Today's News

  • Public Record: District Court February 2012

    The following cases were heard by Judge Donna Dutton in Spencer District Court Feb. 17, 2012:

    Samantha J. Jackson (1991), failure to wear seat belt, guilty, $25 fine.

    Daniel K. Broaddus (1992), speeding 20 miles over the legal limit, guilty, state traffic school, $143 fine paid.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints in area

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

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Too old to be an organ donor?

    Dear Savvy Senior
    Is there an age limit on being an organ donor? At age 73, I’m interested in being a donor when I die, but am wondering if they would still want my organs. What can you tell me, and what do I need to do to sign up?
    Willing But Old

    Dear Willing,

  • COLUMN: Resolving conflict has little to do with who is right or wrong

    Disagreements and conflict are normal in any relationship, and, although most of the content of this week’s topic will relate to marriage, much of it can be applied to other relationships as well.
    Conflicts can be a serious problem for some couples who find themselves continually hassling, fighting, arguing, often about things that may seem to be trivial or minor. These couples will often find that the arguments end up with either or both developing bad feelings, even resentments and serious anger episodes, with very little, if anything getting resolved.

  • The potluck’s back — let’s eat!

    Call it a sign of the times or just plain good luck for those of us yearning to swap fast food fare for some tasty home cooking. Potluck gatherings are back and one of this year’s hottest trends in entertaining.

  • PHOTO: Cheer for the cheerleaders

    The Spencer County High School Cheerleaders placed first in the KAPOS Large Co-Ed regional competition in January.

  • COLUMN: Sights, sounds of February

    February. Sights, sounds and a politically incorrect spin on Jeremy Lin’s name and ethnicity that put headline writers at ESPN out of work.

    •Daffodils have popped in Kentucky before pitchers and catchers could report to spring training in the sunshine state.
    •Summitry. Kentucky had 18 assists beating Ole Miss last week. Right time and place on schedule, a notable sign UK is arriving at tournament-time on a title track, Team-ness.

  • Bears finish season at 11-19

    The Spencer County Bears ended their regular season with a full slate of games last week, going 1-3.

  • Lady Bears mount unsuccessful comeback on Senior Night

    The Spencer County Lady Bears finished the regular season with a 7-20 record, but provided plenty of excitement in their nearly amazing comeback on Senior Night last Monday against North Bullitt.

  • Cooperative Dove Field Program enrolling until March

    Kentucky farmers can help carry on the hunting tradition and earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and will continue until mid-March.
    “Under the new Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, increased payments are available for 2012,” said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.