Today's News

  • Sheriff may lose vehicles

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court is proceeding with plans to sell military vehicles currently in the possession of the Sheriff’s Office, saying they are costing the county in maintenance and insurance expenses.

    The court Monday night voted 4-2 to ask County Attorney Ken Jones to draw up an ordinance allowing the sale of the vehicles. It passed despite the opposition of Magistrates Brian Bayers and Hobert Judd.

  • Local educators honored by Campbellsville Univ.


  • State ad campaign targets opioid drug epidemic

    Gov. Matt Bevin is urging all Kentuckians to help beat back the opioid epidemic with a new public awareness campaign that highlights the dangers of opioid abuse and offers information on drug treatment and naloxone.

  • Mattresses, furniture can be blight on city


  • Agriculture - Second in the World!

    The Spencer County FFA Dairy Judging team representing the National FFA Organization placed second in the International Dairy Judging Contest held at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 26th.       This was a result of winning the National FFA competition last October.  Team members are John Brumley,  Max Dippel, Luke Williamson, and Michael Bentley. They were coached by Bland Baird.

  • What’s Happening - Week of July 19, 2017

    Historical Society meets Monday

    The Spencer County Historical Society will meet on Monday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library. More discussions will be held on fundraising and they welcome anyone with any historical or genealogical ideas to help move their group forward to better represent local history.

    Blood Drive at First Baptist Church

  • Support the County Fair

    Few things are as small-town American as the County Fair. For generations, rural communities gathered in one place for a week or more to celebrate, compete, fellowship and get acquainted or reacquainted with others in their county. More often than not, it was the largest gathering of folks in one place during the entire year and it was a highlight of everyone’s summer.

  • Remembering toys of my youth

    My two oldest grandsons recently celebrated their birthdays, as they were turning six and five years old. This is a fun time for them, and for me, as they’re reaching the age when toys can be fun for all of us.

    Rattles, stuffed bears, blocks and toys for babies and toddlers are fine I guess for that age, but now these guys are about to engage in some real fun.

  • Kentuckians reminded to keep eyes open
  • Working for Kentucky

    After celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, I traveled around the Commonwealth to hear directly from Kentuckians.  By engaging with families, individuals, and community leaders across the state, I am better able to bring their concerns to the United States Senate and serve as their voice in Washington.