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Today's Features

  • The Spencer County Youth Service Center is sponsoring summer day camps. Spaces are limited. Please contact the YSC to register. There is a $10 registration fee but scholarships are available. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

  • Sarah Shelburne, of Taylorsville, seen here with her dad, Darren, won first place in the solid colored mare class at the miniature horse show at the Shelby County Fair recently.

  • Holiday closings

    The Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s office and the County Clerk’s office will be closed Friday and Saturday in recognition of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume on Monday for the Circuit Clerk’s office and the new hours for the County Clerk’s office will resume on Monday.

    Country Ham Breakfast

  • After Christ was raised into heaven, the first sermon preached on earth. Acts 2 tells us how Jesus’s disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit and were speaking in tongues to every nation. They were telling these people in their own tongues the wonderful works of God. But some there accused them of being drunk. But Peter standing up with the eleven lifted up his voice and said unto them, “Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words.

  • The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held June 16 at the Muhlenberg County Ag Center in Powderly, Ky. 

    Spencer County had 24 participants in the contest.  This is the largest group to represent Spencer County in this contest. 

    Walking through the contest as a Cloverbud was Casey Montgomery.  She gave her first set of reasons and received a score better than 50, which is the highest score given on a set of reasons!

  • Kaitlin Culver, of Fisherville, received her Silver Honors Award at 4-H Teen Conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington June 9.  She is the daughter of John and Becky Culver and will be a senior at Spencer County High School.

    The Silver Honors Award recognizes 4-H participants who have completed the Bronze Honors and strive to improve their communication and leadership skills in their local 4-H program.  Culver has definitely been a spokesperson for 4-H over the years.

  • Spencer County was well represented at the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest June 16 which was held in Lexington this year.

    The Senior Division took home several awards.  In the Jersey category 1st – Jake Walker, 2nd – Stetson Baird, 3rd – Alex Poole, 4th – Allison McGaughey, 5th – Madison Shanks, 7th – Amanda Martin, 8th – Tevin Shouse, and 9th – Shelby-Tyler Smith.  The 1st Place Jersey team went to the Spencer County Team. 

  • Big Spring Picnic

    Big Spring Assembly of God Annual Church/Independence Day Picnic. Everyone welcome. Bring your favorite dish and fireworks to share. Come for fun, fellowship and fireworks. Friday beginning at 8 p.m. 2345 Taylorsville Road, Bloomfield. Call 502-252-9154 for more information.

    Mini-musical at

    Elk Creek Baptist

  • The debate over whether Spencer County should go wet or remain dry brings to mind a column written by this same scribe several years ago. We take you back to 1890 - a bit before my time.

  • Summer is a busy time for Spencer County farmers, and farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. With the recent farm-related death of a Lincoln County man, producers across the state need to be vigilant about safety on their farms.