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Local News

  • Road work on KY 44 to begin today

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for safety improvements on KY 44 (Mt. Washington Road) in Spencer County. The project extends from the Bullitt/Spencer County line to Oak Tree Way near Spencer County Elementary School (mile markers 0.0 to 7.5). Work includes shoulder enhancement, extension of culvert pipes, pavement base failure repairs and curve improvements.  The project will also involve upgrading the guardrail and roadway signage.

  • Sheriff pleads for radios

    With a chilling account of a tense barricade scene last week that officials said endangered first responders and the public, Spencer County Sheriff Scott Herndon made an appeal to fiscal court Monday for funding for a radio system that would allow unimpeded communication with other agencies. The court would later agree to spend up to $30,000 to upgrade the radio system.

  • A prayer for the nation

     

  • Stray horse taken into custody

     

  • Honoring the Past

     

    Military service teaches people to overcome and persevere. So when the local AMVETS Post 129 sought to honor a World War I veteran with a grave marker, they soon learned the task would be much greater than first realized.

  • KSP nabs man for child porn

     

  • Holy Week, Holy Wars

    Christians, or as former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton refer to us, “Easter Worshippers,” just celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ over the weekend, a celebration marred by news that more than 300 Christians and tourists in Sri Lanka were murdered in a terrorist attack Sunday.
    ISIS has now come forward to claim responsibility for the attack, a bloody reminder that we cannot be given the ‘all clear’ signal when it comes to the Jihad many radical Islamic groups have waged against the west for decades.

  • TES student has a heart for hearts

     

  • Three indicted on burglary charges

    Three Louisville residents were indicted this month on charges stemming from a Spencer County home break-in earlier this year.
    A Spencer County Grand Jury returned indictments of one count each of Burglary 2nd degree, and theft by unlawful taking, under $10,000 in relation to an incident on Deerwood Court on January 16.
    Charged were: Andrew T. Britt, 31; Amber R. Gordon, 36, and Adam E. Little, 22. The case was handled by the Kentucky State Police.
    The Grand Jury also handed down other indictments against:

  • Is a food fight brewing?