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Today's News

  • Political correctness has taken over sports

    Sports writing has often been referred to as the toy department of journalism. For most Americans who are merely fans or spectators, sports is simply entertainment. Aside from the reckless gambler, the outcome of a sporting event rarely has the ability to greatly impact the quality of anyone’s life.

  • COLUMN: Reed and Burdi wait by the phone; Duckworth has options

    Career weekend (and not) in America, this one. If professional baseball is your passion then reserve clause a time slot in front of the TV – Major League Baseball’s annual draft, Thursday through Saturday.
    Top prospects in the Commonwealth waiting for a telephone to ring are A.J. Reed, University of Kentucky first baseman, and pitcher Nick Burdi at University of Louisville.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS: Week of June 4

    Wakefield Baptist Church to host Bible school
    Bible school will be conducted June 16 through June 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening at Wakefield Baptist Church, 5517 Taylorsville Road. Everyone is invited to participate. The theme for Bible School will be “Jesus Loves Me.”

    Narcotics Anonymous meetings at First Christian
    Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at First Christian Church weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
    For more information, call 502-902-1648.

  • CHURCH HAPPENINGS: Week of June 4

    Wakefield Baptist Church to host Bible school
    Bible school will be conducted June 16 through June 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening at Wakefield Baptist Church, 5517 Taylorsville Road. Everyone is invited to participate. The theme for Bible School will be “Jesus Loves Me.”

    Narcotics Anonymous meetings at First Christian
    Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at First Christian Church weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
    For more information, call 502-902-1648.

  • COLUMN: Living in the love of the Lord

    A Reading from John 14:15-21:

  • Election Results

    Election results in order by precinct

    Not all election results shown
    Absentee 2nd, Absentee 4th, Taylorsville #1, Waterford #3, Waterford #10, Elk Creek #4, Elk Creek #8, Camp Branch #5, Camp Branch #2, North Camp Branch #9A, North Camp Branch #9B, North Camp Branch #9C, North Camp Branch #9D, Little Mount #6, Mount Eden #7, Normandy #11, Grand Total

    County Judge Executive

  • Board certifies election results

    The Spencer County Board of Elections met Friday morning to finalize and certify the election results from Tuesday. According to election reports provided by the sheriff’s office, only a few minor issues appeared on election day.
    According to Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock, the reports included some ballot scanning issues in Mt. Eden and Camp Branch.
    “Several precincts were reporting ballots which would not scan correctly,” Hesselbrock said. “My understanding is that several counties statewide had similar issues.”

  • Preschool pilots full day class

    The Spencer County Board of Education has given the preschool a thumbs up to explore the waters of full day preschool.
    The board unanimously approved a proposal at its May meeting that will allow Spencer County Preschool to offer both full and half-day classes to qualifying children. During the 2014-2015 school year, the program will offer a full day program to serve up to 20 students and 2.5 half-day classrooms serving a total of up to 100 students.

  • Normandy light long time in the making

     

  • County budget battle to continue Thursday

    The Spencer County Fiscal Court’s budget battle will continue Thursday with both the county judge executive and two of the magistrates taking opposing positions on the issue.
    Spencer County Judge Executive Bill Karrer said that the magistrate’s special called meeting on May 13 was an illegal meeting that he was not invited to. Spencer County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock, who normally takes formal minutes during fiscal court meetings said she was also not invited to attend.