Today's News

  • Bears hope to stay on track


    Bears will rely on junior class for success

    As Coach Mike Marksbury begins his seventh season at the helm of the Spencer County High School football team, his task is no longer about building a winning program, but maintaining one.

    Marksbury, whose lone losing season with the Bears came during his inaugural 5-7 campaign in 2011, has enjoyed two memorable seasons, going 8-4 last year following a 10-2 season that put the program on the map.

  • Soccer Bears have experience for next step


    There’s excitement around the Spencer County boys soccer program this year as the Bears are coming off an extremely competitive season with all their starters returning and full of confidence.

  • Doing it the right way

    It is amazing how many things you learn after you get married.  For example, it never dawned on me that there was a wrong way to lay out a dish rag.  When I finished doing the dishes, I would just leave the dishcloth in the sink, usually balled up in the corner.  My new bride informed me that I was doing it wrong.

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 16, 2017

    Car Show and Auction at Grace Chapel

    There will be a fish fry and car show with live and silent auction at Grace Chapel on Saturday, August 19 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will also be gospel music with Victory Road and The Joy Makers. Live auction items include four tickets to Disney World. To register your car (no fee) or if you have questions, call 639-1737. There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the car show.

    Mt. Zion Baptist to celebrate 140th anniversary

  • Volleyball: New coach, new culture


  • Lady Bears Soccer: preparation may be the difference in 2017


    The Spencer County Lady Bears soccer team bounced back from a dismal 3-14 record two years ago, to post a 10-7-1 mark last year. But gone from last year’s squad are the leading scorer, leader in assist, and their starting goalie.

    Despite those losses, head coach Kelsi Edelen remains optimistic about the upcoming season because of their preparation.

    “We are planning on continuing that momentum,” she said about the prospects of building on last season’s success. “We know the younger girls will step it up.”

  • New TES opens with excitement


    Smooth opening for schools

    The surroundings were new, but the routine was familiar as Taylorsville Elementary School Principal Steven Rucker stood in the middle of the floor and got the attention of about six hundred students who had gathered in the gymnasium of the new TES Wednesday morning for the first day of school.

    Rucker made the morning assembly a tradition over the years, and has carried it over to the new facility. As an excited buzz filled the gym, Rucker was able to bring the room to order.

  • Sewage deal in jeopardy

    A deal that would have allowed the City of Taylorsville Water and Sewer district to adopt the aged wastewater plant that served Edgewater Resort is in jeopardy after the city and state officials exchanged concerns last week at the City Commission meeting.

  • Herndon enters race for Sheriff


    The rumors were right. Former magistrate Scott Herndon, who recently resigned after 17 years with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife to join the Taylorsville City Police Department, is running for Sheriff in Spencer County.

    Herndon confirmed Monday that he had filed papers in Frankfort that will allow him to start fundraising efforts, even though he can’t technically file his candidacy papers in the Spencer County Clerk’s office until early November.

  • Officials monitor TES traffic


    Concerns about major traffic issues related to the opening of the new Taylorsville Elementary School have been alleviated somewhat during the first week by the presence of law enforcement personnel who have helped direct traffic.