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Today's News

  • PHOTO: FFA dairy judges receive state recognition

    Spencer County High School FFA’s national winning FFA Dairy Judging Team was recognized last week at the Governor’s Mansion by Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. The team will represent the National FFA in the Scotish Highland International Contest in June in Edinburgh, Scotland. The team is presently selling raffle tickets for a new 2012 Dodge Truck to help finance the trip. The drawing is May 15. To purchase tickets, go by the local schools during normal hours.

  • REMINDER: Farm truck tags include $10 voluntary donation to state programs

    Residents who will soon be renewing license plates for their farm trucks will notice a $10 voluntary donation on the renewal, according to a news release from Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock’s office.
    The $10 donation will be split among the Kentucky FFA Foundation, the Kentucky 4-H Foundation and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s “Kentucky Proud Program.”
    “All are very worthy organizations which work to keep the Kentucky agricultural community and business strong,” the news release said.

  • 30th District All Tournament Team

    Spencer County basketball players Jacob Hollar, left, McKenna Pfeiffer, Brandon Miller and Mackenzie Myers were named to the 30th District All Tournament Team last week.

  • 30th District All Tournament Team

    Spencer County basketball players Jacob Hollar, left, McKenna Pfeiffer, Brandon Miller and Mackenzie Myers were named to the 30th District All Tournament Team last week.

  • Lady Bears bow out to Bearcats; Cox resigns

    Fans of the Spencer County Lady Bears tried to be optimistic early in the first quarter of the 30th District Tournament opening round game against powerful Anderson County last Tuesday night in Lawrenceburg.

  • COLUMN: Planting time is almost here, so start some indoors while you wait

    I am plotting and planning and placing order for onion sets and seed potatoes and summer crops that will be directly seeded in the garden once the temperatures really warm . . . I can barely stand the wait. I have two trays of seedlings that I started about two weeks ago and have begun another round of kale, broccoli and Brussels sprouts in three more trays.

  • Dance team places 2nd at state competition

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  • With 5-star rating, Signature Healthcare stays committed to community

    During a time when attorneys based out of state are running full-page newspaper advertisements across Kentucky and elsewhere to influence public opinion about local nursing homes, Signature Healthcare of Spencer County is reminding citizens of its commitment to the community.
    Signature Healthcare has not been immune to these ads — despite the fact that the building has a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, according to a news release.

  • Wade settles suit against CUB

    The former CEO of Citizen Union Bank has settled his lawsuit against the bank.
    CUB and Billie Wade, who served as president and CEO from 1991 until March 2010, have settled a wrongful termination and defamation suit Wade filed in July 2010.
    A mediator’s report, submitted to Shelby Circuit Court on Feb. 13, contained no details of the settlement, saying merely that, “all claims among the parties have been settled.”

  • BBB fake emails continue to pile up

    Businesses and consumers across the country have been hit by an on-going email scam that appears to be from the Better Business Bureau. The fake emails started in November, and have changed forms a number of times. Most of them include a virus — if the recipient clicks on a link.
    BBB Louisville was alerted by an Accredited Business Friday about the latest version, which accused the business of illegal activities. The following is the scam email:

    From: Better Business Bureau

    Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 7:08 AM