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Today's News

  • It's not too late to be part of the conservation stewardship program

    Kentucky landowners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program at the local Natural Resources Conservation Service office.

    Signup for this period has been extended to Jan. 7.

  • LETTER: Last year for Tree of Life

    This is the 25th year for the Tree of Life at the Methodist Church on Main Street in Bloomfield. This will also be the last performance for this beautiful  tree in Bloomfield as the tree (as I understand it) will be given to a church in Taylorsville starting next year.

    The theme this year is “For 25 years, Jesus Alone Be Praised”. The only way to get tickets is to send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with $1 for each ticket. Checks can be made to Tree of Life and mailed to P.O. Box 323, Bloomfield, Ky. 40008.

  • Spencer County General Election results 2010

    The following results are from Spencer County precincts only. Note that final results from federal and state races could have different outcomes. Unopposed races are not listed.

    U.S. Senator

    Jack Conway - D - 2,562

    Rand Paul - R - 4,295

    U.S. Rep., 2nd Dist.

    (I)Brett Guthrie - R - 4,732

    Ed Marksberry - D - 2,006

    KY. Senator, 20th Dist.

    David Eaton - D -2,513

    Paul Hornback - R - 4,354

    District Judge, 53 Dist.,Div. 2

  • Toppers dump Uncle Charlie

    If notable events happen in 3s, Kentucky fans will watch with angst – who joins Anthony Epps and Jules Camara?

    While we wait, I. Congratulations, Western Kentucky’s Hilltoppers who rid themselves of 26-straight Uncle Charlie last week and set in motion a streak this week at home against visiting North Texas (1-6).

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS

    First Christian to host family fun night

    First Christian Church in Taylorsville will host a family fun night Nov. 5.

    Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for youth and children.

    The meal includes a porkchop sandwich, potato salad, baked beans, desert and a drink. Bingo will also be played.

    The community is invited to attend.

    Donate to Shop with a Cop

    Christmas is coming soon and your help is needed to make the Spencer County Sheriff’s office Shop with a Cop a success.

  • Protecting your home from bed bugs

    Remember the nursery rhyme- Good Night, Sleep Tight, and Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite? No longer is this just a nursery rhyme. Bedbugs are considered to be public health pests by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Recent complaints about bed bugs are increasing and have prompted a joint statement on bed bug control by the CDC and the EPA.

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  • LETTER: A vote for King

    I wanted to make sure everyone knows what a jewel we have in Kim King, the candidate for state representative of our district. As a lifelong farmer, I have historically not been very involved in politics, but we can’t sit back and ignore the political process any longer. There is too much at stake.

  • The winning continues

    The Spencer County Footie Chicks, a U11 girls select team with the Spencer County Soccer Association, continues their winning ways as they move from being last season’s younger Chicklets to the girls select division team – the Chicks.

    The U11 Chicks recently competed in the United Cup 2010, held at Floyd’s Fork Park. The Chicks ended up 2-0-1 while defeating United 1996 FC (3-0) and Oldham Legends(4-1).

  • BREAKING NEWS: Burn ban lifted

    The county-wide burn ban has been lifted today.

    For more information contact the Spencer County Judge Executive's office at 502-477-3205.

  • FFA wins National Model of Innovation

    The Spencer County FFA chapter, for the second year in the past four, was named the 2010 winner of the National FFA Model of Innovation winner for student development which is given to the top FFA chapter in the nation. The award was presented live on RFD-TV in Indianapolis on Thursday at the National FFA Convention. The local chapter had been named one of ten national finalists in August out of over 7500 FFA chapters nation wide.

    Justin Goodlett was named the National winner of the Equine Entrepreneur proficiency award and received $1000.