Today's News

  • New principal at SCHS


  • Sheriff disputes claim he refused to assist EMS

    Questions are being raised after an incident Sunday morning in which Spencer County EMS employees were confronted with an armed patient with no law enforcement backup available.
    A call from KSP Dispatch shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday sent medical first responders to a home on Normandy Road to check on an unconscious male, possibly related to drug or alcohol use.
    EMS Director Chris Limpp was one of the responders who went to the scene, and said the male subject was unresponsive when they arrived.

  • Primary election is next week

    The 2018 primary election has hit the home stretch as candidates vying for votes are down to their final week of knocking on doors, connecting on social media and rounding up the votes needed to be victorious next Tuesday.
    Evidence of a busy campaign season is not hard to find along the county roadways, as hundreds of political yard signs have been posted. The results of their efforts will be tabulated inside the county courthouse after the polls close next Tuesday night.
    Here’s a review of the races up for grabs in the May 22 primary:

  • Gourd Art Show is this weekend


  • A mom’s sorrow turns to joy


  • Urban sprawl hits home

    Rapid growth has returned to Spencer County after the recession of a decade ago, but it’s development in southeastern Jefferson County that could have a major impact on a number of residents here.
    A large housing development in the works in the Fisherville area could make the morning commute, that thousands of Spencer Countians make everyday to their jobs in Louisville, an even bigger headache than it already is.

  • Tipton: Spencer bridges are road project priorities

    Four bridges are on the state’s list to be replaced or refurbished in Spencer County over the coming two years.
    State Representative James Tipton, R-53rd, told members of the Spencer County Fiscal Court Monday that bridge projects in Spencer County are the priority in the state’s road plan.

  • SCES hires new Principal


  • Kidnapping suspects indicted

    Two Franklin County residents were indicted on numerous charges earlier this month stemming from a February incident where they allegedly kidnapped a woman and brought her to Spencer County, where they told her they intended to harm her.

  • Health officials urge prevention of Hepatitis A

    Local and state health officials are continuing to sound the warning about a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A, one which often has been traced back to area restaurants and eating establishments.
    David Cammack, Environmental Director for the Northcentral District Health Department, which is comprised of Spencer, Shelby, Trimble and Henry counties, said the outbreak hasn’t hit in the district as of yet, but preventative measures may be what keeps it from crossing our borders.