Today's News

  • What’s Happening - Week of August 30, 2017

    Circuit Clerk’s Office closed for Labor Day

    The Spencer County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed Monday, September 4th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th at 7:30 a.m.

  • Public record - Property Transfers - Week of August 30, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of May 30, 2017 until June 23, 2017.

    John T. Duke and Amber Duke, Mt. Washington, KY to Joseph William Muncy and Amanda Muncy, Taylorsville, KY. Lot 26 of Tindale Place Subdivision. $129,000.

    David A. Zeitz and Evelyn M. Zeitz, Taylorsville, KY to Stuart J. Dill and Kathryn B. Dill, Taylorsville, KY.  Lot 38 of The Views of Elk Creek. $305,000.

  • Remove stress from weaning of beef cattle

    Weaning is usually a stressful time of year for calves. Limiting weaning stress in beef calves can increase their daily gain. Calves often experience four types of stress: physical, environmental, nutritional and social. You can help them avoid or minimize these with proper management.

    Physical stress usually happens during long periods of standing in working facilities, mishandling in the working chute and hauling to a weaning facility.

  • In defense of the golden rod

    I am allergic to many things and it is not just seasonal pollen…so trust me when I say don’t blame your late summer sneezes on this lovely perennial.  There are about 100 species of golden rod in North America, twenty of which can be found in Kentucky.   So, it is no surprise that Solidago, or golden rod, is Kentucky’s official state flower.  

  • Watson: Reporter of news and preserver of history


  • FFA State Fair results


  • Bell places 8th in nation


    McKenzie Bell, a sophomore at Spencer County High School, placed 8th in the entire country at Junior Olympic Games Nationals in the 15/16-year-old 800 meter dash earlier this summer.

  • Lady Bears off to impressive start with 6-3 record


    The Spencer County Lady Bears look much improved from last season, opening the year with a 6-3 record. Last week they took a victory over Walden before hosting Collins for their first district matchup. The Lady Titans took the contest, 3 games to none before a large and vocal home crowd. The Lady Bears bounced back by going 2-2 in an event over the weekend.

  • Bears fall to Bullitt Central


    Miscues keep offense from normal output

    The last time they played in Shepherdsville, the Spencer County Bears put up record-setting numbers during an offensive assault that netted nearly 750 rushing yards on the way to a 77-42 win over Bullitt Central two years ago. The return trip Friday night was not as kind to the Bears, as they struggled on both sides of the ball on their way to a 38-13 loss.

  • Henry, local business leader dies


    Taylorsville lost a prominent face from the business community this past weekend with the passing of Rachel Greenwell Henry, 58. Henry, along with her sister Jennifer Baxter, owned and operated Greenwell’s Propane Gas that was started by her father and uncle more than 60 years ago.