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Today's News

  • Redistricting discussed at forum

     

    The Spencer County Board of Education Monday night agreed to wait two weeks before deciding on a redistricting plan that will impact students from preschool through fifth grade.

    District personnel, including Superintendent Chuck Adams, spent nearly an hour and a half discussing their objectives, their proposal, answering questions and hearing concerns from parents. Two options were eventually presented, but board members discussed giving the public a couple of more weeks to present feedback before voting.

  • Court votes to pay legal fees

    After lengthy and spirited debate, the Spencer County Fiscal Court last week voted to reimburse Judge-Executive John Riley for legal fees he had incurred in defense of a lawsuit brought against the fiscal court by Sheriff Buddy Stump.

  • One killed in accident near Bloomfield

    A woman was killed and a man injured in a Sunday night wreck that involved a reported stolen car.

    A maroon Honda driven by Jerico Bentley, of Campbellsville, left the roadway of Taylorsville Road in the 2300 block near Stevens Lane Sunday evening, traveled through a field and into a creek bed, according to a press release form the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Local family attends presidential inauguration

     

  • Mt. Eden Fire chief announces resignation

     

  • Millions are now practicing yoga

    According to a 2012 survey by Yoga Journal, more than 20 million Americans practice yoga (18 percent of them are men). A 2006 study found that performing vigorous ashtanga-style yoga increases your heart rate by about 30 beats per minute comparable to walking, but nowhere near running, swimming, or spinning.

  • Celebrating 70th Anniversary

    Paul and Evelyn (Casey) Tindle of Taylorsville were married on January 25, 1947 and will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary. Paul Tindle will also celebrate his 94th birthday on January 27. They have five children:  Judy (David) Clay, Scotty (Tressa) Tindle, Darrell (Jean) Tindle, Larry (Sue) Tindle and Paula Jo (Mark) Hughes, nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.  Paul and Evelyn will be celebrating both occasions with their family.

  • What’s happening - Week of January 25, 2017

    Habitat Valentine Dinner and Silent Auction

  • Agriculture - Hemp meetings scheduled

    New and experienced industrial hemp producers and interested individuals can get a broad overview of hemp production and the Kentucky hemp industry at one of three regional meetings.

  • Agriculture - More Kentucky farmers applying for hemp

    With the number of acres allotted to grow industrial hemp nearly tripling in 2017, this could be the year the crop challenges Kentucky’s reputation as the Bluegrass State.

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has approved 209 applications from growers who have been approved to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly three times the number of acres that were approved for the previous year. More than 525,000 square feet of greenhouse space were approved for indoor growers in 2017.