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Today's News

  • Students recognized for outstanding performance on National Latin Exam

    The following Spencer County High School students were recently recognized for their outstanding performance on the 2011 ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam. The students were joined by over 150,000 students from all 50 states and 12 foreign countries who participated in taking the exam.

    Pictured, from left, are Cameron Little, Cum Laude, Robert Bell, Cum Laude, Collin Travis, Maxima Cum Laude, Kimberly Kersey, Magna Cum Laude, Tevis DeZern, Summa Cum Laude and Grace Coy, Magna Cum Laude.
     

  • Students recognized at Kentucky History Day

    Students from around the Commonwealth were rewarded for their talents in history at the Kentucky Junior Historical Society 2011 Kentucky History Day on April 30.
    Allen Oder and Joseph Snider, students at Spencer County High School, took first place in the senior group documentary category for their entry, “The Napster Debate: The Sad Song of Free Music.”
    Kentucky History Day, which took place at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort, is part of the National History Day program.

  • Trail run proceeds to benefit elementary track, cross country

    The third annual Mountain Goat Trail Run is planned for Saturday, June 4, at Taylorsville Lake State Park.
    Registration and packet pick-up begins at 6 a.m., and the race starts at 7:30 a.m.
    All proceeds will support the Spencer County Track and Cross Country Elementary Team.
    All participants will receive a shirt.
    The entry fee for the 5K trail run is $20. The entry fee for the one-mile fun run is $10.

  • EDITORIAL: EDA ‘decision’ deserves more thought

    Last Wednesday, Spencer County had its own version of “The Decision,” but instead of LeBron James announcing he was taking his talents to South Beach, Judge-Executive Bill Karrer announced he’d be pulling his vote of support to fund the Taylorsville-Spencer County Economic Development Authority.
    Like King James’ decision, whether or not you agree with the message, many are finding fault with Karrer’s method of delivery.

  • PHOTOS: We DARE to be different
  • Neubert graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Brian T. Neubert graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Food drive to benefit Alabama tornado victims

    Spencer County Elementary School is hosting a canned food drive to benefit victims of the recent tornadoes in Alabama.
    The drive will be held at the school May 24 – June 1.
    Items accepted will be non-perishable foods, toiletries, hygiene products, school supplies, baby items, household linens, unopened underwear and socks.
    According to information provided by the school, donated goods will go directly to Alabama towns affected by the disaster.
    Donations will be collected in the main hallway across from the school’s office.

  • Police to conduct safety checkpoints through June 5

    The Taylorsville Police Department will participate in the 2011 Click It or Ticket campaign sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Highway Safety through June 5, according to a news release.
    During that time, the police may conduct highway safety checkpoints at the following locations:
    - On Ky. 55 N/Taylorsville Road at Country Mart, and
    - On Ky. 44 W/Mount Washington Road at the middle school.

  • Senior Center activities for 60 and older

    The Multi Purpose Community Action Senior Center is the place to be for ages 60 and older. There is food, crafts, games, and education. Lunch is served daily. Please call in advance to let them know you will be having lunch. Transportation is provided by Wheels. The facility is located at 44 Creekside Drive in Taylorsville and is open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, please call Susan at 477-8296.
     

  • AA meetings at All Saints

    AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings are being held each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church located at 410 Main Cross Street in Taylorsville and each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on Washington Street.