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Today's News

  • Which comes first? Chicken or the egg

    This is a question that many people ponder.  With the help of Kentucky Farm Bureau, Mrs. Ingram’s and Mrs. Lawson’s classes had the opportunity to learn more about this question. 

    A grant opportunity was offered by Kentucky Farm Bureau as a way to incorporate agriculture in the classroom.  With the money received from the grant, an incubator and other instructional materials were purchased to allow our students to have a hands-on learning experience with the baby chicks.

  • Baird selected to attend ag institute

    Stetson Baird, a junior at Spencer County High School, has been chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Dream come true for new deputy

    Robert Thomas dreamed of becoming a police officer.

    After graduating from Spencer County High School in 2004, Thomas went to college. First to Jefferson Community College and then to Eastern Kentucky University where he studied criminal justice.

    “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do,” said the 24-year-old. “To keep people safe.”

  • Surveys, opinions and God’s word

    I want all Christian people to look at this survey. A survey of 1,000 protestant pastors conducted by an evangelical polling firm found that forty-seven percent agree that Islam is a very evil and wicked religion. However, such opinions may be confined mostly to the older generation.

    Evangelicals under 30 believe that there are many ways to God not just through Jesus.

  • Hometown recipes: Juliet Crawford's French Toast Casserole

    Juliet Crawford, of Mt. Eden, started making French toast casserole about a year ago when she found it on Paula Dean’s website. She said she likes to make it for potlucks, holidays and when she has company. Her favorite part of the recipe is the ease of it, because it can be assembled the night before.

    “You can have a cup of coffee and talk to people while it’s baking,” she said.

    Crawford recently served this dish at a breakfast meeting of the Waterford Homemakers.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court

    District court

    The following court cases were heard in Spencer County District Court by Hon. Linda Armstrong March 9, 2010.

    Small claims:

    Country Day Apts. v. Jody Green. Judgment on behalf of the plaintiff, $1,500.

    The following cases were heard in Spencer County District Court by Hon. Linda Armstrong March 12, 2010.

    Traffic:

    Christopher Nelson, no motorcycle operators license. Amended to no license in possession. $163 in court costs and fines.

  • 4-H Livestock Club has skills

    The Spencer County 4-H Livestock Club competed in the State 4-H Skill-a-thon Contest held on Saturday, May 1st at the Franklin County Extension Office. 

    Representing Spencer County at the State Contest as a Cloverbud, Casey Montgomery; in the Clover Division, Lilli Hanik placed 18th in Individual Evaluation; Christopher Miles placed 14th in Individual Quality Assurance, 16th as an Individual Overall, 16th in Individual Evaluation; and Courtney Jeffiers placed 6th in Individual Evaluation, 15th in Individual Identification and 20th as an Individual Overall.  

  • Habitat golf scramble

    Spencer County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting their fifth annual Golf Scramble at Tanglewood Golf Course on June 4 and 5. 

    Put a team together with family, friends or coworkers and join Habitat for a fun day of golf for a great cause! 

    Registration will begin Friday, June 4 at 12 p.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.  Cost to play is $40 per golfer.

    On Saturday, June 5, registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the shotgun will start at 8 a.m.  Cost for golfers to play this day is $50.

  • LETTER: Thank you, from Carmin Gaines

    I want to thank all the numerous people who helped me with my campaign to be Spencer County judge-executive.  There are too many names to list, but many of you made phone calls on my behalf, talked to your friends and family, put my campaign signs in your yard,  and several even went door-to-door to help get out the vote for me.  I can’t thank you enough for all your hard work and support.   

  • LETTER: "Time for healing" after election

    The May 2010 primary is over.  All the candidates did their best to get the votes they did.  I know I did and I thank those good people who gave me their vote.  These next months must be a time for healing within our community as we move forward to the fall elections.  Let’s get behind the candidates and vote our consciences for the best government leadership we need and deserve.