Today's News

  • Standout QB first of UK’s 2018 football recruits

    Just a few hours after he announced his commitment to Kentucky, Georgia junior quarterback Jarren Williams was on the phone talking to potential future teammates.

    “When he walks into a room, he lights up the whole room,” said Anthony Williams, the quarterback’s father. “He makes everybody feel important. He is a leader. He knows how to get guys to do things they need to do in order to win. He takes an interest in them and  makes them all feel important.”

  • Church Happenings - Week of June 29, 2016

    Remembrance service at Open Door Christian Center

    There will be a special “Remembrance” service on July 3, at Open Door Christian Center, located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield, KY. Pastor Mavis Bennett invites everyone to this special service at 10:45 a.m. There will be special music by the Victory Road Quartet and the Gospel I’s and there will be a meal following the service. There will be no evening service that Sunday.

    VBS at Ridgeview Baptist

  • Lighting up the sky

    The other night there were storms all around.  Heavy winds blew, and rain fell for a while, and then it seemed to get all calm.  My wife and I went outside to let our dog do her business and were amazed at all the lightening flashing.

  • Education - Student accepted for Oxford Honors


  • Education - Great Students at TES


  • Boating safety advice for the Fourth of July

    Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend boating on a lake or river.

    But one of the busiest boating weekends of the year is not a time to throw caution to the wind.

  • Body of drowning victim recovered from lake


  • Shutdown looms over budget

    County services could come to a halt next week unless members of the Spencer County Fiscal Court can reach an agreement on the 2016-17 budget.

    They couldn’t on Monday night when the second reading of the budget failed to pass on a 3-3 tie, leading Judge-

    Executive John Riley to recess the meeting shortly before 10 p.m. with the court scheduled to reconvene today.

  • Board extends Adams’ contract through 2020

    The Spencer County Board of Education on Thursday granted a one-year contract extension to superintendent Chuck Adams, giving him the go-ahead to lead the district through 2020.

    At a work session in the Spencer County Elementary School media center, the board approved the extension by a 3-2 vote, with Sandy Clevenger and Lynn Shelburne voting against it.

  • New principal named at SCES


    Spencer County Elementary School has a new principal.

    The school’s site-based decision-making council on June 13 awarded the job to Bloomfield Elementary School principal Leah Hardin, superintendent Chuck Adams said.

    Hardin replaces Mark Thomas, who will stay on as principal through June 30. After his third year as principal, Thomas was hired Friday to replace Brett Beaverson as Spencer County Public Schools’ director of operations.

    Hardin and Thomas will both start their new jobs on July 1.