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Today's News

  • In defense of the golden rod

    I am allergic to many things and it is not just seasonal pollen…so trust me when I say don’t blame your late summer sneezes on this lovely perennial.  There are about 100 species of golden rod in North America, twenty of which can be found in Kentucky.   So, it is no surprise that Solidago, or golden rod, is Kentucky’s official state flower.  

  • Watson: Reporter of news and preserver of history

     

  • FFA State Fair results

     

  • Bell places 8th in nation

     

    McKenzie Bell, a sophomore at Spencer County High School, placed 8th in the entire country at Junior Olympic Games Nationals in the 15/16-year-old 800 meter dash earlier this summer.

  • Lady Bears off to impressive start with 6-3 record

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears look much improved from last season, opening the year with a 6-3 record. Last week they took a victory over Walden before hosting Collins for their first district matchup. The Lady Titans took the contest, 3 games to none before a large and vocal home crowd. The Lady Bears bounced back by going 2-2 in an event over the weekend.
     

  • Bears fall to Bullitt Central

     

    Miscues keep offense from normal output

    The last time they played in Shepherdsville, the Spencer County Bears put up record-setting numbers during an offensive assault that netted nearly 750 rushing yards on the way to a 77-42 win over Bullitt Central two years ago. The return trip Friday night was not as kind to the Bears, as they struggled on both sides of the ball on their way to a 38-13 loss.

  • Henry, local business leader dies

     

    Taylorsville lost a prominent face from the business community this past weekend with the passing of Rachel Greenwell Henry, 58. Henry, along with her sister Jennifer Baxter, owned and operated Greenwell’s Propane Gas that was started by her father and uncle more than 60 years ago.

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 23, 2017

    Plum Creek Baptist Family Night kick-off

    Plum Creek Baptist Church will kick off their Wednesday night programming with a kick-off Party on Wednesday, August 30 at 5:30 p.m. There will be food, games and fellowship.

  • Sympathy is not a substitute for action

    We do not have to look very far to find someone that needs a miracle. Many are suffering some type of crisis with everything from health problems, their children, and grieving over a loss, to finances, marriage issues and addictions. When difficult situations are presented, we become sympathetic, but how often do we consider that God may have brought these individuals to our attention so that we can not only pray but to intervene and help meet their needs? Instead of just discussing the situation and having pity, maybe we can become the miracle they are praying for.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 23, 2017

    Youth Dance Clinic

    The High School Dance Team is holding a dance clinic on Saturday, August 26th for youth. During the clinic, young dancers will learn a routine that they will perform at the SCHS home football game on September 8. Dancers should wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. The cost is $25 per person, which includes the clinic, lunch and a t-shirt to perform in. The clinic will be from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Spencer County High School