https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Diving into Summer https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/diving-summer <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rockportpool_-_maier_joshua_1.jpg" alt="Joshua Maier, a life guard at the Rockport Community Pool, takes advantage of a brief lull in activity Monday afternoon to get a few good dives in and escape the summer sun." title="Joshua Maier, a life guard at the Rockport Community Pool, takes advantage of a brief lull in activity Monday afternoon to get a few good dives in and escape the summer sun." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> North Spencer grappling with fiscal shortfall stemming from legal glitch https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/north-spencer-grappling-fiscal-shortfall-stemming-legal-glitch <p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Baker’s Creek Baptist Church officially marks 200 years in Spencer County https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/baker%E2%80%99s-creek-baptist-church-officially-marks-200-years-spencer-county <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/eureka_church_-_shirt.jpg" alt="Congressman Larry Bucshon holds up a shirt celebrating the bicentennial for the Eureka-based Baker’s Creek Baptist Church. The shirt was gifted to him by Pastor Carl Jones (left) in thanks for coming to help mark the occasion in person." title="Congressman Larry Bucshon holds up a shirt celebrating the bicentennial for the Eureka-based Baker’s Creek Baptist Church. The shirt was gifted to him by Pastor Carl Jones (left) in thanks for coming to help mark the occasion in person." align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> Santa Claus seeking park director https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/santa-claus-seeking-park-director <p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Main Street rehab costs climbing https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/main-street-rehab-costs-climbing <p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Rockport police chief charts improvements, new programs https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/rockport-police-chief-charts-improvements-new-programs <p> By HEATHER POWELL</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> news@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Passionate about Purple Martins https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/passionate-about-purple-martins <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/martin_story_baby_bird.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> By VINCE LUECKE</p> <p> Editor</p> <p> editor@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Holcomb talks issues at chamber luncheon https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/holcomb-talks-issues-chamber-luncheon <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chamber_-_holcomb2.jpg" alt="From left are Spencer County Leader Editor Kathy Tretter, Gov. Eric Holcomb and Spencer County Journal-Democrat Editor Vince Luecke. The three participated in a question-and-answer session at the Spencer County Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Annual Luncheon in Santa Claus, discussing various topics important to Spencer County and the wider area." title="From left are Spencer County Leader Editor Kathy Tretter, Gov. Eric Holcomb and Spencer County Journal-Democrat Editor Vince Luecke. The three participated in a question-and-answer session at the Spencer County Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Annual Luncheon in Santa Claus, discussing various topics important to Spencer County and the wider area." align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>