Today's News

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  • SCHS Swim Team competes


    The Spencer County High School Swim Team competed at the 6th Region Championship in Versailles earlier this month. Eighth grader Jenna Newton, finished 32nd in the 50 freestyle with a time of 31.65 and 2nd place in the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:09.87, both personal best times. Sophomore Emiliano Jauregul finished the 50 freestyle in 35th place with a time of 30.74 and 33rd place in the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:08.27, matching his best times.

  • Madison Carrico signs to Campbellsville University


    Spencer County High School’s Madison Carrico, center, signed to become part of the Campbellsville University Archery team last week.

  • Branden Leff signs with Georgetown College


    Spencer County’s Branden Leff, center, signed a scholarship with Georgetown College to play football for the Tigers. Leff is Spencer County’s all-time leading rusher.

  • SCMS Dance Team wins runner-up


    The Spencer County Middle School Dance Team won runner-up in the small hip-hop category at state competition Sunday, placing 2nd out of 18 other middle schools. Pictured from left to right, back row are: Kristin Douglas, Jamie Wheatley, Samantha DeLuco, Morgan Schneider, Nicole Cantrell and Coach Alex Poole. Front row: Taylor Borders, Allie Wheatley, Meagan Walker, Libby VonKalben and Carmen McKenzie.

  • Together is better

    Ok, first things first, I am a Baptist Preacher and I agree with Baptist doctrine.  I just wanted to be sure to get that out of the way before I go on to say that I am a Christian before I am a Baptist.  You see the eternal question is not, “Are you a Baptist?” It is more fundamental; “Have you placed your full faith and trust in Jesus?”

  • Church Happenings - Week of February 22, 2017

    Cub Scouts to offer Pancake Supper

    On Tuesday Feb. 28 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cub Scout Pack 176 will be hosting a free pancake supper at All Saints Catholic Church in Taylorsville. Please come out and support the church and the Cub Scouts.

    MOM’s group to meet at SCC

  • Citizen of the Year


    Diana Hilbert, pictured left, was awarded Citizen of the Year by the Spencer County-Taylorsville Chamber of Commerce by outgoing Chamber President Gail Waldridge during their February luncheon last Thursday.  Hilbert was recognized for her efforts to revive the annual Christmas on Main event and her volunteering for the Floodwall Commission and other efforts. She said she was very honored to be this year’s recipient and has always been inspired by the children in her efforts to keep the Christmas on Main event thriving.

  • One killed in Friday accident

    A Mt. Eden woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident late Friday night in eastern Spencer County. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as 56-year-old Robin Carney.

    The accident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. when a Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven by Jeremy Clark, 44, also of Mt. Eden, was traveling east in Mill Road, (KY 1795), crossed the road, left the pavement and struck a tree.

  • Racist graffiti painted on water tower

    Racist graffiti was painted atop a water tower in Elk Creek and city officials are hoping to have it removed soon.

    Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, someone cut through the chain link fence, climbed the ladder and painted the letters “KKK” along with some profanity and a racial slur in orange.