From Aug. 9, 1962: Miss Deanna McClain, Miss Spencer County 1961, presents the trophy to Miss Elaine Morris, named Miss Spencer County 1962 at the Spencer County Fair. Seventeen young ladies participated in the beauty pageant.
The Spencer County Middle School cheerleaders provided face painting at the annual Health Fair and Readifest in 2002. Salaina Coulter paints Cecilia Davis’ face during the event.
The Spencer Magnet from Aug. 5, 1982, shows this gaping hole where the night depository was burglarized at The Peoples Bank. Five bags in the vault were stolen, then recovered by State Police Detective Claude Owens, Sheriff Larry Lawson and the FBI. The bags, checks and deposits slips were found strewn along Ky. 44 between Taylorsville and Mount Washington. The total amount stolen was not released.
In 1962, the annual meeting of the Salt River RECC attracted a record crowd. Here, Mrs. Kendrick Croake, Route 1, Springfield, was the first to receive capital credit checks at the meeting.