Today's News

  • Bomb threat at SCMS


    by Zach Morgan

    Taylorsville Police responded to a bomb threat at Spencer County Middle School today. The threat, scrawled in pencil inside one of the bathrooms, was discovered around noon, and indicated that there would be a detonation at 1:20 p.m.

  • Recognizing the other prodigal son

    Many of us are familiar with the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32). The story about a son who left his father’s estate to seek his own fame and fortune. When he spent all he had, he crawled his way back into his father’s house begging for mercy. His father received him with love and forgiveness. The older brother however was not so forgiving.

  • Worldly vs. Christ-like attitudes

    A Reading from Philippians 2: 3-5
    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus…..
    Today, I want to spend a few minutes talking about attitudes. Do you have a worldly attitude or a Christ-like attitude.

  • Start your mornings with God

    Some of us are morning people. Some of us are not! Some people wake up early every morning and just jump out of bed, others, like me, sort of groan out of bed.
    I don’t mean that I wake up in a bad mood or anything, I’d just rather sleep in a little more. My wife sometimes complains about my use of the snooze button! You see I go to bed planning to get up early and do 62 things before breakfast, but come morning it just doesn’t work that way.

  • Kentucky earns signature win

    Bittersweet in the Bluegrass.
    The sweet: Five games in, Kentucky owns its most significant football win in decades. It happened on a Saturday when SEC powers scrambled the standings, leaving us to see Tennessee and Vanderbilt at the bottom and, ahem, that basketball school near the top.
    The bitter: On Sunday the Bluegrass State lost an icon, Jimmy Feix, gentleman ball coach, gentleman otherwise, best of the best son of Kentucky.

  • Golf team finishes 10th in regional tournament

    The Spencer County High School Boys Golf team finished tenth in last weeks 5th Region tournament held at the Elizabethtown Country Club in Elizabethtown.

  • Youth team competes against regional foes
  • Bears lose district battle against Collins 20-7


  • Fiscal court speeds through Monday meeting

    Spencer County Fiscal Court made quick work of their agenda Monday, unanimously approving every item before the court.
    Spencer County Judge Executive Bill Karrer updated the court on the progress of several paving projects Monday, including ongoing work at Fairground Road. Karrer said that some citizens had voiced concerns with the project, which will not be completed until Spring 2015, but that progress was being made.

  • KY 44 realignment a year ahead of schedule

    Realignment of Mount Washington-Taylorsville Road (KY 44) in Spencer County is near completion with work wrapping up over one year ahead of schedule. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) awarded a $2.97 million contract to MAC Construction of New Albany, Indiana to straighten a curvy section of KY 44 from Oak Tree Way to KY 1633. Work began in January and will be completed by the end of October. The project was originally scheduled for completion in December 2015.