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Today's News

  • PHOTO: County attorney shares community effort in helping tornado victims

    During Monday night’s Fiscal Court meeting, Spencer County Attorney Ruth Hollan, center, discussed how Spencer Countians came together to help fellow Kentuckians in West Liberty after tornadoes hit the area March 2.

  • Check out these library events in April

    •Make it, Take it Teen Night
    Make it, Take it Teen Night at the Spencer County Public Library on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  Get your henna tattoo to start the summer off right. We travel to India for hot spices and a taste of another culture.

    •Book/movie sale
    April 20-21
    Need books or movies? Spencer County Public Library Book Sale April 20 and 21.

    •Adult computer classes April 7, 18, 21

  • COLUMN: No-till philosophy is easier on the soil

    One of the most anticipated rites of spring is dusting off the tiller and heading out to the vegetable garden for a little soil play. It is one of those things you can’t plan for, though. It becomes a waiting game because we can’t do it if the soil is too wet; we don’t want to do it if it is too cold; and we only have the time to do it when the weekend rolls around.

  • COLUMN: It’s time to think about termites

    Springtime, with its warmer temperatures and more abundant rainfall, is typically when many winged termites emerge inside homes and other structures. Termites swarm from the colony to disburse, fall to the ground, find mates and start new colonies in the soil.
    From now through May, you might see swarms of winged termites, called swarmers, inside your home, signaling an infestation that can cause extensive and costly damage. Since swarmers are attracted to light, you often see them, or their shed wings, around windows, doors and light fixtures.

  • 2012 SCHS band solos and ensembles honorees

    Congratulations goes to the Spencer County High School’s band members who competed in Solos and Ensembles held at East Oldham Middle School.

  • PHOTO: U of L honors band

    These students were selected for the annual University of Louisville Honors Band. This band was directed by Dr. Fred Speck. The students that were selected are pictured from left  beginning with the first row: Madolyn Bennett, Hannah Nall, Jasmine Thomas and Amy Herndon. Second row: Brandon Conard, Paige Ruddell, Mike Bruce and. Caleb Fulkerson.
     

  • PHOTOS: Driving and walking the line

    Spencer County High School students got to see what it’s like to drive while impaired by alcohol or other drugs during a demonstration on April 6. Students also gave walking a straight line in the demonstration goggles a try.

  • PHOTO: All district band

  • PHOTO: Seven selected for WKU honors band

    These students were selected from 900 students who auditioned for the Western Kentucky University Honors Band. They were under the direction of Richard Murphy, director of band, Columbia Central High School of Tennessee and Dr. Linda Moorehouse, professor of music, University of Illinois. The students who were selected are pictured above from left to right: Sarah Bowman, Bryce Martin, John Mathre, Joseph Snider, Susan Mann, Daniel Montgomery and Todd Clemens.   
     

  • State warns consumers about fake GED tests

    Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, issued a consumer alert Monday regarding fraudulent websites claiming to offer high school and GED diplomas for a fee through the Internet.
    “Kentuckians need to know there is one way to earn a GED credential and that is through a test administered onsite at an Official GED Testing Center,” Reecie Stagnolia, vice president for Kentucky Adult Education, said in a press release from the state.