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Today's News

  • Man arrested for road rage stabbing

    by Zach Morgan

  • Program brings high school and elementary students together

    by Zach Morgan

  • Mt. Eden Fire Board opens bids for new department

    The Mt. Eden Fire Department Board of Trustees opened bids Monday night for the department’s new fire station building to replace the building that burned down in August. The bid opening was not without dispute as two local builders called into question the process the department followed in the bidding process.
    Six bids were presented to the board Monday evening. The bids were:
    Blitz Builders $325,000.
    Walters Buildings $215,982.
    Hi-Point Roofing $338,600.
    Eagle Construction $369,669.
    Kehne Company $402,795.

  • AG investigating whether attorney Jim Hodge voted illegally

    Questions surround the voting status of attorney Jim Hodge with the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office investigating whether Hodge may in fact have illegally voted this year from a non-existent address in Spencer County.
    Hodge is an attorney with the firm of Hodge, Singler & Ritsert in Louisville and represents several area commissions including the Taylorsville/Spencer County Fire District, Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire District, Spencer County Levee, Flood Control and Drainage District No. 1 and the Spencer County Tourism Commission.

  • Hundreds fill SCHS for toy show
  • Ken Jones wins again in county attorney race

    Ken Jones won the case filed against him by Ruth Hollan last week in a decision issued by Spencer County Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman.
    Hickman ruled that Jones is a resident of Spencer County according to the requirements of Section 100 of the constitution of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to hold the office of the Spencer County Attorney.
    Hickman entered his ruling Thursday morning, which consisted of 64 separate findings of fact, based upon testimony presented during a hearing held on Nov. 19, as well as the judge’s conclusions based upon those facts.

  • Marksbury named district coach of the year

    Spencer County Bears Head Football Coach Mike Marksbury was named the Class 4A District 3 Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association
    “To have my fellow coaches recognize the work that we have put into this program is a really nice thing,” said Marksbury. He was quick to deflect sole credit, sharing it instead with members of his staff and the players.
    “It is a team effort and it takes all the coaches and players to buy in for a common goal.”

  • Bears dominate Evangel 89-34

     

  • Young Lady Bears team gets first win in new season

    A young Lady Bears team got their first victory of the new season with a 65-17 victory over Evangel Christian on Saturday evening at home.
    Spencer County jumped ahead 14-0 and never looked back as they took advantage of turnovers and dominated on both ends of the floor. They led 44-13 at the half and the score allowed first-year coach Brandy Scott to get some valuable playing time for everyone on the bench.

  • State gets $313,000 in farm to school grants

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky has been awarded five grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture totaling nearly $313,000 aimed at getting more local foods into Kentucky schools, the USDA announced last week.
    Two grants for a total of $87,957 went to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.