Today's News

  • Commissioner addresses open meetings concerns

    The Taylorsville City Commission might be in violation of Kentucky’s Open Meetings Law – and one of its own commissioners is pointing it out.
    Commissioner Nathan Nation submitted a request in writing at a special meeting last week to ask the commission to correct two violations that occurred at a separate special meeting on July 19.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Armbands will help make sure students arrive home safely

    With the 2011-2012 school year growing close, the Pupil Transportation Department is once again striving to do its best in assisting students in boarding the appropriate school bus.  

    As in previous years, the transportation staff will distribute armbands on the evening children are scheduled for their open house.  There are two types of armbands that will assist with route information.  

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Nurse's Notes: Health is important at school, too

    By CINDY HAYES, RN and Spencer County Elementary School Nurse

    I hope everyone has had a safe and restful summer. I am taking this opportunity to address some important health related issues for this upcoming school year.

    Chronic Health Conditions

  • Super Saver

    When Connie Wolfe was laid off less than a year ago, she thought her life would have to change for the worse. She, like many unemployed Americans, was unsure of how she would regain buoyancy in today’s economic climate.

  • COLUMN: Parents: Use Parent Portal to check student grades, attendance

    By TANYA FLUKE, Student Data Coordinator

    Imagine it’s Friday night, and there is a big football game going on at the high school. Jimmy tells mom that he wants to go to the game but mom has told him that the only way he can go to special activities is if he keeps up good grades.

    Mom decides to go to the family computer and log on to the Parent Portal to see what Jimmy has been up to in school.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: Stay informed with SchoolMessenger

    Spencer County Schools will continue to use the SchoolMessenger program for the upcoming school year.  

    SchoolMessenger provides notification services for parental outreach, emergency broadcasts and attendance communications for all Spencer County schools grade K-12.  

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: SCHS dress code

    These rules are in addition to those in the dress code section of the Code of Conduct handbook for Spencer County Schools:

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: SCES important information

    •SBDM Meetings:  4th Monday of each month.  All meetings will be held in the Media Center at 4:00 p.m.

    •Registration requirements for kindergarten include: Proof of residency, copy of the original birth certificate, copy of the student’s Social Security number, current immunization certificate, physical examination form, vision examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, and dental exam.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: School doors open Aug. 10

    Students of Spencer County schools are gearing up for another year of learning as the first day of school on Aug. 10 quickly approaches.

    This time next week, the district’s facilities will be filled with energy as students return and hunker down for the 2011-2012 school year.  

  • Meth lab found in trunk

    A random traffic checkpoint set up in Southville in Shelby County on Wednesday night led to an unexpected arrest when state police discovered a meth lab in the trunk of a car.
    Troopers arrested Joshua Sherrard, 33, of Spencer County and Stephanie Hamilton, 38, of Nelson County and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamines, first-degree.
    Sherrard was also charged with theft of identity for giving officers a false name, Trooper Hunter Martin said.