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Today's News

  • LETTER: Signs show little respect

    I have lived in Spencer County my whole life – by choice, and, up until now I am proud of our community and felt safe. Lately, I feel that our community is “under attack.”

    If I was exploring a community with the idea of re-locating, I would certainly be deterred by huge signs depicting the community as one led by “crooks, thieves, and thugs.” If I was new to this community, I would wonder what kind of ills I had exposed my family to.

  • October offers something for every sports fan

    Professional and college football season are in mid-season form and preseason hype about playoffs and bowl games are now being tempered by reality. Locally, we’ve seen some highs and lows from some of our college teams.

  • EDITORIAL CARTOON: Some unwanted trick-or-treaters show up
  • Grizzlies drop playoff game, 18-6

    The Spencer County Middle Grizzlies got a taste of postseason play last week as they hosted T.K. Stone Middle School from Elizabethtown last Wednesday evening. The atmosphere was lively and the Grizzlies got off to a good start, the end result may have been a little bittersweet as the home team fell, 18-6.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    Little Union to host Truck ‘n Treat

    Little Union Baptist Church will be having Trunk ‘n Treat Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Prizes will be given for the best decorated trunk and for the best costume in each age category.

    Chili/soup and hot dogs will also be available.

    Harvest Hallelujah night

    Open Door Christian Center at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield is hosting a Harvest Hallelujah night on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. in the church’s gymnasium.

    The youth will be selling food and drinks.

  • LETTER: Could campaign money be better spent?

    In a family, there are ties that outside forces cannot break. This closeness must be developed and accepted as a special gift. Once we accept each other and let a normal growth take place, our relationships will become stronger as the years go by.

    A community of friends helps each of us to look outside of self. We learn from each other, we play together, we worship the Lord together, we watch a maturity of living and let life take place without even trying. Friends and neighbors are gifts you can’t buy.

  • Getting students college ready

    Spencer County students could be graduating from high school a bit more prepared thanks to a AmeriCorps grant received by the Kentucky Campus Compact organization that will benefit dozens of school districts in the state including Spencer County.

  • EDITORIAL: Now is the time

    A common complaint heard in grocery lines, and even at church, these days is about all the political commercials. They are unavoidable. Each side pitching their answer to all that ails on TV, radio and, of course, in newspaper. After a while, voters just tune it out.

  • Mixed predictions on Tuesday's voter turnout

    As the competition surrounding this year’s heated election reaches a fever pitch, it’s hard to tell if voters will actually exercise their rights Nov. 2 and make an appearance at the polls.

    Although the election season in Spencer County and across the nation has been very active with political candidates sounding off on all sorts of issues, Spencer County Clerk Judy Puckett isn’t sure that voters will be knocking down the doors of the polling places on election day.

  • GUEST COLUMN: Main events

    The Main Street Committee is in full swing making plans for the holiday season. Unbelievable, that Christmas is just around the corner.

    Beverly Bentley Ingram, is coordinating the very popular Christmas Home Tour. Tickets can be purchased at the Red Scooter. I will let you know when they are available.