• PHOTO: High school FCA presents live nativity

    Members of the Spencer County High School FCA portray the nativity in front of the high school during the Farm Toy Show earlier this month. Pictured from left are Jacob Barnett, Sierra Andrade, Rachel Sibert, Shelby Hughes, Clay Abell, Caleb Fulkerson, Daniel Cooper, Jarett Canon, Tyler Nichols and portraying Joseph and Mary are Cody Rowe and Lauren Stevens.

  • COLUMN: Spend wisely this holiday season

    With the holiday season upon us, it’s important to remember to reduce holiday stress and the after-holiday bills by developing a budget for gift giving, food and entertainment expenses.  

  • Bivens family named KFB ‘Outstanding Young Farm Family’

    Ryan and Misty Bivens of LaRue County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2012 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 93rd annual meeting in Louisville.

  • What's Happening — Week of Dec. 19

    ‘Love My Neighbor’ to open Saturday
    Love My Neighbor, a local ministry that offers clothing, shoes, accessories and appliances to those in the community in need, will open to the public on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Love My Neighbor is located in the old Bullfrog Nursery building on Taylorsville Road.
    Items are provided at low costs, but no one will be turned away, organizers said.
    Also, from 9 a.m. to noon, the ministry will accept drop-off donations at the same location.

    Chamber to award best dressed holiday businesses

  • PHOTO: New board of education member sworn in

    Debbie Herndon, right, was sworn in Friday by Judge Linda Armstrong. Herndon was appointed by the state’s education commissioner to fill the vacant Waterford seat on the Board of Education. No one filed to run for that seat in this fall’s election, so applications were accepted and Herndon was chosen from the applicants after a short interview process.

  • Montgomery graduates from criminal justice training

    Tim Montgomery, a deputy with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, was among a class of law enforcement officers from many agencies across the state who graduated in October from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • PHOTOS: Holiday fun at Christmas in Mount Eden
  • PHOTO: ‘Follow the banner’ at Santa’s house

    Santa and Mrs. Claus remind Spencer Countians to buckle up this holiday season. For more information on Buckle Up Spencer County and Buckle Up Kentucky, visit www.buckleupky.com.

  • PHOTO: KACO Conference

    Pictured are Hobert Judd, second district magistrate, Lynn Hesselbrock, Spencer County Clerk, and Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes. Secretary Grimes spoke of Legislative initiatives planned for the 2013 General Assembly session.

  • What's Happening — Week of Dec. 12

    SCHS student council hosts basic needs drive
    The Spencer County High School Student Council will host a basic needs drive through Monday.
    Anyone willing to donate gently-used clothing, a gently-used or new toy, or non-perishable food item can bring it to the high school front office, deposit the items in a container and the student council will make sure items are delivered to the appropriate areas.
    “Clean out your closets and your kitchen shelves and help those in need this holiday season,” organizers said.