Today's News

  • The power of positive thinking

    When we talk about life being filled with possibilities, we usually imagine someone stepping into our situation and helping us achieve our goals. It’s easy to fall into the habit of hoping that another person will provide what we need or figure out the solutions to our problems. True, there are times when we can depend on the generosity of others but God has given each of us a sound mind and unlimited potential if we can only learn how to activate these internal resources.

  • Church Happenings - Week of October 11, 2017

    Pleasant Hill fundraiser at Spencer Co. Fairgrounds

    Pleasant Hill Christian Church will host a fundraiser at the Spencer County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 14 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and children under 6 are free. There will be a pork dinner, along with live music featuring The Joymakers Hilltop Trio and a silent auction. The proceeds will go the church’s building fund.

    Knights of Columbus Chicken Dinner

  • Lady Bears volleyball team sets school mark for wins


    The Spencer County Lady Bears Volleyball team finished their regular season last week with two wins, pushing their season’s record to a school record 21-11.

  • Bears compile winning record


    The Spencer County Bears boys soccer team finished their regular season with a 8-7-2 record, including a 10-0 shutout win on Senior Night last week against Bullitt Central.

  • Combating physical and sexual abuse

    Editor’s Note: October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. This is the second in a series of stories by Phil Lloyd-Sidle and Megan Williams, Domestic Violence Advocates with the Center for Women and Families.

    Several months ago in Trimble County a nightmare occurred in daylight.  Lora Cable was granted a no unlawful contact domestic violence order against her partner Timothy Riddle.  The next day, Valentine’s Day, he walked into her work at a doctor’s office and killed her.

  • Lady Bears celebrate Senior night with 3-2 win


    The Spencer County Lady Bears ended their regular season with a 5-11 record, but celebrated Senior Night Thursday with a 3-2 victory over Louisville Collegiate.

  • WWI veteran honored after 50 years


    A brisk wind kept the American flag unfurled as it was posted over the tombstone of Dave Stump at Valley Cemetery Saturday afternoon. Standing nearby was a military honor guard, and seated were Stump’s lone surviving daughter, and other family members and friends of the man who died in a house fire more than 50 years ago. All came to bestow an honor that was long overdue.

  • Free Narcan kits available

    If you know someone addicted to opioids or heroin, taking a few minutes of time Thursday could save their life.

    The Kentucky Department of Public Health, along with the Kentucky Pharmacists Association will be holding a free Naloxone training session at the Spencer County Health Department on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

  • Love My Neighbor set to reopen Oct. 28


    Love My Neighbor, a ministry of several local churches that provides clothes, furniture and other household items to low income families at minimal cost, and often without charge, is slated to reopen their doors in their new facility on Garrard Street later this month.

  • KY 44 sealing project