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Today's News

  • Education - TES takes a stand against bullying

     

    Fifth graders at Taylorsville Elementary School recently participated in seminars to teach them how to combat bullying. Each year, the school instructs fifth graders how to stand up for themselves in calm and safe ways. The school employed the help of district employees and members of the community to help in the event.

  • Education - Bears greeting Tigers

     

    Seniors from the Spencer County High School football team recently showed up at Taylorsville Elementary School to greet students as they arrived in the morning.

  • Education - McKinley named to honor roll at Bellarmine

    Bellarmine University has named Taylorsville, KY resident Cheyenne McKinley to the dean’s list for the  Spring 2016. McKinley is a junior majoring in Nursing, and previously attended Spencer County High School. Bellarmine Dean’s List recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. She is the daughter of Craig and Michelle McKinley.

  • Girl scouts assist with lake event

     

  • Agriculture - More Spencer Co. Fair results

    2016 SPENCER COUNTY FAIR
    EXHIBIT HALL RESULTS

    ANTIQUES

    Apple Peeler
    Paula Zolty        Blue    1st
    John Zolty        Red    2nd
    Chalkware
    Pat Douglas         Blue    1st
    Hammered Aluminum Piece
    Luke Brewer        Blue    1st
    Paula Zolty        Red    2nd

  • Agriculture - Asters may be the perfect fall perennial

    If you plan accordingly, you can have more than mums blooming in your fall garden.  There are a considerable number of other “late-bloomers” to choose from for the perennial garden. Coreopsis, salvia, dahlias and helianthus continue to bloom well into fall just as the caryopteris, Japanese anemone, sedum, ageratum, golden rod and sweet autumn clematis start to show their color.  Couple all these perennials with asters, and your garden will keep you entertained through October.

  • Bears bounce back, win 55-12

     

    Kadin Smith scored four touchdowns and the Spencer County Bears again looked dominant in a 55-12 rout over Nelson County Friday night. Smith scored on offense, on defense and special teams to pace the Bears.

    “Kadin is an elite player who can change the game in so many ways,” said Bears coach Mike Marksbury. “Anytime he touches the ball he has a chance to score, and that is a tremendous weapon.”

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 31, 2016

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.
    The camp will be held at CCA located at 3850 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.
    K through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. through noon, and 6th grade through 12th grade will be 1 to 4 p.m.  The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Volleyball team off to 2-0 start

     

    A senior-laden team coming off a trip to the 8th Region tournament last season, has Spencer County High School Volleyball Coach Whitney Reno optimistic about the upcoming season that began last week.

    “We hope to take the culture of winning that we continued developing last year and take it one step further,” she said. “Last year, we took second in the district, and this year we hope to take the Championship.” That could then springboard the team to an even deeper run in the regionals.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 24, 2016

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.

    The camp will be held at CCA located at 3850 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

    K through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. through noon, and 6th grade through 12th grade will be 1 to 4 p.m.  The camp is for both boys and girls.