Today's News

  • Water Rescue


  • Judge, clerk at odds over plan to redesignate building space

    Spencer County Judge-Executive John Riley’s hope to utilize a building behind the court house to facilitate county offices moved ahead Monday when he announced he was proceeding with plans to create an office for maintenance, the coroner and create a separate entrance to the portion of the building where election machines and supplies are stored.

  • Vandals tag SCMS with spray paint


  • Hot dogs focus of court


  • A game plan for cancer


  • Billy W. Gray, 67


  • The real Resist movement

    The Resist Movement in America began late on a Tuesday night in November of 2016 when America elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th president. Shocked and awed that Trump had withstood a Hillary campaign that outspent Trump’s by $240 million, along with media-manipulated polls promising a Clinton victory and near constant negative coverage of Trump, Americans on the left of the political spectrum, and some conservatives who buried themselves in Never Trump trenches, immediately began an effort to push back and adopted an existence of denial.

  • Grand Jury indicts three

    Drug and weapon charges highlighted the indictments of three men by a Spencer County Grand Jury earlier this month.
    During proceedings on June 7, Dre’Vontae Laderius Peoples, 23, of Louisville, was indicted on charges of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, unlawful transaction with a minor, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle without a license. Peoples was arrested during an incident on April 12.

    Other indictments included:

  • Voters asked to verify info

    Many Spencer County registered voters may have received, or soon will receive, an address verification card in the mail from the Kentucky Board of Elections as state officials look to verify their records.
    The State Board of Elections sent address verification postcards to approximately 600,000 registered voters who have not voted in the past four years, or who have not made any updates or changes to their voter registration during that span.

  • Pension bill struck down

    The long fight to mend Kentucky’s failing pension system took another turn last week when a Franklin County Circuit Judge ruled legislators acted unconstitutionally when they rushed to finalize their pension plan in late March. However, one local legislator said it won’t be the last twist in this story.