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Today's News

  • Students to present Mary Poppins

     

    Spencer County high school and middle school students are bringing one of the most beloved movie characters to the stage this week.

    The drama programs at both schools have collaborated to produce Mary Poppins, with showings beginning Thursday and going through Sunday.

    Drama teacher Shelby Steege, who is over the theater departments for both schools, said there are over 75 young people involved in the musical.

  • Education - Three selected for MSU program

     

    The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic, social and personal growth program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year. Students will be selected from the Commonwealth and surrounding region. Upon completion of the Academy, students will:

    • receive six hours of university credit

    • have the opportunity to take three hours of tuition-free university courses at Murray State University during the subsequent fall and spring semesters

  • Education - Tipton a Governor’s Scholar

     

    Sarah Tipton, of Spencer County, and a junior at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Shelbyville, was recently selected as a Governor’s Scholar.

  • Education - SCMS welcomes Coach Jeff Walz

     

  • Public Record - Week of May 11, 2016

    Property Transfers

    Deed Book 273, pages 201 to 500

    Taylorsville Development LLC, Taylorsville, KY to Larry M. Roark Jr., Taylorsville, KY, Lot 4 of Cochran Hills Subdivision. $25,000.

    One for the Road, LLC Crestwood, KY to Larry and Paula Wheatley, Taylorsville, KY. Property in Spencer County. $85,000.

    Allen F. Stewart and Rita Stewart, and Joann Sageser and Danny Sageser, Mt. Eden, KY to Ronnie Joseph and Patricia Joseph, Mt. Eden, KY. Property in Spencer County. $213,750.

  • Dozens join National Day of Prayer

     

    The chill in the air was no match for the spirit of those who gathered in front of the Spencer County Courthouse Thursday at noon for the annual National Day of Prayer.

    More than 60 residents, representing numerous churches across the county, bowed their heads and lifted up prayer to God for the nation and the community.

    “We have a country worth praying for,” said Pastor Ken Jackson of Elk Creek Baptist Church, who was tasked with praying for government.

  • Education - SCES Mini-Relay for Life

     

    The local Relay for Life event is a month away, but students at Spencer County Elementary School got an early start on the Cancer Awareness event on Friday with a Mini-Relay that raised over $2,500 and also resulted in collecting over 2,000 food items for the Backpack Buddies program. Donna Lawson, who organized the event, said this is the third year the local students have participated. Later in the afternoon, students at SCMS held a similar event.

  • Go and Tell FCA Rally
  • Church Happenings - Week of May 4, 2016

    National Day of Prayer May 5

    The community is invited to gather at the Spencer County Courthouse steps at noon on Thursday, May 5, for the National Day of Prayer. This year’s theme is “Wake Up America” and the key verse is taken from Isaiah 58:1, “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet.” The verse is a reminder to those gathering that prayer is a force for good in the nation. In case of inclement weather, the prayer will be held at First Baptist Church on Main Street.

  • Woman charged in axe attack

     

    A Spencer County woman is facing two counts of attempted murder after she allegedly went after her boyfriend and her 13-year-old son with knives, an axe, a hammer and a vehicle, during an incident at their Mt. Eden home last month.

    Natasha Ann Aubrey, 39, was arrested by Kentucky State Police on April 13, nine days after the alleged attack that took place at 361 Cooper Lane in Mt. Eden on April 4 around 11:30 p.m.