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Today's News

  • Productive session ends

    The most productive and significant legislative session in modern history has officially come to an end. Although it was a short, 30-day session, the General Assembly has accomplished more in 2017 than we have in most 60-day sessions.

  • Much accomplished in 2017

    Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Minutes before the Senate gaveled out for good, Governor Matt Bevin called this session the most productive in history.  It was truly an honor to work alongside the governor with the new House Majority to pass many great initiatives for our commonwealth.

  • Mt. Eden woman cleared of murder can sue KSP

    A Mt. Eden woman who was exonerated for a homicide after spending more than six years behind bars can sue the Kentucky State Police detective she says framed her.

    The U.S Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday reinstated a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution filed by Susan Jean King against Lt. Todd Harwood.

  • Road work closes KY 1633

     

  • Agriculture - Spring mowing tips

    The smell of fresh cut grass wafting through the neighborhood is one of the surest signs of spring. You should already be thinking about lawn care since it’s time to clip the grass for the first time. Your most important annual lawn duties begin with that first mowing.

  • Agriculture - 4-H Teen Summit

     

    Colton Todd, Ethan Thompson, Luke Jeffiers, Emily Truax, Valerie Pucko, and Lily Cook all participated in the 4-H Teen Summit at the Kentucky Leadership Center March 16th -18th.  

    They all took full advantage of the leadership classes that were offered. Liz Walker is on State Teen Council, was a group leader, and directed leadership classes.

    The 4-H Teen Summit provides young people with essential leadership skills that can help them mature into successful, community minded adults.  

  • Agriculture - Preparing your house plants for the outdoors

    I am feeling optimistic about our springtime weather and am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: my gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine downstairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days. Those days are coming, but just are slow about the transition from indoors to out.  

  • KET puts Taylorsville in the spotlight

     

    KET (Kentucky Educational Television) was in Taylorsville Monday filming a “Kentucky Life” segment which will air statewide on KET on Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. The crew filmed in several locations around town, including: The Red Scooter, The Tea Cup, Bennett’s Hardware and The Sassy Bunny.

  • Girls remain perfect at 7-0

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears softball headed south this week with an unblemished 7-0 record, thanks to an unselfish attitude that coach Brian Glass said has been key to their success so far this season.

    “I believe that a team’s success is determined by the willingness to sacrifice for one another and their effort,” said Glass.

    “They can’t be worried about their individual accomplishments, but rather their team accomplishments. The effort and attitude of the girls have gotten them off to this good start.”

  • Bears drop first two during Spring Break play

     

    The Spencer County Bears are down south this week for their annual spring break  baseball trip and began the week’s play with a 3-1 loss to Livingston Central on Sunday and a 3-0 shutout loss to Madison Central on Monday morning.

    The Bears got a good pitching performance from Jakob McDaniel, who struck out ten and surrendered only three hits on Sunday, but the Cardinals scored three times and were just as strong on the mound, limiting the Bears to just one run on three hits for the 3-1 loss.