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Today's News

  • Shouse joins Spencer Christian staff

    Kenneth Shouse recently accepted a call from Spencer Christian Church to be its Pastoral Care Minister. Shouse was born in Anderson County and is married to Verlie Maddox Shouse and has two sons.

  • COLUMN: A glorious feast awaits

    Have you ever been to one of those fancy dinners? You know maybe a work thing where they serve rubbery chicken on linen tablecloths? Or maybe at a wedding reception with a buffet line? We’ve probably all been there from time to time, and probably had a pretty good time.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Sept. 18

    Knights to host open meeting with guest speaker
    The Knights of Columbus – All Saints Council will host an open meeting tonight at 7:30. The guest speaker will be Fr. Pat Dolan.
    As well as serving as pastor of two parishes, Dolan also serves with the Army National Guard. In January, he was promoted to brigadier general. He becomes the first Roman Catholic priest assigned as Army National Guard Assistant to the Chief of Chaplains for the United States Army.
    Dolan is currently pastor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church in Fairdale.

  • COLUMN: A heavenly banquet
  • COLUMN: Divorce’s potential problem — stepfamilies

  • SAVVY SENIOR: How to get paid for being a family caregiver

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    I have been taking care of my elderly mother for nearly three years and it’s taking a huge toll on my finances. Are there any resources you know about that can help family caregivers get paid?
    Financially Exhausted

    Dear Exhausted,
    To get paid as a family caregiver, there are various government programs, tax breaks and family payment options that may be able to help you, depending on your mom’s financial situation. Here’s where to look for help.

    State Aid

  • Spencer County Middle 8th-grade Grizzlies support St. Jude

    The Spencer County Middle School girl’s eighth-grade basketball team participated  in the Bethlehem High School Basketball Tournament and won two out of three games in which they played. They did not qualify for the semifinal game.

  • PHOTO: Volleyball team takes 3-0 win at Iroquois

    Spencer County Volleyball Coach Tim Elder speaks to his team during a timeout at a recent home game. The Lady Bears took a 3-0 win at Iroquois last week to improve to 2-5 on the season. They won the first set 25-16, the second 25-12 and the final set, 25-12. The girls were scheduled to play at Thomas Nelson on Monday, were to host Bardstown on Tuesday and will be back in action at home against North Bullitt next Monday.

  • SCHS senior one of two injured at football game

    Two young people were injured during Friday night’s high school football game at Bullitt East High School when a firework exploded on the Spencer County sideline.
    MacKenzie Myers, a Spencer County senior who serves as a water girl for Bears’ football team, suffered a concussion, a minor burn on her leg and temporary hearing loss. The other student was a Bullitt County middle school student who also suffered some burns on his leg.

  • Bears fall to Bullitt East

    Playing defense can be difficult when you’re not sure who has the ball and that was the situation Spencer County faced much of the evening Friday during a 42-14 loss at Bullitt East.