Today's News

  • SCMS cross country results

    The Spencer County Middle School cross country team attended the DeSales Invitational Meet at McNeely Lake Park on Saturday. It was a chilly, rainy meet, and the course was muddy and slick, but the SCMS runners endured.
    Boys 4K Results (131 runners):
    Shane Henderson, 18:22.06, 47th
    Luke Kirk, 19:11.63, 69th
    Jacob Bingham, 20:24.27, 90th
    Michael Panwo, 20:35.91, 95th
    Ian Robinson, 21:18.55, 104th
    Hayden Detrich, 22:36.39, 117th
    Girls 4K Results (82 runners):

  • Girls’ soccer team defeated in first round at Region

    The dream season for the Spencer County Lady Bears ended in an abrupt wake-up early in the second half of Monday’s opening round game of the 8th Region Tournament, as they surrendered three goals in less than ten minutes. That was all the visiting Lady Dragons needed to secure the win and advance, as the Bears lost 3-1 to end their season with a 19-4-1 record, by far the best season in school history.

  • PHOTO: 4-H Bookworms send care packages to troops

    To celebrate National 4-H Week and Kentucky 4-H Day of Service the Spencer County 4-H Bookworms Club sent care packages to the troops on Saturday, Oct. 12.  The care package included the book Divergent by Veronica Roth.  Bookworms members that participated in this event were Trey Early, Sam Cooper, Lilli Hanik, Jonathan Knight and Mason Cooper,  as well as club leader Kim Hanik.

  • Cacti make good winter houseplants

    Have you ever heard someone say, “All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti”? Have you ever wondered what the difference is? Well, in the most basic sense cacti are succulents that do not have leaves. However, the mere presence of spines (the prickly part of cacti) is not the sole indicator that a plant is a cactus. The various families are actually determined by flower form (just like the orchid).

  • Ag Tag program benefits local 4-H, FFA groups

    In February, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer asked farmers across the Commonwealth to step up and make the “Ag Tag” donation. For the second time, the proceeds from voluntary donations to the Agricultural Program Trust fund would be divided equally among 4-H, FFA and Kentucky Proud. Farmers had the option to donate $10 when they renewed their license plates in March.

  • Wakefield attends Commonwealth Honors Academy

    Shelby Wakefield, a Spencer County High School student, and 87 other students completed the three-week Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State between June 8 and June 29, 2013.

  • Outstanding in his field: Chapter 7

    “Woody, Chloe, come back immediately,” Pa and Lauren screamed. Obeying, we returned to Pa and Farmer Lauren.  

  • Two serious accidents Saturday in Spencer County

    A Spencer County teenager was airlifted from the scene of a one-vehicle crash on Saturday night.
    Logan Hedden, 17, of Floyd Street, was driving a 1995 Ford Taurus on Yoder Tipton Road when he lost control of the car, according to a collision report completed by Deputy Todd McClease, of the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department.
    “The vehicle overturned and landed in a creek,” the report says. “He was entrapped in the vehicle and the fire department was called to extricate the operator.”

  • Locals help spread awareness about breast cancer

    Some “breast friends” in Spencer County will take several steps this weekend to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

  • COLUMN: There’s no excuse for DUIs

    I spend quite a bit of time gazing at court records. At least once a week I am charged with sifting through the local dockets to see what is newsworthy.