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Today's News

  • Bears perform well in scrimmage

    The least important part of a scrimmage is the scoreboard, so despite the 21-0 win over Washington County, Spencer County Head Football Coach Mike Marksbury was more interested in what happened between the lines.
    “We accomplished what we had hoped in the scrimmage,” he said. “We didn’t spend any time preparing for Washington County, we just wanted to focus on ourselves and really focus on giving great effort. We did that for the most part.”

  • Kentucky Proud offers local foods at state fair

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer encourages Kentucky State Fair visitors to drop by the Kentucky Proud Experience tent to enjoy and purchase fresh local foods and beverages. The tent is located on the West Lawn at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
    “People today want to know their farmer, where their food comes from, and to buy and drink locally,” Commissioner Comer said. “What better place to showcase the best our state has to offer than at the Kentucky State Fair?”

  • Purslane turns out to be a tasty weed

    I have long understood that purslane could be used in salads or soups but never made much of an effort to harvest it until a few years ago. So, when high summer approaches I am now on the hunt for purslane, considered a noxious weed by most! I am not the only one who regards purslane with some culinary virtue. A fellow Farm Market farmer at the Belknap Farmers Market gave me a taste of his homemade salsa he was snaking on last week, commenting, is the best way to use purslane‚ and I was so excited to hear someone else get excited about this so-called weed.

  • Students take home titles at state fair
  • Spencer County high school students college/career ready
  • Anniversary
  • LETTER: Riley fails to give account for past transgressions

    John Riley yet again fails to give an account for his past transgressions against taxpayers, but instead chooses to create and embrace a lie and distortion to remove all attention away from the real issues he is being exposed on! Riley stated in a political ad that the negative political attacks of the quote, Cheek/Trageser campaign ad were taking Spencer County in the wrong direction.

  • Election season is the time to step up or shut up

    Elections are an important part of what it means to be American. Every two years we are treated to very significant and important elections, not just for our local races but for the national races as well.
    During these election cycles, those people who are dissatisfied with the current state of affairs can either run for public office themselves or back candidates that they feel are more in line with their particular points of view.

  • What's Happening — Week of August 20

    Historical and Genealogical Society to meet Aug. 25

    The August meeting of the Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society will be held on Monday, August 25th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Spencer County Library. Those interested in learning more about Spencer County’s history and tracing their family trees are welcome to attend.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers August 13 edition

    The following are property transfers collected from the Spencer County Clerk’s office for June and July, 2014:

    July 14, 2014: Nancy B. Herndon and Eugene Herndon of Bloomfield Rd., Taylorsville to Donald L. Nicoulin of Grand St., Brooklyn, New York, tract 5, containing 10.475 acres as shown on Minor Subdivision Plat R. A. & Irene Bryan Farm divided phase 2, in plat cabinet 4, slide 290 of the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $50,000.