Today's Sports

  • Outdoors - Paddle Battle this...


  • Spencer native now ministering...


    Editor’s Note: Rob Lee is a 1987 graduate of Spencer County High School and submitted this article recently describing his ministry to those in the auto racing industry.

    When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. - Mark 6:34-35

  • Junior PGA team gets first win


  • Seasons come to an end


    The Bears saw their season come to an end with a 9-4 loss to Anderson County in the 30th District tournament Monday. The Bears finished strong, winning their final three regular season games, and ended the year with an 11-18-1 record.

    A 4-1 loss to Anderson County brought the Spencer County Lady Bears’ softball season to an end, but it was a successful season for first-year coach Brian Glass and his young squad. The team was ranked in the top 25 in Kentucky for much of the season, and finished with an impressive 21-14 record.

  • SCHS Dancers are National Champs


    The SCHS Dance Team learned last week that after final scores were tabulated, they had won the U.S. Finals Champion Challenge from a competition they participated in over Spring Break in Florida. Team members include: Sydney Warren, Kelly Baird, Ashley Ebertshauser, Hallie Helton, Meredith Barnett, Kaylee Smith, Martina Handra , Kenzie Potts, Mallory Pfeiffer, Peyton Forberger, Kayla Ash and Hannah Quiora. They are coached by Sabrina Shortt Barnett. Team members will receive rings to commemorate their accomplishment.

  • Hannah Quiora signs to EKU Dance...


    Hannah Quiora, a senior member of the Spencer County High School Dance Team, recently signed to become a member of the Eastern Kentucky University Colonel dance team next season in Richmond, Ky.

  • Leff honored


    Spencer County senior Branden Leff was named the 8th Region Male Athlete of the Year during a ceremony last week. He had previously been honored as the 30th District Male Athlete of the Year. Leff was a standout football player for the Bears, setting school rushing records and also starting on the defensive side of the line. He will play college football at Georgetown College beginning this fall. Pictured with Leff is SCHS Football Coach and Athletic Director, Mike Marksbury.

  • Oudoors - Expert: Don’t feed the...

    John Hast has a word of advice for anyone tempted to throw doughnuts or food scraps to a bear: Don’t.

    “We’ve found that time and time again, a fed bear is a dead bear,” said Hast, the bear program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “A bear that is used to human food, whether it’s scraps or garbage, begins to lose its fear of people. And that’s where the problems begin.”

  • Oudoors - Spring turkey harvest...

    Turkey hunters in Kentucky encountered wind, rain and wild temperature swings this past spring season but did not let factors out of their control keep them from posting impressive results.

    The 2017 youth-only and general seasons produced a total harvest of 33,061 turkeys – a 6.5 percent increase over 2016 and the third highest on record for the state.

  • Oudoors - Free fishing weekend

    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 3-4.

    Free Fishing Weekend, an annual event since 1992, offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to fish Kentucky waters without a license or permit. Limits on the size and number of fish that anglers may keep still apply. Additionally, anglers may keep trout without possessing a trout permit during free fishing weekend.