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Today's News

  • Sports Briefs - Week of August 24, 2016

    Basketball Camp at CCA

    Cornerstone Christian Academy will be having a four week basketball camp all four Saturdays of September beginning September 3rd.  The camp will be led by Current Cornerstone Christian Academy coach Jason Bradshaw and current college and high school coaches.

    The camp will be held at CCA located at 3850 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

    K through 5th grade will meet from 9 a.m. through noon, and 6th grade through 12th grade will be 1 to 4 p.m.  The camp is for both boys and girls.

  • Lady Bears soccer opens with victory

     

    The Spencer County Lady Bears got their season off to a good start with an impressive 7-1 victory over Henry County at home last Tuesday. The Lady Bears were scheduled to host CAL on Tuesday and will travel to Marion County next Monday.

  • SCHS Cross Country aiming for state

    The Spencer County High School Cross Country team has hit the ground running this season and hopes to reach new milestones in 2016.

    Last year, the boys qualified for their second consecutive state meet and the girls have a couple of quality runners returning and some promising newcomers.

    SCHS Cross Country Coach Billy Talley assigned sophomore Shaylee Scott with providing the preseason report this year, and she’s one of the new girls who will be lacing up the shoes for the team.

  • The Bible can be uncomfortable

    Have you ever watched America’s Funniest Home Videos?  We used to watch it a lot, just because it is funny, lighthearted, and our grandchildren would laugh their heads off.

  • Church Happenings - Week of August 24, 2016

    Rehearsals to begin for annual Community Tree of Life

    It’s time to start working on the 2016 Christmas Musical production presented by the Community Tree of Life under the direction of Joy Thompson. The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Taylorsville.

    Everyone is invited to come and participate in this event. For more details, call Janet Barnett at 502-299-8543 or Sarah Hickman at 502-249-6425.

  • Bears soccer starts 2-1

     

  • Report: animal shelter subpar

     

    Many animal shelters in Kentucky are well below the state’s minimal standards, and a recent study by students at the University of Kentucky and Lincoln Memorial University ranked Spencer County’s among the worst.

    The group submitted their report to the Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board after they toured shelters across the state. It ranked Spencer County’s as number six among those needing the most help.

  • Crumpton resigns from TPD

     

    Taylorsville Police will be looking for a new boss following the resignation of Chief Phil Crumpton, which is effective at the end of this month.

    Crumpton, who has served as chief for two years, has accepted a position with the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice in which he will be training other law enforcement officers. He said he’s looking forward to the new job, but leaving was not a decision he made easily.

  • Teens injured in Saturday night car accident

    Two teens were injured Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident on Little Union Road as they made their way back from a high school football game in Bardstown.

    Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Chief Nathan Nation confirmed that two girls were transported by ambulance to the University of Louisville Hospital following the accident that occurred shortly before 11 p.m.

  • SCHS touts career and college readiness rates

     

    The number of college and career ready graduates from Spencer County High School continues to increase each year, according to Principal Curt Hahn, who shared relevant stats with members of the board of education at Monday night’s meeting.

    Haun said there were 64 students classified as college ready and 22 as career ready among the class of 2013. Last year, those numbers rose to 119 college ready students and 100 career ready students.