Today's News

  • What's Happening

    If you are interested in being a poll worker during the upcoming 2018 election, you are invited to contact the Spencer County Clerk’s Office at 477-3215. Poll workers play a vital role in helping elections run smoothly, and citizens who are enthusiastic about the election process are asked to inquire about serving as a poll worker.
    Youth football/cheerleading
    coaches needed

  • Habitat dinner funds hope and homes

    Love was in the air at the Spencer County Habitat for Humanity Valentine’s Dinner held at the Cooperative Extension office Saturday night.
    Over a hundred guests turned out to not only enjoy a wonderful evening, but to support the efforts to continue to build homes for those who are local and needing a helping hand. Along with a great meal that included lasagna and a variety of desserts, guests had an opportunity to learn more about Habitat and bid on their favorite silent auction items.

  • Robotic team excels
  • SCES students jump rope and raise money for healthy hearts


  • A Night to Shine


  • Dylan Dustin “Huggy Bear” Bruce, 21


  • “Sissy” Myrtle F. Goodpaster, 80

    Mrs. “Sissy” Myrtle F. Goodpaster, age 80, of Cox’s Creek, returned to her Heavenly Father on February 11, 2018. Mrs. Goodpaster was born in Nelson County on July 1, 1937 to the late Hubert and Mildred Breeden.
    Among those who preceded her in death include her husband, Leonard E. Goodpaster, Sr.; son, Russ Lee Goodpaster; sister, Carolyn Trent; and brothers, Junior Breeden and Ivo Mudd.

  • Late February is ideal time for pruning

    In a fit of gratitude, I made a list of the things I loved about my life the other day.  I managed eight solid things, none were frivolous; and one prompted the whole exercise:  I love warm February days.  
    This beautiful February day set into motion a very productive weekend.  It felt so good to get some good old-fashioned garden clean up done with my husband by my side and the sheep grazing freely about.  It makes you feel optimistic about the rest of your life.

  • Education bills have been focus of the House

    As the 2018 session moves into February, key House priorities are moving through the legislative process, and we recently passed multiple bills to enhance the quality of education in Kentucky.

  • Do we hear the silent scream?

    If you’ve tried to talk to me the past week or so, there’s a good chance I never heard a word you said.
    My hearing is terrible, and has been for many years. For the past five years, I’ve worn hearing aids and I woke up one morning last week to discover our new dog had come into our room, somehow knocked my hearing aids off the nightstand, and chewed them up to the point where they where useless.