Today's News

  • College athletes paid well

    I’ve never been a fan of phony victims. When those whose lot in life is tremendously more fortunate than most of their peers, still find reason to wallow in self pity, I tend to just look away in disgust.
    That’s my reaction to major college athletes who complain that they should be paid for the privilege of playing in sold-out stadiums and arenas and in front of nationally-televised audiences.

  • Turkey season is open

    The wait is over for turkey hunters in Kentucky.
    A calendar shift pushed the state’s 23-day general spring wild turkey season back this year to the third weekend in April. It opened this past Saturday, April 18 and runs through May 10.
    Last spring, hunters in Kentucky reported taking 29,943 turkeys.

  • Sports Briefs

    SCHS Alumni Softball Game
    The First Annual Spencer County Lady Bears Alumni Softball Game will be held on May 16 at 5 p.m. at the high school. The game is open to any previous Lady Bears softball players who graduated from SCHS. Contact Lady Bears Coach Jimmy Thompson at 502-773-0781 or jthompson108@yahoo.com to participate.
    Lady Bears Basketball Camp
    The Spencer County Lady Bears Basketball Team will host a Youth Basketball Camp on June 8-11 for girls from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

  • The power of touch between God and man

    Lessons from 1 John chapter 1 and 2:
    Picture a new mom and dad in the delivery room after the birth of their first child. The baby is placed in her arms and she holds the baby close.
    She reaches down and caresses the baby’s cheek. The dad holds out his finger and the baby curls its tiny little fingers around it. What wonderful experience involving good touch.

  • Lukewarm people lose their need for God

    In our Bible study on Thursday nights, we are currently studying the book of Revelation. Although we’ve just begun, the journey is already intense. This last week we were looking at the church of the Laodiceans. This is a church most of us are all familiar with. Why? Because it’s so much describes the way our church is today. Read what John says in Revelation 3:14-17:

  • God and our vote

    Have you seen the ads yet?  Heard the interviews?  The political season has started again. Between the state elections this year and the national elections next year the TV and radio stations are probably already counting up all the profit from attack ads.

  • Church Happenings - Week of April 22, 2015

    Knights of Columbus Chicken Dinner
    The Knights of Columbus - All Saints Council in Taylorsville invites you to an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner the third Sunday of each month from 12 to 2 p.m. Proceeds go to the All Saints Council of the Knights of Columbus to fund their charitable work. The dinner menu includes roasted chicken, side items, dessert and drink. Prices range from $9 for adult, $8 for seniors, $4.50 for children 4-12, and children 3 and under are free. Eight-piece boxes of chicken available to go for $10.

  • SAVVY SENIOR: Knowing when to quit driving

    Dear Savvy Senior,
    Is it safe for seniors with dementia to drive, and if so, when should they stop? My dad has early Alzheimer’s disease but still drives himself around town just fine.
    Looking Ahead

  • Dollars and Sense - What to do when you can’t pay your taxes

    If you don’t have the money to pay the taxes you owe, there are a few different ways you can clear your debt with the IRS.
    First things first, however: If you didn’t file a tax return because you don’t have the money to pay what you owe, you’ll need to call the IRS immediately, before your error is compounded. Call 1-800-829-1040 and ask to set up a payment plan.

  • March 2015 Court Records

    Judge Donna Dutton heard the following cases on March 10, 2015, in Spencer District Court:

    Donald Troy Valley, (1982), receiving stolen property under $500, guilty, two years, 90 days conditionally discharged, Kentucky Alternative Program, quarterly review, restitution, $153 court costs and fines.

    Judge J. R. Roberts heard the following cases on March 20, 2015, in Spencer District Court:

    Anna Gregory, (1980), parent/custodian send child to school, first and second offense, guilty, $153 court costs and fines.