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Today's Features

  • Spencer County Schools will continue to use the SchoolMessenger program for the upcoming school year.  

    SchoolMessenger provides notification services for parental outreach, emergency broadcasts and attendance communications for all Spencer County schools grade K-12.  

  • These rules are in addition to those in the dress code section of the Code of Conduct handbook for Spencer County Schools:

  • •SBDM Meetings:  4th Monday of each month.  All meetings will be held in the Media Center at 4:00 p.m.

    •Registration requirements for kindergarten include: Proof of residency, copy of the original birth certificate, copy of the student’s Social Security number, current immunization certificate, physical examination form, vision examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, and dental exam.

  • Students of Spencer County schools are gearing up for another year of learning as the first day of school on Aug. 10 quickly approaches.

    This time next week, the district’s facilities will be filled with energy as students return and hunker down for the 2011-2012 school year.  

  • By CHUCK ADAMS, Superintendent of Spencer County Schools

  • Joseph and Helen Geary and Ronnie and Kathy Goodwin would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Heather Marie Geary and Nicholas Dean Goodlett.

    The couple is to be wed Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church on 1286 Briar Ridge Road. A reception will follow at the Spencer County Community Center. The couple will reside in Taylorsville. Family and friends are invited.

  • Scott and Susan Kappesser of Mount Washington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Kappesser, to Mike Divine, son of Mark aand Karen Divine of Taylorsville.

    A wedding is planned for Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington.

  • Jack Eli Hammerbeck, son of Loraine (Lawson) and Ed Hammerbeck of Louisville, was born at University Hospital on Jan. 28.

    He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.
    He was welcomed home by a sister, Sophia.
    He is the grandson of Karen and Larry Lawson of Taylorsville, Pat Wilson of Louisville and the late George Edward Hammerbeck II.
    Great-grandparents are Margaret Lawson of Shelbyville, the late Clayton Lawson and the late Dolly and Arthur Nation.

  • Col. Christopher Herndon recently graduated from the U.S. Army War College at  Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa.
    The course prepares officers of all services, as well as civilian officials of the federal government, for senior level command and staff positions with the U.S. armed forces throughout the world.
    Students partake in the Army’s highest level of formal education with the  mission of preparing selected leaders to assume strategic leadership responsibilities in military and national security organizations.

  • An 1882 atlas that pin-points cemetery, residential and business locations in Nelson and Spencer counties shows a historic burying ground on the “E.T. Holloway” farm.