https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Harnessing the Power of Happiness https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/harnessing-power-happiness <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/happiness_audience.jpg" alt="Tables were filled with attendees ready to hear happiness coach Kim Strobel speak about her research on happiness. During the session, Strobel explained the top five happiness habits are gratitude, exercise, meditation, random acts of kindness and strong social connections. " title="Tables were filled with attendees ready to hear happiness coach Kim Strobel speak about her research on happiness. During the session, Strobel explained the top five happiness habits are gratitude, exercise, meditation, random acts of kindness and strong social connections. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Office building eyed for EMA, solid waste https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/office-building-eyed-ema-solid-waste <p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Main St. lease proposal withdrawn https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/main-st-lease-proposal-withdrawn <p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Hospital to form partnership with St. Vincent https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/hospital-form-partnership-st-vincent <p> By VINCE LUECKE</p> <p> Editor</p> <p> editor@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> McKinney stepping down as Richland’s building inspector https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/mckinney-stepping-down-richland%E2%80%99s-building-inspector <p> By ZANE CLODFELTER</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> sports@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Lamar author shares ordeal with scoliosis in new book https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/lamar-author-shares-ordeal-scoliosis-new-book <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/greulich_becky.jpg" alt="Becky Greulich’s new book details her life with scoliosis, and offers encouragement and advice for other young people living with and recovering from the disease. " title="Becky Greulich’s new book details her life with scoliosis, and offers encouragement and advice for other young people living with and recovering from the disease. " align="left" hspace="6" width="69" height="85" /><p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Interstate rest areas near Dale to close https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/interstate-rest-areas-near-dale-close <p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Officials debate Main Street building lease https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/officials-debate-main-street-building-lease <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/auto_parts_store_-_painted_facade.jpg" alt="The former auto parts store on Rockport’s Main Street is sporting a new look, with its facade painted a bright blue. The question of what manner of business might one day occupy the structure has sparked a long discussion among city officials. " title="The former auto parts store on Rockport’s Main Street is sporting a new look, with its facade painted a bright blue. The question of what manner of business might one day occupy the structure has sparked a long discussion among city officials. " align="left" hspace="6" width="67" height="85" /><p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>