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Today's Sports

  • Boating safety advice for the...

    Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend boating on a lake or river.

    But one of the busiest boating weekends of the year is not a time to throw caution to the wind.

  • Celebrating the season

     

    The Spencer County Youth Baseball Association held their annual Baseball Bash Saturday at Ray Jewell Park.

  • Cycling time trials returning to...

    The USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships are coming to Taylorsville.

    Louisville will be hosting the national road cycling competition for several of the men’s and women’s division, with time trials being held here.

    The Louisville Sports Commission has asked the City of Taylorsville to assist in the competition which will also be held in 2017.

    The competition includes a time trial, road race and criterium that will be held over four days at three different locations beginning June 30.

  • Special Olympians earn Gold

     

  • UK freshman adjusting to...

    Linebacker Kash Daniel knew playing football at Kentucky and in the Southeastern Conference would be a big adjustment. What the former Paintsville High School star did not know was just how big it would be.

    “It has been challenging mentally every day to prepare yourself to go work and do everything you have to do 100 miles per hour no matter what kind of drill it is. It can be a walk through, a lift session. You better bust your tail or you will be an outcast and people will see that very clearly. Just the pace of the game is so different,” said Daniel.

  • Three good stream floats for...

    Fishing for many species slows in the daytime hours during the heat of summer, but smallmouth bass who inhabit Kentucky streams bite willingly even on the hottest days.

    Kentuckians who enjoy canoeing or kayaking are lucky to live in a state with bountiful amounts of cool, flowing water that hold smallmouth bass. It is hard to beat a summer day spent paddling a tree canopied Kentucky stream, navigating stream drops and catching smallmouth after smallmouth.

  • Lady Grizzlies runners-up
  • Government control is out of...

    JIM WATERS

    Are Washington’s policies these days regarding everything from bathrooms to broadband intentionally designed to systematically trash the constitutionally protected power of states, local governments and even the people themselves?  
    Maybe. Maybe not.

    Intentions aside, those are the results.

  • Working together helps reduce...

    DR. PAUL KENSICKI
    WellCare of Kentucky

     

    More than 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses, more than 200 of them from heroin. Heroin use has surged over the past few years, contributing to drug overdoses becoming a more common cause of death than car accidents in Kentucky. This is a serious public health crisis – one that must be fought on many fronts at once.

  • SCHS athletes in state track meet

     

    A school record was set during the Spencer County High School track and field team’s performance at the KHSAA State Track Meet in Richmond during the last weekend of May.

    The boys 4x800 relay team of Zach Williams, Riley McClain, Joel Wafford and Hunter Wethington set the new SCHS mark with a time of 8:36.70, chipping nine seconds off the previous school best time, and finishing 12th in the state 2A meet.