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Today's News

  • Extortion sentencing postponed when prosecutor doesn’t show

    Joshua T. Phillips and Dee Ann Bowman-Phillips of Shelbyville, a husband and wife charged with extortion of a Taylorsville Police officer were to have been sentenced on Monday in Shelby Circuit Court, but that event was postponed due to the absence of the special prosecutor that had been assigned to the case. A new date has been set for Sept. 5.
    Emily R. Wilkey, assistant commonwealth attorney in Franklin County, said she had forgotten about the sentencing hearing.

  • 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.

  • Garden club donates to Habitat
  • 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.

  • Normandy road project begins

    Courtesy of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

  • Building committee appointed for destroyed fire station

    The Mt. Eden Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees continued to move forward with rebuilding the fire station, which was destroyed by fire two weeks ago, by appointing a building committee and approving insurance disbursements for several vehicles destroyed in the blaze.
    Board Chairman Duane McClain appointed a committee to look into the construction of a new fire department that included board members Dean Ware, Bob Jones and Jim Evans. The committee also includes Larry McClain, who will act as the firefighters representative throughout the process.

  • Fiscal court resolves recycling position

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court finally resolved an issue which has been languishing on the court’s agenda for the last several months, namely how to handle the Recycling Center Supervisor’s position currently held by Karen Spencer.

  • Board ups offer on property again

    The Spencer County Board of Education voted Monday to approve offering $12,250 an acre for 20 acres or $13,500 per acre for the entire 27 acre property located at 101 McAllister Lane off of Ky. 44 during a special called meeting.