Spencer County Included in Movie to Premiere at National Conference

Spencer County historians and storytellers will be featured in an original movie premiering at “Preserving the Historic Road,” a national conference in Indianapolis this weekend. …

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‘Fun’ Town of Santa Claus on Travel Channel

The Travel Channel will feature the town of  Santa Claus, Indiana, on its hour-long “Best of the Road” special this evening. The town of Santa Claus …

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$18.6 Million Invested Into Local Tourism

As the summer nears, tourism businesses in Spencer County are preparing for the peak visitor season. “With over $18 million being invested into the local …

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Indiana’s First National Park Celebrates 50 Years

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Indiana’s first national park, will celebrate its 50th anniversary throughout 2012. “Fifty years ago, the site for Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial …

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Tourism Commission Elects Officers for 2012

The Spencer County Tourism Commission elected officers for 2012 at its January meeting. The following members were elected as officers for the year: President, Eric …

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Spencer County Sees Tourism Growth in 2011

As a new year begins, the Spencer County Visitors Bureau reflects on local tourism growth in 2011. With tourism additions, restorations, and other enhancements, the …

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The Rustic Images in Rockport, Indiana

The Rustic Images in Rockport, Indiana   Little Indiana “From the atmosphere to the food, The Rustic Country Club in Rockport, Indiana was wonderful.” Click here …

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Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/8-18-11-Six-Monks-celebrate-jubilees-of-monastic-profession-SpencerCountyJournalDemocrat.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession</a> </span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>Spencer …

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County Makes Big Tourism Investment

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>County Makes Big Tourism Investment</span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/5-2-11_County-Makes-Big-Tourism-Investment_InsideIndianaBusiness.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Inside Indiana Business</a> </span><br …

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LBNM receives donation of Lincoln prints

LBNM receives donation of Lincoln prints Spencer County Leader“On Tuesday, May 10, local artist and park supporter, Jack Kroeger, of Santa Claus, donated four Lincoln …

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Annual Civil War Ball Draws Enthusiasts Throughout Midwest

Lincoln-era ball gowns and stovepipe hats can be spotted at the historic Spencer County Courthouse later this month as the Friends of  Lincoln Pioneer Village & …

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Visitors Bureau Hires Indianapolis-Based Firm to Conduct Tourism Research

The Spencer County Visitors Bureau has hired an Indianapolis-based firm to conduct economic impact research and a visitor profile study through county tourism visits. Strategic …

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