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Today's News

  • Agriculture - 4-H Star Wars Camp

     

    Spencer County went to 4-H Star Wars Camp July 10th – July 14th.  Pictured you will see all of the campers, teens, adult volunteers, and staff that attended Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp with Spencer County.   A great week was had by all 111 that attended.  Spencer County will be going to camp in 2018, so if you are interested please contact the Extension Office for additional information next spring.

  • Agriculture - Tending to your summer garden

    Summer’s heat and weather can take a toll on your flower garden. But with a little extra care, it is possible to bring it back to life for a few more weeks of vibrant color and texture.

    It’s always important to make sure annuals and perennials get plenty of water this time of year, especially in later summer.  Annuals, in particular, will start to decline without an adequate supply of water to keep the ground moist.

  • Agriculture - Tomato problems?

    We cannot control the weather, but we can control what our tomatoes eat, so to speak. At planting time, we prepare the soil with composted hen manure and a little organic fertilizer; we also mulch around the plants immediately in order to moderate soil moisture and to prevent the spread of soil-borne diseases.   This year our work at building healthy soil has paid off because the tomatoes are thriving.  Some folks have not been as lucky as the rain poured down earlier in the season.

  • Church Happenings - Week of July 19, 2017

    Open Door Christian Center Revival

    Open Door Christian Center will be holding a Revival beginning July 23 at the Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. and Sunday night at 6 p.m. Evening services during the week will begin at 7 p.m. The evangelist will be Daniel Couch. Everyone is welcome and the church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield.

    Gospel Singing at Old Gospel Barn

  • Spencer County Fair

     

    The Spencer County Fair activities got underway this past weekend with several events, including the horse pull on Friday night.

    The Spencer County Fair will be in full swing starting on Tuesday, July 25 when the midway opens and a number of different pageants, contests and events are held.

  • A true account of faith and forgiveness

    For those of you that have never heard of a woman named Corrie Ten Boom and her remarkable family, it is truly a heart-breaking account of courage and sacrifice.

    We begin our story with Cornelia (nicknamed Corrie) who was born in Haarlem, Netherlands, in 1892. She was raised in a devoted Christian atmosphere and lived in a large house above her father’s business where he was a jeweler and watch maker. This loving family believed in demonstrating their spiritual convictions by offering shelter, food and help to anyone in need.

  • Flake crowned Miss Teen United States

     

    Taylor Flake of Taylorsville earned the crown sooner than she expected when she won the Miss Teen United States pageant this month.

    Flake entered the Miss Teen United States pageant circuit for the first time this year and walked away with the title.

    Winning a pageant on the first attempt may be a tough feat for some, but it’s not a concept unfamiliar to her.

  • Citizens on patrol after crime spree

    Residents in the Elk Creek community have expressed concern on social media about a rash of crime, including auto theft and break-ins, Now a couple of residents have decided to do more than just complain online.
    Two residents, who for now wish to remain anonymous, said the crime has reached the point where they feel compelled to provide extra watch for their neighbors.

  • Search is on for new SCES Principal

    With just three weeks before the beginning of school, Spencer County Elementary School finds itself in need of a new principal.

  • Garage destroyed by fire