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Today's News

  • Mini Relay for Life at SCES

     

    Students at Spencer County Elementary School participated in the Mini Relay for Life event at the school last week, helping to raise money for the Relay for Life program that honors cancer survivors, their caregivers and helps fund cancer research.

  • Judds Celebrate 60th Anniversary

     

    The family of Hobert and Edith Judd invite friends to join them as they celebrate the couple’s 60th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, May 13 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Taylorsville. They request no gifts. RSVP Sherry Block at 502-773-4806.

  • What’s happening - Week of May 10, 2017

    Spencer County Animal Shelter fundraiser at Fairgrounds

    “A Ruff Day at the Fairgrounds” will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Spencer County Fairgrounds in Taylorsville.

    Judge Angus will be performing from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. along with Adam Spears & The Nameless Band taking the stage from 5 - 8 p.m.

    There also will be various vendors, face painting, dunking booth, food, children’s games, silent auction, corn hole tournament, and much more.

  • Spencer Co. High School student opinion articles

     

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Each year, some SCHS seniors elect to research a topic and write a letter to the editor about a subject of their choosing as part of their graduation requirements. We are running the final three this week:

    Put an end to shoplifting
    By Sawyer Brown

    I am a student a Spencer County High School doing my senior project on how shoplifters in stores/retail stores can affect our society and how we live in our everyday lives.

  • Sheeley touches ‘em all

    “The thing I like about baseball is that it’s one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it’s your mistake. If you hit a home run, it’s your home run.”
                Hank Aaron

    Hank Aaron is baseball’s all-time home run king. Yes, I know technically Barry Bonds put more balls over the fence than Aaron, but he did so with the assistance of performance enhancing drugs, so in my mind, and the mind of many baseball purists - those numbers are fraudelent.

  • Promises made and kept

    Kentucky voters demanded change when they went to the polls in November, placing the House of Representatives in Republican control for the first time in nearly a century. By granting GOP super-majorities for the first time in both the Senate and the House, Kentuckians made it clear that they were tired of “business as usual” in Frankfort.

  • Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14

     

    Prepare a surprise Mother’s Day breakfast in bed

  • Active week for TSCFD

    Local first responders were busy this past week, working a number of calls, including at least two injury accidents.

    The Taylorsville Spencer County Fire Department reported the following calls this week:

    May 3 - Traffic accident at Waterford Park with injuries and utility lines down.

    May 3 - Abandoned house fire on Bloomfield Road. The house was a total loss and the fire is under investigation.

    May 4 - Injury accident on Louisville Road with entrapment.

  • Agriculture - Transferring your farm to next generation

    The average age of farm operators in Kentucky is increasing, and over the next several years, many farm families will consider transitioning their farm to the next generation. The decision of when and how to begin the farm transition process can be difficult; often, farm families avoid the issue because it can be a difficult topic to discuss.

  • Agriculture - Grand Champion bull

     

    Anne Patton Schubert, Taylorsville, pictured left, and Sheldon Burks, Park City, right, won grand champion bull at the Kentucky Angus Sweepstakes and accepted their award at the 2017 Kentucky Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet last month in Louisville.