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Today's News

  • Kentucky State Fair 4-H and FFA Dairy Show

     

    Kelly Baird, Jack Baird, Haley Butler, Sadie Janisko, and Shelby Butler are shown exhibiting their Jerseys at the Kentucky State Fair 4-H and FFA Dairy Show.  They not only showed their animals, but participated in showmanship and the skill-a-thon contest, plus some even did the costume class.  Also pictured is Evan Butler, Kelly Baird, Sadie Janisko, Haley Butler.

  • KY State Fair Ham entries

    Lachlyn Hardin, Adam Pietz, Jillian Dunning, Brooke Montgomery, Kate Brove, Ryann Truax, Justin Pietz, Beau Girdley, Cooper Lyvers, Baylee Todd, Luke Jeffiers, Ethan Thompson, Jonathon Combs, Desmond Stubbs, Emily Truax, Jackson Baird, Colton Todd, Christopher Drury, Jenna Thompson, Jason Combs, Leighanne Lyvers, Luke Brewer, and Drew Lyvers participated in the country ham project this year and received the following awards at the Kentucky State Fair on Thursday, August 17th.  

  • Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

     

    The Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was held last Thursday at Tanglewood Golf Course.

  • Tipton, Higdon to hold townhall about pension

    State Representative James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, will join State Senator Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, for a townhall meeting at 6 p.m. on September 26 at the Spencer County Middle School Auditorium.

    The two legislators will talk about an upcoming special session to deal with the pension issue that impacts teachers, and state and local government workers across Kentucky.

  • Bevin’s call for universities to focus on essential skills draws feedback at UofL

    Leaders at the University of Louisville are reacting to comments made by Gov. Matt Bevin recently, in which he called for the university presidents and governing boards to focus their resources on programs delivering graduates to high-demand jobs “that matter” and consider eliminating programs that fail to do so.

  • Ft. Knox an asset to KY
  • Taxpayers shouldn’t fund hobbies

    It takes great discipline and sometimes even a cold heart to clean out an attic, closet, basement or garage. Over the years it’s easy to accumulate many things once of some value, that now only take up space. For many, it’s hard to let go of some of these belongings. We sometimes deceive ourselves of their importance or future worth, but if we’re serious about restoring order, we have to chunk many things that are non-essential.

  • CHI buys Shelbyville hospital

    On Sept. 1, Catholic Health Initiatives became the “sole sponsor” or owner of KentuckyOne Health, when the parent company bought out The Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence’s interests in a $150 million deal.

    The decision concludes a five-year relationship as joint sponsors of KentuckyOne Health.

  • What’s Happening - Week of September 20, 2017

    Spencer County Animal Shelter dinner fundraiser

    Spencer County Animal Shelter’s 2nd Annual Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, November 11, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Spencer County Extension Service at 100 Oak Tree Way, Taylorsville. Tickets are $25 each (or) $40 for two.

    The evening will include dinner, entertainment, a silent auction and door prizes.

  • Influx of flood damaged cars could be headed to Kentucky

    While Kentucky has not been directly affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Commonwealth could soon experience flooding of another kind: a rise in flood-damaged vehicles. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Department of Vehicle Regulation (DVR) is preparing for an influx of title requests for vehicles that have been deemed a total loss due to natural disaster damage in states such as Florida and Texas, then brought to Kentucky to be “rebuilt.”