Today's News

  • Fall squirrel season opens Aug. 17

    Kentucky’s fall squirrel season is a 196-day split season that kicks off the calendar of fall hunting.
    The first segment of the fall squirrel season opens Aug. 17 and the season closes on Nov. 8.  The season opens again Nov. 11 and runs through Feb. 28, 2014.
    The daily bag limit is six squirrels.

  • What's Happening — Week of Aug. 7

    ‘Raw food group’ to host meeting
    The newly formed Spencer County Raw Food Group is still small, but it’s growing. Nine people attended the most recent gathering at the  Extension Office. The next meeting will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The group plans to share a meal, and demonstrate how to make a healthy smoothie. The community is invited. Attendees are asked to bring a raw dish to share. (This can be as simple as raw vegetables or fruit.)  Also bring your own plate, fork and drink.

    Early childhood screening set for Friday

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  • Sports in Kentucky: College football 2013 is going to be fun

    Before the first crunch of shoulder pads there are hints that college football 2013 may be the season you tell the grandchildren about.
    Louisville could run the table.
    Western could make the Sun Belt a last roundup and stepping stone to bowl game not in Detroit.
    And, Kentucky could win a half-dozen games.
    Before all that, however, football’s glamour boy Johnny Manziel has put football in the stage lights.
    Kid from Texas A&M earned as much sensational prose the last 12 months as Edward Snowden, Ryan Braun and A-Rod combined.

  • Kosair makes ‘lake house’ dream come true for local child

    Caden Mills sat in his backyard lake house Friday afternoon for the first time, taking in the serenity of the water and pointing at the ducks and geese that seemed to want to swim over and visit.

  • Burglars cause $25,000 in damage

    Two Shelbyville men were arrested July 31 and charged with breaking into a log cabin home on Mount Washington Road, trashing the cabin and stealing a variety of items including two four-wheelers.

  • Man hits multiple mailboxes and a parked car before crashing

    A Spencer County man hit two mailboxes and a parked car on two separate roads within a matter of 25 minutes Sunday before the final mailbox — made of brick — stopped his truck and sent him and his passenger to the hospital.

  • Not your ‘plane’ old hobby

    Jess Hogan has always had an obsession with anything that could fly. He started collecting butterflies when he was 8 or 9. He “loves birds of prey” (but is “dissatisfied” with robins). And he spent his life building upon his understanding of airplanes, creating for himself a 30-year career with Delta Airlines and a lifelong hobby of building high-tech model planes.

  • Woman asks why no lights at Ray Jewell Park

    A Spencer County woman appeared before the Fiscal Court on Monday morning hoping to bring light to the darkness at the baseball fields at Ray Jewell Park.

  • Mount Washington man indicted for Waterford Park break in, property damage

    A Mount Washington man has been indicted on charges including burglary and theft at Waterford Park in March, allegedly with the help of a juvenile.
    James R. Branum, 31, of the 100 block of Frank Lane was indicted by a Spencer County Grand Jury July 25 on one count of third-degree burglary-complicity, one county of theft by unlawful taking under $500-complicity, third-degree criminal mischief-complicity and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.