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Today's News

  • LETTER: Response to Mighty Mite letter

    I am writing in response to the letter “Winning at cost of having fun” that was published a couple of weeks ago.

  • LETTER: Relay for Life thanks donors

    The American Cancer Society and the Spencer County Relay for Life 2009 committee would like to thank the entire community for their great contributions to this year's event. Because of your efforts through donations, caring deeds and involvement this experience was once again successful. Our total was close to $20,000. Our totals were down a bit but not our spirits. We will continue to fight against cancer in anyway we can. Relay celebrated its survivors and remembered those who lost their battle.

  • Taylorsville native named principal at Campbellsville High School

    When students return to Campbellsville High School this month, a different face will greet them, but it's one they have seen before.

    Kirby Smith, a special education teacher and head CHS baseball coach, took over as principal at CHS on July 1.

    Campbellsville's Superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers made the announcement last Wednesday. Smith will take over the principal's position from Mike Deaton, who was recently hired to replace Woods-Ayers, who decided to not seek another contract.

    Smith, 37, is originally from Taylorsville.

  • Local football player attends FBU's Top Gun football camp

    Will Edwards, a seventh grader at Spencer County Middle School, recetly had the opportunity to attend Football University's (FBU) "Top Gun" football camp in Orlando.

    during the year, FBU held 32 invitation only camps across the United States. From those camps 80 players were selected at each age level and invited to attend the Top Gun camp in Florida.

  • What's Happening: Spencer County's community calendar

    Spencer County Parks Field Day

    Spencer County Parks will be hosting a field day for children Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This free event is designed for children 15 and younger, and will feature games, fishing, archery and obstacle course. Over $150 in prizes will be awarded, including board games, fishing poles and River Bats tickets. Children will also be able to see local fire trucks and police vehicles.

    There is no cost to attend, but participants are encouraged to donate a canned good for the food pantry.

  • Taylorsville woman killed in Hodgenville crash

    A Taylorsville woman died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Bardstown Road, Hodgenville.

    Amy C. Parks, 28, also known as Amy Smallwood, was driving a 2000 Ford Escort north on U.S. 31E, just south of Peak Road, when the vehicle crossed the centerline and struck another vehicle almost head-on.

    Parks was “laying on the ground beside the car” when officers arrived, said LaRue County Sheriff Bobby Shoffner. However, he believes she was wearing a seatbelt and was not ejected from the vehicle.

  • LETTER: Football association emphasizes safety

    To the charge that the Spencer County Youth Football Association is about winning only is absurd. The SCYFA organization has always been about leadership, teambuilding, and teaching the fundamentals of football.

  • LETTER: Fairness in Charter Government?
  • LETTER: Sports about more than playing time

    I have been a part of the Spencer County Stallions with my children for over six years and proud of it! 

  • Head-on collision kills one, injures family of five

    A fatal car crash on Taylorsville Road Friday shut down traffic in the area for hours as emergency personnel tended to survivors and police pieced together what had happened.