Today's News

  • ECLIPSE 2017: All eyes were on the skies


    Eclipse provides enlightening lesson for students

  • County joins opioid suit

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court voted Monday night to join dozens of other Kentucky counties, by filing a lawsuit against leading opioid distributors and others who have contributed to the opioid addiction crisis.

  • Neighbors speak out against Dollar General

    Residents of Deer Hollow subdivision and their neighbors along Miller Road packed the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting last Thursday night to oppose a proposed Dollar General store in their neighborhood.

  • Bevin says Spencer Co. will benefit from growth

     Economic development in Kentucky is on a record pace this year, and Governor Matt Bevin said it’s only a matter of time before Spencer County benefits. However, Bevin said there are some things state and local leaders can do to hasten the local impact of private investment being made in the Commonwealth.

  • What’s Happening - Week of August 23, 2017

    Retired Teachers to meet

    The Spencer County Retired Teachers will meet on Wednesday, September 13, at the Spencer County Extension Office at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be a health insurance expert from the Kentucky Retirement System. She will answer questions about enrollment, policy changes and any other concerns members may have. Also, a summary of a workshop with state lawmakers regarding the pension system that’s scheduled for August 31, will be shared.

    Strategic Plan Update meeting

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 23, 2017

    Plum Creek Baptist Family Night kick-off

    Plum Creek Baptist Church will kick off their Wednesday night programming with a kick-off Party on Wednesday, August 30 at 5:30 p.m. There will be food, games and fellowship.

  • Sympathy is not a substitute for action

    We do not have to look very far to find someone that needs a miracle. Many are suffering some type of crisis with everything from health problems, their children, and grieving over a loss, to finances, marriage issues and addictions. When difficult situations are presented, we become sympathetic, but how often do we consider that God may have brought these individuals to our attention so that we can not only pray but to intervene and help meet their needs? Instead of just discussing the situation and having pity, maybe we can become the miracle they are praying for.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 23, 2017

    Youth Dance Clinic

    The High School Dance Team is holding a dance clinic on Saturday, August 26th for youth. During the clinic, young dancers will learn a routine that they will perform at the SCHS home football game on September 8. Dancers should wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. The cost is $25 per person, which includes the clinic, lunch and a t-shirt to perform in. The clinic will be from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Spencer County High School

  • Bears soccer open with win


    Adam Nation, #10, shown here controlling the ball against two defenders during an earlier scrimmage, had a big day for the Bears as they won their opening game of the season, 5-1 over Henry County. Nation scored four goals and recorded an assist during the victory. Daphon Degree scored the other goal for the Bears while Alex Coomes, Aaron Lester and Jacob Nichols also recorded assists.  Andres Rubio was solid in the net, surrendering just one goal. The Bears will host Pleasure Ridge Park this Saturday at 2 p.m.

  • Volleyball team wins first three


    The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball Team got their season off to a great start last week, winning all three matches.

    The girls traveled to Eminence, where theY dispatched the Lady WarriArs two games to one. After dropping the first set, they rebounded to win the second, 25-12, and the third, 25-20.

    Also last week, they defeated Portland Christian three sets to none, and took a 2-1 victory over Waggener, winning the first set 25-15, losing the second 25-18, and winning the deciding set, 25-19.