In addition, this is also the site of the annual Black Walnut Festival, a four-day celebration that is highlighted by such traditional country events as livestock exhibits, lumberjacking and firefighting contests, arts and crafts shows, a grand parade and much more. Other events include Spring/Summerfest.
People and products move smoothly throughout the region, thanks to an efficient transportation network that includes the airport, the second largest tonnage port on the Ohio River, and an interstate highway system that conveniently links the area to major markets.
Spencer is served by the Roane County schools. Family Health Care Clinic provides care in all ranges of family practice including, but not limited to, obstetrics, pediatrics and geriatrics. Miletree Health Care Center is a 60-bed licensed professional intermediate nursing facility.