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Today's News

  • Rage takes 2nd in12U fastpitch world series

    The Heartland Rage 12U Fastpitch softball team was named runners-up in the 2009 USFA 12U World Series recently in Panama City Beach, Fla. A total of 93 teams competed in the tournament.

    The girls went into the championship game July 18 undefeated only to have the winner of the losers bracket, a team from Tennessee called the ‘Lil Lady Warriors, beat them twice for the championship title.

  • U8 all-star team represents Spencer

    The Spencer County 8U Allstar Team played three games this past weekend in a tournament in Fern Creek.  The Allstars are Trey Early, Jackson Cole, Hunter Greer, Ryan Olliges, Cameron Siegal, Connor Travis, Jake Siegal, JJ Dickerson, Douglas Mouser, Tony Lashley, Josh Williams, and Brandon Jewell.  They were coached by Eddie Siegal, Daniel Cole, and Head Coach Shane Hughes.

  • Grand jury indictments

    Robert Collins was indicted on one felony count of failure to register as a sex offender. No address was provided in court documents.

    Collins allegedly failed to register as a sex offender in September 1998. He was indicted by Spencer County Grand Jury June 18.

    Charles W. Norton, of 210 Mike Brown Lane in Taylorsville, was indicted July 9, on one count of persistent felony offender in the second degree.

  • Snapped line closes shops

    From 8:18 p.m. until 9:45 p.m., a line of businesses on Taylorsville Road lost power on Wednesday night.

    According to witnesses at Country Mart, sparks and smoke were seen in the soybean field next to the store on KY 55 when the powerline snapped.

    Police Chief Toby Lewis said there was no particular incident or accident that caused the line to snap but that heavy rainfall over the last few weeks could have possibly caused the posts to settle.

  • Church happenings

    Small Group

    Bible Study

    Bethlehem Baptist (Hwy 248) is beginning an in-home small group bible study.  There will be childcare provided for those that sign up in advance. The study is titled “God Makes Sense” and is scheduled to begin on Sunday, August 9 at 6 p.m. For more information and to sign-up please contact Bro. Sean Tanner at 502-477-5038.

    Fish fry/yard sale at Little Union

  • FFA members among American star finalists

    Two of the 16 National FFA American Star finalists are members of Spencer County FFA, the National FFA Organization has announced.

    “I want to congratulate Andrew Baird and Stephanie Mitchell on this outstanding achievement,” Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer said. “This is the first time Kentucky has had two American Star finalists in the same year, and having them come from the same chapter is even more remarkable. These young people are to be commended for their hard work and discipline.

  • Careless words a symptom of an unclean heart

    Attitudes of the heart - Part I

  • PUBLIC RECORDS: Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk's office during the month of April 2009.

    James M. Henry, Taylorsville to Don R. and Albertene Brown, Taylorsville. Lot 59 Goebel Crossings. $39,000.

    Cartus Financial Corporation, Danbury, CT to James H. and Laura B. Mushko II, Taylorsville. 770 Early Wyne Drive. $259,000.

    Grassland Builders, Inc., Shepherdsville to Eric R. and Christine W. .Barry, Fisherville. 270 Andrew Parkway. $300,000.

  • Local boys help J-town team take Dizzy Dean championship

    For two Spencer County Youth, their dreams came true last week just outside Athens, GA.  Nathan Conard and Dalton Jones have been teammates and opponents for the last 4 years at Jeffersontown Youth Baseball.  They were able to join sides once again to participate on the 11- year-old all-star team which represented the city of Jeffersontown and the state of Kentucky at the 2009 Dizzy Dean World Series in Jackson County Georgia.

  • Jewell graduates from Dept. of Criminal Justice

    Damon C. Jewell, of the Louisville International Airport Department of Public Safety, graduated July 17 from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Center. The Department of Criminal Justice Training Center is a state agency on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus in Richmond.