Today's News

  • Civics needs to return to our classrooms

    As we transition into September and children are settling into their school year routines, I am excited to participate once again in the America’s Legislators Back to School Program. Hosted by the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), the program helps legislators educate young constituents in their classrooms on the values of civic participation and the legislative process.

  • AG’s actions pose threat to openness

    Amye Bensenhaver likes to talk. There’s no denying that. She’s talks fast, too, like she’s afraid she won’t be able to give you all the information she has before the next question comes. And Amye has a lot of information.

    That is, of course, why I called her.

  • Barkham completes Army basic training


    Pvt. Gregory Barkham successfully completed Basic Combat Training at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma and graduated on August 19, 2016. He is now a senior at Spencer County High School and will complete his training at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas upon graduation next spring. He is the son of Greg and Angela Barkham.

  • Cornell - Spalding Wedding


  • Anderson-Risinger Wedding


  • Accident kills one in Finchville

    Kentucky State Police have identified the victim of a fatal accident on Taylorsville Road in Finchville Friday afternoon.

    Julie Mundt, 57, of Louisville, was killed when her 2013 Toyota was struck by a 1997 Mercedes driven by David Moore, 32, of Taylorsville.

    The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. in the 6000th block as Moore, who was traveling north on Taylorsville Road, crossed the center line and struck Mundt’s vehicle.

  • What’s happening - Week of September 7, 2016

    Spencer County Animal Shelter to host open house

    Staff and volunteers at the Spencer County Animal Shelter are inviting everyone to come visit the shelter and “meet some of the sweetest dogs in Spencer County.”

    The event will be held on Saturday, September 10th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the shelter, which is located behind Country Mart and close to the recycling center.

  • Education - First day of preschool


    The first day of preschool for Spencer County children was August 24.

  • Bears edge Jaguars, 28-27


    After shutting out East Jessamine in the first half, the Spencer County Bears defense bent in the second half, but they held when it counted, stopping the Jaguars on a two-point conversion with only seconds remaining to preserve a hard-fought 28-27 victory in Nicholasville Friday night.

    “That is a quality win on the road. The team showed some character, heart and a competitive spirit,” said Bears Coach Mike Marksbury.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of September 7, 2016

    SCHS Sports this week

    Boys Soccer
    Sept. 10    Anderson Co. at Home    7 p.m.

    Girls Soccer
    Sept. 7    at Brown        5:30 p.m.
    Sept. 10    at John Hardin        5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 7    at Bullitt Central        7:30 p.m.
    Sept. 9-10    Woodford Co. Tourney    TBA