Today's News

  • Shawver to attend Naval Academy summer seminar

    Christina Shawver, a student at Spencer County High School, will participate in the 2011 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program in Annapolis, Md., the academy announced in a news release.

  • High school fares well at history competition

    Spencer County High School was represented by 25 students at the Regional National History Day Competition held Saturday, March 26 at the Frazier International History Museum.  The following students placed high enough to move on to state competition on April 30 at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort.
    Senior Group Documentary
    1st place – Allen Oder and Joseph Snider “The Napster Debate.”
    2nd place – Heidi Arbuckle and Tevis DeZern “The New Deal”

  • Stidham makes Louisville dean’s list

    Wendy Stidham, a daughter of Chuck and Gina Stidham, was named to the University of Louisville’s fall 2010 dean’s list with a 3.94 GPA for the semester.
    She is a sophomore marketing major with an entrepreneurship minor in the College of Business.
    Stidham is also an active member in U of L’s marching band, honors program, Honors Scholars Program, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

  • The Far Middle: March 30
  • Lee completes basic training

    Air Force Airman Joshua T. Lee recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.

    He is a son of Douglas and Deborah Lee of Old Briar Ridge Road in Mount Eden. Lee graduated in 2010 from Spencer County High School in Taylorsville.

  • Sheeley elected Democratic Party treasurer

    Dianne Sheeley was recently elected treasurer of the Spencer County Democratic Party.

  • Property transfers — 3/30

    The following property transfers were recently recorded at the Spencer County Clerk’s Office:

    American Founders Loan Corporation, Lexington, to Jason L. Henrichs and Tonya R. Henrichs, Taylorsville, .36 acres known as lot 76 of Top Flight Landing, as described in deed book 237 page 131, $202,000.

    Sanctuary Homes LLC, Eminence, to Matthew B. Weekes and Amy Weekes, lot 21 of Elk Creek Subdivision, as described in deed book 237 page 136, $247,932.56.

  • ‘Extra hands’ needed at Lifelong Learning Center

    The Lifelong Learning Center in Taylorsville is looking for a couple of things that most citizens already have — a few free minutes a week and the skill set of reading.

  • Making yeast bread the focus of recent SOS class

    Minnie Naive taught 10 people how to bake yeast breads in an SOS class on Tuesday, March 22. She demonstrated 3 different kinds of bread at various stages.

    Naive has taught yeast breads as an SOS classes 4 times over the years. This year, she saw that it was a requested class and volunteered to teach it again.
    “I enjoy making bread, and it’s one class I knew I could teach!” said Naive.

  • Quilters’ Day Out makes for fun, crafty day

    The Patchworkers Quilt Guild, a Spencer County Homemakers club, participated in the Quilters’ Day Out on March 12 in Louisville.