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Today's News

  • BIRTH: Horn family welcomes baby Logan

    Heather and Greg Horn of Richmond announce the birth of their son, Logan Taylor Horn, on June 8 at Saint Joseph East Women’s Center. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long.
    His maternal grandparents are Brett and Dorothy Beaverson of Taylorsville. His paternal grandparents are Dale and the late Dee Dee Horn of Shelbyville.

  • BIRTH: Keri Ann born May 18

    Edward and Kim Stump announce the birth of their daughter, Keri Ann Stump, on May 18 at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She was welcomed home by two sisters, Jordan and Emily, and two brothers, Brandon and Eric.
    Her grandparents are James and Anna Stump of Taylorsville and Deborah Buster of Shepherdsville.

  • Raise it up

    Anna Lee Stokley made the switch from traditional gardening to raised beds three years ago – and so far, this year has produced a bumper crop.

  • Spencer County gets multiple medals at Special Olympics

    For over 40 years, people labeled as “intellectually disabled” have had the opportunity to be honored as champion athletes, thanks to Special Olympics, an international program established in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver that has changed the lives of millions of people.

  • Grizzly football plans parent meeting, practice

    Grizzly football is starting up again at Spencer County Middle School, and the coaches want to inform parents and students of a few important dates.
    A parent meeting is planned in the school cafeteria tonight (Wednesday) at 6 p.m.
    Equipment will be handed out on Friday at the first practice, which will be from 6 to 8 p.m.  The first full week of practice will begin Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. and will continue thereafter.

  • Local athlete heads to Junior Olympics

    Spencer County Stallion phenom Jay Smith will take his speed and abilities to the Junior Olympics in New Orleans in August after an outstanding performance in track and field this season.

  • Smith to compete at national track meet

    On July 2 and 3, Kadin Smith, an upcoming sixth-grader at Spencer County Middle School, competed in the AAU Track and Field National Qualifier meet in Springfield, Ohio, and earned a chance to compete at the national meet.

  • COLUMN: Baseball’s story of the summer, so far

    Hot name in news: Amy Wambach replaced Casey Anthony this week for a cycle at least. Closer to home, Interstate-71’s nightmare on Elm Street traffic jam in Gallatin County was in the rear view mirror, and sports in Kentucky returned to normal. That is – more summer basketball recruiting hype, countdown to college football (fewer than 50 days), and Major League Baseball’s midsummer classic.

  • Bluegrass Speedway back in action July 30

    Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will have the half mile high-banked Nelson County clay oval closed for the next two Saturday evenings, but race action will return at the end of July with the 11th Annual Bluegrass Rumble for the American Modified Series that will pay $1,500 to win for UMP Modifieds on Saturday July 30, along with the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models, Clayton Homes of Stanford UMP Sportsman, and UMP Street Stocks also in action.

  • Bowhunter education programs meet needs of archers

    Bowhunter education is not mandatory here, but it’s likely that more Kentuckians who hunt with archery equipment will want to take the course in the future.