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Today's News

  • LETTER: Economic gain not worth trade off

      

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    Country Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will be having an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Saturday. The breakfast is $6 per person. Carry-out is available. Everyone is welcome.

    O.R.N.A.I.C. meal and meeting

    The Ohio River Native American Intertribal Community (ORNAIC) will be having their monthly meeting on Sunday at the Spencer County Extension office on Spears Drive. They have a fellowship meal and socializing from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. and start their meeting at 4 p.m.  Everyone is welcome.

  • Bears struggle with grueling schedule

    The Spencer County Bears boys’ soccer team is off to a rough start, but much of that is due to a very rough early-season schedule. Combine that with the fact that the program is short on players and experience, and it’s no surprise that this may indeed be a learning year for the team.

  • Church happenings

    Plum Creek Baptist Church – Faith Weaver Friends

  • Conditions ripe to sow pastures and hay fields

     

    Cool temperatures and abundant rainfall have created ideal conditions for forage producers to establish or thicken grass pastures and hayfields.

    “The continuous rainfall this summer was very good for forage growth, and soil moisture levels are ideal across most of the state,” said Ray Smith, forage extension specialist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • LETTER: Attacks on Drury nearly slanderous

    I’ve taken about all I can stand of the unfounded belittling that a few people have been spewing through ads and letters to the editor, lately.

    Yes, the 1st Amendment states we have freedom of speech. But some recent attacks, most notably on Bill Drury, have no grounds whatsoever. It’s to the point where I will call it slanderous, teetering on libel.

    It seems the very vocal minority would like to give an impression of Magistrate Bill Drury that is anything but true.

  • Grand jury indictments

    A burglary suspect, allegedly caught in the act last May by Spencer County Sheriff’s deputies, was indicted by a grand jury August 20.

    Christopher Ferguson, of New Albany, Ind., was indicted with the felony offense of burglary in the second degree by Spencer County Grand Jury for an incident involving a home in the 6100 block of Mt. Washington Road. The C class felony carries a penalty, if convicted, of five to 10 years in prison.

  • Local dance, cheer teams win big at the fair

    Spencer County’s dance and cheer teams won accolades Saturday at the America’s Best  Game Day Championships at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • FROM THE WORD: God hears our prayers, so pray for our country

    As we look at the fifth chapter of James, we can easily see what our country needs from us Christians is prayer. Now let’s take a look at what the Lord can do.

  • Sale of Champions highest in 30-year fair history

    The 105th Kentucky State Fair’s 4-H and FFA Sale of Champions concluded with $126,500 raised during the live auction, the second largest sum raised in its 30-year history. The annual sale brought in $127,250 in 2008, which was an all-time high for the event.