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Today's News

  • BIRTH: Welcome, baby Humphrey

    Melissa Monroe and Scott Humphrey announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Humphrey, born Sept. 4, 2011. She weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Her grandparents are Nancy and Alton Humphrey of Taylorsville and Barbara and David Rogers of Shelbyville.
    Great-grandparents are Margaret and Simon Humphrey and Rosemary King, all of Shelbyville.
    Emma is also welcomed by a big sister, Kaylee Monroe.

  • Still is on board at Farmers Capital Bank

    Hollie Still, of Taylorsville, was recently named assistant vice president, compliance and BSA officer for Farmers Capital Bank Corporation.

    Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort. The company operates 36 banking locations in 23 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky, a data processing company, and an insurance company.

  • On the street where you live...

    When just a kid in Taylorsville, I often heard my father speak of the street names, but didn’t pay much attention to such rhetoric until I was much older.

  • 4-H Shooting Sports Club fares well at state

    Spencer County’s 4-H Shooting Sports Club was right on target at this year’s 4-H State Shooting Sports Competition, bringing home first, second and third place trophies.

  • Bears rally for win over Whitefield

    The Spencer County Bears soccer team rallied for a 4-3 victory over Whitefield Academy on Saturday morning in Taylorsville.

  • PHOTO: Volleyball Lady Bears beat Bullitt East 2-1

    Coach Tim Elder congratulates his team during the deciding game of the Lady Bears’ 2-1 win over Bullitt East in volleyball Monday night.

    The girls are 9-18 on the season after splitting a pair of matches last week. They beat Iroquois last Tuesday in three games and dropped a 2-1 decision to Louisville Brown on the road. This week, the girls were to be at North Bullitt Tuesday and will play their final home game tonight against Fort Knox.

  • Lady Bears fall to North Oldham

    The Spencer County Lady Bears dropped a 5-2 decision to Eighth Region power North Oldham at home Monday night, but they have little time to fret as they must turn around tonight and travel to face a tough South Oldham team.

  • Football team improves offense, still falls to Collins

    It wasn’t reflected on the scoreboard, but the Spencer County Bears probably played their best offensive game of the season Friday night in a 21-0 shutout loss to district rival Collins.
    An inability to finish drives played a key role in the Bears’ fourth loss in five games, but they were able to take away some positives in the loss, like the knowledge that they outrushed the Titans for the game and picked up more first downs.

  • COLUMN: No joy in Jokerville

    There is no joy in Jokerville this week and the forecast isn’t good for next Saturday either. But, there’s no crying in football, right?
    For Kentucky football 2011 cowboy-up time has come early.
    Fresh off a 38-point tenderizing by Florida, the Wildcats travel to Baton Rouge where a big ole bunch of ornery cajun crocodiles lie in a bayou mud bank with 679 fangs each shining while they wonder if tenderized Wildcat tastes like chicken.

  • Doghouse Divided: Week 3

    If working for drum lessons wasn’t enough, now I would be working to pay for the kitchen window I broke when I tossed my drumsticks in the air. I was sure my parents were unhappy I’d purchased the drums without their permission and unhappy about the gaping hole we now had in our house. Dad had mentioned the drums might very well cause a civil war – at the very least a divided doghouse.