Today's News

  • Levee commission moves forward with recertification

    After being reelected to serve an additional term on the Spencer County Kentucky Levee Flood Control and Drainage District No. 1, all three levee commissioners moved forward with plans to rectify the levee.
    All three current members of the commission; Mike Driscoll, Bobby Smith and Joan Smith were reelected to the commission with Jan Deigle being elected to serve as commission secretary.

  • Lighting still being considered for Ray Jewell fields

    Citizens listened to a proposal for the installation of new lights at Ray Jewell Park with cost estimates ranging from $40,000 to $50,000 depending on the scope of the project.
    Dayle Sutherland with Hunter-Knepshield in La Grange said his inspection of the current light poles at the park led him to the conclusion that new poles would actually be cheaper for the county.
    “I looked at the field, measured it, looked at the anchor base and it didn’t look right,” Sutherland said.

  • City completes fiscal plan

    The Taylorsville City Commission completed its final discussions on the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget last week by approving a budget with adjustments.
    The latest multi-hour session wraps up three such sessions where the commissioners covered a wide range of issues from employee pay increases to money for floodwall improvements. As with any budget there were several winners and losers.

  • Judge executive presents FY 2014-2015 budget

    Spencer County Judge Executive Bill Karrer presented his 2014-2015 budget to the Spencer County Fiscal Court Monday evening for the first time during the court’s regularly scheduled meeting. The proposed budget totals $6,483,061.84 in expenditures. This total includes general fund expenditures of $4,476,277.84, road fund expenditures of $1,688,434 and jail fund expenditures of $318,350.

  • Singer follows dream across the sea


  • Smaller waters hold crappie just like the big lakes

    The wild striped bass in a ginger and red wine sauce at a restaurant in New York City runs $135 before gratuity. At a Japanese restaurant in the same city, a dinner of sushi costs nearly $600 per person.These are some of the highest rated and expensive restaurants in the country, but we in Kentucky have a world class fish dish that is likely as delicious as those from a highbrow restaurant that is practically free by comparison.

  • PHOTO: Spencer County beats Moore


     William Jamison delivers a pitch during a recent game for The Spencer County Bears. The boys snapped a nine-game losing streak Saturday afternoon with an 18-12 victory over Louisville Moore in Taylorsville. They will host Collins on Monday, travel to Fairdale on Tuesday and will be at home Thursday against Bullitt Central and Saturday against Gallatin County. 

  • Another bomb threat, this time the middle school involved

    Spencer County Schools has been the target of yet another bomb threat, this time the target being the middle school.The Spencer County Schools Superintendent Chuck Adams sent this email message out at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday afternoon:

  • Board to revisit Habitat proposal


  • Whats Happening

    to Kindergarten event
    A special Countdown to Kindergarten event is being held for the incoming 2014-2015 kindergarten classes of Spencer County Elementary and Taylorsville Elementary schools April 30 at Spencer County High School. The event will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and parents are encouraged to attend with their students. The SCES and TES staffs will be on-hand to answer questions regarding enrollment, transportation, health, nutrition and more.