Today's News

  • 4-H Camp Fun
  • Work scheduled for Hickory Ridge Road on Thursday

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office advises motorists that maintenance work will be taking place this week on Ky. 1416 (Hickory Ridge Road) in Spencer County.  KYTC crews will be repairing some base failures in the pavement.

  • Counselor's Corner: Are you available to people in need?

    Many years ago, a song was recorded which repeatedly stated, “we all need somebody to lean on.” You can be that “somebody” if you move out of your comfort zone and make yourself available.

  • Library announces host of summer events

    Spencer County Public Library invites the community to join its Adult Summer Reading Open House July 27 from 10 a.m. to noon.
    Enjoy coffee and pastries while talking about  recent reading adventures.  Prizes for the Book Bingo will be awarded.  Stop in even if you did not enter the contest.
    Come out July 30 to see the inspiring artwork of Spencer County, 6:30 till 8 p.m. Area artists’ work will be displayed for the public enjoyment.

  • Blue water trails: Learning about the Green River in Hart County

    The karst topography surrounding the Green River in Hart County produces some of the highest water quality in Kentucky. Many springs empty into the river in this stretch that pump a constant flow of clean, cold water and give the river a color more reminiscent of the shallows of the Caribbean than south-central Kentucky.

  • High school to host open house

    The Spencer County High School Open House/Back-to-School night is scheduled for July 30 from 6-8 p.m. The freshman and juniors will meet from 6-7 p.m. and the sophomores and seniors will meet from 7-8 p.m.
    Students and parents will be able to pick up class schedules and pay school fees, tour the building and meet teachers.

  • Four local students named to EKU President’s list

    Four local students were named to the president’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the spring 2013 semester.
    Those students are:
    Marissa Wente of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major
    Christopher Zoeller of Fisherville, a freshman aviation major
    Ryan Conard of Taylorsville, a junior biology pre-medical science major
    Merritt Oder of Taylorsville, a sophomore aviation major

  • Public Record - July 17 Edition

    Judge Linda S. Armstrong heard the following cases in Spencer County District Court July 12, 2013:

    John C. Meanear (1966), non-approved/insufficient number/no personal float, guilty, $50 fine and $153 court costs paid.

    Daniel K. Helton (1990), alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense, guilty, $25 fine, $153 court costs.

    Cinnamon M. Martinez-Jimenez (1985), alcohol intoxication in a public place first and second offense, guilty, $203 fine/court costs.

  • Hodgson earns EKU dean’s award

    Caleb David Hodgson of Fisherville was recently announced as one of 338 dean’s award recipients for the spring 2013 semester at Eastern Kentucky University.
    Hodgson is a junior criminal justice major.
    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Grape goodness: Grapes are a great choice for healthy snacks and nutritious meals

    Crisp, juicy and sweet, grapes are a real crowd-pleaser. Even better, all three colors of grapes - red, green and black - are good for you.