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Today's News

  • P&Z recommends new zoning regulations

    The Spencer County Planning and Zoning Commission took a big step Thursday by recommending for approval the revised zoning regulations prepared by the Planning and Zoning Department.
    Commissioners spent some time discussing the relative pros and cons regarding the new regulations. The new regulations were prepared with help from Bardstown attorney Tim Butler. According to statements made during the commission meeting cost the county some $60,000 to prepare.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Make an online memorial for a departed loved one

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    What can you tell me about online memorials? My uncle recently passed away, and some of the family thought it would be neat to create an online memorial to pay tribute to him, and accommodate the many family and friends who are scattered around the country who couldn’t attend his funeral.
    Grieving Niece
    Dear Grieving,
    It’s a great idea! Online memorials have become increasingly popular over the past decade, as millions of people have created them for their departed loved ones as a way to recognize and remember them.

  • Dress like a superhero at Relay for Life event

    Super heros are the theme for this year’s Relay for Life event to be held at Spencer County High School Friday night. Organizers hope that adults and children will participate in the event by dressing up as their favorite superhero.
    “This event is as much for children as it is for adults and we wanted to give them something fun to participate in,” Relay for Life Chair MaryBeth Thomas said.
    Thomas said the evening will get underway with a dinner scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS: Week of June 11

    Plum Creek Baptist Church to host bible school
    Plum Creek Baptist Church will be hosting a vacation bible school June 16 through June 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Plum Creek Baptist Church, Ky. 44 and Plum Creek Road, Waterford. Sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m., a commencement service will be June 22 at 6 p.m followed by an ice cream social. All children are welcome and the theme for the Bible school will be “Weird Animals – Where Jesus’ Love is One of a Kind.”

    Wakefield Baptist Church to host bible school

  • City engineer outlines projects

    The city of Taylorsville took several steps forward on two large scale projects within the city during it’s regularly scheduled city commission meeting June 2.

  • COLUMN: There is hope in the midst of suffering

    Today’s column is based on a reading from 1 Peter chapter 4 and 5:

  • COLUMN: Trust God: It can be simple

    I was using a pencil the other day; you know just a regular old pencil, wood, metal, eraser and a lead core. A simple little thing, and yet as I looked at it I realized that I have no idea how to make a pencil. Such a simple thing and it amazes me. I mean there is no pencil tree to pluck a ripe pencil from. Think how much work goes into that little thing that we take for granted every day.

  • Groin stabbing suspect gets diverson

    A Spencer County woman accused of stabbing her husband in the groin will have her sentence diverted and her case will be dismissed if she successfully completes probation.
    Nicole L. Early, 40, appeared Thursday morning before Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman and accepted the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s offer for a four year for five year diversion term, which will include a supervised term of probation, probation costs of $15 per month, and $155 in court costs. If Early completes the terms of her probation, her charges will be dismissed.

  • COLUMN: Bad sportsmanship ruins sports for everyone

    You’ve seen it on the college basketball court, the little league baseball field and now we’ve seen it at the race track and it’s never pretty. Bad sportsmanship has a way of ruining great moments and revealing not-so-great character.

  • Quilters create community art.