Today's News

  • Grantz named to Sewanee dean’s list

    Michael Grantz of Fisherville has been named to the dean’s list at the University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, for the Advent 2012 term. To earn a place on Sewanee’s dean’s list, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale.
    Grantz is the child of Julie and William K. Grantz.

  • Devine named to Bellarmine dean’s list

    Maverick Devine was recently named to the fall semester dean’s list of the W. Fielding Ruble School of Business at Bellarmine University. He is a son of Rick and Connie Devine and a graduate of Spencer County High School.

  • BIRTH: Joseph Nate born Dec. 22

    Alex and Elizabeth Bramer of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Joseph Nate Bramer on Dec. 22, 2012, at Baptist East Hospital.

    He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    His grandparents are Terry and Jane Yates and Kelly and Sheila Bramer.

  • COLUMN: Reports that we are dying are greatly exaggerated

    Back in 1897, James Ross Clemens was ill. Not-so-careful passing on of information resulted in word that Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name of Mark Twain, was dying in London. When an enterprising reporter decided to check on Twain before publishing his demise, the author responded, “The report of my death was greatly exaggerated.”

  • COLUMN: Some ‘plants’ are too good to be true

  • BIRTH: Grayson Shane born Nov. 21

    Josh and Lisa Long of Taylorsville announce the birth of their son, Grayson Shane Long, on Nov. 21, 2012 at 5:09 p.m. at Norton Suburban Hospital.

    He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Lilly Long.
    He is the grandson of Rod and Debbie Cundiff, Joe and Patty Maupin, and Joe and DeeDee Long.
    His great-grandparents are Joe and Mattie Cundiff.

  • Bears fall to 9-9, lose three of four

    The Spencer County Bears dropped three of four games last week but perhaps played their best in a 77-63 loss to highly ranked John Hardin Friday night.

  • Lady Bears defeat Aussie traveling team

    With well over a month left remaining in their season, the Spencer County Lady Bears equaled their total win amount from last season with a 57-50 win over a traveling Australian squad Monday night at home.

  • COLUMN: Louisville earns A+, Kentucky C-

    Mid-January report cards on big dogs.
    Louisville. Polls aside, the Cardinals are ranked best in America where it counts, defensive efficiency. Poll position? Not relevant for another six weeks.
    Kentucky. Normally, this Wildcat collection would get an ‘I’ for incomplete, except it has underachieved, responded poorly to Camp Cal and in-your-face antics by its coach and lost twice at home. C-minus.
    Looking ahead ...

  • COLUMN: Caring for lawn and garden equipment is important

    We had our Scag mower serviced a few weeks back, she had suffered from some sort of oil leak all summer and looked a little weary and unkempt, so I felt a bit negligent when I dropped her off. Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment was something that was pounded into my world view of farm responsibilities when I was growing up. Plus, I am well aware that if you don’t take care of your stuff it means it doesn’t work when you need it.