Today's News

  • SCHS announces alternative graduation venues

    With Frankfort’s Convention Center slated for demolition as early as November, many local high schools — both in Franklin County and beyond — are scrambling to find a suitable new graduation venue. Most have yet to find the right fit.

  • U8 All-Stars compete at state


    The Spencer County U8 All-Star team had a very impressive run in the state tournament in Louisville last week, splitting four games. The boys battled hot weather and some high-quality competition. They opened the tournament with a 12-7 loss to Germantown, then bounced back with a 13-7 win over Highview and a 15-7 win over Jeffersontown. However, their tournament ended with a 15-7 loss to Okalona.

  • Catfish tourney may be a keeper


    Willie Smith and Nick Anderson netted 40 catfish and $2,500 Friday night and Saturday morning as they won the inaugural Captain Mad Jack’s Catfish Clash on Taylorsville Lake over the weekend.

    Smith and Anderson, both of Ohio, drug baited shad in shallow water early on, and then used carp as bait. When they brought their fish for the Saturday morning weigh-in, their keepers totaled 39.2 pounds.

  • Outdoors - Resources available for modern anglers


  • Outdoors - Fish and Wildlife approve new fishing regulations

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new fishing regulations at a special called meeting today.

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expenditures by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. All recommendations must be approved by legislators before they become law.

    If approved by legislators, fisheries regulations proposed at the meeting would take effect March 1, 2018.

  • Outdoors - Saugeye on the increase in Taylorsville Lake


  • Ark Encounter has been boom for Northern KY

    A steady stream of people, many families with children, file calmly past the door.

    The door leads nowhere.

    Instead, it’s an exhibit in the Creation Museum in Boone County warning about the dangers of sin in the modern world.

    But it’s clear creationists see ideological battle lines drawn between them and the rest of the world.

  • Church Happenings - Week of July 12, 2017

    Little Mount Baptist VBS

    Little Mount Baptist Church will hold their Vacation Bible School starting on Sunday, July 16 through Friday, July 21 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. for  children from 2 years old to the new 7th grader. The theme of this year’s VBS will be “Galactic Starveyors.” Van pickup is available. For more information, contact Betty Armstrong at 477-8774 or Shirley Thomas at 477-2335.

    Knights of Columbus Chicken Dinner

  • A rainy day

    Lately we’ve had a bit of rain and listening to people talk about the weather can be interesting. For example, if someone has to drive in the rain they may hate it.  The next person may be trying to raise a garden, and they need the rain.  A little kid may love splashing in the mud, but her mom hates cleaning up all the mud that gets tracked in.

    Different people experience the same thing different ways, we all get that.  But what about the way we react sometimes?  Think about a rainy weekend.

  • Rain can’t dampen 4th


    A steady rain fell on Independence Day across Spencer County, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of those who gathered for the annual 4th of July Parade in Mt. Eden.  Participants and spectators alike braved the rain to celebrate America and their community on the 241st Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.