Today's News

  • What’s Happening - Week of November 15, 2017

    Christmas on Main Street December 9

    The annual Christmas on Main celebration is scheduled for Saturday, December 9, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. There will be a lighting of the trees, followed by a parade, visits with Santa, food, games, music, crafts, decorated trees inside the Chamber building, and bike giveaways at First Christian Church.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Petty Politics

    After reading John Riley’s letter to the editor of November 1, 2017, and his reference to petty politics, I have to ask of his petty, dirty and childish politics of solely stopping the paving of the road I live on, at my property line.

    To add insult to injury, on the first county mowing, the mower stopped at my property line also. This mowing was followed in the fall after Johnson grass was taller than six feet.

  • FROM OUR READERS - Frankfort Democrats created pension crisis

    State Representative Rocky Adkins, Democrat House Minority Leader, wrote a guest newspaper column “on behalf of the other 35 members of the Kentucky House Democratic Caucus” criticizing the proposed pension fix currently being debated in the legislature.

  • Accused deserve due process

    In the wake of allegations against Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore, I offer the following reminder that we in America have a moral and legal obligation of due process.

    Sexual abuse and assault are serious offenses and over the past several weeks, we’ve been bombarded with allegations, admissions and apologies from Hollywood over the abuse of women.

    It’s good that victims are willing to come forward to and that they are being listened to.

  • Frankfort must stay the course despite scandal

    An initial statement by House Majority Leader Jonathan Shell last Friday that then-Speaker Jeff Hoover “has the full support” of the Republican caucus following claims of a sexual harassment settlement were as wrong as a preliminary police report that Sen. Rand Paul suffered only “minor injuries” when physically assaulted by a neighbor at his home in a gated community in Bowling Green.

    It didn’t take long for the truth about the attack on Paul to come out; he suffered bruised lungs and several broken ribs – hardly “minor.”

  • Bald Eagle sightings are becoming common


  • Cross Country competes in State Meet


    Several members of the Spencer County Cross Country team competed in the State Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday.


  • SCMS Dance team takes 1st at Jamfest


    The SCMS Dance Team competed at their first competition of the  season last weekend at Freedom Hall. The girls brought home a first  place win from the Jamfest competition and a bid to US Finals.

  • Lady Grizzlies end perfect basketball season


    Spencer County 7th grade Lady Grizzlies completed their season by beating Bloomfield 36 - 32 in overtime last Monday to win the MKAC basketball championship. The Lady Grizzlies finished with a perfect 17-0 record on the year.

  • Youth Soccer champs


    The Spencer County Sports Association ended its Fall 2017 Soccer Season with a Fun Day event at Waterford Park, which included food, inflatables and plenty of soccer, including the U8 Mike Miles Tournament and the U10 Derek Anderson Tournament.

    Signups for the Spring 2018 season will take place throughout the month of January and registration forms can be found at SpencerCountySoccer.com starting now.