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  • State police to host checkpoints locally

    Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties, will conduct periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual, according to a news release.
    There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols.

  • PHOTOS: Horsin’ around on the new playground

    Droves of Spencer County Elementary students flocked to the school’s newest playground Monday, which was fashioned especially for children in grades kindergarten through third grade.  The equipment was officially available for use Monday.

  • Nursing home hosts art classes for residents

    Residents at Signature Healthcare of Spencer County recently took part in the nursing home’s first art class.

  • PHOTO: As American as baseball and apple pie

    The Waterford Sports Softball League donated these gloves and materials to the SFC Sammy Pagan Baseball and Apple Pie Day for the men and women of the HHC 1/25th SBCT, US Army, Afghanistan.

  • Spencer County youth attend Kentucky Sheriffs’ Ranch
  • Library to offer variety of fall programs for all ages

    The Spencer County Public Library has something for everyone. Check out some of the activities that are currently going on at the library:
    • Story Time is a great way to expose your child to reading and letter recognition.  There are crafts to encourage small motor skills and lots of physical play to get moving.  Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. when school is in session for toddlers through first grade story time.  We welcome all ages to join in the fun of reading and learning on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m.

  • Lilly Pike to temporarily close Saturday

    Lilly Pike/Ky. 623 will be temporarily closed on Saturday from 8 a.m. until midnight, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office announced in a news release.
    The road will be closed between mile points 3 and 4 during that time for cross drain repairs, the news release said.

  • SCMS summer show opens this weekend

    Students are rehearsing at Spencer County Middle School this week for this weekend’s summer show, the junior version of “Into the Woods” by James Lapine.
    A cast ranging in ages from middle school through college has been preparing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day this week, and the show will open Friday evening at 7.
    Other performances are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
    Admission is based on a sliding scale donation, meaning those attending are asked to donate what they are able, but donations are not required to watch the show.

  • Waste tire removal and recycling grants available to Kentucky counties

    Kentucky counties are being urged to apply for up to $3,000 each in waste tire removal and recycling grants. The money is available through the Department for Environmental Protection’s Division of Waste Management Waste Tire Trust Fund.
    “Eligible expenses under this grant are the actual costs that the county incurs during the grant period for disposal or recycling of waste tires,” said Chris Fitzpatrick, manager of the Recycling and Local Assistance Branch within DWM. “Other expenses, such as labor and equipment costs, are not eligible.”

  • Daughertys celebrate 65 years

    Archie and Rena Daugherty will be celebrating 65 years together this weekend. The couple was married July 3, 1946.