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Today's News

  • State Fair 4-H Lawn Tractor contest.

     

    Christopher Drury, pictured, participated in the Kentucky State Fair 4-H Lawn Tractor contest. He brought home Junior Champion for the state of Kentucky.

    Colton Todd also participated in the Kentucky State Fair 4-H Tractor Operations Contest and represented Spencer County.

  • Locals win at KY State Fair Lamb show

     

  • Kentucky State Fair Market Goat Show

     

    Spencer County 4-H members, Connor Goodlett, Beau Girdley, Taylor Goodlett and Nash Girdley alsoparticipated in the 2017 Kentucky State Fair Market Goat Show.  Connor, Beau and Taylor participated in showmanship and the commercial doe classes in the 4-H and FFA Show.  Beau also participated in the skill-a-thon contest. Nash Girdley competed in the Novice Showmanship and Market Classes. 

  • Kentucky State Fair 4-H and FFA Dairy Show

     

    Kelly Baird, Jack Baird, Haley Butler, Sadie Janisko, and Shelby Butler are shown exhibiting their Jerseys at the Kentucky State Fair 4-H and FFA Dairy Show.  They not only showed their animals, but participated in showmanship and the skill-a-thon contest, plus some even did the costume class.  Also pictured is Evan Butler, Kelly Baird, Sadie Janisko, Haley Butler.

  • KY State Fair Ham entries

    Lachlyn Hardin, Adam Pietz, Jillian Dunning, Brooke Montgomery, Kate Brove, Ryann Truax, Justin Pietz, Beau Girdley, Cooper Lyvers, Baylee Todd, Luke Jeffiers, Ethan Thompson, Jonathon Combs, Desmond Stubbs, Emily Truax, Jackson Baird, Colton Todd, Christopher Drury, Jenna Thompson, Jason Combs, Leighanne Lyvers, Luke Brewer, and Drew Lyvers participated in the country ham project this year and received the following awards at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday, August 17th.  

  • Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

     

    The Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was held last Thursday at Tanglewood Golf Course.

  • Tipton, Higdon to hold townhall about pension

    State Representative James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, will join State Senator Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, for a townhall meeting at 6 p.m. on September 26 at the Spencer County Middle School Auditorium.

    The two legislators will talk about an upcoming special session to deal with the pension issue that impacts teachers, and state and local government workers across Kentucky.

  • Bevin’s call for universities to focus on essential skills draws feedback at UofL

    Leaders at the University of Louisville are reacting to comments made by Gov. Matt Bevin recently, in which he called for the university presidents and governing boards to focus their resources on programs delivering graduates to high-demand jobs “that matter” and consider eliminating programs that fail to do so.

  • Ft. Knox an asset to KY
  • Taxpayers shouldn’t fund hobbies

    It takes great discipline and sometimes even a cold heart to clean out an attic, closet, basement or garage. Over the years it’s easy to accumulate many things once of some value, that now only take up space. For many, it’s hard to let go of some of these belongings. We sometimes deceive ourselves of their importance or future worth, but if we’re serious about restoring order, we have to chunk many things that are non-essential.