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Today's News

  • Frankfort busy even after session

    Over a month has passed since the conclusion of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly but my work as your senator has not slowed. Between answering your well thought-out letters and phone calls, I have been visiting with constituents in our district and listening to your concerns and preparing to discuss many of those topics during the Interim.

  • Agriculture - Warm weather ripe for tomatoes

    I have patiently waited for some summer-like heat to arrive before planting my pepper and tomato plants.  Now that the forecast calls for warm spring nights, the coast is clear for summer vegetables!  Tomatoes love two things:  good drainage and heat.  If you have struggled with tomatoes in the past, consider what makes them most content when preparing the garden and setting your plants out.  

  • Ten track athletes on to State

     

  • HRs lift Lady Bears over Shelby

     

  • Bears split two games

    The Spencer County Bears split their two games played last week.

    The boys took a 6-1 win over Louisville Southern at home last Monday, and then fell 11-1 to North Oldham on the road on Wednesday night.

    The Bears fell to 8-17 on the season with the loss, and are hoping to close out the season on a winning note before the postseason play begins next week.

    The Bears were to be at Bullitt Central Monday, and will host Trimble County on Thursday and North Bullitt on Friday.

  • Sports Briefs - Week of May 17, 2017

    SCHS Sports this week

    Baseball
    May 18    TRIMBLE CO.        5:30 p.m.
    May 19    NORTH BULLITT    5:30 p.m.

    Softball
    May 17    at Boyle Co.        6:00 p.m.
    May 18    BUTLER        5:30 p.m.
    May 19    at Assumption        6:00 p.m.

  • Rabies case confirmed

     

    A puppy born in Spencer County tested positive for rabies after it died in Shelby County recently, prompting an investigation at a residence on Little Union Road and at least eight people being treated with a post-exposure rabies vaccine.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore said the dog was one of five Great Pyrenees puppies sold from the residence. He said four went out of state, and the other one went to a home in Shelby County.

  • Mayor charged following dog bite incident

    Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay is scheduled to appear in Spencer District Court later this month on charges of harboring a vicious animal following an incident in April in which his dog allegedly bit a pedestrian.

    Spencer County Animal Control Officer Melvin Gore filed the charges, nearly two weeks after the April 2 incident that took place near Pay’s home on Garrard Street.

  • Commissioners want open meeting on policing

     

    Talk of a potential meeting between city and county officials regarding policing in Spencer County may have trouble getting beyond talk as Judge-Executive John Riley and members of the Taylorsville City Commission seem to have different ideas on how such a meeting should be conducted.

  • A homerun to cherish

     

    Jacob Sheeley has cleared the fences in practice and in summer league games, but not in a varsity game. So on Monday night, in the bottom of the second inning against Louisville Southern, he was just hoping to make contact and get on base.