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  • What’s happening - Week of August 5, 2015

    8th Annual St Jude Charity Softball Game

    On Saturday August 8th, Country Artist and Taylorsville Native JD Shelburne will host his 8th Annual St Jude Charity Softball Game against the 97.5 WAMZ Country HAMZ at Ray Jewell Park.  The game will start at 1pm and is open to the public. Before the game (11am) there will be a home-run derby to help benefit St Jude as well featuring Shelburne and some of players and anyone else willing to participate. $5 entry fee. Come out and support JD Shelburne and his team as they raise money to help the children of St Jude. 

  • State lawmakers against president’s emissions plan

    President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of a plan to drastically decrease emissions from U.S. power plants Monday, and Kentucky lawmakers didn’t hesitate to come out against it.

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell criticized the plan, saying it is a blow to the economy, as well as the middle class, and may be illegal.

  • From our readers: Question Pageant Judging

    I have a question for the Fair Board concerning the baby and youth show.

    Why would they let people from Spencer County (and they also work here with the public), be the judges for the show? The judges that I saw actually were talking to one of the mothers of the contestants prior to the starting of the show, and her child won.

  • From our readers: Foreign Aid by the United States
  • Silent no more - Exposing the evil of abortion

    “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”
    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    In April of 1945, A German pastor named Dietrich Bonhoeffer was hung in a Nazi concentration camp. He’d spent most of the last two years of his life behind bars because he had devoted several years of his life before that speaking against the evil regime of Adolf Hitler.

  • Massie touts four successes

    Washington, DC has the bad news blues. Whether it’s Congress passing bills that spend billions of dollars we don’t have, rogue Supreme Court justices ignoring the clear text of the Constitution, or yet another unelected executive branch agency bureaucrat issuing a “regulation” that punishes free enterprise, it often seems that victories for freedom and liberty are rare.

  • Fair fun - Hog show results


    The Spencer County Fair 4-H and FFA Hog Show was held on Saturday, July18. Warren Beeler served as the judge for this show. It is an honor for Mr. Beeler to judge our county fair show because he is a world renowned judge.
    Novice Showmanship:
    Noah Frank placed 1st
    Also participating:
    Jillian Dunning and Taylor Goodlett

    In Jr 4-H showmanship:
    Casey Montgomery placed 1st

    Also participating
    Ethan Thompson and Emily Truax

    Intermediate 4-H showmanship:
    Dillon Stallings placed 1st

  • Fair fun - Dairy Goat show results


  • Fair fun - Market lamb show results


    The Spencer County Fair Market Lamb Show was held on Friday, July 17 at the Spencer County Fairgrounds. Kyle Wood of Claypool, Indiana served as the judge for the show.

    In the Sr. FFA Showmanship Class Darilyn Browning won 1st, Darilyn was also our Champion FFA Showman. In Jr. FFA Showmanship Briar Honeycutt Placed 1St and Connor Foster also participated in the class. In Jr. 4h Showmanship Sydney Warren Placed 1st. Madison Warren was our Champion Novice Showman.

  • Fair fun - Poultry show results