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Today's News

  • Be a child’s hero

    “We may not have large corporations backing us,” said Becky Wilson of the Family Resource Center, “But our main resource is this community, and they come through.”

    It is time for Shop-With-a-Cop again. Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Bennett takes charge of getting the funds and the adults together while Wilson and the others from the Family Resource Center get the children together for this annual event.

    Without the community’s help, these kids may go without ,according to Wilson.

  • Live versus live-cut for Christmas

     

  • Tips for Poinsettias

    Each year, I like to pass along the following tips and information about the most popular plant of the holiday season, the poinsettia.

  • Bears begin season with exhibition game

    Tip-off Tuesday was last night and the Spencer County Bears and Lady Bears were both in action.

    It’s going to be an interesting basketball season with the ladies expecting to contend and the boys hoping they can surprise.

    There are newcomers expected to play a big role on both teams, and returning starters who will be asked to step up even more than they did last year.

    LADIES FIRST

  • ACT MATH prep sessions

     

     

  • New elementary to be considered

    As Spencer County’s two elementary schools prepare to exceed their enrollment capacity, the district’s facilities planning committee was reconvened last Thursday to discuss the options.

    Committee members were told that any newly-built elementary school in Kentucky is required to not exceed a capacity of 600 students.

    But that causes a problem for school officials who said that the county would be better served with a new school that could handle as many as 800 students.

  • EMS: We’re not to blame

    In a written response to the wrongful death suit filed by the parents of Tiffany Troka, an attorney representing several of the defendants stated that EMS workers named in the suit are not at fault.

    “Basically (our answer to the suit) denies all liability of Spencer County and Shelby County fiscal courts and the emergency service personnel that I represent,” said Attorney Carol Petitt. “It also says damages were caused by her negligence or the negligence of a third party.”

  • Free Lunch Seminar Monitor for Older Americans

     

  • Spencer County Extension Office growing ideas

     In Spencer County, we’re growing ideas that make a difference in your life, your family, and your community. 

  • New elementary to be considered

    As Spencer County’s two elementary schools prepare to exceed their enrollment capacity, the district’s facilities planning committee was reconvened last Thursday to discuss the options.

    Committee members were told that any newly-built elementary school in Kentucky is required to not exceed a capacity of 600 students.

    But that causes a problem for school officials who said that the county would be better served with a new school that could handle as many as 800 students.