Today's News

  • COLUMN: Resolving conflict has little to do with who is right or wrong

    Disagreements and conflict are normal in any relationship, and, although most of the content of this week’s topic will relate to marriage, much of it can be applied to other relationships as well.
    Conflicts can be a serious problem for some couples who find themselves continually hassling, fighting, arguing, often about things that may seem to be trivial or minor. These couples will often find that the arguments end up with either or both developing bad feelings, even resentments and serious anger episodes, with very little, if anything getting resolved.

  • The potluck’s back — let’s eat!

    Call it a sign of the times or just plain good luck for those of us yearning to swap fast food fare for some tasty home cooking. Potluck gatherings are back and one of this year’s hottest trends in entertaining.

  • PHOTO: Cheer for the cheerleaders

    The Spencer County High School Cheerleaders placed first in the KAPOS Large Co-Ed regional competition in January.

  • COLUMN: Sights, sounds of February

    February. Sights, sounds and a politically incorrect spin on Jeremy Lin’s name and ethnicity that put headline writers at ESPN out of work.

    •Daffodils have popped in Kentucky before pitchers and catchers could report to spring training in the sunshine state.
    •Summitry. Kentucky had 18 assists beating Ole Miss last week. Right time and place on schedule, a notable sign UK is arriving at tournament-time on a title track, Team-ness.

  • Bears finish season at 11-19

    The Spencer County Bears ended their regular season with a full slate of games last week, going 1-3.

  • Lady Bears mount unsuccessful comeback on Senior Night

    The Spencer County Lady Bears finished the regular season with a 7-20 record, but provided plenty of excitement in their nearly amazing comeback on Senior Night last Monday against North Bullitt.

  • Cooperative Dove Field Program enrolling until March

    Kentucky farmers can help carry on the hunting tradition and earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and will continue until mid-March.
    “Under the new Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, increased payments are available for 2012,” said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Adult basketball league sign-ups

    Adults interested in participating in a Spencer County Parks and Recreation basketball league are asked to contact Parks Director Brian Spencer as soon as possible by calling 502-376-9850.
    The league will play on Sundays between 3 and 7 p.m. at Spencer County Middle School.
    Spencer said his goal is to have enough participants to field eight teams.

  • COLUMN: Kentucky now has access to high tunnel program

  • COLUMN: Witch hazels already in bloom

    Gardeners get anxious this time of the year.  Warm one day, cold the next, the sun coaxes open a little patch of crocus by the path or we catch sight of an old landscape filled with waves of blooming white snow drops.  This year the show is sure to come early and the forsythia are not the first to bloom, despite this oft cited sign of spring! There are other early bloomers to keep us occupied until spring truly arrives.