• PHOTOS: Team Ice Socks takes the ‘plunge’ for Special Olympics

    Eighty-seven members of Team Ice Socks, including seven Spencer Countians, participating in the 15th annual Louisville Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Kentucky. Team Captain Russell Miller lives in Spencer County and organizes the team each year. Team Ice Socks raised over $65,000 of the total $300,000 raised at this year’s event, landing them the Top Fund Raising Team and largest corporate/Civic Group Award.

  • Spencer County Farm Bureau celebrates ‘Food Check-Out Week’

    The cost of food in America remains affordable. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
    That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income — that portion of income available for spending or saving — to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • PHOTO: SCHS wrestlers compete at state

    Spencer County High School wrestlers Josh Keefe, Derek Clemens and Dakota Ford (not pictured) competed in the State Wrestling Competition on Feb. 15-16 at Lexington Horse Park.

  • PHOTO: Hornback chairs Ag Committee

    Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, presides over his first meeting as chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee.  The committee unanimously approved industrial hemp legislation he sponsored.

  • PHOTO: Two Spencer County FFA presidents

    2012-13 Spencer County High School Chapter President Marianne Gaddie talks with 1935-36 Taylorsville FFA President Howard Brown at the Annual Commodity Breakfast held Monday. The breakfast kicks off National FFA Week.

  • KYTC seeks local input on survey

    In 2035, what will be the transportation needs for Kentucky? Will the focus be on maintaining and improving existing roadways, constructing new roads, or issues concerning other modes of transportation? Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are asking these questions as they update the Kentucky Long Range Transportation Plan.

  • What's Happening — Week of Feb. 20

    Finchville Ruritan plans fish fries
    The Finchville Ruritan Club will be have a fish fry on the following dates: this Friday and March 1, 15 and 22. The time will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Finchville Community Center on Ky. 55, four miles south of the I-64 Taylorsville exit.
    The dinner will be fish, wedges, slaw, rolls, cobbler and a drink. The cost for the meal is $10 per person.

    Historical society to meet Monday

  • Karrer completes road scholar, road master program

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center recently announced that 155 Roads Scholars and 144 Road Masters completed the 2012 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.

  • Shelton graduates from basic training

    Air National Guard Airman Jacob T. Shelton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • February events at the library

    The following are the Spencer County Public Library’s February announcements:
    •The library will be closed Feb. 18 for President’s Day. 
    •The E-Book Readers class has been rescheduled for Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m.  Anyone wanting to know how to get free books on an E-Reader should attend.
    •Teen game night is Feb. 28 at 6:30.