Today's News

  • SCES Dance Team Shines

     The SCES dance team partcipated at the Kentucky State Fair dance competition through NDA on August 23 in the youth Hip Hop division. The girls received first place and a bid to NDA nationals.


  • Campaign signs on rights of way

    With fall elections nearing, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds candidates and their supporters that campaign signs are not allowed along state rights of way.

    “Our preference is that campaign signs be placed on privately owned property,” Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said. “We want to support and encourage the democratic process, but not at the expense of our motorists’ safety. We absolutely appreciate the cooperation received in years past from all of the various campaigns.”

  • PHOTO: Project Graduation

    The Class of 2009 kicked off their fundraising for Project Graduation recently with a bang. Waterford Sports hosted a softball tournament to benefit Project Graduation. Six teams participated and two softball bats were donated and sold. Senior students and parents worked the concession stand and kept score for the day long tournament raising a grand total of $1,700. Special thanks go to Jason Hahn and Larry Gray for their support to the Class of 2009. The seniors are also selling $5 coupon books good for Country-Mart  for $5 back on a purchase of $50.00 or more. 

  • Church happenings


    ESL Class at Parkland Hills Baptist Church

         Parkland Hills Baptist Church at 9614 Taylorsville Road  (Hwy 155 at the Spencer/Jefferson County Line) offers a free “English As a Second Language” (ESL) Class each Sunday evening at 6 p.m. If you would like to attend or desire details, please call the church at 477-2222.

  • Bears struggle against CAL, lose 41-28

    On a perfect night for football, in front of a large homecoming crowd, it’s hard to imagine the Bears getting off to a better start than they did against Christian Academy of Louisville as Erico Smith took the opening kick off up the middle, hit a gap, then escaped from the mass enroute to a 86-yard touchdown. But perfection didn’t last as miscues and missed opportunities paved the way for CAL to leave Taylorsville Friday night with a 41-28 victory.

  • Octoberfest 2008 lures hundreds downtown

    The Octoberfest Committee didn’t officially count the number of folks who participated in last weekend’s event – but one thing is for sure, the 2008 Spencer County Octoberfest was very well attended.

    “That was the biggest crowd since the Rock and Rhythm Kings,” said Karen Spencer, committee president.  “I am so happy. We were out until three in the morning cleaning the streets, but I’m happy.”

  • Are bigger banks better?

    Financial fears are being felt by Americans everywhere.  Large banks whose names in the past brought feelings of safety and security,  are now in trouble themselves.  Add the bailout everyone is talking about and one must ask the question:  If the big banks can fall, what about the small community banks and how can the consumer find out?

  • Precinct election officers needed across state

    Secretary of State Trey Grayson encouraged citizens to take an active role in the upcoming general election by signing up to become a precinct election officer.  Precinct election officers, or poll workers as they are sometimes called, are still needed in many counties across the state, and now is the time to sign up and participate.

  • Cross country performs well at Nelson County meet

         The Spencer County Cross Country team performed well in the rural setting of the Nelson County Hillbilly Run on October 4th.  This was the tenth annual running of the “shoes optional” event.

         In the cool early morning temperatures, Laura Klotz led SCHS in the 3.1 mile girls JV race, placing 7th in 22:24.  Whitney O’Dell placed 11th in 23:15, and Bethany Crews 28th in 24:54.

  • PHOTO: Success at Fair

    Emily Booth, 8th grader at Spencer County Middle School, came out a winner during the KY State Fair Quarter Horse Show held the first week of August.  Riding two different horses, Emily competed in the youth classes placing in the top 10 on both horses.  Riding Tinys Shoot Luke Two, a horse purchased by her late grandfather, Norman Stallings, Emily won first place and placed seventh on her new horse Tally Wise.  Emily is sponsored by Total Health Enhancement Nutritional Solutions and will be competiting at the 42nd Annual All-American Quarter Horse Congress Show held in Ohio