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  • County budget battle fizzles out

    The promised battle over the Spencer County budget ended with a fizzle, as magistrates who had previously brought up a number of questions regarding budget figures changed their tune in approving the original proposed budget with only one change.

  • We did it! Class of 2014


  • DISTRICT COURT: May 2 and May 9, 2014

    Judge Diana Wheeler heard the following cases in Spencer District Court May 2, 2014:

    Tracy D. Dixon (1974), unauthorized parking in a handicapped zone, guilty, $250 fine and court costs to be paid in installments/deferred payment.

  • ‘Sleeping burglar’ suspect arrested by Sheriff’s office


  • Election Results

    Election results in order by precinct

    Not all election results shown
    Absentee 2nd, Absentee 4th, Taylorsville #1, Waterford #3, Waterford #10, Elk Creek #4, Elk Creek #8, Camp Branch #5, Camp Branch #2, North Camp Branch #9A, North Camp Branch #9B, North Camp Branch #9C, North Camp Branch #9D, Little Mount #6, Mount Eden #7, Normandy #11, Grand Total

    County Judge Executive

  • Board certifies election results

    The Spencer County Board of Elections met Friday morning to finalize and certify the election results from Tuesday. According to election reports provided by the sheriff’s office, only a few minor issues appeared on election day.
    According to Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock, the reports included some ballot scanning issues in Mt. Eden and Camp Branch.
    “Several precincts were reporting ballots which would not scan correctly,” Hesselbrock said. “My understanding is that several counties statewide had similar issues.”

  • Preschool pilots full day class

    The Spencer County Board of Education has given the preschool a thumbs up to explore the waters of full day preschool.
    The board unanimously approved a proposal at its May meeting that will allow Spencer County Preschool to offer both full and half-day classes to qualifying children. During the 2014-2015 school year, the program will offer a full day program to serve up to 20 students and 2.5 half-day classrooms serving a total of up to 100 students.

  • Normandy light long time in the making


  • County budget battle to continue Thursday

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court’s budget battle will continue Thursday with both the county judge executive and two of the magistrates taking opposing positions on the issue.
    Spencer County Judge Executive Bill Karrer said that the magistrate’s special called meeting on May 13 was an illegal meeting that he was not invited to. Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock, who normally takes formal minutes during fiscal court meetings said she was also not invited to attend.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers

    April 28, 2014: Lori B. Smith and Jason Smith of Elk Creek Rd., Taylorsville to 547 Bluffview LLC of Kensington Dr., Columbus, Ohio, lot 2 of the Bluff, as shown in plat cabinet 1, slide 161 in the Spencer County Clerk’s office, $285,000.