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  • No shame in masculinity

    “Be a man.”
    It’s an admonition young boys have heard and heeded throughout the centuries, and civilization is better for it. Men who embraced courage, strength, fortitude, perseverance and other masculine virtues have blazed trails, sailed the seas, discovered, explored and settled new lands. They have combatted injustice, sometimes paying the ultimate sacrifice, and they have acted and spoken with integrity on behalf of the oppressed and downtrodden. Men are vital to the survival of civilization.

  • Bevin stresses pension reform

    Editor’s note: The Governor’s office invited journalists from across Kentucky to a roundtable discussion with Gov. Matt Bevin last Thursday. Following is the first of several articles from that event:

    The field is getting crowded for the 2019 governor’s race, but as of this week, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, a Republican, has yet to file his paperwork for re-election. Yet he vowed last week to do so during a press conference held with smaller media outlets Friday at the Capitol in Frankfort.

  • Finally time to chill out


  • Historic or eyesore?


  • Local chef to appear on Food Network's "Chopped"


    Josh Moore, a Spencer County resident and professional chef, will be appearing on the Food Network’s next episode of “Chopped” this Tuesday, January 15 at 9 p.m.

    The show is a competition in which four chefs will compete to prepare an appetizer, entrée and dessert in timed and judged events. After each course, one participant is “chopped.”

  • A promising start to 2019

    Remember your first day of school and how excited it was to start new? I would arrive and sit in my homeroom, usually wearing new shoes Mom had forbidden me to wear until that day.
    Back then, we didn’t have backpacks, but we had a couple of notebooks or a binder, and maybe even a pencil box in younger grades. Inside that box were sharpened pencils, a colorful box of brand new crayons and maybe a small pair of scissors. Everything I had was neat and organized.

  • KY 2885 to be closed at least two weeks for repairs

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 2885 (West River Road) in Spencer County. KYTC maintenance staff and drilling contract crews will be repairing a slide at mile markers 3.8 near the Glasscock Sawmill.
    The closure of KY 2885 is scheduled to begin during the week of Jan. 14 and the road will remain closed for approximately two weeks. The exact date for the start of work is weather dependent, but on the day work starts, the closure will not begin until 9 a.m. after school buses have completed their morning routes.

  • Widening of KY 53 slated to begin soon

    It’s a project that’s been pushed to the back burner time and time again, but officials ensure work to widen Mount Eden Road will at last come to fruition in 2019 with construction work starting very soon.
    Local and state officials, including Shelby County Judge-Executive Dan Ison, State Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and State Rep. Rob Rothenburger (R-Shelbyville), joined together in front of Shelby County’s Kentucky Farm Bureau office in June and announced the project that had so long been a dream was finally gaining momentum.

  • 16-week program promotes healthy lifestyle changes

    It’s not too late for a new beginning. A local program will use teamwork and instruction to assist Spencer Countians who have resolved to live healthier.
    My Health Matters - A Microclinic sponsored by the the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging, will be held over the course of 16 weeks beginning later this month at the Extension office.