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Today's News

  • Distraction of lawsuit threatens progress

    The great enemy of progress is not always direct opposition, often its simply distraction.

    That seems to be the case in Spencer County and Taylorsville these days as there is a group of citizens who have come forward with much energy, good ideas and genuine concern for the community as they try to set the Taylorsville Strategic Plan into action.

  • From our readers - Accident victim thanks those who helped

    Hi. My name is Gaberialla. My friends and family call me Gabby. I am six years old.

    On Wednesday, October 26, I was in a car accident along with my mommy, my little sister, my twin little brothers and two of my cousins in Mt. Eden at the intersection of 248 and 636.

    I just wanted to thank everyone that helped me and my family. We are all very thankful for the fast actions and quick thinking to take care of each person involved.

  • From our readers - Former resident remembers Dr. Skaggs
  • From our readers - Girls who raised money for shelter say thank you

    We would like to thank the community, friends, and family for donating money and supplies to our fundraiser Club Happy Dog that benefits the Spencer County Animal Shelter.  With your donations we were able to exceed our goal of raising over $100. Thank you so much for loving the dogs as much as we do.

    Lily Long and Grace Lohden
    Spencer County Elementary School

     

  • Campaign ‘16 taught us lessons

    If you’re reading this, it means the sun came up this morning despite the direst of warnings and predictions of those who thought Tuesday’s election was going to be the end of it all.

    We survived apparently, and while I write this on Tuesday morning with no idea who is going to be our next president, or even if the there’s been an official declaration of a winner yet, I’m at least somewhat confident that life will go on.

  • What’s happening - Week of November 9, 2016

    SC Middle School to host Veterans Pancake Breakfast and program

    Spencer County Middle School invites veterans and their spouses to a Pancakes for Patriots Breakfast and program on Friday, November 11. Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. at the middle school, located at 1263 Mt. Washington Road.

    Christmas on Main Street

  • Bears advance with 28-7 win

     

    Overcoming some sloppy play, five turnovers and several penalties, the Spencer County Bears were able to survive Louisville Valley and their own mistakes in claiming a 28-7 victory in the first round of the playoffs Friday night in Taylorsville.

    Despite some hiccups, the Bears put the game away in the third quarter and didn’t give up a score until late in the contest.

  • Spencer County Fall Ball

     

    Spencer County Fall Ball Yankees 8U Machine Pitch baseball team that played in Shelby County.  They were undefeated.

    Spencer County Fall Ball Cubs 10U Kid Pitch baseball team that played in Shelby County.

  • Outdoors - Firearm deer season begins this weekend

    Shredded bark on saplings, fresh scrapes along old logging trails and trail camera snapshots of passing bucks are encouraging signs that deer activity is picking up across Kentucky and just in time.

    The statewide modern firearm deer season opens Nov. 12 this year. Arguably the most widely anticipated of the fall hunting opportunities, it’s structured to coincide with the peak of fall breeding, known as the rut.

    “Deer are going to be moving,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Agriculture - Spencer Co. 4-H banquet