Today's News

  • Children — Is there a perfect number?

    How much? How many? What am I talking about, anyway?
    Well, it’s not (a) how much money is enough, or (b) how many malted-milk balls you can consume, but how many kids is enough? And, how is it that some parents are satisfied with one and others have as many as the Duggar famiIy in the very popular and enjoyable TV program, “19 And Counting”? That’s right, they have 19 children and we, the viewers, do not have any idea how many there will be when they stop “counting.”

  • Additional development in attempted murder case

    A bizarre story of alleged domestic violence and attempted murder in Mount Eden has become even more strange as the suspect’s nephew now faces charges in the case for attempting to run the alleged victim over with his motorcycle.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: District Court April 6, 2012

    The following cases were heard by Judge Linda Armstrong in Spencer District Court on April 6, 2012:

    Jacob R. Burgin (1988), careless driving, guilty, $50 fine and $143 court costs.

    Thomas C. Crain (1951), operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs first offense, guilty, sentenced to 30 days conditionally discharged for two years, $728 fine paid, 30 days suspended operators license, alcohol and drug education program.

  • State police announce traffic safety checkpoints

    Kentucky State Police Post 12, which provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. There will also be special traffic enforcement in high collision areas using radar, laser and saturation patrols.

  • Jefferson Co. man accused of sexually abusing local minor

    A 22-year-old Louisville man was arrested last week and will face a Spencer County Grand Jury for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at a Spencer County residence in February.

  • BACK IN TIME: Community submissions
  • PHOTO: Dance until you drop

    The Spencer County FFA and Spencer County High School dance team again attracted a packed crowd to the joint fundraising effort known as SCHS Dancing with the Stars last Thursday evening. Pictured are Bill Dunning and Natalie Hall, who earned perfect scores on their dance routines and were forced to participate in a dance off. Both ran out of steam at the end and asked that the music be cut. See more photos by clicking here.

  • BACK IN TIME: 20 and 30 years ago
  • A bunch of bologna?

    Taylorsville and Spencer County have been abuzz with the possibility of a meat packing plant moving its operation into the community. However, the Taylorsville City Commission took action last Tuesday to prevent it from coming into city limits, and Judge-Executive Bill Karrer said he has had no discussions with a company of that type.

    Commission says ‘no’

  • POLL: Will you shop at the Farmers Market?

    The Taylorsville Farmers Market opens April 21 — will you shop there?

    Click here to vote!