Today's News

  • Don’t let time slip through your fingers

    All of us face the passing of time every day. Sometimes it seems to fly by, and at other times it seems to drag. Sometimes we can’t wait for some big event, and other times we wait in fearful anticipation. But either way, there is one truth we must all face, our time is limited. We have 24 hours in a day, seven days in a week, 52 weeks in a year, but we don’t know if we have tomorrow.

  • God is faithful through temptation

    Several weeks ago, I referred to 1 Corinthians 10:13. “The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.”

  • Church Happenings - Week of July 29

    Youth Rally at CCLC

    A youth rally will be held at the Christian Crossing Lifeline Center on Saturday, Aug. 1 beginning at 2 p.m. There will be live music, skits, foot and more. The church is located at 174 Taylorsville Road in Taylorsville. For more information, call 533-5671.

    Finchville Baptist hosts Founders Day

  • Public Record - Week of July 29

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases on May 22, 2015 in Spencer District Court:

    James G. Hodge, (1945), wrongful registration amended to false personation, guilty, $653 court costs and fines.

    Kristina M. Lohrey, (1989), theft by unlawful taking/disp-firearm under $500, guilty, 12 months, conditionally discharged for two years, Kentucky Alternative Program, $153 court costs and fines.

    Alex C. Kitchen, (1993), possession of marijuana, guilty, $253 court costs and fines.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Financial Aid for Older Adults Going Back to School

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Are there any financial aid resources you can recommend to baby boomers who are interested in going back to school? I’ve been thinking about taking some classes at a nearby college, and wanted to check into financial aid opportunities first.
    Looking For Aid

    Dear Looking,
    If you know where to look, there’s quite a bit of financial assistance out there that can help working baby boomers and retirees go back to school. Here are some steps to take that can help you find it.

  • A crowning achievement


    Molly Kate Burkhead named Miss Spencer County Fair

  • Coulter resigns as Emergency Management Director


    The county will be looking to name a new Emergency Management Director following the recent resignation of Jeff Coulter from that position. In addition, Coulter stepped down from the position of Emergency Medical Director and Judge-Executive John Riley is hoping to split those roles between two people in the future.

    In the interim, Riley issued an executive order, naming current Road Supervisor Todd Burch to fill the Emergency Management Director and Chris Limpp, an EMS employee, as Emergency Medical Director.

  • Man drowns after attempt to retrieve remote control boat

    Ed Mahurin spent more than a dozen years on the dive team for the Louisville Metro Police Department, a unit that often has the grim task of recovering drowning victims.

    On Thursday evening, all he could do was stand on the banks of a pond near his home in Elk Chase Subdivision as divers from the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Department recovered the body of his 41-year-old son.

  • Local officials hope to expand medical services

    Getting sick or injured after-hours in Spencer County typically means a drive to Louisville, Shelbyville, or elsewhere for treatment. That’s something leaders say they would like to remedy.

    City Commissioner Ellen Redmon recently addressed the need and announced that talks have been held with at least one health care provider, Baptist Health Care, about expanding their services in the county.

  • Library to open in temporary location on Saturday

    The Spencer County Public Library is currently closed due to a relocation project and will reopen to the public Saturday.

    The library has moved to its temporary location at 513 Taylorsville Road because of the construction project and will remain there for around a year, said SCPL Director Debra Lawson. She said most all services available at its permanent location will be available at the temporary location including computer services, access to genealogical information, books, magazines, newspapers and the community meeting room.