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Today's News

  • Bears fall hard to B.E. 56-8

     

    Vaunted rushing attack has all but vanished

    The past couple of seasons, it’s not been uncommon to see lopsided scores in the fourth quarter of Spencer County High School football games. However, until this season, the bowed and dejected heads are usually on the other sideline.
    On Thursday night, it was the Bears who seemed demoralized during a 56-8 loss at home to rival Bullitt East. That’s just one week after a 38-13 loss to Bullitt Central.

  • Lady Bears Soccer

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team dropped to 1-5 on the season with a 5-1 loss at home to Thomas Nelson last Wednesday evening.

    The Lady Bears will travel to Franklin County Wednesday and will be at Louisville Collegiate on Thursday.

  • KORT Physical Therapy’s Open House

     

    KORT Physical Therapy’s Open House to celebrate their expansion was held Friday, August 18th in Taylorsville.

  • One Stop Smile Shop grand opening

     

    Dr. Lynn Shelburne, DMD, recently re-opened her dental practice, One Stop Smile Shop, and she celebrated the grand opening with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. One Stop Smile Shop is located at 1477 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville. New patients are welcome and appointments may be made by calling (502) 902-6120.
     

  • Adept IT Solutions & Computer Repair celebrated their grand opening

     

    Adept IT Solutions & Computer Repair celebrated their grand opening recently with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. Adept Computers is located at 3 West Main Street in Taylorsville and owner, Anthony Hilbert, may be reached at (502) 408-7468 or arhilbert@gmail.com. 

    Adept Computers is open for business on Wed., Thurs., and Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., or on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Onsite appointments are reserved for Tuesdays.

  • Chamber of Commerce Network After Work

     

    The Taylorsville-Spencer County Chamber of Commerce met at Legacy Restaurant at Elk Creek recently for a Network After Work event.

  • Local relief convoy aids Harvey victims

     

    Houston and parts of southwest Texas continue to dry out and rebuild following historic flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey late last month. But a flood of local goodwill delivered by some Spencer Countians will make the job easier.

  • School board hikes tax

    When the Spencer County Board of Education approved a tax hike last year, they said they were approaching a line they would not cross, with Superintendent Chuck Adams suggesting that 65 cents per $100 was the limit. Last Thursday night, the board voted in a tax increase that slightly crossed that line at 65.2 cents.

    It was a decision that sparked anger from one board member, suggesting that elected officials in Frankfort have forced local districts into raising taxes.

  • Pension crisis spurs local discussion

    The pension crisis in Frankfort will impact more than just teachers and state employees. Local government employees are also enrolled in state retirement programs that are subject to potential major changes as state legislators look to salvage a system that is critically underfunded.

  • Pension special session may be delayed until Nov.

    A raft of controversial consultant recommendations delivered last Monday moved Kentucky’s pension reform debate from the policy phase to the political phase. It also appears to have pushed back the anticipated start of a special legislative session many lawmakers were expecting would be held in October.

    “I think it is unrealistic at this point to believe we’ll have a special session before All Saints’ Day,” said state Rep. Jerry Miller, R-Louisville, referring to the Christian holy day celebrated on Nov. 1.