• Easter crafts can help formulate lasting traditions

    Easter is a meaningful holiday, and families can implement traditions that will help make the holiday and its meaning stand out in children’s memories as the years go by.

  • Free GED tests offered

    Now until June 30, the state is paying for the General Education Development tests, better known as the GED.  Normally it would cost the public $60.00 to take the test. 
    If anyone is interested, they should contact the Spencer County Adult Learning Center at 502-477-3265. Anyone wishing to earn a GED diploma must first pass the Official Practice Test.  If test-takers pass the OPT, then they can register to take the GED tests at a testing center in Shelbyville.

  • Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks recognize National Donate Life Month

    The circuit court clerks throughout Kentucky and their Trust For Life celebrate National Donate Life Month this April.

  • Relay ceremony to honor cancer survivors, remember those lost

    During the Relay For Life of Spencer County, the American Cancer Society will hold a luminaria ceremony to honor, remember and celebrate the lives that have been touched by cancer. Luminaria will be lit at Spencer County High School on June 8 at 10 p.m. to represent these individuals
    Anyone who would like to make a luminaria donation may do so by contacting Joy Thompson at 502-643-1573 or by visiting relayforlife.org/spencer. Each luminaria candle is $5.

  • Branham graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Steffen J. Branham graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Motorcycle road skills testing resumes April 12

    Motorcycle road skills testing will resume next month beginning Thursday, April 12 and continue until Oct. 11.
    Testing will be on the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. if weather permits. If on the day of testing, you are unsure about the testing due to weather conditions, the examiner will have made a decision by 9:30 a.m. Call the circuit clerk’s office at 477-3220 to find out his decision.
    The location for the testing has been moved to Waterford Park on Ky. 44, five miles west of Taylorsville

  • Two deputies complete training in Richmond

    Darren Todd McClease and Andrew Scott Ware, deputies with the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office, graduated March 16 with law enforcement officers from 20 agencies across the state from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

  • PHOTOS: Signature Healthcare hosts community health fair
  • Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society announces 2012 essay contest

    The Spencer County Historical and Genealogical Society recently announced the details for its 2012 essay contest
    The deadline is Monday, May 14, and the winner will earn $500.
    The contest is open to any 11th-grade student in Spencer County. This contest is conducted without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin.
    Essay categories are:
    • Ownership — Research and write an essay on the ownership of the land where you presently live back to the formation of the county.  Include copies of available wills and deeds.

  • Local student will travel to Europe as People to People ambassador

    Spencer County High School freshman Zoë Brooks-Jeffiers fondly remembers having a Paris-themed birthday party as a child. From a young age, she has harbored a love for other cultures. Her mind often wanders to far off lands, imagining what it might be like to experience the vast amount of diversity the world has to offer.