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Today's News

  • FROM THE WORD: Lifestyle of sin cannot be ignored

    This is another article on backsliding. We see Paul writing to the church at Corinth.

    2 Corinthians 1:1– Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all saints which are in all Achaia.

    As we look at Paul writing to the church about what he was expecting to find. Because this was going to be his third visit there.

  • Kentucky, Western and Louisville: Can the experts be wrong?

    Last, last and also-ran.

    Dire predictions for the Commonwealth’s three Division 1 football teams, Kentucky, Western Kentucky and Louisville.

    Media chose Kentucky for the SEC East cellar. Sun Belt coaches picked the Hilltoppers for the basement. And, Louisville expectations in the Big East are less a hot topic than Steve Kragthorpe’s hot seat.

    Low expectation is a blast furnace for fiery motivation speeches to stir pride of strong young men “... to prove those experts wrong.”

    Good news?

  • Quarreling and exhorting not allowed at Little Union

    You just never know where interesting Spencer County history may be found. For instance, on the Kentucky Baptist Histories Baptist History Homepage appears the “Year Book of Little Union Baptist Church Fairfield, Ky.

    Since Spencer County wasn’t formed until 1824, the church was in Nelson County when it was formed in 1811. Here’s the  item from the Nelson County Library:

     “Notes on the History of Little Union Baptist Church.

  • Sunrise golf event at Valhalla

     

    Local golfers will have a chance to play Kentucky’s premier course during Sunrise Children’s Services annual Champions’ Challenge Golf Tournament on August 24 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville.

     The site of last year’s historic Ryder Cup will again play host to the event and for $3,000, a foursome can play 18 holes, enjoy a lunch and a post-game reception catered by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.

  • Rage takes 2nd in12U fastpitch world series

    The Heartland Rage 12U Fastpitch softball team was named runners-up in the 2009 USFA 12U World Series recently in Panama City Beach, Fla. A total of 93 teams competed in the tournament.

    The girls went into the championship game July 18 undefeated only to have the winner of the losers bracket, a team from Tennessee called the ‘Lil Lady Warriors, beat them twice for the championship title.

  • U8 all-star team represents Spencer

    The Spencer County 8U Allstar Team played three games this past weekend in a tournament in Fern Creek.  The Allstars are Trey Early, Jackson Cole, Hunter Greer, Ryan Olliges, Cameron Siegal, Connor Travis, Jake Siegal, JJ Dickerson, Douglas Mouser, Tony Lashley, Josh Williams, and Brandon Jewell.  They were coached by Eddie Siegal, Daniel Cole, and Head Coach Shane Hughes.

  • Grand jury indictments

    Robert Collins was indicted on one felony count of failure to register as a sex offender. No address was provided in court documents.

    Collins allegedly failed to register as a sex offender in September 1998. He was indicted by Spencer County Grand Jury June 18.

    Charles W. Norton, of 210 Mike Brown Lane in Taylorsville, was indicted July 9, on one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

  • Snapped line closes shops

    From 8:18 p.m. until 9:45 p.m., a line of businesses on Taylorsville Road lost power on Wednesday night.

    According to witnesses at Country Mart, sparks and smoke were seen in the soybean field next to the store on KY 55 when the powerline snapped.

    Police Chief Toby Lewis said there was no particular incident or accident that caused the line to snap but that heavy rainfall over the last few weeks could have possibly caused the posts to settle.

  • Church happenings

    Small Group

    Bible Study

    Bethlehem Baptist (Hwy 248) is beginning an in-home small group bible study.  There will be childcare provided for those that sign up in advance. The study is titled “God Makes Sense” and is scheduled to begin on Sunday, August 9 at 6 p.m. For more information and to sign-up please contact Bro. Sean Tanner at 502-477-5038.

    Fish fry/yard sale at Little Union

  • FFA members among American star finalists

    Two of the 16 National FFA American Star finalists are members of Spencer County FFA, the National FFA Organization has announced.

    “I want to congratulate Andrew Baird and Stephanie Mitchell on this outstanding achievement,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “This is the first time Kentucky has had two American Star finalists in the same year, and having them come from the same chapter is even more remarkable. These young people are to be commended for their hard work and discipline.