Today's News

  • Prepare your garden for April showers

    There is no surer sign of spring than blooming gardens and flowerbeds, but what happens behind-the-scenes to get them to that point?
    Much of the work goes in before you even break the soil. Before you dig in, it’s important to choose the proper site, plan what you will be growing, and prepare the soil to yield the best possible results. A garden is nothing without a good foundation, making it extra important to choose the correct site.

  • Property Transfers February 14

    The follow property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of January 24, 2018 through February 7, 2018.
    Murrell C. Lawson and Kitty S. Lawson, Bloomfield, KY to Manuel Ramirez and Josefina Ramirez, Louisville, KY. Lot 39 of Heritage Hills. $14,500.
    Murrell C. Lawson and Kitty S. Lawson, Bloomfield, KY to Manuel Ramirez and Josefina Ramirez, Louisville, KY. Lot 40 of Heritage Hills. $14,500.

  • Local 4-H volunteers are recognized


  • Pension reform plan to be released soon

    Week six of the 2018 Legislative Session is in the books, and bills continued to move steadily through the Senate as work on the budget and pension reform continues. While we have not released a pension proposal just yet, we are hopeful that it will be made public in the coming days as we continue to sort out details on this complex issue. As for the budget bill, its fate currently is in the hands of the House, and we are hopeful that we in the Senate will receive a budget bill by early March.

  • One kind act at a time

    There’s a story often told of the little boy walking along the beach which has been cluttered with thousands of starfish washed up with the tide. A man watches as the little boy picks one up, and gently returns it to the ocean, then repeats it time and time again.
    “Young man, this beach is miles long and there’s no way you can make a difference for all these starfish before the tide rushes out,”

  • New physician fills important void for Spencer County


  • New physician fills important void for Spencer County


  • What's Happening

    If you are interested in being a poll worker during the upcoming 2018 election, you are invited to contact the Spencer County Clerk’s Office at 477-3215. Poll workers play a vital role in helping elections run smoothly, and citizens who are enthusiastic about the election process are asked to inquire about serving as a poll worker.
    Youth football/cheerleading
    coaches needed

  • Habitat dinner funds hope and homes

    Love was in the air at the Spencer County Habitat for Humanity Valentine’s Dinner held at the Cooperative Extension office Saturday night.
    Over a hundred guests turned out to not only enjoy a wonderful evening, but to support the efforts to continue to build homes for those who are local and needing a helping hand. Along with a great meal that included lasagna and a variety of desserts, guests had an opportunity to learn more about Habitat and bid on their favorite silent auction items.

  • Robotic team excels