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Today's News

  • COLUMN: The cost of following Jesus

    Today’s reading from Luke chapter 14, verses 25-27: “Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: ‘If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.’”

  • COLUMN: Let your shoes bring good news

    Every morning we put them on. Maybe steel-toed boots if you work construction, maybe black dress shoes if you work in an office, or perhaps tennis shoes if you are getting ready for school. We all put them on and then take our first steps out into the world.

  • SCMS cross country results

    The Spencer County Middle School cross country team competed at the 85th Trinity/Valkyrie on Friday at Tom Sawyer State Park.
    Results are as follows:

    Sixth-grade boys — 2,000-meter run (306 runners total)
    19 Hunter Wethington 7:32.70
    106 Ethan Castilla 8:48.60
    214 Jacob Bingham 9:51.50
    231 Hayden Deitrich 10:04.80
    298 Gavin Scharrer  12:40.20
     
    Seventh- and eighth-grade boys — 3,000-meter run (283 runners total)
    12  Shane Henderson  12:26.30

  • COLUMN: Cincinnati’s GREAT EIGHT takes the field again

    I made it home on a recent Friday night just in time to turn on the television to relive some magic from my childhood. The Cincinnati Reds had just concluded a thrilling one-run win over the Dodgers during the first night of what would eventually be a three-game sweep amidst a weekend celebration honoring Hall-of-Fame second basemen Joe Morgan.

  • Lady Bears fall to Bardstown

    Spencer County’s Lydia Tackett (3), sends the ball back over the net during last week’s contest with Bardstown. The Lady Bears dropped a 2-1 decision to the Lady Tigers. The first game was a tough 25-20 loss followed by an exciting 27-25 win for Spencer, and then a 25-17 in the third and deciding game. Spencer County is now 2-7 on the season with home matches this week against North Bullitt which was scheduled for Monday, and Bullitt East on Thursday.
     

  • Girls soccer among best in state

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team is riding a five-game winning streak after an impressive performance in Northern Kentucky over the weekend and have now improved to  11-3-1 on the season.

  • BUSINESS BRIEFCASE: September 2013

    Heavenly Creations welcomes new nail tech
    Heavenly Creations, at 4294 Elk Creek Road, welcomes Autumn Westphal as its nail technician. Westphal is professionally trained and is available by appointment Tuesday through Saturday. She specializes in acrylics, gel nails, shellacs, natural nails, manicures and pedicures. For more information, call 502-902-1304 or 502-477-1915.

    Premier Realtors adds two new agents
    Premier Realtors welcomes new agents Jim J. Williams and Kim Dohner.
    Premier is located at 107 Settlers Center Way.

  • PHOTO: Fitness 1 offers services in Spencer

    The Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Fitness 1 and personal trainer Heather Wehrheim. Wehrheim is based in Simpsonsville, but is extending her personal training services to Spencer County. For more information, visit fitnessoneky.com or call 502-759-2889. Pictured, from left, are Maddie Wehrheim, Kristen Smith, Doug Williams, Heather Wehrheim, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer and Connor DeLuco.

  • Greenwell-Houghlin Funeral Home strives to leave families with good memories in difficiult times

    The funeral home business is all Field Houghlin has ever known.

  • PHOTO: What mixes better than mud and football?

    Luke Rock, 6, made a football out of mud while watching Saturday’s Spencer County Stallions football games. Rain left the fields a little damp and muddy and Luke took advantage of the prime conditions to turn the mud into an athletic work of art.