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Today's News

  • U-7 Stallions finish third in national tournament

     

    The Spencer County Stallions U-7 team competed at the 2017 Battle in Rocky Top, a national tournament that drew over 300 teams from more than 20 states to Knoxville, Tennessee earlier this month.

    The Stallions bested a team from Milford, Ohio in their first game, then advanced to the second round, where they topped a team from Athens, TN. That put them in the semi-finals where they fell to a squad from West Virginia. Still their performance was good enough for a third place finish nationally, according to their coach, Michael Payne.

  • Nailed it!

    When I was a kid, I thought a nail was just a nail. You know, if you’ve seen one nail, you’ve seen them all.  I am still a little that way. I mean, does it matter when you are hanging a picture what kind of nail you use?  Nobody is going to see it anyway.

  • Church Happenings - Week of November 29, 2017

    Community Tree of Life tickets now on sale

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of the birth and life of Jesus Christ.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • Thanksgiving

    As long as I can remember, I’ve been celebrating Thanksgiving with my family.  As a kid, I remember going to my grandparents and sitting at the kids table.  I remember that Pop-Pop’s prayers always seemed way too long.

  • Church Happenings - Week of November 22, 2017

    Community Tree of Life tickets now on sale

    First Baptist Church of Taylorsville is again hosting the annual “Community Tree of Life” musical presentation which depicts the Biblical story of the birth and life of Jesus Christ.
    The choir and other musical guests are from Spencer and surrounding counties and represent numerous churches.

  • Experts anticipate good waterfowl hunting season

     

    The outlook for the upcoming waterfowl hunting seasons looks as promising as any seasons in recent memory.

    “It is shaping up to be a phenomenal year,” said John Brunjes, migratory bird coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “We are still at all-time highs for duck numbers with as many breeding ducks as we’ve ever had. It’s been that way for a couple of years now.”

  • Clerks selling birdhouses for vets

     

  • Property Transfers - Week of November 22, 2017

    The following property transfers were recorded in the Spencer County Clerk’s Office from the period of August 4 until Sept. 11, 2017.

    Kenneth W. Cook and Jana H. Cook, Louisville, KY to Zachary T. Triplett and Thomas Triplett and Rachel M. Thompson, Taylorsville. Property on KY 55. $168,000.

    Louise Love, Lexington, KY to Michael D. Love and Harold Alan Love, Co-trustees of the Louise Schwers Love Revocable Living Trust. Property in Spencer County.

  • Bears are trending upward

     

  • Holiday greenery history

    Holiday greenery has a history that goes well beyond the Victorian Christmas tree we gather around today.  Most of the holiday greenery we use to decorate dates back to the pagan holidays of the Romans and Northern Europeans when certain plants were chosen for their symbolic powers of restoration and protection.