Today's News

  • Stabbing victim flown by helicoptor

    The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible stabbing in Bloomfield Thursday afternoon.

    The call came in shortly after 3 p.m. and the victim was found at 1910 High Grove Church Road, and was described as a 29-year-old male. He was suffering from a severe loss of blood from a puncture wound to the back.

    He was rushed in an ambulance to the Spencer County High School, where he was then flown by helicopter to Louisville for additional treatment.

  • Bears beat LaRue, 61-49


    The Spencer County Bears broke a four-game losing streak with a 12-point victory at LaRue County last Monday night.

    Balanced scoring for the Bears helped pace a solid offensive attack as Spencer County broke open a close game in the second quarter to take a 20-13 lead into the half-time break. The Bears then expanded their lead to 43-29 after three quarters and then held on for a 61-49 victory over the Hawks.

  • Lady Bears fall to Shelby


    The Spencer County Lady Bears are still winless in district play following a 56-39 defeat on the road at Shelby County last Thursday.

    The Lady Rockets used a strong second quarter to take a 31-17 lead into the locker room at half time and then maintained that lead in the second half for their second victory over the Lady Bears this season. Shelby County won the first match-up in December, by a score of 60-33.

  • UK recruiting hyped 6-9 junior from Texas


    Kentucky is one of the schools pursuing 6-9 junior Jarred Vanderbilt, who is only 16 years old and ranked as one of the top 10 recruits in the 2017 recruiting class.

    “He’s going to be really special at the next level,” Victory Prep (Texas) coach Rodney McCray, a former Louisville and NBA star, said.

  • Dress for success

    It finally turned cold outside. And my dog doesn’t understand that taking her for a walk is no longer as simple as grabbing the leash and walking out the door. What makes it worse is that Molly (our dog) is part Husky, it seems the colder it gets, the more she likes it.

  • When opportunity knocks, it could be God

    Opportunity is all around us. We seek it, seize it, lose it, and sometimes just miss opportunity. How are you handling opportunity, and when available to you, are you able to recognize it?

    Opportunity, just like everything else in the world, was, and is, created by the same One who created the world itself. God creates opportunity for us all, and in different ways. If we look to scripture, we find many examples of opportunity and how it was used to fulfill God’s perfect plan.

  • Church Happenings - Week of January 27, 2016

    Winter clothes drive

    Winter weather is here and many people are not as fortunate as others. They need basic items such as coats, hats, gloves, socks, scarves, blankets and sleeping bags.
    If you can find any of these items, used and clean, Judy Bentley will again collect and deliver these to various organizations who will distribute them to those in need. Contact Judy Bentley at 477-8249.

    Celebrate Recovery at two churches

  • Tracking wildlife in the winter


    Newly fallen snow has a way of awakening the spirit of adventure in kids and grown-ups alike.

    It’s also nature’s tattletale.

    As such, a fresh blanket of snow opens a window to new discoveries by revealing which animals inhabit the landscape around us and how they use it during the winter months.

    Animal tracking in the snow exercises the body and mind, and it can be fun for the entire family.

  • What’s happening - Week of January 27, 2016

    Spencer County GOP meeting

    A Spencer County GOP meeting will be held at the Farm Bureau office in Taylorsville on Monday, Feb. 1. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. meeting.

    Seminar on Trauma Treatment at Extension Building

    A free seminar to instruct individuals on treatments for trauma victims will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 at the Spencer County Extension Building. John Fleming, a Spencer County EMT, will be conducting the class, and all are invited to attend.

    Habitat Valentine Italian Dinner/Silent Auction Tickets

  • Chamber Luncheon