Today's News

  • COLUMN: Summertime slows have come to the Bluegrass State

    July in Kentucky.
    When haze lifts, we notice fields of corn are high as an elephant’s eye.
    Family reunions, picnics, community festivals, little league baseball all-star games and always, the troops. Ahead of all else, soldiers in uniform and civilians who serve, should be close to mind every day and certainly during the first week of July. It’s a freedom kind of month.
    Heroes, too. In sports, here’s one: Mark Grether in Louisville’s Catholic Youth Football League.

  • COLUMN: Rebel recruiter Jack Allen had mixed success

    During the Civil War, Taylorsville native Jack Allen fought for the South and rose in rank to colonel.

  • Wedding: Beaudry, Ware to wed

    Jamie Beaudry and Aaron Ware, of Mount Eden, are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding on July 16, 2011.  The ceremony will be held at Briar Ridge Christian Church.  Beaudry is the granddaughter of Terrence and Edith Ahearn, of Mount Eden, and Ware is the son of Dean and Lisa Ware, of Mount Eden.  The bride is currently studying at Eastern Kentucky University and the groom is an EKU graduate. All friends and relatives are invited. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Clearing the way for disc golf

    The Possum Ridge Disc Golf Club is clearing the way – literally – for Spencer County’s first disc golf course.

  • PUBLIC RECORD: Property Transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in December 2010 and January 2011 at the Spencer County Clerk’s office:

    The Bank of New York Mellon, fka The Bank of New York, on behalf of CTI Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1, Oklahoma City, Ok., to James W. Beard and Tina Beard, Taylorsville, a 1-acre tract of property at 459 Waterford Loop, as described in deed book 238 page 398, $52,000.

  • Hello, and happy birthday, America!

    Members of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church wave to the parade spectators from their float. Mount Eden hosted its annual Independence Day parade on Monday. Despite a few sprinkles, the crowd on hand was larger than in years past. For more  photos from this year’s parade, see our photo gallery below!

  • Bullitt man dies in wreck on Ky. 31 E

    A Saturday afternoon motorcycle ride through Spencer County turned tragic for a Mount Washington man who was killed after hitting a passenger car head on.

    James D. Anderson, 40, of Mount Washington, was traveling northbound on Ky. 31 E around 1:20 p.m. with his wife, Constance “Connie” Anderson, when he came around a curve and struck a white box trailer being pulled by Louis Medley Jr., of Bardstown, Spencer County Sheriff’s Deputy Damon Jewell said.

  • Revard still headed to trial

    Despite his attorneys’ efforts to have a murder indictment dismissed, Raymond Revard Jr. is still on track to have his fate determined by a jury.

    According to an order entered Friday by Circuit Court Judge Charles Hickman, Revard’s attorneys, Stephen Miller and Jeff Stovall, attempted to have the charges against Revard dismissed “based on irregularities in the grand jury process.”

  • New school in district's future

    The Spencer County Board of Education and the district’s local planning committee are continuing to pursue plans to construct a new elementary school in Spencer County, but it is still unclear where or when construction will begin.

  • Postal service seeks input before decision on Mount Eden post office

    The United States Postal Service is still considering closing its Mount Eden office, but is asking for input from its patrons before making a final decision.

    Rosemary Miller, USPS manager responsible for local offices, including the one in Mount Eden, sent a letter to customers of the Mount Eden office on June 23.

    That letter explained the plan for continued service should the Mount Eden office be closed and included a two-page survey, the results of which will be considered before making a final decision.