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Today's News

  • Lady Bears fall to Anderson

     

    For the better part of two quarters, it looked as though the Spencer County Lady Bears might be on the verge of picking up a signature win as they led Anderson County 20-16 with six minutes left in the first half. However, Anderson County’s long-range shooting spurred them to an 18-3 run to end the half, including a three-pointer at the buzzer to go up 34-23 at the break, on their way to a 74-47 victory in Taylorsville Thursday night.

    “We were off to an excellent start and played well the entire game,” said Lady Bears Coach Brandy Scott.

  • N. Bullitt tops Bears, 71-51

     

    The Spencer County Bears dropped their fourth game in a row Thursday night, falling 71-51 on the road to North Bullitt.
    The Eagles, 15-1 on the season, wasted no time in building an early 17-6 lead and padded that lead as the night went on as the Bears fell to 6-13 on the season.

  • Sports Briefs - week of January 20

    Youth Soccer Sign-ups

    The Spencer County Sports Association is accepting registrations for Recreational Spring Soccer for children age 2 to 18 now through January 25. Registration forms can be printed from their website, www.spencercountysoccer.com. Click on “Registration” then click on registration information and registration form.

    Spring Basketball League

  • Lady Bears are a work in progress

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears are a work in progress, the key word being progress.

    Most of the minutes being logged for the girls are from players who are sophomores and freshmen. That means this young team is learning as they go.

    What’s impressed me about the team this year is how different players have stepped up and shown improvement.

  • KY offers year-round outdoor action

     

    The coldest temperatures since the last visit of the Polar Vortex late last winter dim prospects of hunting and fishing over the next week or so. During times of single-digit temperatures greeting you in the morning, a little planning of outdoor adventures for the coming year helps lift spirits during these darkest, coldest days of winter.

    Kentuckians are lucky as our state offers bountiful outdoor opportunities for each month of the year. Here are some productive suggestions for each month of the upcoming year.

  • Education - Students honored...

     

    Elementary students from Spencer County Elementary School and Taylorsville Elementary School who achieved Distinguished scores on recent testing, were recognized recently during a Spencer County High School basketball game. Superintendent Chuck Adams invited the students and their parents to the schools to be recognized, and the students were brought out onto the floor between games in front of a packed house.

  • Education - Spencer Elementary releases Honor Roll

    Spencer County Elementary School announced their 2nd semester honor roll recently.

  • Education - SCHS students selected to All-State Chorus

     

    Spencer County High School Choir participants are making a change for the better. The first year Ms. Kelsie Shipley, SCHS Choir Director, sent kids to audition in 2013 for the KMEA All-State  Choir, no students from SCHS made it.  Competing against students all around the state for these spots is not an easy task.  

    Last school year, 2014-2015, Ms. Shipley had three students make it; Shelby Hughes, Halee Hood, and Patrick Sweazy.  This year, 2015-2016, Ms. Shipley had six students make the KMEA All-State Choir. 

  • Lessons from a soldier’s prayer

     

    The following prayer was found folded up in the pocket of a Confederate soldier at the end of the Civil War:

    “I asked God for strength, that I might achieve; I was made weak, that I might learn to obey.

    “I asked for health, that I might do greater things; I was given infirmity, that I might do better things.

    “I asked for riches, that I might be happy; I was given poverty, that I might be wise.

  • Church happenings - Week of January 20

    Women’s Bible Study at First Baptist Church

    A women’s Bible study will begin January 25 at First Baptist Church. The study will center on Beth Moore’s “Children of the Day,” covering 1 and 2 Thessalonians. There are two class times, one at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, and the other at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. The classes will be held at the First Baptist Church, 4th floor media center. Study guides are $16. For more information, contact Charlotte Nedros at 477-8459.

    Winter clothes drive