https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Sunny skies for Chrisney parade https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/sunny-skies-chrisney-parade <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chrisney_fall_fest_-_girl_scouts.jpg" alt="Local Girl Scouts brave the afternoon sun Saturday, parading underneath an outstretched American flag to celebrate the Chrisney Fall Festival and toss candy to those waiting on Main Street. In a stark turnaround from the weather at Dale’s parade, the procession down Chrisney’s Main Street for the town’s annual fall festival was met with a clear skies and a hot sun. Residents and visitors from neighboring communities shared whatever shade could be found as they waited for the coming of candy and spectacle. " title="Local Girl Scouts brave the afternoon sun Saturday, parading underneath an outstretched American flag to celebrate the Chrisney Fall Festival and toss candy to those waiting on Main Street. In a stark turnaround from the weather at Dale’s parade, the procession down Chrisney’s Main Street for the town’s annual fall festival was met with a clear skies and a hot sun. Residents and visitors from neighboring communities shared whatever shade could be found as they waited for the coming of candy and spectacle. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> Main Street building seeing big facelift https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/main-street-building-seeing-big-facelift <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/auto_parts_renovations_front_face.jpg" alt="Work crews from Evansville-based ARC Construction strip away degraded bricks on the east wall. New bricks will be put in place to cover the wall, which was left open after a neighboring structure was demolished." title="Work crews from Evansville-based ARC Construction strip away degraded bricks on the east wall. New bricks will be put in place to cover the wall, which was left open after a neighboring structure was demolished." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Bidding closes for former refinery property https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/bidding-closes-former-refinery-property <p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Chrisney awarded grant to improve walkability, health https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/chrisney-awarded-grant-improve-walkability-health <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chrisney_grant.jpg" alt=" Pictured is a check presentation by Owensboro Health to all communities and organizations that received funding through the hospital’s Community Health Investment program. Chrisney was among three-dozen recipients this year." title=" Pictured is a check presentation by Owensboro Health to all communities and organizations that received funding through the hospital’s Community Health Investment program. Chrisney was among three-dozen recipients this year." align="left" hspace="6" width="247" height="85" /><p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Grandview celebrates 72nd annual fall fest https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/grandview-celebrates-72nd-annual-fall-fest <img src="https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/sites/www.spencercountyjournal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/grandviewparade_-_grose_george.jpg" alt="The town of Grandview kicked off its Saturday fall festival activities with a parade early that morning. The recently paved Main Street of the community was filled with floats and marchers and lined with onlookers. Pictured is this year’s town marshal, George Grose, who played country music on a fiddle supplemented by speakers, which allowed him to provide musical accompaniment to the whole procession." title="The town of Grandview kicked off its Saturday fall festival activities with a parade early that morning. The recently paved Main Street of the community was filled with floats and marchers and lined with onlookers. Pictured is this year’s town marshal, George Grose, who played country music on a fiddle supplemented by speakers, which allowed him to provide musical accompaniment to the whole procession." align="left" hspace="6" width="81" height="85" /> Rockport works board weathers rainstorm despite setbacks https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/rockport-works-board-weathers-rainstorm-despite-setbacks <p> By DON STEEN</p> <p> Staff Writer</p> <p> reporter@spencercountyjournal.com</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Vatican astronomer will speak at Saint Meinrad https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/vatican-astronomer-will-speak-saint-meinrad <p> ST. MEINRAD &ndash; The director of the Vatican Observatory is coming to Spencer County next week and will deliver a special lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.</p> Dale awarded broadband grant https://www.spencercountyjournal.com/content/dale-awarded-broadband-grant-0 <p>