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  • What's Happening — Week of May 8

    May is Girl Power Month at the library
    May is Girl Power Month at the Spencer County Public Library. Beginning this Thursday, each Thursday this month at 6:30 is girls’ night out.
    Girls between the ages of 13 and 18 can join in with friends for activities and conversations.
    The event is sponsored by the The Center for Women and Families.

    Account set up to benefit Clifford Nation

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events - March 8 edition

    First Assembly of God Relay for Life team plans tournament
    The First Assembly of God, Lifesavers, Relay for Life team is hosting a men’s softball tournament on May 18. For more information, contact Sabe Oliver at 502-507-4497. All proceeds benefit Spencer County Relay for Life.

    Relay team to host fitness event May 18

  • What's Happening — Week of May 1

    National Day of Prayer is Thursday
    Spencer County will host its observance of the National Day of Prayer on the steps of the Spencer County Courthouse at noon Thursday.
    Area pastors and government officials will be present to commemorate the day. This year’s theme is “Praying for America” and the key verse is Matthew 12:21, “In his name the nations will put their hope.”

    Country ham breakfast

  • Relay for Life team fundraising events

    Relay team plans yard sale for Saturday
    The Spencer County Preschool Relay for Life team is hosting a yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the preschool, 110 Reasor Ave.
    The sale will feature a little bit of everything and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

    First Assembly of God Relay for Life team plans
    fundraisers

  • RELAY FOR LIFE: Robyn Adcock shares her journey with cancer and the importance of family support

    My journey with cancer began April 25, 2012. My husband and I went to the Cleveland Clinic for my annual scan checking on an aneurysm. Just like all the other times, after finishing the scan we went to my doctor’s office for the results. My doctor had a very concerned look, which made me think the worst.

  • Junk item pickup to begin May 13

    The spring 2013 curbside pickup of junk items will begin May 13. Your regular garbage day will be the day to set out items.
    Scrap tires, old oil, old antifreeze, any types of pesticide containers or other hazardous materials that may contaminate air or water supplies are not accepted.
    Call Rumpke for bulk item pickup at 800-678-6753. Call Curtis Ochs at 477-3218 for more information.

  • PHOTO: 4-H camp promo

    Mollie Tichenor and Tonya Tucker talk to Spencer County Elementary School students about 4-H camp and all the activities available there.

  • What's Happening — Week of April 24

    Board of Elections meeting canceled
    Thursday’s regular meeting of the Spencer County Board of Elections has been canceled due to illness. Regular meetings will resume in May.

    Drug take-back

  • PHOTO: Bennett spreads flowers and well wishes

    Maddie Bennett, right, senior at Spencer County High School and reporter for the Beta Club, completed her community service project at Signature HealthCare. On March 5, she handed out carnations and well wishes to the residents at the facility. In turn, she was greeted with smiles.

  • PHOTO: Senior project presentation

    Gage Mertz, standing, presents his senior project at Monday’s Spencer County Board of Education meeting. Listening are Superintendent Chuck Adams, Board Vice Chair Sandy Clevenger, board members Ange McKinney, Debbie Herndon and Janet Bonham.