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Today's News

  • FROM OUR READERS - Riley waiting on other candidates before announcing intent

    As County Judge Executive I have had many concerned citizens and county employees asking if I will be running for re-election. So, I want to take this opportunity to publicly answer that question. My answer right now is: I don’t know, yet.  Here’s why.

  • SCHS Cross Country runners qualify for state

     

    The Spencer County High School Boys Cross Country team finished fourth at the Regional meet at North Oldham over the weekend, qualifying them as a team for the state meet at the Kentucky Horse Park this coming weekend.

    On the girls side, Lindsey Bush placed 7th in the region with a time of 20:59 and Ali Manley, placed 20th with a time of 23:21. Chloe Smith was 32nd, with a time of 25:56. Both Bush and Manley will advance to the state meet.
     

  • Bears fall to Marshall, 20-14

     

    The drive out to far western Kentucky Friday turned into an even longer drive back home as the Spencer County Bears fumbled away a chance to end their season on a winning note, losing to Marshall County 20-14.

    Twice, the Bears fumbled away the ball in the red zone, and coughed up the ball twice more, including losing a kick-off on a fumble. It was the end to a season that saw potential snuffed out by untimely mistakes.

  • Spencer County Middle and Elementary Cross Country teams

     

  • Grizzlies celebrate success

     

    It was an afternoon of celebrating for students and teachers at Spencer County Middle School on Friday, as they held GrizzlyFest. The event marked the school’s recent success in testing, in which it was labeled as “Distinguished” for the fourth year in a row.

  • Love My Neighbor opens

     

    The Chamber of Commerce helped Love My Neighbor celebrate the grand opening of their new store on Garrard Street Saturday morning. The ministry, which provides free or low cost clothes and household goods, operates on donations and is staffed by volunteers. The new facility is more than twice the size of their existing building, and they were able to use volunteer labor to open their doors debt-free.

  • Life happens

    Life happens to everybody.  The good, the bad, and the indifferent happen all the time.  Sometimes we plan a vacation and it turns out perfectly.  Or, we go see a movie and it is as good as we hoped.  Or, just sitting around talking to friends and family and you laugh until you cry.  Good times come and go.

  • Church Happenings - Week of November 1, 2017

    CCLC Car Show November 4

    Christian Crossing Lifeline Center will host a “Back in Time Country Day” car show on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church, located next to Moby Dick. There will be awards for custom, street rod, truck, Chevy, Ford, MOPAR, GMC, motorcycle, foreign, engine, paint, bike, interior and oldest car. In addition, there will be music, corn hole, kid’s games and food available for purchase. For information, contact Marilyn Ulery at 554-2931.

  • Woman arrested after ruckus in courtroom

     

    A Bardstown woman was arrested and charged with multiple offenses Friday after allegedly causing a ruckus in Spencer County District Court and later urinating and defecating in the Sheriff’s Office.

    Lt. Colonel Jonathan Bentley of the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office, said on Monday that he couldn’t comment extensively on the incident, but from what he understands, the suspect’s phone went off during court, she refused the judge’s order to surrender the phone, and the situation escalated from there.

  • 5-time National Champs

     

    They did it again! Spencer County High School’s FFA has claimed top honors at the 2017 National FFA Dairy Judging competition held last week during the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. It’s the eighth overall national title for Spencer County, and the fifth in a row.