Today's News

  • SCMS cheerleaders to host cheer camp

    The Spencer County Middle School Grizzly cheerleading team is hosting a cheer camp day Sept. 28 for kindergarten through eighth-grade students interested in coming and learning all about cheer.
    Lunch will be provided along with fun activities and prizes, and each participant will receive a t-shirt and get to come perform at the girls basketball game on Sept. 30.

  • PHOTOS: SCMS cross country team competes at St. X


  • PHOTO: Volleyball team 1-5 on the season
  • SCMS Lady Grizzlies to host community movie night

    The Spencer County Lady Grizzly basketball team is sponsoring a family movie night, Friday, Sept. 20, at the field behind Spencer County Elementary School and beside Spencer County Middle School. The movie will move inside the SCMS gym in the case of rain.
    The movie will be “Super Buddies,” and it will begin at 8 p.m.
    Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Admission is free, but donations to the Lady Grizzly basketball team are appreciated.
    Concessions will be open.

  • COLUMN: The challenges of divorce and custody

    In the years I have been involved in counseling situations, there are often some problems that arise in the divorced family as it relates to custody issues and step-parenting. None of these issues are beyond addressing and resolving, but they are often very emotional both for the parents as well as the child. (For the rest of the column, it will be assumed that the word child, may also refer to more than one child or multiple children.)

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Computers designed specifically for seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What computers can you recommend for seniors with very limited computer skills? I am interested in getting one, but at 76, I need one that’s designed simplistically for me.
    Inexperienced Senior

    Dear Inexperienced,
    There are actually several companies who make and sell computers designed specifically for seniors who have little or no computer experience. Here are some top options to check out:   


  • COLUMN: Crossing the yellow line

    The other day I was heading down the road and came around a corner and someone was coming at me on my side of the road. He wasn’t passing anyone; he was just way over in my lane around a blind curve. I hit my brakes and got over as far as I could. I don’t think he even saw me until it was almost too late, but he managed to get over just enough.

  • COLUMN: Jesus speaks about the narrow gate

    The text of Scripture from Luke 13:22-30 is one that many people are uncomfortable with, because Jesus talks about people going to heaven and  people going to hell.
    In Luke 13:23-24 a person poses a question to Jesus: Then one said to Jesus, “Lord, are there few who are saved?” And Jesus said to them, “Strive (struggle) to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.” Jesus declares how narrow the door to heaven is and that many will not fit through.

  • Church happenings -- The week of Sept. 11

    Wakefield Baptist to host yard sale Saturday
    Wakefield Baptist Church, located at 5517 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville, is having a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in the fellowship hall.
    The church will also host a bake sale with sausage and biscuits, hot dogs and hamburgers.
    The sale will take place rain or shine.

    Little Mount Baptist to host fall festival

  • PHOTO: Lady Bears soccer team shuts out Atherton Lady Rebels