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Today's News

  • PHOTO: Volley Bears

    Jenni Lohrey returned a volley back to Bardstown as Amanda Jewell, #8 and MacKenzie Smith #15 look on.

    photos by JOHN SHINDLEBOWER

  • Student Excels

    Corey Thomas, a freshman at Spencer County High School, attended the 2008/2009 National Young Leaders State Conference held in Nashville last week.

    Corey’s recent accomplishments have included: Placing third in the district competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Science, placing fourth in district competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Social Studies, placing fourth in regional competition in 2008 Governor’s Cup in Social Studies, and finishing in a tie for 21st out of 100 in the state competition in 2008 State Geography Bee.

  • BLOG UPDATE TUES.: From the front lines at the RNC

    TUESDAY

  • PHOTO: Volley Bears

    Ashlee Bell, center, sends the ball over the net for a point during the Lady Bears’ three set victory over Bardstown last Tuesday. Also pictured is #3, Brandi Bleemel.

     

  • LETTER: Nobody important

     I admit it up front:  I’m nobody important.  I’m just a wife and mother of two boys and a girl, living life to the best down here in beautiful Spencer County, Kentucky.

  • PHOTO: Spencer County soccer

    Spencer County’s girls soccer took a hard loss to Mercer County last Tuesday night with a score of 1-8. Their next game is at home against Bullitt County Thursday night beginning at 5:30 p.m. Scores from the boys game against Doss last Tuesday night were not available. The boys will be taking it to the road this week as they face Carroll County Thursday night at 7 p.m.

  • PHOTO: Farm Bureau donates to Habitat

    Spencer County Farm Bureau donating $500 to Spencer County HFH. Farm Bureau President John Crenshaw presented the check to SCHFH President Bill Drury at the Farm Bureau meeting August 26. Pictured are (front, from left): Anthony Travis, Edwin Shelburne, Scott Travis, Paul Jeffries, Marlyn Baird, Leon Bentley, James Williams, (back, from left) Michael Williams, Scott Williams, James Allen Tipton, Doug Williams, John Crenshaw, Bill Drury, Jamie Prather, Keith Baird, Sue Schaefer, Lane Prather and Tim Prather.

     

  • Helping parents during time of grief

    When parents receive the happy news of a new baby coming, their thoughts probably first go to sharing the announcement with family and friends. Then on to cribs, strollers, diapers, getting a nursery together and preparing the baby’s older siblings to the arrival of a new member to the family.

    It is a blessed and happy time for all. Preparations are many – making the thought of preparing for a funeral the last thing on anyone’s mind.

  • Grizzlies keep opponents in single digits

    Washington County 6, SCMS 34

    Spencer County Middle School was able to take sole possession of first place in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference on Tuesday by beating Washington County Middle. The Grizzlies were tied with the Commanders as both teams were undefeated in conference play.

  • SCHS Student Chosen for National Youth Leadership Forum/MED

    Brianna Brown, a junior at Spencer County High School, was chosen to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED)for students interested in a future career in the medical field. Students are accepted based on grades, rigor of their high school coursework, recommendations and their expressed interest in the medical field. The NYLF/MED is a course of study on the Emory University campus in Atlanta featuring a total knee replacement surgery.