• Seven Counties opens at new location

    The staff at Seven Counties poses for a picture during an open house on Monday afternoon. From left are Terri Williams, Amanda Goodlett, Melissa Davis, Sharon Trew, Elizabeth Reichert, Stephany Pond and Thom Cherry. Seven Counties hosted the open house to invite community members into its new, larger office located at 80 E. Main St. Seven Counties is the state-designated regional behavioral health and developmental services center which serves Spencer County, as well as Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby and Trimble counties.

  • Cleanup week starts March 20

    Commonwealth Cleanup Week, an annual weeklong event implemented by the Energy and Environment Cabinet, runs from March 20-26, and also kicks off the Great American Cleanup, which runs March through May, Solid Waste Coordinator Curtis Ochs announced in a news release.
    “Its purpose is to provide Kentucky communities an opportunity to ‘spring clean,’ recycle and help promote personal responsibility across the commonwealth,” Ochs said.

  • Earls named Healthy Hero for February

    Paula Earls, pictured right, has lost over 120 lbs. and she did this even with heart trouble and a knee replacement.

  • Little Union honors widows

    Little Union Baptist Church had its annual Widow’s Valentine Breakfast on Feb. 19 at Ryan’s in Louisville. Pictured front row, kneeling, are Melinda Pulliam, Kassidy Pulliam, Zach Pulliam, Ethan Herndon and Phyllis Helton. Pictured second row, seated, are Alberta Gritton, Margie Bowman, Oneita Moore and Evelyn Bowman. Pictured third row, standing, are Linda Shelton, Babe Jackson, Carolyn Pulliam, Esther Jenne, Kitty Essex, Billie Joyce Ellis, Nell Frye, Amy Gordon, Stacy Helton and Darlese Pulliam. Pictured top are Donna Keeling, Yvonne Hardin and Lola Sipes.

  • A reason to Relay: Christy Weed has a whole family of reasons to support cancer research

    Editor’s note: As the Spencer County Relay for Life approaches, the paper is going to be featuring submissions from local relayers. They are going to share their stories of why they have decided to participate in the annual Relay for Life.

    Every Relay For Life participant has their reasons to Relay.  I would like to share with you “my” reason I have chosen to Relay.  My name is Christy Weed.  I am the captain of the new Relay For Life team, Hotsy-Totsy.  

  • Arrest made in break-ins at Spencer County High School parking lot

    An alleged repeat burglary offender was arrested by Taylorsville Police Friday for breaking into vehicles parked at Spencer County High School.
    Brandon Sparks, 19, of Taylorsville, was arrested by Lt. Rick Jewell after police received tips that items were missing from student vehicles.

  • Accident leaves one dead

    A Taylorsville woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash Thursday.
    Angela Anderson, 40, was traveling west on Ky. 44 around 8:20 a.m. when she lost control of her 1997 Chevrolet pickup in a curve and overcorrected, according to Kentucky State Police. According to the KSP incident report, Anderson’s vehicle left the north shoulder of the road and struck an embankment.

    Anderson was ejected from the vehicle. She was also air-lifted to the University of Louisville Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

  • Fiscal Court takes over clerk's budget

    After finding even more concerns with the proposed budget of the County Clerk’s office, the Spencer County Fiscal Court voted Monday night to funnel expenditures and revenue of that office through the general budget, bypassing the clerk’s budget altogether.

  • Pre-registration now going on at local elementary schools

    Spencer County Elementary School

  • Maple goodness right here in Spencer County

    Maple syrup productions is not just something that happens farther north, in places like Vermont. Tom Scanlan and Sarah Fauber of Riversong Farm discovered that maple syrup can be made right here in Kentucky. They started tapping the silver maple trees on their farm in early February and are making maple syrup a few feet away.