Today's News

  • Agriculture - Preparing your house plants for the outdoors

    I am feeling optimistic about our springtime weather and am as anxious as anyone to move some of my houseplants outdoors: my gardenia looks terrible in the dining room and the jasmine downstairs seems to stare into space dreaming of better days. Those days are coming, but just are slow about the transition from indoors to out.  

  • KET puts Taylorsville in the spotlight


    KET (Kentucky Educational Television) was in Taylorsville Monday filming a “Kentucky Life” segment which will air statewide on KET on Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. The crew filmed in several locations around town, including: The Red Scooter, The Tea Cup, Bennett’s Hardware and The Sassy Bunny.

  • Girls remain perfect at 7-0


    The Spencer County Lady Bears softball headed south this week with an unblemished 7-0 record, thanks to an unselfish attitude that coach Brian Glass said has been key to their success so far this season.

    “I believe that a team’s success is determined by the willingness to sacrifice for one another and their effort,” said Glass.

    “They can’t be worried about their individual accomplishments, but rather their team accomplishments. The effort and attitude of the girls have gotten them off to this good start.”

  • Bears drop first two during Spring Break play


    The Spencer County Bears are down south this week for their annual spring break  baseball trip and began the week’s play with a 3-1 loss to Livingston Central on Sunday and a 3-0 shutout loss to Madison Central on Monday morning.

    The Bears got a good pitching performance from Jakob McDaniel, who struck out ten and surrendered only three hits on Sunday, but the Cardinals scored three times and were just as strong on the mound, limiting the Bears to just one run on three hits for the 3-1 loss.

  • This Old House - A link to Kentucky’s earliest days


    A portrait of Nathan Cain hangs over the mantel in the front parlor of this majestic house on Bloomfield Road. A member of the Kentucky militia who fought in the War of 1812, a veteran keelboat operator and cooper who transported the barrels he made down the Salt River to destinations downriver on the Ohio and Mississippi, Cain wasn’t the first member of his family to call this farm home, and he wasn’t the last.

  • Lady Bears off to a 5-0 start


    The Spencer County Lady Bears are rolling after one week of the season, finding success in both close games and routes as they compiled a 5-0 record.

    The young squad demonstrated a lot of poise Thursday in their closest game thus far, winning a 2-1 battle with North Oldham at home.

  • Bears win 2 of 3


  • Sports Briefs - Week of March 29, 2017

    SCHS Sports this week

    Mar. 30    at Eastern         5:30 p.m.
    April 3-7    Spring Break Trip        

    Mar. 29    OLDHAM CO.        6:00 p.m.
    April 2-6    Spring Break Trip

    Youth Football/Cheerleading Camp

  • Marking 150 years of The Spencer Magnet


  • Couple face neglect charges

    A Cox’s Creek couple were arraigned last Friday on two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor and ten counts of animal cruelty.

    Grant T. McCubbins, 40, and Miranda McCubbins, 38, were in court last week for their first appearance following their arrest in late January after officials found children and animals living in poor conditions.