’re learning how to adjust from being The Man, into a (what?) role player.
    Against Lipscomb, Archie Goodwin appeared to accept he is not Dwyane Wade; Kyle Wiltjer knows his stand-and-shoot freebies from the perimeter are over until opponents are convinced Alex Poythress is Terrence Jones.

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: December 2012

    Collins of Hilliard Lyons advances
    The board of directors of J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC (Hilliard Lyons) recently announced that Jason Collins of the firm’s Lexington office has been elected to the position of vice president.
    The recognition is based on Collins’ account service achievements, according to a news release.
    Collins is a former Mount Eden resident and is a son of Susan Collins of Mount Eden.

  • HOMEGROWN: Bennett’s Gas — keeping Spencer County warm for decades

    Though Taylorsville residents may not be dreaming of a white Christmas, people are cranking up their thermostats as winter temperatures drop. Staying warm can be a stressful concern for many families during winter months, but locals can rest assured knowing Bennett’s Gas will get the job done.

  • State honors top child support contracting officials

    The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has announced the state’s 20 top-performing child support contracting officials and one that made significant improvement during the past year. Spencer County Attorney Ruth Hollan was one of those honored last month at a reception in Frankfort hosted by the CHFS Child Support Enforcement program.
    The CSE, part of the CHFS Department for Income Support, administers child support enforcement jointly with local contracting officials for all 120 counties.