Today's News

  • COLUMN: Come, Lord Jesus

    Revelation 22:12-20 says,

  • COLUMN: Brokenness: You can be made whole again

    The other day my wife dropped one of her favorite coffee mugs and it shattered into hundreds of little shards.  It was almost like it exploded instead of simply breaking.  It took a while to clean up the mess and we kept finding little pieces for a couple of days after.

  • Church Happenings — Week of May 29

    VBS at Finchville Baptist
    Finchville Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school June 2-6 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day.
    The theme is “Kingdom Rock.”

    First Baptist announces VBS
    Vacation Bible school at First Baptist Church in Taylorsville will be June 3-7 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The church is located at 115 W. Main St.
    Children from age 2 to new seventh-graders are invited to join to learn about “Facing fear, trusting God at Colossal Coaster World.”

  • This cake is a ‘jam’ you’ll want to get into

    Jam is usually reserved for bread and biscuits, but the Kentucky tradition of jam cake takes it to another level. Jam cake is a spice cake that is often served in layers with cream cheese frosting or caramel, and sometimes another frosting altogether.

  • ANNIVERSARY: Burkheads to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Roy and Lucille Burkhead will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 1, with friends and family in Richmond. The celebration will be  at 5 p.m. at Abundant Life Ministries Church, 1709 Irvine Road. The event is hosted by their children and grandchildren.
    The couple requests no gifts.

  • Bears to play for 8th Region crown Thursday

    The Spencer County Bears advanced to the finals of the 8th Region Baseball Tournament with a 6-2 victory over two-time defending champions North Oldham Tuesday night in Crestwood. The Bears will take on district rival Collins on Thursday night for the right to advance to Lexington for the state tournament beginning next week.
    A large and vocal contingent of Spencer County fans packed the home side of the field Tuesday and watched as senior pitcher Lance Shelton pitched out of several jams, often using his best pitches to thwart a Mustang rally.

  • Bears move on to semi-finals of 8th Region Tourney

    The Spencer County Bears advanced to the semi-finals of the 8th Region Baseball Tournament Monday afternoon after scoring an 11-4 victory over Owen County at South Oldham High School in Crestwood.

  • PHOTO: Softball team bows out in district tourney

    Katie McKinney had one of Spencer County’s two hits against Anderson County last Monday. The Lady Bears lost 9-0 in the first round of the district tournament.

  • Bears finish as district runner-up

    An hour and a half rain delay and seven full innings made for a long night as a scrappy Spencer County Bears’ team came up just a little short in their quest for the 30th District Tournament crown when they fell to Collins, 4-3 last Wednesday evening in Shelbyville.

  • COLUMN: Memorial Day thanks to those who don’t always get it

    Memorial Day.
    “Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.” – Carol Lynn Pearson
    Traditions. I love ‘em, don’t you? Thoughtful and solid Americanisms like flag waving on Memorial Day, parade down Main Street, music and fireworks to elevate patriotism in us all.
    Most of us believe it a privilege to applaud our military men and women, honor with a moment of silence. We visit memorials, lay flowers, shed a tear or two.