Today's News

  • Bears end Florida trip on winning note


    The Spencer County Bears dropped their first four games  in Florida, most in close fashion, but found a win on Thursday to end their trip on a positive note with a 5-3 victory over Crittenden County. Earlier in the week, they fell 3-1 to Livingston County, were shut-out 3-0 by Madison Central, fell 8-2 to Boyle County and dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to Owensboro.

  • Girls finally taste defeat, bounce back with 13-8 win


  • Outdoors - Youth's first turkey


    Jonathan Wright, 11, of Springfield, Ohio, took his first turkey from his Great Grandmother Ball’s farm in Elk Creek recently. His Uncle Timmy has taken him under his wings and taught him how to hunt and he loves spending time on the farm. He is planning to have the turkey mounted.

  • Outdoors - Spring fishing requires extra thought


    The weather forecast called for a redbud winter to hit last week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

  • Outdoors - Trail of Tears event at park

    Learn about the route of the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears in western Kentucky during Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park’s Trail of Tears Weekend May 12-13.

    The event, co-sponsored by the Friends of Pennyrile, will feature a bus tour of the trail in Caldwell, Crittenden and Livingston counties.  The bus will take participants to Mantle Rock Nature Preserve, which is an important point on Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.

  • Outdoors - Paddle scenic Carter Caves

    Carter Caves State Resort Park is offering paddling excursions on Tygarts Creek this spring.

    This 6-mile canoe or kayak trip will go down Tygarts Creek, cutting through Kentucky’s most scenic limestone gorge. The excursions will last about 3.5 hours. The park will provide canoes, paddles, life vest, shuttle ride from the Welcome Center and guides for your trip. The park does not have kayaks, though paddlers have the option to bring their own kayak. Participants should have some paddle experience before signing up for these trips and be at least 12 years old.

  • All the difference

    Easter is coming in just a few days; bunnies and eggs and Easter baskets everywhere, Easter egg hunts and new clothes and even a few family gatherings.  Those things are great, but aren’t really what Easter is about.

  • Church Happenings - Week of April 12, 2017

    Community Easter Services

    The Spencer County Ministerial Association would like to invite you to the annual Community Easter Services.

    Good Friday Service will be held at noon on April 14 at First Baptist Church of Taylorsville. Brother Chad Goodlett of Taylorsville Community Church will bring the message.

  • Happy Easter! Taste all the joy this season brings


    A festive get-together for Easter

    Have you invited family or friends for brunch or dinner over the Easter weekend? This is the perfect opportunity to concoct some wonderful dishes, enjoy yourself and impress your guests. You can make sure the event is a roaring success by following these three suggestions.

    Invite spring into your home

  • Quilt auction to benefit new public library


    Several local quilters have spent the last several months designing and sewing book-themed quilts to raise money for the new Spencer County Library. Quilts range from popular children’s books like Dr. Seuss and Curious George to young adult books like Harry Potter and there’s even a Dr. Who quilt from the popular television show. The quilts will be up for auction at the library’s author fair on April 18 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.