Today's Features


    Students at Spencer Christian School performed their Christmas program before several hundred people at Spencer Christian Church Sunday night. Preschool and kindergarten students sang a few songs, while older students performed a musical about “Hark, the Herald Angel.”

  • Representative James Tipton, R-Taylorsville (53rd District), announced this week an agreement has been reached between Kentucky and Indiana that will expand higher educational opportunities at a lower costs to students in Spencer County.  A Memorandum of Understanding between Indiana and Kentucky now includes Spencer County on the list of Kentucky counties for in-state tuition at Indiana University Southeast.

  • This year it will come in many forms. It may be a version of Dickens’ classic “Christmas Carol,” when the ghosts of Christmas wake Scrooge up to the Spirit of the season. It may be a Hallmark movie, or the newest version of “The Santa Claus,” encouraging us to believe again in Santa. Or maybe it will be George Banks reliving his “Wonderful Life,” and discovering how love, self-sacrifice, community and family are so vital.

  • 64 to Grayson at Briar Ridge Christian Church

    The Briar Ridge Christian Church is hosting Zack Shelton and 64 to Grayson for a Christmas concert at the church on Wednesday, December 16 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3951 Briar Ridge Road (KY 248) in Mt. Eden.

    Christmas Eve services at Spencer Christian Church

    Spencer Christian Church will be conducting Christmas Eve services next Thursday involving special music and a short message. Two service times are planned, one at 4:30 p.m. and another at 6 p.m.


    Alyssa Howie is the 9th grade Most Valuable Bear. Alyssa was nominated and selected by the SCHS faculty for her hard work and dedication. She is a well rounded student who is always willing to help others. She plays basketball, softball, and is part of the SCHS choir. She plans to go to college and major in education.


    The Spencer County High School and Middle School Drama Department will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” beginning this week.

    This hilarious Christmas classic, by Barbara Robinson, centers on a mother struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant, starring the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on.


    Despite a generation gap that spans as many as eight decades, a group of fourth graders from Spencer County Elementary School are learning plenty from recent trips to Signature Healthcare nursing home.

    Fourth grade teacher Stephanie Sanford has taken her class to the home twice this year and the visits have proven beneficial for both students and residents.

    “I wanted to involve my students in a service project that would get them out of the classroom and into the community,” said Sanford.


    Pulaski County farmer Mark Haney was re-elected president of Kentucky Farm Bureau on the concluding day of the organization’s 96th annual meeting. Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as first vice president and Hart County’s Fritz Giesecke as second vice president. They comprise KFB’s executive committee along with Executive Vice President David S. Beck.

  • The 2016 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference will have something of interest for all fruit and vegetable producers. The event runs from 8 a.m. Jan. 4 until 5 p.m. Jan. 5 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites hotel.

    Preconference activities on Jan. 3 will include tree fruit, small fruit, and vegetable roundtable discussions.