Today's News

  • Youth soccer team takes title


    The 06-U11 SCFC boys select soccer team, coached by Rob Iliff, traveled to Dayton, Ohio for the Mead CUSA Cup soccer tournament over  Labor Day weekend.  They won their first three games 9-3, 6-0, and 6-0 to  move on to the championship game on Monday. They played the National Canada  team out of Ontario, Canada in the championship game. Spencer County FC won  4-3 in a penalty kick shootout to bring the championship home to the Spencer  County Futbol Club.

  • SC does Friday night RIGHT

    Back in 2003, when the very first Spencer County High School football team took the field for their inaugural game, then coach Junior Dugan gathered the team beneath a tree near the field for a pregame pep talk.

    I don’t recall everything that was said, and the game was a pretty meaningless Saturday afternoon junior varsity affair, but Dugan did tell his players that they had an opportunity to lay the foundation for a new tradition.

  • Bears outlast Bullitt East, 55-46


    When Bullitt East scored on a quarterback keeper with a minute left in the third quarter to take their first lead of the night, 39-35, there was no panic on the Spencer County sidelines. Instead, the Bears retook the field and then retook the lead on one snap when junior running back Kadin Smith found a hole and raced 65 yards, putting the Bears up 42-39.

    It was that kind of night for the Bears, as they scored on big plays and needed every one to hold off a potent Charger offense before coming away with a 55-46 victory, their third in a row.

  • Agriculture - Ready for fall bulbs?

    Who doesn’t love bulbs, especially daffodils, a sure sign that we have made it through winter. You can fill an entire spring season with daffodils by choosing early through late bloomers.  But if you want a more diverse display consider adding some other spring and summer bulbs to the garden this fall.

  • Agriculture - Community invited to Spencer County Farm Tour

    I hope that you can take some time out of your Saturday afternoon on September 17 and join us for our inaugural “Meet Your Neighbor” Farm Tour.  

    We want to highlight some of the many agriculture and horticulture operations we have here in Spencer County.  On the tour, you’ll see some traditional and non-traditional ventures, including animals and crops, at the 6 different stops.

  • Agriculture - State Fair winners


    Congratulations to Kelly Baird, Jack Baird, Haley Butler, Sadie Janisko, and Shelby Butler for exhibiting their Jersey’s at the Kentucky State Fair 4-H and FFA Dairy Show.  They did an outstanding job.  They not only showed their animals, but participated in showmanship and the skill-a-thon contest.

    Christopher Drury participated in the KY State Fair 4-H Tractor Operations Contest on Thursday, August 29th.   Congratulations to Christopher for representing Spencer County well.

  • Spencer County Elementary Cross Country


    The Spencer County Elementary Cross Country Team (grades 1st-3rd) competed in their first meet of the season, the Shelby County Invitational, on September 3. The team did well placing 6th out of 11 teams. The boys were led by Buck Murphy, who placed 23rd out of 119 runners

  • City supports levee trail

    The Taylorsville City Commission voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting a Levee Trail project, part of the Strategic Planning iniative recently conducted by the city and citizens in cooperation with the Kentucky League of Cities.

  • What’s happening - Week of September 14, 2016

    Progressive Dinner Sept. 24

    The annual Progressive Dinner hosted by the Historic Taylorsville Main Street group will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 5 – 9 p.m. The group invites you to enjoy a six course meal served by local businesses along Main Street; serving wine and cheese, appetizers, soup, salad, main entrée, and desserts. The cost for tickets is $25/per adult and the tickets are on sale at the following locations: T&R Antiques, The Tea Cup, and The Red Scooter. Call 477-6608 for more information.

  • From our readers - Animal shelter needs support

    On September 10, the Spencer County Animal Shelter had an extremely successful Open House. The shelter collected significant cash donations, as well as desperately needed supplies. This would have been unheard of just a year ago.