Today's News

  • Grape goodness: Grapes are a great choice for healthy snacks and nutritious meals

    Crisp, juicy and sweet, grapes are a real crowd-pleaser. Even better, all three colors of grapes - red, green and black - are good for you.

  • Church Happenings - July 17 Edition

    Mt. Eden Christian announces VBS
    Mt. Eden Christian Church will host vacation Bible school through Friday from 6 to 8 nightly.
    The church is located at 12441 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.
    Offering during VBS will be for shoebox items as follows: Wednesday - yo-yos and jump ropes; Thursday - hair clips and baseball hats; and Friday - money for missionary in India.
    VBS is open to children in preschool through fifth grade.
    For transportation needs to VBS, call Adam Sayre at 502-680-6809.

  • Faith for Today: The cost of following Jesus
  • Faith For Today: Why not open your Bible right now?

    When I was a kid I loved to go to the mailbox. It was like Christmas every day. A letter from a relative, a catalog full of marvelous gadgets, occasionally a package, a birthday or thank you card, you never know what might be hiding inside the mailbox. It wasn’t until I got older that I understood about the bills that come, but even today, I still get a little thrill opening that mailbox. Maybe something wonderful will be inside.

  • Sport Shorts - July 17 Edition

    Lady Bears to host girls basketball camp
    The Spencer County Lady Bears are hosting a girls basketball camp for second- through eighth-grade girls only July 22-24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.
    The camp will be held at Spencer County Middle School and is $35 per child.
    For more information, contact Coach David Marion at david.marion@bullitt.kyschools.us.

    Travel team tryouts

  • Clayton graduates from EKU

    Taylor Corinne Clayton of Taylorsville recently graduate from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in biology, pre-medical science.
    Clayton joined 1,708 graduates at commencement ceremonies May 11.
    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 11. The keynote speakers that day were U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and author/educator Silas House.

  • All-Stars shine this weekend
  • Fireworks rescheduled for July 27

    Taylorsville Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks show is now tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, July 27. The show was postponed from its original July 6 date because of rapidly increasing water levels, which eventually reached 17 feet above normal summertime levels.
    The Army Corps of Engineers continues to work on pumping out the excess water and returning the lake to a safe level.

  • Taylorsville man pleads not guilty in marijuana case

    A Taylorsville man charged with cultivating and trafficking marijuana entered a not guilty plea in Spencer District Court on Friday morning.
    Joey Singer, 37, of Frontier Drive, was present in court without an attorney. However, because he is facing felony charges — to which a plea of guilty cannot be entered in district court — an automatic not guilty plea was entered on his behalf.
    Singer was arrested June 7 following a month-long investigation.

  • Auditor cites segregation of duties as main issue in clerk’s office

    The Spencer County Clerk’s Office received a primarily clean audit from Kentucky’s auditor of public accounts with the main concern regarding segregation of duties.
    The comment issued by the auditor’s office states, “The clerk’s office had a lack of segregation of duties over expenditures and reconciliations, which allowed several errors to go undetected.”
    In her response to the auditor, County Clerk Lynn Hesselbrock states that many of the issues have already been corrected.