Today's News

  • 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.

  • SCHS announces alternative graduation venues

    With Frankfort’s Convention Center slated for demolition as early as November, many local high schools — both in Franklin County and beyond — are scrambling to find a suitable new graduation venue. Most have yet to find the right fit.

  • U8 All-Stars compete at state


    The Spencer County U8 All-Star team had a very impressive run in the state tournament in Louisville last week, splitting four games. The boys battled hot weather and some high-quality competition. They opened the tournament with a 12-7 loss to Germantown, then bounced back with a 13-7 win over Highview and a 15-7 win over Jeffersontown. However, their tournament ended with a 15-7 loss to Okalona.

  • Catfish tourney may be a keeper


    Willie Smith and Nick Anderson netted 40 catfish and $2,500 Friday night and Saturday morning as they won the inaugural Captain Mad Jack’s Catfish Clash on Taylorsville Lake over the weekend.

    Smith and Anderson, both of Ohio, drug baited shad in shallow water early on, and then used carp as bait. When they brought their fish for the Saturday morning weigh-in, their keepers totaled 39.2 pounds.