Today's News

  • Ten track athletes on to State


  • HRs lift Lady Bears over Shelby


  • Bears split two games

    The Spencer County Bears split their two games played last week.

    The boys took a 6-1 win over Louisville Southern at home last Monday, and then fell 11-1 to North Oldham on the road on Wednesday night.

    The Bears fell to 8-17 on the season with the loss, and are hoping to close out the season on a winning note before the postseason play begins next week.

    The Bears were to be at Bullitt Central Monday, and will host Trimble County on Thursday and North Bullitt on Friday.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 17, 2017

    SCHS Sports this week

    May 18    TRIMBLE CO.        5:30 p.m.
    May 19    NORTH BULLITT    5:30 p.m.

    May 17    at Boyle Co.        6:00 p.m.
    May 18    BUTLER        5:30 p.m.
    May 19    at Assumption        6:00 p.m.

  • Rabies case confirmed


    A puppy born in Spencer County tested positive for rabies after it died in Shelby County recently, prompting an investigation at a residence on Little Union Road and at least eight people being treated with a post-exposure rabies vaccine.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore said the dog was one of five Great Pyrenees puppies sold from the residence. He said four went out of state, and the other one went to a home in Shelby County.

  • Mayor charged following dog bite incident

    Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay is scheduled to appear in Spencer District Court later this month on charges of harboring a vicious animal following an incident in April in which his dog allegedly bit a pedestrian.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore filed the charges, nearly two weeks after the April 2 incident that took place near Pay’s home on Garrard Street.

  • Commissioners want open meeting on policing


    Talk of a potential meeting between city and county officials regarding policing in Spencer County may have trouble getting beyond talk as Judge-Executive John Riley and members of the Taylorsville City Commission seem to have different ideas on how such a meeting should be conducted.

  • A homerun to cherish


    Jacob Sheeley has cleared the fences in practice and in summer league games, but not in a varsity game. So on Monday night, in the bottom of the second inning against Louisville Southern, he was just hoping to make contact and get on base.

  • Mini Relay for Life at SCES


    Students at Spencer County Elementary School participated in the Mini Relay for Life event at the school last week, helping to raise money for the Relay for Life program that honors cancer survivors, their caregivers and helps fund cancer research.

  • Judds Celebrate 60th Anniversary


    The family of Hobert and Edith Judd invite friends to join them as they celebrate the couple’s 60th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, May 13 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Taylorsville. They request no gifts. RSVP Sherry Block at 502-773-4806.