Local News

  • Some glamour for the slammer


  • What’s Happening - Week of August 2, 2017

    Masonic Lodge Ham Breakfast

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210 will have an all-you-can-eat country ham breakfast from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5. The breakfast is $7 per person. Carry-out is available.

  • KMA files motion supporting medical review bill

    The Kentucky Medical Association has filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit filed in Franklin Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of Senate Bill 4, which established Medical Review Panels to evaluate medical malpractice claims before they can proceed in court.

    KMA was among several health care stakeholders that supported the legislation and worked with legislators to ensure it would pass constitutional muster.

  • TSCFD honors past while staying up-to-date


  • Jones reflects on year’s reign as Miss Kentucky


  • Salt River Veterinary Clinic & Full-Service Hospital


    Owner: Dan Bension, DVM, CVA
    Address: 246 Taylorsville Road
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.;  Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.;  Wednesday, Emergencies only.
    Years in business: Over 19 years
    Primary business: Specializing in both small and large animal veterinary services.
    Phone: 502-477-2966
    Website: www.saltriverveterinaryclinic.com

  • Stump: “We will respond”


    Spencer County Sheriff Buddy Stump addressed a crowd of around 60 mostly Elk Creek residents last Tuesday night at the Public Library, many of whom had questions about patrols and coverage in the wake of a recent spree of burglaries in their neighborhoods. Stump tried to alleviate concerns about a lack of coverage, and said he’s working to restore 24/7 patrols by the end of the year.

    However, he said lack of constant patrolling does not mean he or his deputies are not available.

  • Dying man’s wish to adopt son is fulfilled

    A Spencer County man’s dying wish was fulfilled Monday morning when he gathered enough strength to make it to the courthouse to attend proceedings that finalized the adoption of his step-son.

    Chuck Yonaley, who is battling the final stages of cancer, expressed his desire to adopt Stacey Estel more than nine years ago when he was first diagnosed with the cancer. On Monday morning, both father and son told the judge that life kept them busy over the years, but the dire circumstances of Chuck’s health the last few months added a sense of urgency to his plea.

  • Bible course could be offered at SCHS


    All Kentucky public schools now have the choice of teaching ‘Bible Literacy’ as an elective history course this upcoming academic year.

    In April, the House passed a bill that required the Kentucky Board of Education to implement an administrative framework for a history elective that teaches a combination of Hebrew Scriptures, and the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. As the new school year approaches, some school districts will choose to implement this new history course into its curriculum.

  • Police offer tips to help homeowners prevent being victimized

    The rash of theft from Elk Creek provided an opportunity for law enforcement officers to offer up some common sense tips to help homeowners protect themselves and their property.

    During a two-hour meeting held at the Spencer County Public Library last Tuesday night, Spencer County Sheriff Buddy Stump and two members of the Kentucky State Police briefed residents on steps they could take to make their homes less vulnerable.