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  • PHOTO: 4-H camp promo

    Mollie Tichenor and Tonya Tucker talk to Spencer County Elementary School students about 4-H camp and all the activities available there.

  • What's Happening — Week of April 24

    Board of Elections meeting canceled
    Thursday’s regular meeting of the Spencer County Board of Elections has been canceled due to illness. Regular meetings will resume in May.

    Drug take-back

  • PHOTO: Bennett spreads flowers and well wishes

    Maddie Bennett, right, senior at Spencer County High School and reporter for the Beta Club, completed her community service project at Signature HealthCare. On March 5, she handed out carnations and well wishes to the residents at the facility. In turn, she was greeted with smiles.

  • PHOTO: Senior project presentation

    Gage Mertz, standing, presents his senior project at Monday’s Spencer County Board of Education meeting. Listening are Superintendent Chuck Adams, Board Vice Chair Sandy Clevenger, board members Ange McKinney, Debbie Herndon and Janet Bonham.

  • National Day of Prayer event set for May 2

    Tens of thousands of prayer events are planned across the country on Thursday, May 2, to honor the annual National Day of Prayer. In churches, parks and on courthouse steps, citizens will pray for our nation, government leaders, media, military, schools, churches, businesses and families.
    Spencer County will honor the National Day of Prayer on the courthouse steps in Taylorsville from noon to 1 p.m.  Many government leaders will participate in the program as well as several Spencer County pastors, according to a news release.

  • PHOTO: Kids in the kitchen

    Michelle Thomas and Priscilla Reyes make fruit kabobs during a recent Kids in the Kitchen class offered at the Spencer County Cooperative Extension Office as part of the Share Our Selves classes.

  • What's Happening — Week of April 17

    Tea Party to meet Thursday
    The Spencer County Tea Party will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Kentucky Farm Bureau building, 695 Taylorsville Road.
    The speaker will be David Adams, former campaign manager for Sen. Rand Paul.  Adams has recently filed a lawsuit to halt the implementation of “Obamacare” in Kentucky. For more information on the Tea Party, call Carol at 502-618-1940 or Rick at 502-641-2346.

    Ky. 55 yard sale set for this weekend

  • PHOTO: An educational lunch

    Spencer County High School Spanish I students in Miss Reno and Mrs. Dunaway’s classes traveled to Fiesta Brava for lunch on March 28. The students were finishing up a unit on restaurants and were able to use their newly learned vocabulary with the staff at Fiesta Brava.

  • PHOTO: Making a birdhouse

    Students in Janet Barnett’s SOS class learned how to make birdhouses out of gourds. SOS classes are still ongoing. For more information, visit spencerextension.com

  • What's Happening — Week of April 10

    Dancing with the Stars is Friday
    The Spencer County High School Dance Team and FFA are again teaming up for Dancing with the Stars this Friday at 6 p.m.
    Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. To order tickets, contact Misty Jewell at misty.jewell@spencer.kyschools.us or 502-645-7645.
    Proceeds will benefit the FFA and the dance team.

    Fish and Game Club to host safety day, open house
    The Spencer County Fish and Game Club will host a community safety day and open house on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.