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Today's News

  • Agriculture - Know how to help pets survive bitter cold

    Snow and bitter cold sent shivers across the nation in recent days, and experts are urging all dog and cat owners to protect their pets from the freezing temperatures.

     Pets can suffer from frostbite and hypothermia just as humans can, say veterinarians who treat dogs and cats all winter long for winter-related injuries.
     
    “If it feels cold to you, it’s probably cold to your indoor cat or dog,” said Dr. Will Fischbach, a senior clinician in emergency medicine.

  • Agriculture - Give the gift of gardening

    Amassing a good set of gardening tools usually takes a while and the holiday season, with various traditions of gift giving, is a perfect time to help gardeners achieve that goal.  Good tools don’t come cheap, but if you buy right the first time the investment pays off in the life of the tool and the efficiency of the job.  The right tool often means less time spent on tackling the chore.  

  • Bears win third straight game

     

    Despite a lack of size and a lot of youth and inexperience, the Spencer County Bears are proving to be a fun team to watch and thus far, a successful one.

    Following a 62-55 victory over visiting Jeffersontown on Friday night, the Bears are now 5-3 on the year, and winners of three straight.

  • SCMS Dance Team

     

    The Spencer County Middle School Dance Team placed 1st this weekend at their second competition of the season, the WinterJam Dance Competition in Lexington, KY. They also received the award for “Most Entertaining.” This is an award that is decided on by the judges and is only given to one dance team in the entire competition.

  • Girls notch milestone district win over Shelby

     

    It had been six years since the Spencer County Lady Bears had beaten a district opponent. Last Tuesday, that losing streak was snapped as the girls went on the road and defeated Shelby County 56-45 in what was truly a signature win for a program on the rise.

    When the buzzer sounded at the end of the game, you could sense this victory meant more than most, and Coach Brandy Scott affirmed that jubilation continued into the locker room.

  • Howie joins 1,000 point club

     

  • Taylorsville Lake is hot spot for winter crappie

    Winter is a season of nesting for many Kentuckians. Hot cocoa and a book by the fireplace is more appealing than getting outside in the wet and cold.

    However, for those who enjoy solitude and having lakes completely to themselves, winter is the best time to get outside and fish. Contrary to the stubborn belief of many anglers, fish bite all winter long.

  • First Christmas

    It is easy to forget that Christmas was not always what we have experienced all our lives.  The trees and toys, the TV specials and holiday movies, the shopping and Black Friday, it seems like they have been around forever.  The truth is that all of that is fairly new.

  • Church Happenings - Week of December 21, 2016

    Christmas services at All Saints Catholic Church

    All Saints Catholic Church will have Mass on Christmas Eve at 4 p.m. and again on Christmas Day at 9 a.m. The church is located at 410 Main Cross in Taylorsville.

  • The Birth of Christ

    This is the birth of Christ, as recorded in Luke 2:1-15 (NIV):

    In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria. And everyone went to their own town to register).